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Asha Echeverria

American Bar Association Publishes Chapter by Construction Attorney Asha Echeverria and Taps Her to Speak at National Conference

By Broadreach Public Relations on Dec. 22, 2014, at 5:08 p.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Gerrett 207-228-7111 American Bar Association Publishes Chapter by Construction Attorney Asha Echeverria and Taps Her to Speak at National Conference Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (December 22, 2014) – Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, announced Asha Echeverria has …
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Seaport Community Health Center Opens On-Site Pharmacy

By Katherine Thomas on Dec. 22, 2014, at 5 p.m.
Belfast, Maine – Seaport Community Health Center (SCHC), a practice of Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), is excited to announce the addition of an on-site full-scale pharmacy to its practice at 53 Schoodic Drive in Belfast (on the athenaHealth campus). The pharmacy is open to patients and the community Monday …
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Maine Primary Care Practices, Community Care teams to receive $30M

on Dec. 22, 2014, at 4:31 p.m.
MANCHESTER, Maine — Thanks to the efforts of Maine primary care practices and Community Care Teams participating in the Maine Patient Centered Medical Home Pilot and a unique partnership of Medicare, Medicaid, private payers and employers, Maine will benefit from a two-year extension of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s Multi-Payer Advanced Primary Care …
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Turnpike Authority to offer tired travelers free coffee during holidays

on Dec. 22, 2014, at 3:57 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine –  The Maine Turnpike Authority is encouraging holiday travelers to take a break for safety and will treat Turnpike customers to a complimentary cup of coffee overnight Christmas Eve into Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve into New Year’s Day from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. both nights. …
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High-risk individuals to be eligible for screening for lung cancer

on Dec. 22, 2014, at 3:33 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine – Individuals who are at high risk for developing lung cancer may be eligible for screening at no out of pocket cost beginning Jan. 1. Most high risk individuals who have private insurance in Maine are enrolled in their state health insurance marketplaces, or are enrolled in state Medicaid …
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Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes at Maine State Parks

on Dec. 22, 2014, at 2:48 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Bureau of Parks and Lands will host free, guided hikes in five state parks on New Year’s Day as part of America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative. That initiative, held in all 50 states, offers individuals and families an opportunity to begin the …
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Perfect Gift for the Last Minute Shopper

By Mary Morse on Dec. 22, 2014, at 1:29 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 1 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 12 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 12 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 12 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: Best Tours of Maine, 103 Ocean Point Rd, Boothbay Harbor,, Maine For more information: 207-633-2426; besttoursofmaine.com …
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Meeting of the School Board of MECDHH/Governor Baxter School for the Deaf

By Joanna Spano on Dec. 22, 2014, at 1:26 p.m.
Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing The Governor Baxter School for the Deaf School Board Meeting January 8, 2015 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM Agenda 5:00 PM I. Call to Order 5:05 PM II. Announcements 5:10 PM III. Adjustments to the Agenda 5:15 PM IV. Public …
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150 Years of American Song – A Celebration of the University of Maine

By Ben McNaboe on Dec. 22, 2014, at 1 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-1755; collinscenterforthearts.com The University of Maine School of Performing presents 150 Years of American Song – A Celebration of the University of Maine LIVE! at the Collins …
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Lunch & Mead: From History to Culture, The Story of Mead at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center

By Marianne Pinkham on Dec. 22, 2014, at 12:35 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street, Damariscotta, Maine For more information: 563-1363; spectrumgenerations.org Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center located at 521 Main Street in Damariscotta will host its weekly Lunch and Learn program on Wednesday, December 31 at …
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Imperatives of Importing

By MITC on Dec. 22, 2014, at 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Maine International Trade Center, 511 Congress Street, Suite 100, Portland, Maine For more information: mitc.com/event/imperatives-importing/ As commerce becomes ever more globalized, importing has become a vital activity for many businesses. But importing means different things to different types of companies. …
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Community Christmas Eve Day Dinner in Searsport

By Anita McLellan on Dec. 22, 2014, at 12:09 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: The Brick House Restaurant, 23 E Main St, Searsport, Maine For more information: 603-548-6550 SEARSPORT, Maine — Our second annual Community Christmas Eve Dinner is almost upon us. This year we will hold it at The Brick House Restaurant located …
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The Ghost of Paul Revere LIVE in Belfast this Saturday, December 27th!

