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Maine Development Foundation
Jul 6, 2016

Shawna Chase, Cheryl Doucette, Christina McVay and Sara Smith Receive Scholarships

AUGUSTA, Maine - University of Maine at Augusta students Shawna Chase, Cheryl Doucette, Christina McVay and Sara Smith each recently received support from the Next Step Maine scholarship program. The four women were nominated by their employers for a 2016 Next Step Maine Employee of...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Jul 6, 2016

AUGUSTA, Maine - Greg Glynn of Nancy Marshall Communications has received his Accreditation in Public Relations through the Public Relations Society of America and is now one of 5,000+ professionals who are nationally accredited in the field of public relations.

The accreditation process recommends that candidates have a minimum of five years of experience in public...

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Nancy Marshall Communications
Jun 28, 2016

FARMINGTON, Maine - Megan Crowder, account coordinator with Nancy Marshall Communications, led three Instagram workshops for the Greater Franklin Development Council in Rangeley, Carrabassett Valley and Farmington, Maine, on Thursday, June 23.

The workshops were funded by the Maine Woods Tourism Training Initiative. GFDC is the county lead for MWTTI.

Morgan...

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Jeffrey Ryan
Jun 1, 2016

In light of the reports on Geraldine Largay's disappearance, author and hiking expert Jeff Ryan is available to talk about safety and responsibility on the trail.

Ryan presents to residents of the Granite Hill Estates in Hallowell, Maine. 

Early in life, Ryan adopted hiking as his favorite mode of exploration. In 1983, he went on his first long-distance hike, a six and...

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Maine Huts & Trails
May 26, 2016

KINGFIELD, Maine - New this spring, hikers will be able to access the Bigelow Preserve directly from the Stratton Brook Hut at Maine Huts & Trails. Work has begun on the Bigelow Approach Trail, and it is expected to be ready for hikers after the Spring Trail Building Weekend, June 3-5, 2016.

Maine Huts & Trails staff and volunteers will continue working on... read more / comment
Jeffrey Ryan
May 24, 2016

Ryan presents to residents of Granite Hill Estates in Hallowell, Maine.

HALLOWELL, Maine - Jeffrey Ryan, of Falmouth, Maine, is an author, speaker, photographer, avid hiker and former catalog writer at L.L. Bean who has a forthcoming book called APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY.

Ryan held a book talk presentation at Granite Hill Estates in Hallowell, Maine, on Friday May, 20...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
May 18, 2016

Milky Way Over Schoodic to Grace 2016 Posters

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Nathan Levesque's photograph, Milky Way Over Schoodic, has been chosen as the winning image for the 8th Annual Acadia Night Sky Festival poster contest. A nationwide contest was held to find the iconic image and the selection committee was once again impressed with a number of high quality entries....

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
May 18, 2016

BAR HARBOR, Maine - Summer and fall in Bar Harbor are iconic for many reasons, but in honor of Acadia National Park's centennial, hundreds of events are taking place all year long. These are a few of the featured events: Annual Art in the Park, Fourth of July festivities, and the Acadia Night Sky Festival. 

66th Annual Art in the Park - June 18-19...

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Jeffrey Ryan
May 16, 2016

HALLOWELL, Maine - Jeffrey Ryan, of Falmouth, Maine, is an author, speaker, photographer, avid hiker and former catalog writer at L.L. Bean who has a forthcoming book called APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY. Come take a step with Ryan at the Granite Hill Estates retirement community in Hallowell, (60 Balsam Dr, Hallowell, Maine) on May 20, 2016 at 3 p.m., as he speaks about his book that...

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Maine Huts & Trails
May 6, 2016

KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails is beginning a search for a new executive director. Current Executive Director Charlie Woodworth has announced that he will be stepping down August 31 after three and a half busy and productive years at the helm. Maine Huts & Trails is seeking a strong and dynamic leader who will work to enhance the organization's reputation for...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
May 3, 2016

BAR HARBOR, Maine - The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce's board of directors has hired Martha Searchfield as the chamber's new executive director. Searchfield has been serving as interim director since January and after a nationwide search was hired for the position.

Martha Searchfield is the new executive director of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce

"Martha'...

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Jeffrey Ryan
May 2, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine - A new book about the Appalachian Trail highlights a 28-year trip, hiked one section at a time. APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY encourages readers to set goals, chase dreams and achieve them one step at a time.

APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY, by Jeffrey Ryan, author, speaker, photographer, avid hiker and former catalog writer at L.L. Bean, lays out the tools needed to set a...

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Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Apr 28, 2016

Bar Harbor, MAINE - Celebrate Downeast Maine's culinary traditions and the newest flavors of the region at the Taste of Bar Harbor, happening in Maine on May 19-22, 2016. People visit Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park from all over the world to discover the world-renowned culinary delights of Maine. This event is an opportunity to discover local restaurants, cafes and chefs...

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Northern Outdoors
Apr 28, 2016

THE FORKS, Maine - Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort was recently awarded Yankee Magazine's Best of New England Editors' Choice Award for Best Adventure. The Editors' Choice Awards will be featured in the May/June issue which will be on newsstands this month.

Northern Outdoors recognized as Best Adventure

"We are extremely...

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Maine Windjammer Association
Apr 26, 2016

PENOBSCOT BAY, Maine-Today, the Maine Windjammer Association announced the 40th Annual Great Schooner Race will be held on July 8, 2016, 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 from...

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Maine Sports Commission
Apr 20, 2016

Brought to you by the Maine Sports Commission

FALMOUTH, Maine - Sunday River Resort, Newry, will host the MEMIC Peak2Peak Challenge, presented by the Maine Sports Commission, on September 10, 2016. Racers will summit each of Sunday River's eight peaks, over three miles wide and 2,000 vertical feet, choosing their own course for the fastest time.

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Northern Outdoors
Apr 14, 2016

MILLINOCKET, Maine - Northern Outdoors is honoring Canadian currency at par for the 2016 Penobscot River rafting season and for all Penobscot River lodging getaways, according to the president of Northern Outdoors, Russell Walters. 

The Penobscot River features class IV and V rapids

Walters hopes that by accepting Canadian currency...

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Jeffrey Ryan
Apr 5, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine - A new book about the Appalachian Trail highlights a 28-year trip, hiked one section at a time. APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY encourages readers to set goals, chase dreams and achieve them one step at a time.

APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY, by Jeffrey Ryan, author, speaker, photographer, avid hiker and former catalog writer at L.L. Bean, lays out the tools needed to set a...

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Northern Outdoors
Mar 30, 2016

THE FORKS, Maine - Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort has announced a thrilling new way of celebrating Wednesdays with #WhitewaterWednesdays. All Maine residents can now raft the Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers on Wednesdays for half price.

Rafting on the Kennebec River.

President of Northern Outdoors, Russell Walters wants Mainers to experience the ultimate...

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Northern Outdoors
Mar 23, 2016

THE FORKS, Maine - Kids love rafting almost as much as they love the parents and grandparents who graciously take them! Grab your son, daughter or grandkids and head for an action-packed vacation that is full of fun at Northern Outdoors. At Northern Outdoors, kids and teens always raft for half price on weekdays during the summer months.

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