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2015-02-03 12:28:23

Free Coloring Book Offers Fun Way to Discuss Healthy Brushing Habits, Help Take Care of the Environment and Support Oral Health America KENNEBUNK, Maine, Feb.

2015-01-30 23:02:53

The Estates at Sugarloaf Mountain, the latest new home community from Seattle homebuilder MainVue Homes, is offering homebuyers something they haven’t been able to find before in King County

2015-01-30 12:28:18

Key Milestone Reached in Plan to Increase Broadband Access in Maine and Meet Recently Revised FCC and ConnectME Broadband Performance Standards CAMDEN, Maine, Jan.

2015-01-28 23:00:55

During February, there will be a Falls Prevention Conference and Chocolate Festival. Wethersfield, CT (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 National HealthCare Associates

2015-01-27 23:13:45

Tipton Communications announced today it will open a satellite office in Portland, Maine, in the next few weeks to better serve its fast-growing client base in greater New England.

2015-01-23 23:00:38

Warm temperatures and a rain event can’t stop the Shawnee Peak snowmakers from laying down an incredible surface for great conditions.

2015-01-22 23:10:42

Earning CACREP accreditation is a singular achievement for Husson University and a testament to the quality of the educational institution's graduate counseling programs.

2015-01-22 12:29:15

Majorities in Maine, New Hampshire, Virginia, Florida and Colorado back an agenda of clean water, clean air, health safeguards and action on climate change WASHINGTON, Jan.


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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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