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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Jul 31, 2014
~ Popular Free Family Film Series Expanded ~

BAR HARBOR, Maine - With days spent enjoying the natural beauty and outdoor recreation available in Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, what better way to unwind and relax than with an evening outdoor movie for the whole family?

This week, Bar Harbor's Summer Family Film Series kicked off and will take place every Wednesday...

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Thomas College
Jul 30, 2014
~Alliance will give more students access to MBAs, boost economic development in Maine~

WATERVILLE and UNITY, Maine - Thomas College and Unity College have entered into a partnership that will put an MBA within reach of more Maine students and strengthen the marketable job skills of graduates from both colleges through a series of new online courses. The partnership, with...

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CAM
Jul 29, 2014

BOSTON, Massachusetts - Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) is offering free online training to doctors and other prescription drug prescribers to help them balance the benefits and risks of prescribing opioid pain relievers.

The training is part of BUSM's SCOPE (Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education) of Pain program, which supports a national effort...

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Maine Huts & Trails
Jul 29, 2014
Maine Huts & Trails Offers Fall
Getaway Celebration

KINGFIELD, Maine - Chef Jordan Rolleston and staff welcome visitors to the second annual Harvest at the Hut event on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Stratton Brook Hut of Maine Huts & Trails. The five-course meal will include hors d'oeuvres, soup, salad, pasta, entrée and dessert.

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Maine Huts & Trails
Jul 25, 2014

KINGFIELD, Maine - Lani Cochrane was recently hired as recreation program manager at Maine Huts & Trails (MHT) in Kingfield.

Maine Huts & Trails Lani Cochrane

Cochrane will be responsible for initiating, implementing and organizing all guided and non-guided recreation activities offered by MHT, from canoeing and kayaking to hiking, biking, star gazing...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Jul 18, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine - Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC), announced that Account Executive Kevin Gove has been promoted to chief content officer for the agency.

NMC's Chief Content Officer Kevin Gove 

"Kevin has proven he knows how to generate content that engages the targeted audiences of our clients. He puts together strategies that...

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Maine Huts & Trails
Jul 16, 2014

KINGFIELD, Maine - Sarah Carter, daughter of Mike and Martha Carter of Buxton, Maine, and a graduate of Bonny Eagle High School class of 2007, is working at Maine Huts & Trails as hutmaster at the Grand Falls hut. In her position, she works to ensure guests have a fun, enlightening, and comfortable experience once they reach the hut. One of the most important...

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The Nature Conservancy
Jul 16, 2014

NORTHEAST HARBOR, Maine - The Nature Conservancy's Chief Conservation Officer, Mainer Bill Ginn, will share his thoughts on the Conservancy's work in the Southern Andes region of South America, August 11, at the Northeast Harbor Library.

Bill Ginn. Photo by Mark Godfrey/TNC.

WHEN: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Northeast...

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Thomas College
Jul 16, 2014

~ Students Will Incur Less Debt, Enter the Workforce More Quickly ~

WATERVILLE, Maine - A new three-year pilot program to be launched this fall at Thomas College will allow students to earn an undergraduate business degree in three years instead of the traditional four. The program is made possible through a $135,731 grant awarded to the college by...

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Maine Huts & Trails
Jun 26, 2014

KINGFIELD, Maine - Residents of Franklin and Somerset counties can enjoy half-priced Locals Day rates for overnight accommodations every Tuesday night from July 8 until the end of summer at the Poplar, Stratton Brook and Grand Falls off-the-grid huts of Maine Huts & Trails (MH&T).

Mountain biking with a view at Maine Huts & Trails

"We want local...

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Thomas College
Jun 25, 2014
Program builds on its dedication to providing affordable, accessible college education 

WATERVILLE, Maine - Thomas College and Jobs for Maine's Graduates (JMG) have forged a new partnership to help more Maine students attain college degrees and land quality jobs after graduation.

Thomas President Laurie Lachance and Craig...

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Lafayette Hotels
Jun 23, 2014

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Executive Chef Arturo Montes of The Looking Glass Restaurant at the Bluenose Inn has created a new vegan and gluten-free menu.

 Executive Chef Arturo Montes welcomes guests to savor the new vegan and gluten-free dishes at The Looking Glass Restaurant.

Inspired by the bounty growing in their kitchen garden, the new menu features a...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Jun 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine - Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC), announced promotions of two key staff members in their Augusta office.

NMC Web Developer
Jen Libby

Graphic Designer Jennifer Libby has been promoted to web developer. Libby has been with NMC since 1998 and is a graduate of Westwood College in...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Jun 18, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine - Charlene Williams, president of Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC), presented "Reputation Management in the Digital Age and Working with the Media" to businesses and organizations in western Maine on June 3 as part of a program of the Western Maine Economic Development Council.

Charlene Williams, President of NMC

Sponsored by the Bethel Area...

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Ogunquit
Jun 13, 2014

OGUNQUIT, Maine - The southern Maine seaside town of Ogunquit has been selected as the starting point for the Hemmings Motor News Great Race, presented by Hagerty, set for Saturday, June 21.

The Great Race, the world's premiere old car rally, will bring more than 100 antique automobiles to Maine for up to four days before the beginning of the $150,000 event.

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Healthy Maine Streets
Jun 9, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine - Cooking and nutrition classes, walking groups, water refill stations, and a workout equipment lending library are part of a year-old community health initiative aiming to create vibrant Maine downtowns through healthy people.

Two finishers of a bike ride held during Healthy Maine Streets Wellness Week in Biddeford. Credit: Heart of Biddeford... read more / comment
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Jun 5, 2014

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Voted one of the top five small town Fourth of July celebrations in America in 2013, Bar Harbor is preparing once again to provide locals and visitors with spectacular festivities. Long-held traditions and exciting new additions have made Independence Day a special and memorable time in Bar Harbor.

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Lafayette Hotels
Jun 4, 2014

BAR HARBOR, Maine - On June 20, the Looking Glass Restaurant at the Bluenose Inn will host a special Chef's Table dinner. The Irish Summer-inspired dinner features local brews from Atlantic Brewing paired with Executive Chef Arturo Montes' delectable menu. Each dish also includes wine recommendations.

Executive Chef Arturo Montes...

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Hodgdon
Jun 3, 2014
Hodgdon Yacht Services, formerly Boothbay Region Boatyard, in Southport, Maine

EAST BOOTHBAY, Maine - Hodgdon has officially launched a new division, Hodgdon Yacht Services, marking the company's significant expansion into both the yacht and pleasure boat service and refit sectors. The expansion makes Hodgdon one of New England's largest full-service marine companies...

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Captain John Nicolai
May 30, 2014

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Captain John Nicolai of the Lulu Lobster Boat announced the launch of his new websites, lululobsterboat.com and lobstertalk.com. A fixture in educational and entertaining sea cruises, Captain John has become a sought-after public speaker and is expanding that aspect of his business.

The new, easy-to-use layout, larger font size and professional...

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