Freeport (Maine, United States)

Type: City
Name: Freeport (Maine, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 43.860001
Longitude: -70.099998
population: 12,415
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

75 years after being ‘Lost on a Mountain in Maine,’ Donn Fendler to be feted in Freeport

NEWPORT, Maine — Donn Fendler has lived a full life during the 75 years that have elapsed since a state and a country rooted, prayed and prepared to mourn for the boy who had become lost on Maine’s largest mountain.But as he’s regularly reminded, to many ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: With food-stamp cutoff, Maine’s able-bodied jobless snared in Catch-22

Implementing a work mandate will be just a political gesture unless the state addresses roadblocks to getting a job.Regardless of their location on the political spectrum, most people would agree that the best anti-poverty program is a job. So it seems ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Quick-charge stations installed as a spark in southern Maine

Advocates hope to see more electric vehicles on the roads as Greater Portland gets two locations where powering up takes 30 minutes instead of four hours.SOUTH PORTLAND — Electric car owners in Greater Portland will spend less time powering up, thanks ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

MANVILLE SENIOR CORNER: July 24

Excellent weather, good food by Elmer’s Catering, surprise door prizes and nostalgic music made for a perfect summer picnic at a gem of a place for the Manville Senior Citizens.Knob Hill in Colonial Park was the perfect place for our picnic on July 1 ... [Published Manville News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

A sweet and savory pizza

Whenever we go to Maine I usually make a pilgrimage to a number of favorite places, such as the Portland Head Light (my favorite place) and L.L. Bean's in Freeport.I also make an annual pilgrimage to the Old Port in downtown Portland, where I always visit ... [Published Times News Online - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Freeport News - 7/23

Facelift for First Parish ChurchThe First Parish Church Congregational, at 40 Main St., will soon have a fresh coat of paint. Painting the outside of the church will cost $14,000. To raise funds for the project, the church is “selling” paint sticks at ... [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Camp for kids all about animals

FREEPORT - Young Aiko Clougherty-Gray has a dog, two guinea pigs and two chickens at her home in Freeport, and she wants to learn more about the proper care of animals.Gray and several other Freeport-area children ages 9-13 are getting that opportunity. ... [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Money ready for home energy fixes in Freeport

FREEPORT - Freeport is seeking residents whose homes need energy-efficiency improvements.According to Town Planner Donna Larson, Freeport has secured a $17,700 Community Development Block Grant, and Efficiency Maine will provide funding for 80 percent ... [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST COLUMN: Striving for an agreement

We understand that there has been a lot of apprehension for RSU 5 since last December and we value the commitment parents, teachers, and administrators provided in ensuring our students felt safe and welcome throughout the district as we finished out ... [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Suzanne M. McNeil - Brunswick, Maine

7/22/2014Suzanne M. (Malbouef) McNeil, 65, of Brunswick, Maine, died July 9, 2014.She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Leo and Marguerite (Berard) Malboeuf. Suzanne was a graduate of Woonsocket High School and Rhode Island Jr. College.She ... [Published Valley Breeze - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas N. Harbin

Thomas Newton “Tommy” Harbin, 72, of Asheville, died July 13, 2014 at the CarePartners Solace Center.He was the son of Jackson Garrett Harbin, who died in 1964, and Julia Martha Cassida Harbin White, who died in 1988. He was also predeceased by a brother ... [Published Transylvania Times - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

L.L. Bean's Maine home due for a makeover

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) - The house where L.L. Bean raised a family and started the iconic outdoors outfitter that bears his name is getting a makeover to restore it to its historic state. The work, which includes repairs and replacement of siding, ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 27 2014]

