Special Sections

The following are BDN advertising supplements written by our advertising staff. Visit our Special Sections page to view each edition.

 
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How to choose a new snowplow

By Fisher Engineering on July 28, 2017, at 10:26 a.m.
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How to buy a new or used vehicle

By Lee Auto Malls on July 27, 2017, at 1 a.m.
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How to choose a financial planner.

By SagePath Financial Planning on July 27, 2017, at 1 a.m.
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How to install a hardwood floor

By Don Dickel Floors on July 27, 2017, at 1 a.m.
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How to select a realtor

By NextHome Experience on July 27, 2017, at 1 a.m.
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How to choose the right home health agency

By New England Home Health Care on July 27, 2017, at 1 a.m.
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How to decide if a retirement community is right for you.

By Dirigo Pines Retirement Community on July 27, 2017, at 1 a.m.
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How to increase cycling stamina

By MetroCreative content service on July 24, 2017, at 11:52 a.m.
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How to prevent injury when exercising outdoors

By MetroCreative content service on July 24, 2017, at 11:48 a.m.
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How to improve overall endurance

By MetroCreative content service on July 24, 2017, at 11:36 a.m.
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Tough Mountain Challenge competitors get dirty as they crawl through a pit of mud under barbed wire during the mud crawl obstacle at the race at Sunday River in this 2012 file photo.

Tough mountain challenges prove good for families and soloists alike

By Alan Crowell on July 24, 2017, at 11:30 a.m.
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P.J. Gorneault (left) of Caribou and Judson Cake of Bar Harbor run side by side during the 35th Sugarloaf Marathon. Gorneault won the men's title for the second straight year.

Run, run: Maine marathoners find many reasons to start, keep going

By Chris Quimby on July 24, 2017, at 11:16 a.m.
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BANGOR, Maine -- 11/15/16 -- Sarah Vickers of Holden, a member of the Penobscot Region New England Mountain Bike Association, rides new single track mountain biking trails on Nov. 15, in Essex Woods in Bangor.  The trail was constructed in October by volunteers of PR NEMBA and the support of Bangor Parks and Recreation Department. (Aislinn Sarnacki | BDN)

Mountain biking in Maine delivers fun, thrills for all

By Alan Crowell on July 24, 2017, at 11:03 a.m.
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Ryan McLaughlin dives through the "Slip, Slide and Die" obstacle and into a pit of mud during the Tough Mountain Challenge at Sunday River July 21, 2012.

Tackling Maine’s Tough Mountain Challenge

By Jodi Hersey on July 24, 2017, at 10:51 a.m.
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Nick Turner is the new executive director at The Grand in downtown Ellsworth. Photo courtesy of The Grand.

New exec. director brings “new act” to Ellsworth’s The Grand

By Anne Gabbianelli on June 30, 2017, at 10:28 a.m.
There’s a new captain at the helm of this vibrant ship—Executive Director Nick Turner. Turner comes to Ellsworth via Fort Collins, Colo., where he most recently served as a co-founder and sponsor of the Fort Collins Fringe Festival and a theatre artist-in-resident in the Integrated School of the Arts Program.
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Ruth Foster in her eponymously-named shop, Ruth Foster's, in Ellsworth. Photo by Tim Suellentrop.

One of a kind: Ellsworth’s Ruth Foster is regional icon

By Anne Gabbianelli on June 30, 2017, at 10:14 a.m.
When you hear the name Ruth Foster, you may immediately think of the long time children’s clothing store in downtown Ellsworth. That, however, is simply window shopping.
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Simple ways to enhance your personal beauty

By MetroCreative News Service on June 27, 2017, at 2:29 p.m.
Many women are on an eternal quest to enhance their beauty, spending thousands of dollars each year on cosmetics or hair care products to emulate the pictures they see in leading beauty magazines.
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Pros and cons of antiwrinkle injections

By MetroCreative News Service on June 27, 2017, at 2:26 p.m.
For many men and women, the fear of aging and the desire to look young as long as possible has driven scores of people to doctors’ offices around the country for antiwrinkle injections.
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Healthy ways to banish belly fat

By MetroCreative News Service on June 27, 2017, at 2:23 p.m.
While many people may want to reduce their belly fat for cosmetic purposes, they can also improve their overall health.
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When “forever” becomes “nevermore”: the science of tattoo removal

By Anne Gabbianelli on June 27, 2017, at 2:20 p.m.
Costs vary by size, and are determined by several factors including the size of the tattoo, the location, its age, and the technology used to achieve a desired outcome.