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2014-06-26 16:24:37

FairPoint Communications and NETC plan to ultimately connect more than 300 healthcare facilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont PORTLAND, Maine, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Telehealth Consortium (NETC), which is working with FairPoint Communications to link healthcare facilities in northern New England to the NETC network, recently made its 250(th) connection. FairPoint is providing Carrier Ethernet Services (CES) to the NETC sites in Maine, New Hampshire and...

Changes In Prey Available To Atlantic Cod Alter Its Distribution, Affect Success Of The Fishery
2014-06-26 03:25:10

Northeast Fisheries Science Center: NOAA A shift in the prey available to Atlantic cod in the Gulf of Maine that began nearly a decade ago contributed to the controversy that surrounded the 2011 assessment for this stock. A recent study of how this occurred may help fishery managers, scientists, and the industry understand and resolve apparent conflicts between assessment results and the experiences of the fishing industry. When the dominant prey species of Atlantic cod changed from...

2014-06-23 23:04:44

Local Community Health Centers showing improved quality of care San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Maine Primary Care Association is now using new insight from i2i Systems’ population health management solution to proactively improve the quality of care its members provide to Maine’s most needy patients. Seven of Maine PCAs health center members have implemented i2iTracks, the leading population health management program used by more than 1000 healthcare facilities nationwide....

2014-06-20 23:03:10

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has selected NutriSavings as its nutrition partner, becoming the first health insurance company in the U.S. to deploy the rewards-based nutrition program. Harvard Pilgrim will offer NutriSavings as a wellness benefit to its members in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. Newton, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Harvard Pilgrim subscribers who enroll in NutriSavings will earn financial rewards based on their healthy grocery purchases, and will access digital tools to...

2014-06-17 23:03:35

President of The Bennett Law Firm named to the Board of the National Judicial College Portland, Maine (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The Bennett Law Firm is pleased to announce that Peter Bennett has been named to the Board of the National Judicial College. The National Judicial College is the leading national judicial education and training institution in the world, and is located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno. “Being elected a Trustee of the College is a treasured honor. I...

2014-06-17 08:24:51

Innovative in-ground designs for better security, durability and omni-directional sound quality GARDINER, Maine, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High-performance speaker manufacturer NEAR, a division of Bogen Communications, Inc. ("NEAR") announced the introduction of innovative in-ground outdoor loudspeakers ideally suited for luxury residential installations. In designing these new products NEAR placed special emphasis on security, long-lasting appearance and outstanding sound...

2014-06-16 08:33:42

Dr. John All, Director of the American Climber Science Program, plans to leave June 23, just weeks after a near-deadly fall in the Himalayas. YARMOUTH, Maine, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just a few weeks following his harrowing rescue in the Himalayas, Dr. John All, director of the American Climber Science Program (ACSP), will be leading a team of 20 students and scientists on an expedition to Peru to examine changing climate conditions and the impact of human land use in the...

2014-06-12 12:29:53

Dumping Bait in the Woods Habituates Bears to Humans and Grows Their Population PORTLAND, Maine, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting is calling on the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to put an end to bear baiting - an unsporting practice where piles of rotting meat, pizza and stale pastries lure bears in for an easy trophy kill - to prevent future human and bear conflicts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117490 Daryl Dejoy, director of...

2014-06-10 23:01:32

Findings from the study, which investigates incidental mortality of Atlantic sea scallops, will contribute to better management of this valuable commercial fishery. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 A University of New England (UNE) researcher and two co-investigators have been awarded a $1.6 million National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant to study incidental mortality of Atlantic sea scallops, the nation’s highest-valued single species commercial fishery. The...

2014-06-09 23:11:02

Maine career school has long history of successfully training those who served. Scarborough, ME (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 As a Veteran’s Administration (VA) GI Bill approved career school with programs in the medical, IT, HVAC/R and Commercial Driving , Northeast Technical Institute (NTI) employs many instructors who can relate to and help support students with current or past military service. NTI’s staff and instructors understand the special circumstances and needs of veterans. In...


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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