Portland has been named as the 8th ‘Best Places to Live in the U.S.’ in a new survey from US News.

The criteria for their list included being a desirable place to live, have a strong job market and a high quality of life.

How did they describe Portland?

Maine’s largest metro area and economic hub features cobblestone streets and ships sheltered within the island-specked waters of Casco Bay. Artful living and farm-to-table dining are not just trends in Portland.

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