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"This sort of walk may not work in 2014 in some states like New York or Florida. But Maine is one large small town," she said. "I'll be hosting events on a daily basis, engaging in house parties and breakfasts, and tours of local downtowns and communities left out by Washington politics."
"It would appear in the final analysis that the only concern that petitioner has in refusing to be deported is his fear for his life and safety upon knowing that he would be flown to Los Angeles for one hour and twenty five-minutes stopover before taking a connecting flight to London" the decision penned by Associate Justice Agnes Reyes-Carpio read
The mission of Tennessee Death Row Dogs, Inc. is to "promote the adoption of animals, network and rescue dogs that are scheduled for euthanasia and educate the public about the importance of spay/neuter in reducing the number of homeless animals." What initially began as a Facebook page where shelters posted dogs scheduled for euthanasia (hoping to find homes) is now a 2014 Approved Rescue from...
"Delaware North has a longstanding commitment to sustainable and responsible practices in food purchasing, and we do our best to maintain very high standards with our vendors" she said in an email

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75 years after being ‘Lost on a Mountain in Mai... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 25 2014]
Quick-charge stations installed as a spark in s... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 25 2014]
Our View: With food-stamp cutoff, Maine’s able-... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 25 2014]
Governor LePage has declared Friday Donn Fendle... [Published WABI TV - Jul 25 2014]
For the First Time, L.L.Bean Creates Limited-Ed... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 24 2014]
MANVILLE SENIOR CORNER: July 24 [Published Manville News - Jul 24 2014]
A sweet and savory pizza [Published Times News Online - Jul 23 2014]
Freeport News - 7/23 [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 23 2014]
Camp for kids all about animals [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 23 2014]
Money ready for home energy fixes in Freeport [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 23 2014]
GUEST COLUMN: Striving for an agreement [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 23 2014]
Michaud leads in cash on hand, with LePage clos... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 23 2014]
Suzanne M. McNeil - Brunswick, Maine [Published Valley Breeze - Jul 22 2014]
George J. Massie [Published Knox Village Soup - Jul 22 2014]
Maine Technology Institute announces TechWalk 2014 [Published Maine Technology Institute - Jul 22 2014]
Thomas N. Harbin [Published Transylvania Times - Jul 21 2014]
Beers, Guns & Lobster Rolls [Published Maxim Online - Jul 21 2014]
More records fall as Harvey, Obera, McBarnette,... [Published Noodls - Jul 19 2014]
Senate Candidate Walks the Talk in Maine [Published National Journal - Jul 18 2014]
CA issues 'Solomonic' decision for Brit wanted ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 17 2014]
Current News Briefs - 7/17 [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 16 2014]
Freeport News - 7/16 [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 15 2014]
Barney Frank in Brunswick: ‘The military is not... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 15 2014]
Q&A with Durham's Paul Baines [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 15 2014]
The band plays on [Published Keep Me Current - Jul 15 2014]
Synthetic Cordage Enabling Innovation in Key En... [Published Mining Technology - Jul 15 2014]
Several Downeaster trains canceled due to track... [Published WMTW - Jul 14 2014]
TN Death Row Dogs, Inc. saves dogs from sure death [Published Examiner.com - Jul 14 2014]
Recalling the 1960s [Published Boothbay Register - Jul 14 2014]
Quick eats along Maine’s Route 1 [Published Boston Globe - Jul 13 2014]
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SMMA Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for L.L.Bean’s n... [Published Business Wire Photo/Multimedia News - Jul 10 2014]
FREEPORT, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Center, designed by SMMA|Symmes Maini & McKee Associates, and constructed by PC Construction Company, opened recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony along scenic Brickyard Cove in Maine’s ...
SMMA Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for L.L.Bean’s n... [Published Business Wire News with Multimedia - Jul 10 2014]
FREEPORT, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Center, designed by SMMA|Symmes Maini & McKee Associates, and constructed by PC Construction Company, opened recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony along scenic Brickyard Cove in Maine’s ...
Here There EVERYWHERE Giveaway - Rewarding L.L.... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Jun 27 2014]
FREEPORT, Maine, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What would you do with $250,000? That's the question L.L.Bean Visa cardmembers will be asking themselves every time they swipe their card and are automatically entered into the Here There EVERYWHERE Giveaway. ...
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For the First Time, L.L.Bean Creates Limited-Ed... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 24 2014]
L.L.Bean Announces 2014 Summer in the Park Even... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 27 2014]
Your Relationship is a Threesome and You Don't ... [Published Financial Services - Apr 16 2014]
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