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2014-05-14 16:24:03

82% of Mainers are against Central Maine Power proposal AUGUSTA, Maine, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll, funded by the Alliance for Solar Choice, finds that eight out of ten Mainers (82%) oppose adding a charge on customers that generate their own electricity with rooftop solar or other technologies. Poll results indicate general opposition for a standby charge, which has been proposed Central Maine Power (CMP) and would require customers to pay an extra fee for...

2014-05-14 12:21:18

Legacy Building Solutions partners with Portland Yacht Services to design-build new yacht storage facility. PORTLAND, Maine, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Portland Yacht Services has opened a new facility for boat storage and maintenance at its new location on the western end of the waterfront in Portland, Maine. The new tension fabric building was custom designed and constructed by Legacy Building Solutions. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140513/87338 Founded...

2014-05-13 23:15:47

Roof Masters expands its roofing installation and repair services market due to an expected increase in demand, due to the harsh winter. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Roof Masters is getting ready for a busy spring season, filled with repair and service to Maine’s residential and commercial property roofs due to this winter being so tough. Maine was slammed with massive amounts of snow, fierce winds, and ice that never seemed to melt. Property owners in the Maine area that are in...

2014-05-06 23:14:09

As part of a marketing campaign with alternative powerhouse MarijuanaDoctors.com, the Pine Tree Alternative Pain Clinic will serve as one of Maine's primary providers of medical marijuana recommendations. With a compassionate approach to healing, this Bangor marijuana doctor truly promotes effective wellness. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Pine Tree Alternative Pain Clinic is an alternative certification clinic that operates out of Bangor, Maine. Providing individualized healthcare services...

2014-05-02 23:10:02

Apple and Husson University’s New England School of Communications’ joined together with Aruba Networks and Fairpoint Communications to present Cool2Career - an educational event designed to provide high school and middle school students from across Maine with an opportunity to better understand career opportunities in digital media. Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Apple and Husson University’s New England School of Communications’ have joined together with Aruba Networks and...

2014-05-02 23:01:06

Announcing a new marketing campaign conducted by MCN, Dr. Benjamin Newman of Winter Harbor will satisfy an influx of Maine patients by placing a major emphasis on individualized healthcare. Dr. Benjamin today made waves by placing a substantial spotlight on the importance of maintaining the health and wellness of our country's veterans through holistic practices. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 While the state of Maine may be acclaimed for serving as the home of Acadia National Park, visitors...

2014-05-02 16:21:57

Company plans to install 66 miles of pipeline, provide 200 jobs in the year ahead CUMBERLAND, Maine, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Natural Gas of Maine has officially begun a major infrastructure project that will provide natural gas service to the towns of Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth. The announcement was made today at an official groundbreaking ceremony at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. The event marked the location of the start of construction to install 66 miles of...

2014-05-02 12:21:31

ROCKLAND, Maine, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four decades after first crewing together on a small schooner out of Rockland, Maine, Captains Doug and Linda Lee continue to live the schooner life as current owners of the largest two-masted vessel in Maine's historic windjammer fleet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140501/83100 When the Lees' 145-foot passenger schooner Heritage departs Rockland Harbor for its first multi-day sail on June 4, it will mark the start of the...

2014-04-30 12:26:54

52nd Annual Windjammer Days to take place in Boothbay Harbor, Maine June 22-28, 2014 BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Organizers of the 52nd Annual Windjammer Days has announced the tall ships that will be at this year's Windjammer Days Festival. The Festival will take place June 22 - 28, with seven windjammers scheduled to arrive in Linekin Bay on Tuesday, June 24th and then under full sail during the parade of sail on Wednesday, June 25(th). Recently recognized...

2014-04-29 23:20:23

The NBCC Foundation has awarded Dorice Timko of Jonesport, Maine, a 2014 rural scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation rural scholarship to Dorice Timko of Jonesport, Maine. The rural scholarship is awarded to counseling students who commit to practicing in rural areas upon graduation. The mission of the NBCC Foundation is to leverage the power...


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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