CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - Carrabassett Valley Academy skiers and snowboarders took home some major hardware last weekend, compiling eleven first-place finishes, along with twenty other podium finishes. The Big Dog park and pipe snowboard and ski teams competed at a Maine Mountain Series Slopestyle at Saddleback in Rangeley on Saturday, Jan. 10, while the mogul team...read more / comment
PENOBSCOT BAY, Maine - Today, the Maine Windjammer Association announced the 39th Annual Great Schooner Race will be held on July 3, 2015, 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...read more / comment
BAR HARBOR, Maine - The Acadia Night Sky Festival is busy preparing for its 7th annual event slated for Sept. 10-14, 2015, which is shaping up to be even bigger and better than ever before. As part of their mission to recognize the inspiration of the night skies over Acadia National Park and Downeast Maine, the festival is happy to announce that its second annual public...read more / comment
KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails is welcoming one of Maine's top birding experts, Bob Duchesne, on March 6 and 7, 2015, for a bird identification class and bird walk near North New Portland, Maine.Birding expert Bob Duchesne to lead tour
on March 6 and 7 at Maine Huts & Trails
Duchesne will be holding a bird identification class...read more / comment
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Public Relations Council (MPRC) honored Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) for outstanding public relations work during their annual Golden Arrow Awards and Holiday Social held recently in Portland, Maine.Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications
Nancy Marshall, CEO of NMC, states, "I continue to be proud of the...read more / comment
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA) student athletes have returned from training camps in Europe and the U.S. as part of their preparation for the 2014-15 season.
Head of School Kate Punderson states, "CVA takes pride in offering our student athletes challenging and diverse training opportunities. Our goal is to build high-achieving...read more / comment
AUBURN, Maine - Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) presents "Personal Branding from the Inside Out and the Outside In" at the Maine Women's Network Androscoggin Dec. 10 Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.The PR Maven® Nancy Marshall,
CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications
Marshall's dynamic presentation covers reputation management and...read more / comment
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - Preparations for this season's competitions are under way at Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA). At stake are regional and national races, and podium places at the U.S. Nationals, CanAms, and World Juniors.
Head of School Kate Punderson states, "It takes a special combination of talent, skill, and work ethic to excel in alpine sports. Here...read more / comment
For Immediate Release
Nov. 25, 2014
~Enjoy the best of Maine's winter recreation~
BAR HARBOR, Maine - While summer and autumn often steal the spotlight, Bar Harbor sparkles in the winter. With the throng of summer visitors gone, the town is quieter and ready for winter fun, and though Acadia...read more / comment
For Immediate Release
Nov. 3, 2014
KINGFIELD, Maine - Ever wished you had a commercial kitchen to throw together a Thanksgiving meal? Or, a dining room with a lot of natural light and space for everyone to feast together? The cozy, off-the-grid Maine Huts & Trails (MH&T) ecolodges offer both during the fall self-service season, plus...
KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails Recreational Programs Manager Lani Cochrane will be a guest speaker at the fall American Lung Association Healthy Living Series on Nov. 12 in Freeport.Lani Cochrane from Maine Huts & Trails
Cochrane will be one of three speakers sharing tips on how to practice healthy living habits and continue fitness activities...read more / comment
BAR HARBOR, Maine - Bar Harbor is busy getting ready for one of its silliest traditions. On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 8, people will be setting their alarms to roll out of bed and onto the streets of Bar Harbor for the 20th Annual Early Bird Pajama Sale.Teams compete in Bar Harbor's Annual Bed Races.
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BAR HARBOR, Maine - Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Christopher A. Fogg will be named Chamber Executive of the Year by the Maine State Chamber of Commerce during their annual dinner at the Augusta Civic Center on Oct. 15.
Chamber Executive of the Year,
Christopher A. Fogg of Bar Harbor
"It's an honor...read more / comment
KINGFIELD, Maine - Executive Director Charlie Woodworth announced the addition of several staff members for the 2014 summer season for Maine Huts & Trails (MHT) in Kingfield.
Woodworth states, "Maine Huts & Trails is fortunate to find staff committed to our mission of conservation and enjoyment of Maine's...read more / comment
SKOWHEGAN, Maine - Maine Grains of Skowhegan recently donated flour for a baking class for kids lead by Sienna Mazone. A recent winner of Michelle Obama's National Healthy Lunchtime Challenge contest, 12-year-old Mazone used the flour for her cooking class held at The Ark on Sept. 29.
Amber Lambke along with
Sienna and Lucca...
BOSTON, Massachusetts - Over the last two decades, the U.S. has seen a fourfold increase in accidental deaths caused by opioid overdoses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Law enforcement officials are also reporting an alarming spike in heroin use as addicts shift away from prescription opioids to illegal substances, which are often cheaper...read more / comment
Maine Author Paul Doiron
OQUOSSOC, MAINE - On Saturday, September 27, author Paul Doiron will be at the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum in Oquossoc doing a book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Doiron's appearance is in conjunction with the special exhibit currently at the museum about the Maine Warden Service since Doiron's main character is a game warden...read more / comment
KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine's western mountains will serve as the backdrop for guided hikes, yoga, painting and personal development classes at Maine Huts & Trails Fall Women's Weekend, Oct. 17-19 at the popular Stratton Brook Hut.Women's Weekend participants can expect great fall hiking and mountain biking at the Stratton Brook Hut.
"Fall marks a time of...read more / comment
BAR HARBOR, Maine - An impressive group of speakers is lined up for the 6th Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival presented by Celestron happening in Bar Harbor Sept. 25-29.
The festival is geared toward families and astronomers alike. It's a way for residents and visitors to celebrate and promote the protection of the night skies while enjoying nationally recognized...read more / comment
KINGFIELD, Maine - New late summer and fall activities at Maine Huts & Trails (MH&T) will provide visitors with an alternative paddling experience on Flagstaff Lake, a guided three-day adventure along the Dead River, and nearly three miles of mountain biking on a professionally designed singletrack trail.A guest tries stand up paddling at the Maine... read more / comment