KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails is celebrating Maine's harvest season with a farm-to-hut dining experience on Saturday, September 17. The harvest dinner will take place at Stratton Brook Hut where participants enjoy a farm fresh meal at 1,900'. This eco-friendly, off-the-grid hut offers prime fall foliage views of the Bigelow Mountain range, Sugarloaf Mountain and...read more / comment
BAR HARBOR, Maine - Bar Harbor is one of the best places in the world where novice and advanced astronomers alike can take in the majestic Milky Way and enjoy skies dark enough for unlimited stargazing. The Acadia Night Sky Festival is the perfect time to visit and take in the starry night sky. Events take place September 22-25, in and around Acadia National Park. ...read more / comment
KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails, located in Maine's western mountain region, is celebrating fall with three family-friendly events featuring farm fresh food, adventure, mountain biking and community.
Maine Huts & Trails is surrounded by pristine lakes, mountains, rivers, waterfalls and forests creating picturesque fall foliage views with abundant...read more / comment
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Development Foundation (MDF) announced Anne Ball has been hired as interim program director for Maine Downtown Center (MDC). Ball has served as a consultant for MDC since 2012 and has been heavily involved in the success of the Healthy Maine Streets Program, Grants to Green, and Making Headway in Your...read more / comment
PITTSFIELD, Maine - Maine Central Institute (MCI) launched a $6.5 million capital campaign, as part of the celebration of its sesquicentennial during the School's Reunion Weekend. The Founders Campaign is the first comprehensive campaign in the School's 150-year history.MCI Headmaster Christopher J. Hopkins and MCI Board President Norbert Young Jr. announce the... read more / comment
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Development Foundation (MDF) and Unity Foundation (UF) have announced a new partnership that is designed to support MDF during a period of transition. As part of the relationship, the Unity Foundation is loaning their current research and program officer, Lori Roming, to MDF to serve as...read more / comment
WINCHESTER, VA - Jeffrey Ryan, of Falmouth, Maine, is the author of the new book called APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY. Ryan is a speaker, photographer, avid hiker and former catalog writer at L.L. Bean and will be signing copies of his book at the Winchester Book Gallery on Friday, July 29, from 6-8 p.m.Ryan signing copies of APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY at his appearance at the Thos... read more / comment
AUGUSTA, Maine - Jessica Donahue was recently promoted to account supervisor at Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC). The supervisor position was created to oversee client operations and staffing at their Augusta, Maine, office. In her new position, Donahue will be responsible for assisting in the operations of the office and...read more / comment
WASHINGTON - Maine senator Angus King met with author Jeff Ryan on Tuesday, July 14, in Washington, D.C., to discuss Ryan's new book, APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY: A 28- Year Hike of America's Trail.Author Jeff Ryan with senator Angus King in Washington, D.C., the first stop on his nationwide book tour.
Ryan said, "I greatly appreciate Angus King taking the time...read more / comment
KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails will be hosting their second annual Brews & Views beer pairing dinner at the Stratton Brook Hut on Saturday, August 13.Local craft brews and locally sourced food, all with breathtaking views, are the highlights of Brews & Views beer pairing dinner.
Baxter Brewing Co. is back again this year, with their...read more / comment
BAR HARBOR, Maine - Recent improvements and additions have enriched the Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park guest experience this centennial year. Guests can now visit the quieter sections of Acadia National Park more easily, paddle board in serene areas, experience Wabanaki culture, explore the history behind allowing cars on Mount Desert Island, and improve their park...read more / comment
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...read more / comment
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...read more / comment
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.
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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...read more / comment
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
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...read more / comment
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....read more / comment
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...read more / comment
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...read more / comment