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Northern Outdoors
Mar 31, 2015

THE FORKS, Maine - Grab your son, daughter or grandkids and unplug on an affordable, action-packed vacation to Northern Outdoors, located in The Forks. At Northern Outdoors, kids and teens always raft for half price on weekdays during the summer months.

Reconnect with your loved ones on a thrilling whitewater adventure

Create lasting memories with your kids in...

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Healthy Maine Streets
Mar 26, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine - Healthy Maine Streets, a program of the Maine Development Foundation's Maine Downtown Center, will be presenting an innovative workshop at the 2015 National Main Street Conference being held in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 30-April 2. Considered one of the most successful programs in the country, five representatives from Maine Downtown Center and various Main...

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Northern Outdoors
Mar 25, 2015

THE FORKS, Maine - Get paid to ride the rapids this summer! Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort is currently accepting applications to attend their annual multi-day river guide training programs for the Kennebec River and Penobscot River.

Get paid to ride the rapids this summer 

Participants will gain all the necessary skills and techniques required to...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Mar 24, 2015
 ~ Artwork Contest Winner Announced ~

BAR HARBOR, Maine - The 7th Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival, happening September 10-14, held a nationwide contest to find this year's poster's iconic image. The festival committee was overwhelmed with entries, with more than 50 photographers and artists submitting their work showcasing the diverse ways that they were inspired by and...

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Northern Outdoors
Mar 19, 2015

THE FORKS, Maine - Northern Outdoors, the pioneer of the state's rafting industry, was recently honored with the Governor's Commitment to Innovation and Creativity award at the Maine Governor's Conference on Tourism, held on March 17 to 18 at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta.

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Maine Huts & Trails
Mar 17, 2015

KINGFIELD, Maine - Now is the perfect time to start summer vacation planning. Maine Huts & Trails always has something happening for every age and skill level. From fly fishing to paddling, biking to hiking and everything in between, there is a guided or self-guided trip for you and your family.

  • Fly fishing at Maine Huts & Trails Looking to...
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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Mar 12, 2015

BAR HARBOR, Maine — As one of the top places to visit in New England, Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island feature some of the most exceptional and thrilling outdoor activities available. Whether you enjoy testing your abilities on a sheer rock face or executing the perfect downward dog while floating on a lake, Bar Harbor has the terrain to mentally and physically challenge...

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Hermione
Mar 10, 2015
Celebration Planned for Replica of 18th-Century Historic Ship

CASTINE, Maine - Plans are well underway for a family-friendly cultural celebration that will span five days, July 11-15, 2015, as the seaside town of Castine, Maine, welcomes the replica 18th-century historic frigate the Hermione, set to arrive on Bastille Day, July 14.

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Maine Windjammer Association
Mar 3, 2015

MIDCOAST, Maine - Each year, more and more people are discovering how truly unique and exciting a Maine windjammer vacation can be. Three to six-day themed cruises are designed to suit guests' passions and hobbies while they experience a sailing getaway along the scenic coast of Maine.

Test out your sailing skills with an
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Carrabassett Valley Academy
Feb 20, 2015

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - Five CVA student athletes have qualified for the World Junior Snowboard Championships in Yabuli, China, March 8-16. All five athletes will be competing in snowboarder cross.

(Left to right) CVA Snowboard Program Director Michael Mallon with team members Kristen Venuto, Devryn Valley, Liam Moffatt, Max Yudajev, and Katie Wilson.

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Feb 19, 2015
~Augusta resident will serve as account executive~

AUGUSTA, Maine - Jessica Donahue has joined Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) as an account executive. In her new position, Donahue will be responsible for implementing marketing strategies and managing media relations for NMC's clients in the travel/tourism division.

New NMC...

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Northern Outdoors
Feb 18, 2015

THE FORKS, Maine - Russell Walters, president of Northern Outdoors, has been named strategic director for the Adventure Travel Trade Association's two-day intensive educational and networking conference, AdventureELEVATE. This year's conference will be held in Snowmass, Colorado, on June 7-8 with the theme "Adventure Means Business."
Russell Walters, president of...

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API
Feb 12, 2015

GARDINER, Maine - Scott Fossett, founder and president of A Partner in Technology (API) of Gardiner, announced that his company has acquired Beech Tree Consulting of Belgrade, which was founded by Rob Nevins in October 2013.

Scott Fossett, President, API

Fossett said, "Beech Tree's knowledge and experience in providing private cloud services to clients,...

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Maine Huts & Trails
Feb 11, 2015

KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails recently partnered with Teens To Trails (T3) and the Maine Winter Sports Center to provide a weekend of winter skills education to Maine high school outing clubs. With the help of Lee Auto Malls, who sponsored the event by generously donating an overnight stay, seven high school outing clubs visited Maine Huts & Trails' Flagstaff...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Feb 6, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine - Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC), has recently become certified as a Reach Social Branding Analyst, and is currently a Certified 360Reach Analyst and Personal Branding Strategist.

Nancy Marshall, CEO of Nancy Marshall Communications and The PR Maven®

This innovative certification gives Marshall the knowledge and tools...

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Maine Huts & Trails
Feb 5, 2015

KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails is proud to announce that it was recently featured as Maine's best place to cross-country ski on GearPatrol.com's roundup of 15 Places to Cross Country Ski.

Cross-country skiing at
Maine Huts & Trails
Photo credit: Maine Huts & Trails

"A series of huts provides a...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Feb 2, 2015

NMC CEO Nancy Marshall at the KVCOC President's Award banquet

AUGUSTA, Maine - On Friday, Jan. 23, the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce recognized Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) with a President's Award. The award recognizes business and thought leaders in the Kennebec Valley area. NMC was selected because of the training...

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Carrabassett Valley Academy
Jan 16, 2015

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...

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Maine Windjammer Association
Jan 8, 2015

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...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Jan 7, 2015

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...

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