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Upcoming Event: Research to Reality: Using Data to Develop Strategy

WESTBROOK and BANGOR, Maine (May 29, 2015) — The Maine Public Relations Council (MPRC) has announced its next professional development session on June 19 will …

American Lung Association in Maine’s Ed Miller to retire June 30

AUGUSTA, Maine — For nearly three decades, Ed Miller has been synonymous with the work of the American Lung Association in Maine.  On June 30, after …
MAINE SKIES

Why we see one side of the moon

Why can we see only one side of the moon? The answer is gravity. We are all familiar with the effect of the moon’s gravity …
Portland City Hall.

Lightning strikes Portland City Hall, forces evacuation and knocks out elevator

PORTLAND, Maine — A day after a Grand Isle teenager captured lightning striking a nearby church steeple on a video recording that took the state by …

MPRC summer kick-off networking social

Thursday, June 25, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Gritty McDuff’s , 187 Lower Main St, Freeport, ME For more information: meprcouncil.org/event/90/Summer_Kick-Off_Networking_Social Summer is …
Capturing a swarm of bees should be done by a beekeeper. Don't spray the hive. Call the Maine State Beekeepers Association.
THE BEE WHISPERER

Save June swarms: Call a beekeeper

June is a month all beekeepers love. Flowers are blooming, and bee colonies are building up strength fast. The queen bee can be laying up …

Congress sets hearing on Takata as automakers expand recalls

DETROIT — Five automakers on Thursday widened recalls of cars and trucks with Takata Corp. air bags and the U.S. Congress set a hearing next …

Bernstein Shur Shareholder Discusses New Risks of Cyber Security at the American Bankers Association Risk Management Forum

Portland and Augusta, Maine (May 29, 2015) – Josh Silver, shareholder and member of Bernstein Shur’s Business Law and Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Groups, …
Homestead

Twin nephews still have genealogist aunt baffled

Four isn’t too young to start learning about genealogy. After all, I was just 3 when my mother took me to see my 95-year-old great-great-grandmother, …

Emera Maine, CMP crews working to restore power

BANGOR | Crews from Emera Maine and Central Maine Power remained busy Friday morning restoring electricity to those who lost it during Thursday’s thunderstorms. …
Community

Cherryfield Academy Community Center

Update on the CA Community Center. We are very happy to say that we now …
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State Sports

Resources for transgender youth

Maine Transgender Network (Maine TransNet): mtn@mainetransnet.org Equality Maine: 207-761-3732 or info@equalitymaine.org GLSEN, Inc., the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network — Southern Maine chapter: 207-619-1417 …
  • Support services for transgender teens
  • Maine among first states with transgender sports participation policy
  • ‘I’m just a person right now’: Sports help transgender teen make his journey
  • 30 years later, Parker returns as Bangor High School boys basketball coach