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2011-01-03 16:45:00

In the news release, Mount Washington Observatory and Eastern Mountain Sports Forge New Multi-Year Partnership, issued Jan.

2011-01-03 08:10:00

NORTH CONWAY, N.H., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 6,288-foot Mount Washington is known around the world for its horrific weather conditions.

2008-10-08 15:00:20

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - A plan to develop a wind-power facility on mountains in remote Franklin County includes a two-part conservation agreement for other mountaintops in Oxford and Franklin counties. TransCanada Corp.

2008-09-24 15:00:29

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF BANGOR - Critics and supporters of Plum Creek's housing and resort plan for the Moosehead Lake region made closing arguments Tuesday to state regulators winding down their review of the largest development proposal in Maine history.

2008-09-19 15:00:45

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF LEE - The communities of SAD 30 will remain among the approximately 25 towns of the proposed Regional School Unit 17, school officials said Thursday.

2008-07-15 15:00:45

EAST MILLINOCKET - The Katahdin Region Higher Education Center will hold a series of free financial education and self-reliance seminars 3-5 p.m. starting Tuesday, July 15.

2008-07-11 15:00:24

By Donna M. Perry FARMINGTON - Construction of a 44-turbine wind farm in northern Franklin County is expected to begin later this summer, TransCanada Corp. spokeswoman Cecily Dobson said Thursday.

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By Kevin Miller, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 10--State regulators gave final approval Wednesday to a $270 million wind farm and transmission line proposed for the mountains of rural Franklin County. TransCanada Maine Wind Development Inc.

2008-07-10 03:00:27

TransCanada has announced that the Kibby wind power project has received unanimous final development plan approval from Maine's Land Use Regulation Commission. Construction plans are underway for the 132MW wind project located in the Kibby and Skinner townships in northwestern Franklin County, Maine.

2008-06-21 15:00:27

By Nick Sambides Jr., Bangor Daily News, Maine Jun. 21--MILLINOCKET -- Jerry Tudan thought he was all set. The Harpswell man had a Washington state investor ready to fund his proposed $50 million, 17-megawatt biomass boiler project intended for the Huber Industrial Park.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.