Articles by Tom Talbott

 
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Rooftop man raises more than $32k for charity

By Tom Talbott on Sept. 09, 2016, at 9:42 p.m.
SACO — Kevin Fitzpatrick climbed to the roof of Patriot Subaru in Saco on Thursday, Sept. 1 — a man on a mission. He vowed not to come down until donations from the community reached $30,000, with every penny going to STRIVE, a South Portland charitable organization. STRIVE is dedicated …
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Patriot Subaru Donation Program To Support Orlando Families

By Tom Talbott on June 15, 2016, at 1:13 p.m.
In the aftermath of the Orlando shootings that took the lives of 49, and injured many more, individuals and businesses alike are trying to provide assistance the best they can to the families. Within 3 days of the attack, more than 90,000 individuals had donated over $4.2 million to a …
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Patriot Subaru visits Preble Street to present a check from the Subaru Share The Love Event.

Subaru Share The Love event earns $87,000 for Preble Street

By Tom Talbott on March 30, 2016, at 10:10 p.m.
SACO — Patriot Subaru of Saco presented on March 28 a check for $45,000 to Preble Street, a Portland-based social service as part of Share the Love, an annual charitable benefit sponsored by Subaru of America. This is the second consecutive year that Patriot Subaru has designated Preble Street as …
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The Rotary Club of Portland Re-Dedicated the Harold T. Andrews Monument, Veterans Day, 2015.

Portland Maine Rotary Rededicates WWI Plaque

By Tom Talbott on Nov. 20, 2015, at 9:51 a.m.
Did you know there is a flagpole and plaque in downtown Portland that honors the first soldier from Maine who lost his life in World War One? Andrews Square – at the junction of West Street, Clark Street, and Pine Street is named after that soldier – Harold T. Andrews. …
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Patriot Subaru Earns Dual Top Places To Work Honors

By Tom Talbott on Oct. 23, 2015, at 4:15 p.m.
Patriot Subaru of Saco, ME has received recognition from two unique sources as being a great place to work. On October 8th , Patriot was named as a recipient of the 2015 Best Places To Work in Maine® award, placing #1 in the medium sized business category of 50-249 employees. …
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U.S. Sen. King to speak at Portland Rotary 100th Anniversary event

By Tom Talbott on Aug. 10, 2015, at 9:16 a.m.
The Rotary Club of Portland, Maine, announced that U.S. Sen. Angus King will be the keynote speaker at the club’s upcoming Centennial Gala on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Holiday Inn By The Bay, Portland. The Rotary Club of Portland is celebrating its 100th year, with a …

Rotary Club of Portland, Maine Prepares for 100th Anniversary

By Tom Talbott on July 14, 2015, at 3:27 p.m.
The Rotary Club of Portland Maine celebrates its 100th year, with a series of special club events to mark the occasion as well as launching new programs designed to serve the community. The club was originally sponsored by the Rotary Club of Boston, and received its charter on September 15, …
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Patriot Subaru of Saco Donates For Shade Trees

By Tom Talbott on April 28, 2015, at 10:25 a.m.
Press Release April 23, 2105 Patriot Subaru Donates For Saco Shade Trees Patriot Subaru celebrated Earth Day with a donation of $700 shared between the Portland and Saco Parks and Recreation Departments, earmarked for the planting of shade trees. Money was raised from sales over the three days leading up …
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Patriot Subaru, Saco, ME raises $40,000 for Preble Street, through the Subaru Share The Love Event program.

Patriot Subaru Earns $40,000 for Preble Street

By Tom Talbott on March 23, 2015, at 1:44 p.m.
Patriot Subaru of Saco presented a check for $40,000 to Preble Street, a Portland-based social service nonprofit, as part of “Share the Love,” an annual charitable benefit sponsored by Subaru of America. The presentation was made at Preble Street on Friday, March 20th. Between November 20, 2014, and January 2, …
Patriot Subaru General Manager Brian Beattie welcomes Preble Street associates Michelle Dietz, Board of Director, and Elena Schmidt, Chief Development Officer to the Subaru Share The Love Event.

Patriot Subaru Proud To Be Part of Share The Love Event

By Tom Talbott on Nov. 24, 2014, at 9:22 a.m.
Subaru “Share The Love 2014” has started! Now through January 2nd, 2015, Subaru will donate $250 to a choice of charities that benefit the community. There are four national charities, and a local charity selected by individual dealers. The customer of the car chooses which charity will receive the $250 …

Patriot Subaru Earns Top Spot in 2014 Best Places To Work In Maine

By Tom Talbott on Oct. 14, 2014, at 8:35 a.m.
The Maine State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management announced its recipients for their 8th annual Best Places to Work in Maine list. In the medium sized business category of 50-249 employees, Patriot Subaru of Saco, was named the top business. This was the second year in a …

Don Foshay’s Discount Tire Named Maine’s 2013 AAA Independent Repair Facility of the Year

By Tom Talbott on May 23, 2014, at 11:14 a.m.
DON FOSHAY’S DISCOUNT TIRE & ALIGNMENT NAMED MAINE’S 2013 AAA APPROVED AUTO REPAIR INDEPENDENT REPAIR FACILITY OF THE YEAR AAA Northern New England is pleased to announce that Don Foshay’s Discount Tire and Alignment of Hallowell has been awarded the 2013 AAA Approved Auto Repair Independent Facility of the Year …
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Portland Maine Firms, Perkins Olson PA, and Bohan Mathers Join Forces

Portland Maine Law Firms, Perkins Olson PA, and Bohan Mathers Join Forces

By Tom Talbott on Aug. 02, 2013, at 11:21 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Perkins Olson, PA, a Portland firm that specializes in business law, has announced its acquisition of Bohan Mathers & Associates, regarded as one of the leading intellectual property law firms in northern New England. Each practice will continue to serve its own clientele under its current name, …