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2014-10-23 08:23:49

Maine dealership receives new stock of popular Chevrolet sedans AUBURN, Maine, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With a decidedly more muscular front fascia than the outgoing model, new Cruze sedans at Emerson Chevrolet Buick represent a fresh interpretation of compact style for the 2015 model year. It's not as if Chevrolet is looking to reinvent all that Cruze's previous models worked so thoroughly to establish, however. Particularly pertaining to efficiency, safety and...

2014-10-22 16:26:50

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ (MHFI) announced today that it has commenced Factual Stock Report coverage on Katahdin Bankshares Corp. Katahdin Bankshares Corp. (KTHN) is the bank holding company for Katahdin Trust Company (the bank), which provides banking services to individuals and businesses from 19 offices throughout Maine and online. The company's 19 offices are located in Ashland, Bangor (two locations), Caribou, Eagle Lake, Easton, Fort...

2014-10-22 12:32:10

Gourmet variety is the newest to come from the Maine-based tomato farm MADISON, Maine, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Backyard Farms, the largest grower of year-round tomatoes in New England, announced the addition of the Somerset Pink to its family of tomatoes. A rare breed that requires great care to grow and is a favorite among tomato connoisseurs for its incredible taste, the Somerset Pink is a full-flavored beefsteak tomato that is known for its delicate balance of sweetness and...

2014-10-14 23:04:35

NAMFS is working to clarify how Maine’s 'Act To Expedite the Foreclosure Process' impacts field services companies which provide default mortgage inspections and property preservation work in the state. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 As part of an ongoing effort to clarify how Maine's 'Act to Expedite the Foreclosure Process' (LD 1389) affects mortgage field services companies in the state, The National Association of Mortgage Field Services (NAMFS) obtained a legal...

2014-10-14 23:02:09

Martin's Point Generations Advantage Prime earns 5 stars, the highest-possible rating from Medicare - placing Martin's Point among the nation's highest rated plans. Portland ME (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Medicare beneficiaries living in Maine have access to one of only 11 plans in the country to earn 5 stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2015. The Portland based not-for-profit Martin’s Point Health Care’s Generations Advantage Prime Plan is...

2014-10-10 23:07:24

Maine businesses are paying some of the highest energy rates in the nation and need to be made aware of available resources to help reduce energy consumption and control spend. Hampton, NH (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Usource, a premier provider of energy management and procurement services, and Optimal Energy Group, an engineering firm that works with companies to reduce consumption, have teamed up to help educate Maine businesses on how to control the rising costs of energy. Maine...

2014-10-09 23:10:36

Acquisition deepens DSCI's presence in Maine, expands services offered to Unified Technologies' clients Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 One month after announcing an expansion into the New York City metro area, DSCI is unveiling a northward expansion. DSCI has acquired Unified Technologies, a provider of managed IT and hosted VoIP services headquartered in Portland, Maine. Through these actions, DSCI has significantly expanded its geographic footprint in a remarkably short...

2014-10-09 12:32:37

Software Development Company Achieves Prestigious Award for Fourth Consecutive Year PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies was recently named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Maine in the medium company category. The awards program, founded in 2006 by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Maine State Council and the Best Companies Group, is a project designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Maine,...

2014-10-01 12:31:12

- IDEXX selects UPS to support its US all-direct product distribution capability, providing IDEXX a cost effective, logistics solution for the entire continental US WESTBROOK, Maine, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX) today reported that it had selected United Parcel Service (UPS) to provide third party logistic services in support of its strategy to go all-direct with US companion animal veterinary practices. This agreement builds on IDEXX's...

2014-09-29 08:39:13

Company acknowledged by the state of Maine for commitment to local community and greater industry PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today that it was presented with the Governor's Award for Business Excellence. The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has acknowledged deserving companies with the award on an annual basis since 1991....


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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin