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  • Published
    November 17, 2013

    Visit Pineland Farms
    for holiday fun, food

    As the brilliant colors of fall recede and winter approaches, there is much to be thankful for while we hunker down and transition our activities indoors. With frosty mornings and perhaps a heightened need to get out of the house, we invite you to come join us at Pineland Farms for any one of our […]

  • Published
    November 17, 2013

    Which used cars are safest for teens?

    The leading cause of death among young drivers in the United States is traffic accidents. Though people between ages 15 and 24 are about 14 percent of the total population, they are involved in more than 28 percent of accidents involving injuries. Those injuries can be avoided or minimized by putting teens in cars that have […]

  • Published
    October 31, 2013

    Important tips to prepare
    garden for winter in Maine

    By Diane Poulin If you’re lucky enough to have a backyard garden, you know the joy of growing, eating and sharing fresh-picked vegetables and fruits. You might also know that how well a garden is prepared for winter can affect the amount of time and labor it needs in the spring, and can impact the […]

  • Published
    October 21, 2013

    More Maine schools switch
    to natural gas service, save

    Math and science are popular subjects these days at the Laura E. Richards School, Gardiner Regional Middle School and Gardiner Area High School, not only in the classroom but also in the boiler room. This year, with help from Summit Natural Gas of Maine, all three schools converted to natural gas, a decision that is […]

  • Published
    October 21, 2013

    The key to better health

    You’re overweight. The doctor says your high blood pressure and cholesterol are likely to result in heart disease, diabetes or cancer. You could die sooner than necessary or quite unexpectedly. Who’s going to care if you die? More people than you might imagine. Let’s take a look. Your loved ones, countless friends, your employer, customers, […]

  • Published
    October 10, 2013

    A fun fall family destination

    Nestled in the rolling hills of southern Maine farm country, Pineland Farms is just 30 minutes from Portland. At Pineland, the beauty of the White Mountains is visible to the west as picturesque Maine farmland surrounds you. As the colors burst to life around us, Pineland Farms offers the perfect vantage point to soak in the beauty […]

  • Published
    September 18, 2013

    Christ Church in Gardiner opts for natural gas, saves

    Christ Church in Gardiner is the oldest continuously operating Episcopal Church in Maine. For more than 200 years, it has played a vital role in the community as a place for people to share their faith, host nonprofit events, raise money for community organizations and so much more. This year, the church is turning to […]

  • Published
    September 12, 2013

    It’s just my Facebook – what’s the big deal?

    How many times do we have to hear that what we post on Facebook matters?  A Facebook page creates risk and can undermine a career or personal standing in the community if it appears inconsistent with our public persona. Social media web sites are part of our personal brand (read: reputation) and conveys a great […]

  • Published
    September 3, 2013

    Pineland Farms Natural Meats

    It may be September, but that doesn’t mean grilling season is over. In fact, some of the best grilling happens starting now right through next spring. No hot sun, no humidity, and no mosquitos or black flies! It’s also harvest time. With all that beautiful fresh produce (which is also delicious on the grill) why […]

  • Published
    August 27, 2013

    Top five places to see state’s foliage in all its glory this fall

    With Labor Day behind us and summer drawing to a close, thoughts of home heating through a long winter may be top of mind. However, when living in Maine this time of year it is important to savor the transformation of Maine’s forest canopy from green to hues of yellow, orange and red on mountainsides, […]

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