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Cross Insurance Center passes one milestone on way to another


The Cross Insurance Center in Bangor recently reached its 1,000th event since opening in the fall of 2013.

Maine Brew Bus acquires R.I. brewery tour company


Zach Poole, founder of The Maine Brew Bus LLC, announced today he has acquired the operations of The Rhode Island Brew Bus LLC, a company providing all-inclusive tours to breweries, wineries, and...

Bar Harbor resolution seeks full funding of Acadia's maintenance needs

The Bar Harbor Town Council agreed to sign a congressional resolve that opposes a peak-season rate increase at 17 national parks, including Acadia.

Millinocket Marathon: A race where runners pay their own way


Millinocket's marathon is only three years old, but already it's become emblematic of the Katahdin region's can-do spirit as it works to rebuild a local economy devastated by permanent closure of its...

Veteran conservationist joins Schoodic Institute as president and CEO


Schoodic Institute, a nonprofit partner of Acadia National Park, named Don Kent as its new president and CEO. He succeeds Mark Berry, who was the Schoodic Institute's leader for three years.

Future remains uncertain for Katahdin Woods and Waters


Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's call for "active timber management" within Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is the sticking point for its supporters, who otherwise were relieved he wasn't...

Unveiling of Maine Mariners logo launches merchandise sales for new hockey team

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The future Maine Mariners hockey team became more real on Wednesday with the unveiling of a logo and the first T-shirt sales at the arena where they'll be playing.

Visits to Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument quadruple in 2017

By the end of 2017, visits to Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument are expected to quadruple what they were during its first short season in 2016.

Sunday River to debut its new $2.2M chairlift on Saturday


Sunday River Resort will debut its new $2.2 million Doppelmayr three-passenger chairlift, the Spruce Peak Triple, on Saturday.

Mainebiz Food Insider: Shipyard partners with Three Rivers Whitewater on Sugarloaf Brew Haus


It’s a partnership made in Maine — Three Rivers Whitewater, located primarily in West Forks and known for warm-weather outdoor adventures that include whitewater rafting, is...