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
SKOWHEGAN, Maine - Demand for healthier foods grown close to home has created a growing wholesale demand for locally-sourced grains according to Amber Lambke, president of the Somerset Grist Mill, LLC and its Maine Grains label.... read more / comment
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - More than 65 volunteers are expected to take part in the second annual TrailFest 2014 Friday, August 22 through Sunday, August 24.TrailFest volunteers gather at Stratton Brook Hut.
The event, organized by the Carrabassett Region New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA) and Maine Huts & Trails, is part of a larger effort...read more / comment
BAR HARBOR, Maine - Wine Spectator magazine has honored The Looking Glass Restaurant at the Bluenose Inn with the Award of Excellence. This annual award recognized The Looking Glass for its detailed and extensive selection of wines. Each vintage featured on their wine list has been carefully selected to complement the fresh, complex flavors of Chef Arturo Montes' menu....read more / comment
SKOWHEGAN, Maine - Amber Lambke, executive director of the Maine Grain Alliance, is firing up the oven for fresh local pizza at the Skowhegan State Fair through Aug. 16. The artisan pizzas featured at the Maine Grain Alliance wood-fired pizza...read more / comment
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...read more / comment
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...read more / comment
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...read more / comment
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.The table... read more / comment
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...read more / comment