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2014-03-14 23:27:15

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices for James Taylor at the New Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. This well-known secondary ticket site is also offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code JAMES-TAYLOR-2014 which can be used on any James Taylor concert ticket order during 2014. Bangor, ME (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Ticket Down has reduced prices on all tickets for James Taylor in Bangor, Maine at the New Cross Insurance Center. This popular...

2014-03-14 23:01:33

The biennial Maine Creative Industries Award will go to innovators in the fight against cancer. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Today, the Maine Center for Creativity (MCC) announced the co-recipients of the 2014 Maine Creative Industries Award, a prestigious biennial honor that recognizes exceptional people and organizations who enrich Maine's growing reputation as a state where the arts and enterprise meet and flourish. Actor and cancer activist Patrick Dempsey has accepted...

2014-03-13 23:02:17

The University of New England announces the largest fundraising campaign in its history. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The University of New England's $60 million “Moving Forward” campaign builds on the tremendous positive momentum the university has attained since launching its ambitious Vision 2017 strategic plan five years ago, under the leadership of President Danielle Ripich. Vision 2017 has a simple but bold mission: “The University of New England will be...

2014-03-13 12:30:25

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Maine will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual celebration...

2014-03-06 23:03:50

Statewide Virtual Public School to Offer Tuition-free Middle and High School Option for Maine Families; Enrollment Opens This Spring Augusta, ME (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Students in grades 7-12 from across Maine will have an exciting new public school option for the 2014-2015 school year. Maine Connections Academy (MCA), a full-time virtual public charter school, has been approved by the Maine Charter School Commission. The new school will deliver technology-enhanced, tuition-free, public...

2014-03-04 08:23:54

MENTOR, Ohio, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS), a holding company operating local natural gas utility companies serving approximately 73,000 natural gas customers in seven states, reported today that 2013 throughput grew by approximately 9% to 36.3 billion cubic feet and it also expanded its customer count by 5% to approximately 73,000 at year-end. Mr. Gregory J. Osborne, Gas Natural's President and Chief Operating Officer, commented, "Our strategy is...

2014-02-28 23:29:29

Banc Intranets recently provided FSG Bank of Chattanooga, Tenn. and Northeast Bank of Lewiston, Maine with its innovative BancWorks solution. The turn-key intranet product is helping the institutions capitalize on technology to better manage corporate information, to enhance employees’ efficiency and reduce costs associated with printing and storing hardcopies. Johnson City, Tenn. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Recently, Banc Intranets LLC had the privilege of providing FSG Bank of...

2014-02-27 12:28:54

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Low-interest economic injury disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to Maine small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private non-profit organizations affected by the major ice and snow storms between Dec. 15, 2013 and Jan. 10, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO Acting SBA Administrator Marianne O'Brien Markowitz...

2014-02-27 12:22:02

Wiscasset Ford offers selection of Fisher snow plows for pickup trucks WISCASSET, Maine, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Winter is showing no signs of stopping in the northeastern part of the U.S. with freezing temperatures and frequent snowfall. While Wiscasset Ford can't do much to help with the cold, the Ford dealership is helping pickup truck owners with snow removal by offering a full selection of Fisher snow plows on the lot. (Photo:...

2014-02-26 23:02:23

Funds raised from the dinner and auction will be used for conservation and restoration projects in Maine. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) will raise funding next month for important conservation and restoration work in Maine. A fundraising dinner that includes silent and live auctions and a raffle is scheduled for March 15 at the Harraseeket Inn in Freeport. The occasion will provide an opportunity to highlight some program successes such...


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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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