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2014-12-19 08:27:39

Lawrence J. Sterrs Elected to CNC Board CAMDEN, Maine, Dec.

2014-12-18 23:01:56

Ed Bilsky, Ph.D., vice president for Research and Scholarship, founding director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences (CEN), and professor of pharmacology at the University of New

2014-12-17 23:04:45

K’NEX® Introduces 10 New Made in the USA Sets For 2015 (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 LINCOLN LOGS, part of the K’NEX family of brands, is pleased

2014-12-16 16:21:05

HOUSTON, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut and U.S.

2014-12-16 08:32:21

Chairman and CEO Jonathan Ayers will have the honor of ringing the Closing Bell at NASDAQ on Tuesday, December 16--a first for the company and for Maine WESTBROOK, Maine, Dec.

2014-12-16 08:32:07

2015 Cultivation Revenue Estimated To Reach $1 Million DALLAS, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Algae International Group, Inc.

2014-12-15 12:20:57

Maine dealership now home to new pony car models from Chevrolet AUBURN, Maine, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:30:40

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-09 23:02:19

Maine students are benefiting from a $620,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) scholarship award to UNE for the purpose of supporting education and careers in science, technology, engineering


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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.