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Maine Innkeepers Association Launches Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser with 50% off Room Rates

FREEPORT, Maine — Innkeepers all over the state of Maine will once again cut their rates by 50% in May to support “Hospitality for Habitat”, an annual Maine Innkeepers Association (MEIA) program designed to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity, announced MEIA Executive Director, Greg Dugal. This year participating Innkeepers will reduce their room rates [...]

Phoenix Studio Reunites with the Old Port Tavern in ‘A Sea of Love’

PORTLAND, Maine — The Phoenix Studio Reunites with the Old Port Tavern in ‘A Sea of Love’. Phoenix Studio, the largest stained glass art studio in Portland since 1976, reunited with the historical Mariner’s Church building when commissioned to design a stained glass window for the Old Port Tavern. The owners of the Old Port [...]

Super Bowl Special Taste of the Market

ROCKPORT, Maine — A Super Bowl Special Taste of the Market celebration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Rockport Marketplace, located at 461 Commercial St. You are invited to meet your Farmer, come and sample the products of farmers market vendors and State of Maine Cheese plus enter [...]

Eastern Maine celebrates entrepreneurs with showcase Feb. 14

ORONO, Maine — Members of the Mobilize Eastern Maine will celebrate Entrepreneurship Week beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Black Bear Inn, on the UMaine campus. The event “We Love Entrepreneurs” an open house style event showcasing the 2012 Top Gun class and featuring the opportunity to hear first hand from R.H. [...]

Seaboard FCU Reports Record Growth in 2011

BUCKSPORT, Maine – Kyle W. Casburn, President and CEO of Seaboard Federal Credit Union, announced that assets, loans and membership all reached record highs in 2011. Assets grew 6% to $101.3 million, an increase of $5.9 million. The credit union’s loan portfolio grew 5% to $79.6 million, an increase of $3.5 million. Membership grew 3% [...]

Bangor Hydro planned interruption of service

BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Hydro Electric Company has announced plans for a scheduled interruption in electric service beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in Franklin. The outage will last for three hours to allow crews time to safely remove limbs from nearby lines. Areas affected include Georges Pond Road, Cousins Road, Spruce Circle, Clean [...]

NEW ACADIA FCU BRANCH MANAGER ANNOUNCED

St FRANCIS, Maine — Acadia Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that Shawn Parker has assumed the position of Branch Manager at their St. Francis branch location. As Branch manager, Shawn will be responsible for and oversee all operations of the branch office. In addition, he will also be charged with developing the branch’s [...]

Brown Bag Lunch Series

BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Museum and History Center will host the first Wednesday of each month during 2012 for a free lunchtime program. Bring your lunch, see a short presentation, and look at some artifacts from our collections. The program is 45 minutes long to accommodate the workday lunch hour. Attendees receive a free [...]