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2015-03-11 23:20:46

Tipton Communications today announced the opening of its satellite office in Portland, Maine, to serve its fast-growing client base in greater New England.

2015-03-09 12:32:41

Mill Overvalued by $138 million -- Company Seeks Fairness for Long-Term Competitiveness BOSTON, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi North America has filed a formal property tax abatement

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2015-03-07 16:15:55

After finding a blue crab 80 miles north of its native range, scientist David Johnson began studying the crabs' patterns and linking them to climate change.

2015-03-05 08:37:53

Company will select up to three recipients to receive grants for use during the 2015-2016 school year PORTLAND, Maine, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-02-25 12:23:18

Expanding access to natural gas for more than 2,400 customers in Central and Southern Maine AUGUSTA, Maine, Feb.

2015-02-24 23:18:34

Certified organic dyehouse expands BIDDEFORD, Maine (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 Preparing for expansion, Maine Textiles International has named Mark W.

2015-02-24 08:25:27

Antonio Perez and Craig Denekas to help continue Iberdrola legacy of caring. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iberdrola USA Foundation, Inc.

2015-02-13 23:06:03

Husson University and Washington County Community College (WCCC) have entered into an agreement that will create a smooth process for the transfer of credits from WCCC to Husson.

2015-02-12 16:23:04

Chairman of Central Maine Power's corporate parent visits Maine to review progress on Maine Power Reliability Program, other transmission and distribution projects. AUGUSTA, Maine,


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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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