Google+ is Open For Business – Why Getting There First is Important

Google+ is Open For Business – Why Getting There First is Important

Google+ announced on Monday that they are now allowing businesses and brands to create their Google+ pages. For information on Google+ for business, please see the list of resources below.

Veterans Day Freebies

Veterans Day Freebies

Restaurants and Retailers are offering Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel freebies this Friday.

Spindleworks Selected To Create Maine’s Ornaments For The 2011 National Christmas Tree Display

Ornaments from all 56 U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia to be displayed at the 2011 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Spindleworks, a nonprofit art center in Brunswick that provides supplies, studio and gallery space to over 40 artists with disabilities, has been chosen by the Maine Arts Commission to design and create the ornaments for Maine' s tree for the 2011 National Christmas Tree display in President’s Park in Washington, D.C., the National Park Foundation announced today.

Each year local artists and youth are selected from each U.S. state, territory and the District of Columbia to design and create 24 ornaments.

Fortune Magazine Features The Gelato Fiasco

BRUNSWICK, Maine – Fortune Magazine featured The Gelato Fiasco in its November 7, 2011 issue. The magazine has a paid circulation of more than 866,000 and estimates a total audience of more than 4 million people.

The Gelato Fiasco was profiled in the magazine’s David vs. Goliath column, which examines start-ups that are taking on big companies.

The magazine reported on how The Gelato Fiasco's Joshua Davis, 29, and Bruno Tropeano, 28, merged small batches of gelato, flavor creativity in the kitchen, and careful business strategies to create a solid foundation for the company and compete against mass-production ice cream conglomerates. The magazine’s graphics team also Photoshopped a wicked funny illustration of Bruno and Josh in boxing shorts.

The article can be read – and the illustration can be seen – on The Gelato Fiasco’s web site at

Free Thanksgiving Dinner


MIDCOAST PIZZA AND MORE RESTAURANT  will be serving a tranditional THANKSGIVING DINNER prepared AND served FREE of charge to the residents of BATH.

JOIN US ON THURDAY NOVEMBER 24 ,2011 THANKSGIVING DAY from 12;00 to 2:00 pm AT: 737 Washington st Bath Me FMI call  207-4436631



Beth Hill New Coordinator for Lifeline Personal Response System

Beth Hill New Coordinator for Lifeline Personal Response System


When Beth Hill, the new coordinator of the Mid Coast Senior Health Center’s Lifeline medical alert system, speaks about Lifeline, she speaks from experience and from the heart.  She discovered the service several years ago when while caring for her father who had multiple sclerosis.           

Hill follows in the footsteps of Rhode Jones, whose name and face is well known throughout the community for her personal caring and meticulous attention to Lifeline subscribers.  Jones recently retired after 10 years with Lifeline, which she expanded from about 300 to approximately 600 disabled and elderly individuals from 33 to 103 years old, in 25 communities from Yarmouth to Wiscasset.          

Lifeline helps individuals maintain independence.

Downeast Energy Donates $25,000 to Heat Assistance Programs



Downeast Energy , a family-owned business for more than 100 years, has announced it is donating $25,000 to heat assistance programs in Maine and Southern New Hampshire.

The money from Downeast Energy is being allocated to more than 25 organizations including Tri-Valley United Way, York County Community Action, United Way of Kennebec Valley, United Way of Mid-Maine, Town of South Portland Heat Assistance Program, Town of Freeport, Town of Yarmouth, Town of Sanford General Assistance, Town of Alfred Welfare Acct. Town of Mt. Vernon, Home Heat Council of New Hampshire, Camden Worthy Poor, Town of Lebanon, Town of Shapleigh Welfare Acct., Readfield United Methodist Church and Rockland Heat Assistance Fund.

"At Downeast, we believe in serving our community and stepping up when people need help," said John Peters, President of Downeast Energy.