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2014-09-12 16:20:35

Maine Business Leaders and Governor Paul LePage unveil Theriault's "Maine Car" on September 12th PORTLAND and BANGOR, Maine, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin Theriault, a 20-year-old rookie NASCAR driver from Fort Kent, Maine now racing for the JR Motorsports team has made history with the unveiling of an unprecedented public-private sponsored race car. Theriault alongside Maine Governor Paul LePage, and local banking and business executives together revealed the "Maine Car" for...

2014-09-09 23:01:14

The University of New England has received an NSF grant to implement a project- and research-oriented curriculum that will involve at least 29 courses and more than 1,600 students. Through the project, UNE undergraduates will work simultaneously on assessing, monitoring and modeling aspects of the Saco River estuary. Students will investigate urban, salt marsh, intertidal and open-water habitats and apply methods of ecology, physiology, molecular biology, botany, zoology, mathematics,...

2014-09-09 08:34:33

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations that Oct. 6 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Maine as a result of flooding, excessive heat/rain, lightning and high winds between April 1 and Oct. 31, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO...

2014-09-04 16:21:46

Falmouth-based company invests $10-$15 million in sustainable campus FALMOUTH, Maine, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TideSmart Global, an experiential marketing and media firm, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to initiate the construction of Viridescent House, the first net-positive building in Maine. The building is part of a $10-$15 million investment TideSmart Global is making in its sustainable campus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/143152 The Viridescent...

2014-09-03 20:23:43

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Epicast Report: Diabetic Macular Edema - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Macular edema (ME) occurs due to the thickening and swelling (edema) of the macula, which is the area of the retina that is responsible for central vision. In ME, fluid and protein deposits collect on or under the macula of the eye, due to a breakdown in the blood-retinal barrier. The occurrence of ME is highly frequent in...

2014-09-03 12:25:17

With thousands of updated roads, exit numbers, and recreational information, the new edition is an essential offline companion for road trips, local travel and outdoor recreation YARMOUTH, Maine, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeLorme, the U.S. recreational atlas leader since 1976, is now shipping the newly revised Iowa Atlas & Gazetteer to retailers throughout the country. Just in time for autumn travel, the improved Iowa edition includes thousands of updated roads and a new...

2014-09-02 23:04:27

MeCC, Inc. - Harpswell, Maine, Can a small Maine fishing village of less than 4,000 people keep a federally abandoned surplus Maine lighthouse ownership within the town? Maybe it can by using Kickstarter and with everyone's help. Bidding now exceeds $240,000. Harpswell, Maine USA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 This little fishing village in Maine has a BIG lighthouse challenge! Can a small town of less than 4,000 people in Maine help keep a federally abandoned surplus Maine lighthouse...

2014-08-26 23:02:44

President of The Bennett Law Firm to Serve as Special Advisor to American Bar Association Committee Portland, Maine (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Peter Bennett has been appointed Special Advisor to the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on the American Judicial System. The appointment was made by ABA President William C. Hubbard following the creation of the new committee by the ABA House of Delegates. The committee focuses on protecting fair and impartial courts, improving the...

2014-08-26 12:28:38

WESTBROOK, Maine, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEXX Laboratories, an international leader in pet healthcare, has officially taken occupancy of its new $35 million Synergy Center; a fitting cause for celebration during the company's 30(th) anniversary year. The Westbrook, Maine headquarters campus now offers more than 750,000 square feet of office and laboratory space, plus an international food court and wellness center, all "Under One Roof." As a whole, it is the heart of...

2014-08-21 23:08:46

Tom's of Maine Natural Product will be included in all BaliniSports Orders. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The worlds of personal care and yoga are coming together to offer customers an exciting chance to grab free products. BaliniSports will be shipping free samples of all-natural deodorant from Tom's of Maine with all qualifying purchases for a limited time. “The marriage between all-natural deodorant and our environmentally friendly yoga apparel is simply perfect,” said Ada Hung,...


Latest Maine Reference Libraries

Acadia National Park
2013-03-04 09:12:06

Acadia National Park is located in the United States, in the state of Maine. It holds most of Mount Desert Island and the islands associated with it along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Created in 1919, this park is the oldest National Park that occurs east of the Mississippi River and was known as Lafayette National Park until 1929. The land encompassed by the park was originally inhabited by the Wabanaki people. When Samuel de Champlain saw the area in 1604, he described it as holding...

Weather Reference Library
2012-09-03 16:05:23

Brunswick Maine, located in the Northeastern part of the United States, has a wide array of weather patterns from colder winters and mild summers due to the Atlantic Ocean impacts. Here is a look at what the climate is for the region during the year. Temperatures for Brunswick Maine: January and February are the coldest two months for the region with high temps in the 30’s and overnight lows dropping into the teens. In March the temps warm to the 40’s during the day and 20’s in the...

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2011-04-11 13:06:23

Chris Cassidy Chris Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and a Navy SEAL. He was born Christopher John Cassidy on January 4, 1970 in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from York High School, in York, Maine, and then subsequently also graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and a Master's degree in Ocean engineering from MIT in 2000. Cassidy graduated from BUD/S Class 192,...

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2007-10-29 10:56:38

The Maine Coon, known for its intelligence and playful nature is one of the oldest natural breeds of cat in North America. As one of the largest breeds of domestic cat, it is often called the "gentle giant". The North American Maine Coon originated in New England, where it was one of the few breeds of cat that survived the harsh New England winters. As only the strongest cats survived, the Maine Coon developed into a rugged, large cat with a thick coat and frame through natural selection....

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