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Maine Huts & Trails
May 6, 2016

KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails is beginning a search for a new executive director. Current Executive Director Charlie Woodworth has announced that he will be stepping down August 31 after three and a half busy and productive years at the helm. Maine Huts & Trails is seeking a strong and dynamic leader who will work to enhance the organization's reputation for...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
May 3, 2016

BAR HARBOR, Maine - The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce's board of directors has hired Martha Searchfield as the chamber's new executive director. Searchfield has been serving as interim director since January and after a nationwide search was hired for the position.

Martha Searchfield is the new executive director of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce

"Martha'...

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Jeffrey Ryan
May 2, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine - A new book about the Appalachian Trail highlights a 28-year trip, hiked one section at a time. APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY encourages readers to set goals, chase dreams and achieve them one step at a time.

APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY, by Jeffrey Ryan, author, speaker, photographer, avid hiker and former catalog writer at L.L. Bean, lays out the tools needed to set a...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Apr 28, 2016

Bar Harbor, MAINE - Celebrate Downeast Maine's culinary traditions and the newest flavors of the region at the Taste of Bar Harbor, happening in Maine on May 19-22, 2016. People visit Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park from all over the world to discover the world-renowned culinary delights of Maine. This event is an opportunity to discover local restaurants, cafes and chefs...

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Northern Outdoors
Apr 28, 2016

THE FORKS, Maine - Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort was recently awarded Yankee Magazine's Best of New England Editors' Choice Award for Best Adventure. The Editors' Choice Awards will be featured in the May/June issue which will be on newsstands this month.

Northern Outdoors recognized as Best Adventure

"We are extremely...

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Maine Windjammer Association
Apr 26, 2016

PENOBSCOT BAY, Maine-Today, the Maine Windjammer Association announced the 40th Annual Great Schooner Race will be held on July 8, 2016, in Penobscot Bay. The race, hosted every summer since 1977, provides the opportunity for windjammer captains, crews, and passengers to board traditional vessels from throughout the eastern seaboard and compete in a friendly all-day race from...

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Maine Sports Commission
Apr 20, 2016

Brought to you by the Maine Sports Commission

FALMOUTH, Maine - Sunday River Resort, Newry, will host the MEMIC Peak2Peak Challenge, presented by the Maine Sports Commission, on September 10, 2016. Racers will summit each of Sunday River's eight peaks, over three miles wide and 2,000 vertical feet, choosing their own course for the fastest time.

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Northern Outdoors
Apr 14, 2016

MILLINOCKET, Maine - Northern Outdoors is honoring Canadian currency at par for the 2016 Penobscot River rafting season and for all Penobscot River lodging getaways, according to the president of Northern Outdoors, Russell Walters. 

The Penobscot River features class IV and V rapids

Walters hopes that by accepting Canadian currency...

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Jeffrey Ryan
Apr 5, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine - A new book about the Appalachian Trail highlights a 28-year trip, hiked one section at a time. APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY encourages readers to set goals, chase dreams and achieve them one step at a time.

APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY, by Jeffrey Ryan, author, speaker, photographer, avid hiker and former catalog writer at L.L. Bean, lays out the tools needed to set a...

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Northern Outdoors
Mar 30, 2016

THE FORKS, Maine - Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort has announced a thrilling new way of celebrating Wednesdays with #WhitewaterWednesdays. All Maine residents can now raft the Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers on Wednesdays for half price.

Rafting on the Kennebec River.

President of Northern Outdoors, Russell Walters wants Mainers to experience the ultimate...

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Northern Outdoors
Mar 23, 2016

THE FORKS, Maine - Kids love rafting almost as much as they love the parents and grandparents who graciously take them! Grab your son, daughter or grandkids and head for an action-packed vacation that is full of fun at Northern Outdoors. At Northern Outdoors, kids and teens always raft for half price on weekdays during the summer months.

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Steve Jermanok, Active Travels
Mar 17, 2016

NEWTON, Mass. - With the Internet providing a wealth of information on any subject, travelers have changed the way they plan for their vacations. Online travel agencies (OTA) like Expedia and Priceline are popular, yet traditional travel agencies can still thrive if they have changed with the times and act as a much needed filter to the plethora of travel resources online....

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Maine Huts & Trails
Mar 8, 2016

Maine Huts & Trails has the best ski conditions of the year

KINGFIELD, Maine - The temperatures have been unseasonably mild, but the snow's been piling up in Carrabassett Valley at Maine Huts & Trails. Trails are packed powder with a few inches of light, fluffy perfection on top!

With a full-time grooming and trail maintenance crew,...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Feb 23, 2016

BAR HARBOR, Maine - The 66th annual Art in the Park show will take place this June 18 and 19 in downtown Bar Harbor. Artists can now submit their application for booth space to the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

"The tradition of fine art in Bar Harbor goes back more than a century," says Martha Searchfield, vice president of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce board...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Feb 17, 2016

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Bar Harbor, Maine, is often synonymous with fresh lobster, outdoor adventure and breathtaking views... And, there are many reasons for that! Every year, 5,316,000 lobsters are eaten here in Bar Harbor, more than two million recreational visitors arrive to take advantage of the sites, trails and carriage roads in Acadia National Park, and there is a non-...

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Maine Huts & Trails
Feb 16, 2016

KINGFIELD, Maine - The newest outdoor adventure is saddling up on a fat tire bike and there is no place better to experience this exhilarating ride than at Maine Huts & Trails. Open year-round, the huts can be easily accessed on fat tire bikes in the winter when there is snow and ice.

Don't have a fat tire bike? No worries - there are rental spots available... read more / comment
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Feb 5, 2016

Third Annual Contest Seeks Submissions from the Public

BAR HARBOR, Maine - The Acadia Night Sky Festival Planning Committee is pleased to announce its third annual public poster artwork contest. The 8th annual Acadia Night Sky Festival kicks off on September 22, 2016, and it is time to choose the next iconic image to represent this popular event....

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Feb 2, 2016

BAR HARBOR, Maine - The charming coastal town of Bar Harbor is a peaceful winter wonderland when the snow begins to fall. The hustle and bustle of summertime winds down, and visitors feel like they have the town and Acadia National Park to themselves. To fully enjoy this true winter wonderland, be sure to pack these five essential items.

1. Insulated water...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Jan 22, 2016
Agency creates NMC Cares campaign to give back to Maine communities

AUGUSTA, Maine - Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) will celebrate 25 years of business in April. Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications, has announced a unique way the company will celebrate; by giving back to the communities and non-profits across Maine throughout the year. Established in...

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Jeffrey Ryan
Jan 15, 2016

Jeff Ryan, author of the forthcoming book "Appalachian Odyssey: A 28-year Hike on America's Trail," was a guest on WSKI-TV at Sugarloaf on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. Ryan spoke about his 28-year hike on the Appalachian Trail, covering the entire length of the 2,100-mile trail from Springer Mountain, Georgia, to Mt. Katahdin in Maine.

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