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2014-04-17 16:23:14

AUGUSTA, Maine, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The final connection was made this week for Summit Natural Gas of Maine's 68-mile steel backbone transmission pipeline from Pittston to Madison that will eventually distribute natural gas to 17 central Maine communities. The transmission pipeline took less than a year to build and completes the first year of the company's multi-year Kennebec Valley project. The planned construction for 2014 begins this month as the company plans to...

2014-04-16 16:21:18

PORTLAND, Maine, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tranzon Auction Properties is pleased to announce the sale of two Truck Stops in Portsmouth, NH. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75711 "We're excited to offer these Seacoast NH institutions. I grew up in Portsmouth and Hanscom's has been around since before I was born," commented Mike Carey, Tranzon Vice President. "We've sold almost a 100 (gas) stations in the last few years, but none of them have Hanscom's history,...

2014-04-16 12:33:56

inReach Explorer Integrates Route Planning, Waypoints and Navigation with Global Two-Way Text Messaging, GPS Tracking and SOS Alerting - All in One Rugged Handheld Device YARMOUTH, Maine, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeLorme, the innovation leader in personal satellite communications and navigation technology, has announced the upcoming launch of its newest product, inReach Explorer, incorporating a new range of navigation functions. The latest generation of inReach will be...

2014-04-16 08:26:21

Even when you think your relationship is monogamous; when you're positive your husband, wife, boyfriend or girlfriend is 100% faithful, there's a third party hiding in the shadows, waiting to divide and conquer, says The Money Dynamic FREEPORT, Maine, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A romantic dinner for two, a second honeymoon in a tropical paradise, or even a mundane trip to the grocery store. Three times a couple should feel completely at ease with each other. But look again....

2014-04-15 08:38:20

Software development company donates over $10,000 to fourth grade class for laptops; commits to establishing annual grant program PORTLAND, Maine, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, today announced a $10,600 donation to the Farrington School, an elementary school in Augusta, Maine. With its headquarters in Portland, Kepware is committed to the advancement of technical education both in the...

2014-04-11 08:21:58

CITGO Marketer's Employees and Customers Beat MDA Fundraising Goal FORT KENT, Maine, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From mid-February to mid-March every year, Daigle Oil Company's DOC's Place CITGO service stations and dealers in Northern and Central Maine rally employees, friends and customers to support the company's annual shamrock campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). This year, Daigle Oil DOC's Place locations and dealers sold $1 and $5 paper shamrock...

2014-04-09 08:31:40

Heating and domestic hot water system provides superior energy efficiency in addition to significant utility cost savings. GORHAM, Maine, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innkeeper Matt Mattingly of Gorham, Maine is no longer among the many American home and business property owners who dread hefty winter utility bills and fuel cost increases. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/PH01185-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140409/PH01185-b The owner of...

2014-04-05 23:03:21

US 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 99 contracting opportunities in Maine. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Maine. Currently after reviewing the federal...

2014-04-04 23:34:40

Third supplement complements innovative line of vitamins for celiacs KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Gluten Free Therapeutics, the makers of Celi•Vites (http://www.celivites.com/), a line of scientifically formulated supplements designed specifically for those suffering from the debilitating effects of celiac disease and gluten intolerance, announced today the introduction of its Bone Health supplement. The product launch comes after the recent introduction of Celi•Vites...

2014-04-02 23:04:15

RF Safe claims Bill LD 1013 which would have made it a law requiring cell phone radiation warning labels was derailed by House chair with ties to wireless industry Portland, ME (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 According to RF Safe, Maine's momentum to create the Wireless Information Act, Bill LD 1013 — the bill had advanced through both the House and Senate by March 18, which called for cell phone radiation warning labels directing cell phone users to precautionary language in the manual....


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 beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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