Portland Press Herald: The man pulled from Portland Harbor early Saturday morning [February 9] during the height of the blizzard was a prominent Portland [Maine] restaurant owner who had to be hospitalized briefly with hypothermia.

And it might have been much worse.

Harding Lee Smith, 43, chef and owner of The Front Room Restaurant and Bar and 2 sister restaurants, said he was securing lines to his sailboat at DiMillo’s Marina around 2:30 a.m. Saturday when he slipped off the dock and into the water.

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