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2014-02-07 12:25:26

ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Maine as a result of flooding, excessive heat/rain, lightning and high winds between April 1 and Oct. 31, 2013. (Logo:...

2014-02-06 20:23:05

Maine State President of AARP Rich Livingston featured on February 8th show FALMOUTH, Maine, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an interview this week with TideSmart Talk with Stevoe, a weekly radio show that takes a macro approach towards society and culture, host Steve Woods welcomed AARP Maine State President Rich Livingston to the studio. Nearly two-thirds of Maine's population over the age of 50 are members of AARP. The show will air Saturday, February 8(th) from 11:00 a.m. -...

2014-02-06 20:20:40

MENTOR, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS) ("Gas Natural" or the "Company"), a holding company operating local natural gas utility companies serving approximately 72,000 natural gas customers in seven states, announced that it has completed activation of the first 60 miles of its Loring Pipeline, north of Bangor, Maine. Gas Natural acquired a leasehold interest in the 189-mile Loring Pipeline which runs from Searsport to Limestone, Maine in September...

2014-02-05 23:02:51

2014 Diversity Summit Panel Discussion will be Thursday, February 20 at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The Bennett Law Firm is pleased to announce that Peter Bennett will take part in the 2014 Diversity Summit Panel Discussion on Thursday, February 20 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST. During this time, the state’s largest lawyers group will gather to help the legal profession find pathways to move forward on the pressing issues...

2014-02-03 12:30:33

ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding business owners in Maine that working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations affected by the damages due to the apartment fires on April 29 and May 3 in downtown Lewiston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/DC65875LOGO) "Businesses that...

2014-01-31 12:28:20

Software development company donates over $30,000 in software to the University of Maine, Orono's Electrical Engineering Technology Program PORTLAND, Maine, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today a $30,000 software donation to the University of Maine, Orono's Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) Program. Headquartered in Maine and committed to the advancement of technical...

2014-01-30 23:30:13

Husson University announced today that it will showcase its new Southern Maine campus at a grand opening ceremony on Tuesday, February 4 at 12:00 p.m. The event, featuring a ribbon cutting, will celebrate the variety of advanced educational opportunities now available to Southern Maine area students and employers through this respected institution of higher learning. Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Husson University announced today that it will showcase its new Southern Maine...

2014-01-30 23:01:21

Marzano models’ uniquely tight alignment keeps the focus on student learning. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 In an effort to raise student achievement by improving educator effectiveness, the Maine Department of Education has adopted standards of professional practice for all teachers and principals, (InTASC and ISLLC 2008, respectively). The Maine DOE has approved the Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model’s rubrics as a source to support the professional practice component...

2014-01-29 20:21:42

UNITY, Maine, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Frankenstein's monster lives! ... or at least something very closely related. A real life approximation of the fabled monster has been taken from the woods of Maine and other locations across the state. This creature being studied at Unity College can lay parched and dormant for years, only to be brought back to life with a single drop of water. Tardigrades are tiny organisms that can thrive in some of the most hostile...

2014-01-27 23:02:26

The Bennett Law Firm has been named 2014 Corporate Intl Magazine Global "Employment Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Maine". Portland, ME (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The Bennett Law Firm is pleased to announce that the firm has been successfully chosen as the winner of the 2014 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award: ‘Employment Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Maine’. The Corporate Intl Global Awards commemorate excellence by the world’s leading legal teams who throughout...


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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