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2014-04-29 23:04:22

The new artistically-created masterpiece has an abundance of dazzling features including Bose and Bazooka Sound Systems, Dock Pilings with real rope netting, a working 12-foot lighthouse, and an abundance of complementary nautical accentuation throughout. Orlando, Fl (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Prestige Food Trucks has teamed up with accomplished designer Todd Bluewater to introduce a new age to the Food Truck marketplace in building a rolling masterpiece in creativity and functionality. The...

2014-04-28 23:09:17

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Millinocket Regional Hospital (MRH) in Millinocket, Maine, has hired Robert Peterson as chief executive officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience, Peterson will assume his new duties at MRH on June 1, 2014. Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions...

2014-04-28 16:34:38

AUGUSTA, Maine, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Governor Paul LePage issued a veto of a bill designed to protect Maine telecommunications consumers from as much as $67 million in new annual fees, MyWireless.org is calling on the Maine Legislature to override the veto and pass LD 1479. "We're disappointed Governor LePage vetoed a bill that could prevent a massive and unfair phone tax increase on Maine consumers," said Amy McLean, director of advocacy communications...

2014-04-24 23:01:41

S Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Maine. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 110 contracting opportunities/awards in the state of Maine. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Maine. Currently...

2014-04-24 16:21:05

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows...

2014-04-23 23:04:26

US Ambassador to Morocco Dwight L. Bush, Sr. and Maine Governor Paul LePage attended the dedication ceremony at UNE's new Tangier Campus. The campus reflects UNE’s commitment to advance the internationalization of higher education and create truly global citizens, and is the only American higher education institution in Morocco. Tangier, Morocco (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The University of New England (UNE) celebrated its new campus in Tangier, Morocco, during a dedication ceremony...

2014-04-23 08:21:42

Strenuous commutes become less taxing with fuel-efficient Ford models WISCASSET, Maine, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lengthy commutes and business travel are unavoidable inconveniences many Americans face on a daily basis. In fact, according to a 2011 study by the U.S. Census Bureau, the average one-way commute takes 25.5 minutes. As drivers spend nearly an hour in their cars each day, vehicle attributes like fuel economy, connectivity and space become increasingly...

2014-04-22 23:11:54

Environmental non-profit REVERB partners with L.L.Bean to promote environmentalism on college campuses alongside Capital Cities concert tour. Portland, ME (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 REVERB is launching the second leg of its 13th Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT) this spring featuring electro-pop sensation Capital Cities. Presented by L.L.Bean, Campus Consciousness Tour will visit 14 schools in all, encouraging students to get outdoors and take action to protect natural spaces. “It's an...

2014-04-21 08:26:27

CITGO Marketer Fights Back for Mainers Affected by Neuromuscular Diseases SOUTH PARIS, Maine, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.N. Brown Company and CITGO Petroleum Corporation, sponsors of the annual "Buy A Shamrock" paper mobile program to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), raised more than $103,000 to benefit children, adults and families affected by neuromuscular disease in their local communities. From mid-February through March 17, 2014, C.N. Brown CITGO Big Apple...

2014-04-18 23:08:17

Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol rehabilitation center servicing South Florida, released a statement today commenting on a recent report detailing the Maine state legislature’s recent vote to roll back Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal to ramp up the “war on drugs.” Stuart, FL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on the Maine state legislature’s decision to scale back Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal dealing with the “war on...


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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