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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Aug 4, 2015

BAR HARBOR, Maine - As Maine is increasingly being referred to as a place that "still has stars," the Acadia Night Sky Festival celebrates the starlit skies through education, science and the arts. This annual celebration, set for September 10-14, 2015, has recently launched a new website.

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Maine Huts & Trails
Jul 27, 2015

KINGFIELD, Maine - Celebrate the start of the summer season with Maine Huts & Trails on July 11 at their Summer Kick-Off Trail Work Day and pig roast. In conjunction with the Carrabassett Region New England Mountain Biking Association (CR NEMBA), Maine Huts & Trails will have a number of hut and trail maintenance projects that they need help with.

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Hermione
Jul 13, 2015

CASTINE, Maine - The Castine Historical Society would like to extend an invitation to welcome the Hermione to Castine on July 14 during her final US port of call. There will be three days of celebration leading up to the arrival of Hermione starting on July 11 and continuing until July 15.

Fort George will be host to reenactments during the celebration. 
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Maine Windjammer Association
Jun 24, 2015

MIDCOAST, Maine - It seems as though everyone is looking to shrink their carbon footprint with green alternatives when it comes to travel these days. The Maine Windjammer Association prides itself on providing one of the most eco-friendly modes of transportation you can use to see and experience the iconic Maine coast.

Schooners...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Jun 18, 2015
The ABCs of Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Acadia National Park is one of Maine's natural gems. It attracts more than two million visitors each year and is celebrating its centennial anniversary in 2016. First Lady Michelle Obama and Mrs. Laura Bush recently launched a 'Find Your Park' campaign, designed to encourage visitation to local national parks...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Jun 18, 2015
Troy resident will serve as digital marketing manager

AUGUSTA, Maine - John Van Pelt has joined Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) as digital marketing manager. In his new position, Van Pelt will be responsible for developing and implementing clients' total online marketing strategy, including their websites, Internet advertising, and social media from a marketing and user...

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Hermione
Jun 8, 2015

~ Five-day celebration July 11-15 will be held as the Hermione makes her final U.S. port of call at Castine on Bastille Day ~

Meet the captain and crew of Hermione during her last stop
in the U.S.

CASTINE, Maine - The Hermione started her transatlantic voyage in April of this year. Today, she will...

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Northern Outdoors
Jun 1, 2015

THE FORKS, Maine - Do you know an amazing family or individual who deserves a chance to unplug and experience a really cool customizable adventure vacation getaway? Let Maine's premier adventure resort help them disconnect and hit the reset button. Outside magazine and Fast Company recently published research showing that unplugging from the virtual world, even for ten...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
May 27, 2015
~ Dr. John A. Grant, III; Dan Barry, MD, PhD; and Alisdair Davey ~

BAR HARBOR, Maine - The seventh annual Acadia Night Sky Festival, one of the premier night sky events on the eastern seaboard, will take place on September 10-14 on Mount Desert Island and the Schoodic Peninsula in Maine. The festival is packed full with events, including workshops, nationally recognized...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
May 27, 2015

BAR HARBOR, Maine - It is time to vote for Bar Harbor, Maine, to be Outside Magazine's "Best Town Ever." After beating out Middlebury, Vermont, Bar Harbor has become the East division champion and is now in the Final Four against the West division champion, Port Angeles, Washington.

Vote for Bar Harbor at www.OutsideOnline.com.

"We are currently lagging...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
May 26, 2015

BAR HARBOR, Maine - After an extensive nationwide search, the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce's board of directors is pleased to announce the hiring of a new executive director, Nancy McKechnie. McKechnie started with the Chamber on May 25.

Nancy McKechnie named as new Bar Harbor
Chamber of Commerce executive director.

"The Bar...

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Beal's Lobster Pier
May 21, 2015

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — Beal's Lobster Pier, a family-friendly destination in Southwest Harbor, is celebrating more than 80 years as a real working fish and lobster pier and they want to celebrate with you. Beal's Lobster Pier will be giving a free dessert (with the purchase of lobster entrée or equivalent) to anyone 80 years or older visiting this summer season.

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Carrabassett Valley Academy
May 15, 2015

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA) announced today that it has been awarded a $1,000,000 challenge from the Harold Alfond Foundation to support the academy's new King Cummings Campus. This substantial commitment from the Harold Alfond Foundation serves as a tremendous catalyst for the Academy's efforts to eliminate debt incurred to finance...

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Maine Huts & Trails
May 7, 2015

KINGFIELD, Maine - The summer season is right around the corner and Maine Huts & Trails has some challenging and tasty events on the horizon.
Kick off summer by volunteering for trail work day and be rewarded with a pig roast.

Kick off summer by volunteering for trail work day
and be rewarded with a pig roast.
  • Get your hands dirty and...
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Nancy Marshall Communications
Apr 30, 2015
~Announces Crowdfunding Campaign~

KINGFIELD, Maine - Dog Not Gone's signature safety dog vest and other visibility products now feature the No Fly Zone™ Insect Defense System to repel ticks, mosquitos and other biting insects to offer even greater protection for our four-legged friends.

Small dog vest by Dog Not Gone.

"Keeping pets safe has been our mission...

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Northern Outdoors
Apr 28, 2015
~ Maine Residents Raft for Half Price at Northern Outdoors ~

THE FORKS, Maine - Mondays come and go, Tuesdays seem to last forever, so why not treat yourself to a fun adrenaline rush on Wednesdays this summer? Northern Outdoors wants to help you break out of your weekly routine with "Whitewater Wednesdays," where all Maine residents raft for half price.

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Beal's Lobster Pier
Apr 16, 2015

SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine - Beal's Lobster Pier is pleased to be named the exclusive lobster and lobster roll for the Portland Sea Dogs at Hadlock Field in Portland, Maine.

Slugger, Portland Sea Dogs' mascot, loves Beal's Lobster Pier lobsters. Credit: Portland Sea Dogs

Portland Sea Dogs joins Beal's Lobster Pier's ever-growing roster of restaurants and menus...

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Maine Windjammer Association
Apr 10, 2015

MIDCOAST, Maine - A cruise aboard a Maine windjammer gives guests a different vantage point for viewing the familiar rocky coast of Maine. With 360-degree views, guests have the ability to watch lobstermen pull traps into their boats, view wildlife in its natural habitat, and see a national treasure, Acadia National Park, all while sailing quietly on the deck of a windjammer...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Apr 2, 2015

BAR HARBOR, Maine - The Taste of Bar Harbor is a local food festival celebrating the traditions and flavors of Ddowneast Maine, featuring local restaurants, cafés, chefs and others who offer distinctive culinary experiences throughout the area. The festival is from May 14-17 and features numerous events throughout the four days, including Dessert Night, Waiter Race and Chef's...

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Maine Sports Commission
Apr 2, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine - The Maine Sports Commission is holding The Business of Sports Symposium with keynote speaker Larry Lucchino on Thursday, April 16, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Southern Maine in Portland, Maine.

The symposium will focus on the role sporting events can have in growing Maine's four-season economy. Attendees will have the opportunity to...

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