By Breanna Bebb on Dec. 22, 2014, at 11:56 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Location: Belfast American Legion Post #43, 143 Church Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 2072181158; brownpapertickets.com/event/1017306 A fundraiser for Our Town Belfast – join us for this awesome holler-folk dance party with The Ghost of Paul Revere! Stomp it up while …
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Skiing and Nordic Ski Festival Dec. 27-Jan. 1 in Fort Kent

on Dec. 22, 2014, at 11:50 a.m.
FORT KENT, Maine —  The newly renamed Fort Kent Outdoor Center, formerly the 10th Mountain Outdoor Center, is hosting its first New Year’s Nordic Ski Festival during the week of Dec. 27-Jan. 1. Event organizer Carl Theriault said in the center’s press release that Maine Winter Sports Center coaches originally …
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Matthew Abbott, Fundy Baykeeper

Maine legislator to explain Ocean Acidification Commission results January 7th, Belfast Public Library. Plus Baykeeper & GAC win.

By Friends of Penobscot Bay on Dec. 22, 2014, at 11:10 a.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-691-7485; penbay.org BELFAST, Maine — Coastal acidification, ocean acidification and remarks from the Fundy Baykeeper on the new Penobscot Baykeeper plan are on the agenda for the Jan. 7, 2015, …
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Maine Coast Mall Holiday Craft Fair & Kiosks Now thru Dec. 24th

By Maine Coast Mall on Dec. 22, 2014, at 11:03 a.m.
Stop by the Maine Coast Mall now thru December 24th to support your local community crafters and entrepreneurs! Perfect for last minute shoppers or those that want to buy unique, home made gifts! County Crafts – handmade crafts etc Laughing Moose Glassworks – blown glass ornaments and figurines M Designs …
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Maine Coast Mall Holiday Craft Fair & Kiosks Now thru Dec. 24th

By Maine Coast Mall on Dec. 22, 2014, at 10:52 a.m.
Stop by the Maine Coast Mall now thru December 24th to support your local community crafters and entrepreneurs! Perfect for last minute shoppers or those that want to buy unique, home made gifts! County Crafts – handmade crafts etc Laughing Moose Glassworks – blown glass ornaments and figurines M Designs …
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Trek Across Maine Indoors adds ninth site

on Dec. 22, 2014, at 10:34 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine – The American Lung Association welcomes the Sanford Springvale YMCA to the list of other YMCAs across the state that offer the innovative cycling program, Trek Across Maine Indoors, throughout the winter.  The Trek Across Maine will celebrate its 31st anniversary of cycling for healthy air from Friday, June 19, to Sunday, June …
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    Samsø Energy Academy at daybreak during an expeditionary field course attended by College of the Atlantic students in late September and early October.

COA renewable-energy course featured in New York Times

By Bob Mentzinger on Dec. 22, 2014, at 10:22 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, MAINE — College of the Atlantic has again been featured in a New York Times environmental blog. Authored by New York Times science and environmental writer Andrew C. Revkin, it is the second time in less than three months an innovative course developed in part at COA has …
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Catholic Diocese of Portland lists Christmas services online

on Dec. 22, 2014, at 9:23 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — A listing of Masses scheduled for Catholic churches in Maine on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day is now available on the Diocese of Portland’s website. To access the list, visit www.portlanddiocese.org/christmasmasses. Bishop Robert P. Deeley will celebrate midnight Mass and a 10 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland on Christmas Day. The bishop …
 
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