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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...

2014-02-25 20:23:41

Company Has Filled 425 New Pennsylvania-based Positions to Staff Completely Remodeled, State-of-the-Art Call Center in Susquehanna Township HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett today joined Comcast officials in marking the formal opening of the company's new customer support center in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County. The facility is currently staffed by more than 500 employees, 425 of whom have filled new positions. Another 100 new...

2014-02-25 16:27:15

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell will address ongoing negotiations in world hot spots and the current state of politics and policy in Congress at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Tuesday, March 4 at 10 a.m. in the club's Murrow Room. Mitchell served as Senate Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995, U.S. Senator from Maine from 1980 to 1995, and later as U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace and U.S....

2014-02-25 16:24:25

AUGUSTA, Maine, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The undeniable threat of global climate change is now a primary concern for mainstream America. In response to the need for action to mitigate this threat to economic prosperity and future generations, a powerful coalition of businesses, institutions of higher learning, farmers and gardeners, faith communities and others, will hold the first major initiative on solutions to climate change in Maine from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on...

2014-02-21 16:20:11

Hidden fees go by the wayside at Wiscasset Ford WISCASSET, Maine, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The car shopping experience has long included haggling for the best price and fighting to avoid hidden fees, which leads many consumers to believe that stepping on a dealership lot comes with a side of stress. Although some car dealers maintain those practices, Wiscasset Ford is one of the dealerships leading the charge into a simpler, hassle-free car buying process. (Photo:...

2014-02-18 12:23:06

SOUTH PARIS, Maine, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer C.N. Brown Company are proud to once again sponsor the "Buy A Shamrock" campaign to benefit the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Today through March 17, customers can purchase $1 green paper shamrocks or $5 gold shamrocks at any CITGO Big Apple Food store in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Local community members can also get involved by "Liking" the C.N....

2014-02-17 23:00:56

UNE and AUI Agree to Collaborate to Advance the Internationalization of Higher Education Ifrane, Morocco (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Against the picturesque setting of fog-shrouded Ifrane, a small resort town in the Atlas Mountains, where skiing is a popular pastime this season, the University of New England (UNE) and Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI), a leading American-style institution in Morocco and North Africa, signed an agreement today to collaborate on academic and cultural...


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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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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