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2013-11-14 23:20:28

Laura Rose Day has been named by the Atlantic Salmon Federation as the 2013 recipient of the Lee Wulff Atlantic Salmon Conservation Award. St. Andrews, N.B. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to announce that Laura Rose Day of Hallowell, ME has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Lee Wulff Atlantic Salmon Conservation Award. The award was presented by Christopher H. Buckley Jr., Chairman of ASF’s U.S Board of Directors, at a meeting in New...

2013-11-13 23:03:19

Frederick B. Finberg elected a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Bennett Law Firm, P.A. proudly announces the election of Rick Finberg to be a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence in the practice of labor and employment law. Rick...

2013-11-12 16:20:15

HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to Nova Scotia and New England will soon be able to travel on the new cruise ferry that will start service between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Portland, Maine in May 2014. The Province of Nova Scotia today announced it has signed an agreement with Quest Navigation, Inc. and ST Marine Ltd. to re-establish the Yarmouth-Portland ferry service. The cruise ferry service will operate under the brand name Nova Star Cruises and provide daily...

2013-11-12 12:22:20

$150,000 to Be Shared Among 15 Inspiring Nonprofits to Expand Grassroots Goodness in Communities Nationwide KENNEBUNK, Maine, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspiration across the nation! From Washington to West Virginia, 15 nonprofit organizations with a passion for human, healthy and environmental goodness are winners in the fifth annual Tom's of Maine 50 States for Good program. With more than 58,000 votes cast online, the 15 nonprofits with the most votes will share $150,000 in funding...

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2013-11-12 04:00:06

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from November 11: Lake effect snows kicked in over portions of the Great Lakes yesterday with places seeing anywhere from 2-5 inches of snowfall. Cold air also started to plunge into the Plains yesterday with low temps falling into the teens for some. Big Story Weather Discussion for November 12: Surface Map 11AM: High pressure dominates the weather from coast to coast. There are going to be a few snow showers over Maine...

2013-11-11 23:01:47

Carol Lane, a physical therapist and CEO of Results Physical Therapy and Wellness Center, whose offices are located in Greater Brewer, Dexter and Dover-Foxcraft, Maine, has long been a supporter of literacy and activities that encourage reading. Brewer, ME (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Carol Lane, a physical therapist and CEO of Results Physical Therapy and Wellness Center, whose offices are located in Greater Brewer, Dexter and Dover-Foxcraft, Maine, has long been a supporter of literacy and...

2013-11-05 12:29:53

ATLANTA, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Maine as a result of excessive precipitation from May 8 through Sept. 25, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/DC65875LOGO) The disaster...

2013-11-01 23:18:46

As some states begin to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, Suncoast Rehab Center urges policymakers to reconsider, as marijuana is addictive and may lead to harder drug use. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Following the legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington, advocates are now beginning to focus their efforts on Northeastern states, including Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire (1). But Spring Hill drug rehabilitation center Suncoast...

2013-10-25 23:02:12

The Atlantic Salmon Federation is receiving from NOAA more than half a million dollars to support Atlantic salmon restoration in Maine. Brunswick, ME (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to receive $174,000 for the conservation organization’s Maine Headwaters Project from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Center. The funds are being used to build two fishways on tributary streams as well as replacing two impassable...

2013-10-23 23:05:03

Residents can use interactive kiosks to apply for and manage state assistance benefits. Franklin, NH (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Advanced Kiosks, one of the largest producers and innovators of self-service kiosks in the country, has entered into a four-year agreement with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Family Independence (OFI) to manufacture and maintain 58 turnkey, self-service computer kiosks in 16 regional offices throughout the state. In addition to the...


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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