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2013-12-09 08:29:59

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, Maine ranks 9th in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Maine currently spends $8.1 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 43.6 percent of the $18.5 million...

2013-12-04 23:03:04

80 children's books donated to the RSU 1 Adult Education Sail into Literacy program Bath, Maine (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 SAIL into Literacy was established with funds from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy 4 years ago. The program is unique due to the collaboration with Bath Regional Career and Technical Center (BRCTC). The secondary students who participate in the Early Childhood Occupations program at BRCTC, along with their instructor, run an Early Learning Center...

2013-12-04 12:27:18

Maine's largest medical center will leverage RL6:Risk, RL6:Feedback, RL6:RootCause and RL6:Claims as part of its overall push for quality healthcare PORTLAND, ME, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - RL Solutions, creators of easy-to-use healthcare quality and safety software, today announced that Maine Medical Center (MMC) is the latest organization to select RL6 for patient safety and quality management. MMC is Maine's largest medical center, employing more than 6,000 people. With...

2013-12-04 12:26:47

Reinsurer strengthens the movement to educate working Americans about the risk and impact of experiencing a disability PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Disability Reinsurance Management Services (Disability RMS) today announced it has joined the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) as the first reinsurer to become part of the national movement to educate working Americans about disability awareness and income protection. Disability RMS is a premier provider...

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2013-12-02 04:00:26

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from November 30-December 1: A potent winter storm was the big story of the weekend as it has been moving across the Pacific Northwest. Big Story Weather Discussion for December 2: Surface Map 11AM: Low pressure moving up along the Eastern US will bring a few snow showers over Maine. Low pressure moving into the Northern Rockies will bring a significant amount of snowfall along with freezing rain to the Rockies and the...

2013-11-27 23:02:12

One of the few undergraduate-run TEDx organizations in the country, TEDxUNE featured dynamic speakers, including best-selling author Linda Greenlaw. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 University of New England’s first TEDx UNE event held November 22 on UNE’s Biddeford Campus explored the theme "Inspire" through dynamic speakers including author Linda Greenlaw, Hope Elephants' Andrew Stewart, and UNE's own Ed Bilsky, Barry Costa-Pierce and David Livingstone...

2013-11-27 16:21:37

Developer of the DC defibrillator and Preble Street executive director featured on November 30th show FALMOUTH, Maine, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In separate interviews this week with TideSmart Talk with Stevoe, a weekly radio show that takes a macro approach towards society and culture, host Steve Woods was joined by two Mainers who have dedicated their careers to changing lives. Nobel Peace Prize winner and University of Maine graduate, Dr. Bernard Lown and executive director...

2013-11-27 12:27:04

MONMOUTH, Maine, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Service Communications, Inc. ("Community") (OTC: CMYS) announced today that the Board of Directors of the Company declared a $0.25 per share distribution payable on December 12, 2013 for its shareholders of record on December 2, 2013. It is expected that future distributions, if any, will decline significantly, as the only remaining asset other than some cash, is the Company's expected distribution of its portion of Patronage...

2013-11-26 12:28:08

ATLANTA, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) in Maine that Dec. 26 is the deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications. These loans are available from the SBA for damages caused by a severe winter storm, snowstorm and flooding on Feb. 8-9, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/DC65875LOGO) PNPs located in the following counties that provide non-critical...

2013-11-26 12:23:20

AUGUSTA, Maine, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Natural Gas of Maine announced today that it intends to move forward with an additional $110 million expansion plan in 2014. The company's plan includes expanding natural gas service to the towns of Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth, and the phase two build out of their Kennebec Valley project that will benefit thousands of residents and businesses in Maine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131126/NE24260 ) (Logo:...


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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