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Win Four Tickets to the Sylvania 300 @ the New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Win Four Tickets to the Sylvania 300 @ the New Hampshire Motor Speedway
SYLVANIA 300 Sunday, September 25, 2011 2:00pm Oval - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

 

The cars and stars of NASCAR race their way back to New England for the SYLVANIA 300 and the second race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Sunday, September 25. As part of NASCAR’s 10-race playoffs, this 300-lap event is sure to be pivotal in deciding the series champion.

Art, Artisans, Food, Fun, and Boat, Boats, Boats!

9th Annual MAINE BOATS, HOMES & HARBORS SHOW Sails into Rockland, August 12–14, 2011. Art, Artisans, Food, Fun, and Boat, Boats, Boats!
ROCKLAND, MAINE
Exquisite home furnishings and handcrafted wares will once again share the spotlight with a wide array of Maine-built boats, marine goods, art, live music, jewelry, and a host of special events when the 9th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show sails into Harbor Park on the Rockland waterfront, August 12-14, 2011.

In addition to docks, tents, and land displays filled with beautiful new products, visitors will be able to take a walk through local history via the show’s 2011 theme. “Tradition Shapes Innovation: 75 Years on Penobscot Bay—A Retrospective,” was chosen in honor of the 75th anniversaries of Penobscot Marine Museum and the Maine Windjammer Fleet.

Win Four Tickets to the MOVETHATBLOCK.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Win Four Tickets to the MOVETHATBLOCK.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
MoveThatBlock.com INDY 225 Sunday, August 14, 2011 3:30pm Oval | IZOD IndyCar® Series

“A New Breed of Speed” comes to New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, August 14 for their only New England appearance.

At speeds of 200 mph, some of the most fearless drivers in the world will bring heart-stopping, wheel-to-wheel racing back to New England.

The Great State of Maine Air Show-August 27th and August 28th featuring The GEICO Skytypers

Brunswick, Maine  – The GEICO Skytypers, the only civilian flying unit in the world to use World War II-era planes to ‘type’ their messages in the sky, are performing at the The Great State of Maine Air Show & Business Aviation Expo, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 26th-28th.

The GEICO Skytypers use 6 of the remaining 11 WWII North American SNJ-2 planes left in the world to create messages at an altitude of 10,000 feet forming letters in a dot-matrix-like pattern. Each plane has been restored and is specially equipped and modified with a small, custom-built computer that commands the ‘smoke puffs’ in each of the aircraft. 

“This is a very exciting year for us as we join the U.S. Navy in celebrating the Centennial of Naval Aviation,” said Steve Kapur, pilot and marketing officer for the GEICO Skytypers who has been flying with the team for more than a decade.

TOPSHAM PARK AND RIDE EVICTED after 25 years

Green alternative Park and Ride at Topsham Fair Mall evicted after 25 years
 

*DOT, GoMaine searching, suggesting commuters move to Bowdoinham or Freeport.
 
25 years ago, when the cost of a gallon of gas was about 90 cents, commuters in the area going to offices in Augusta and Portland banded together to share some laughs, save on fuel costs, and keep carbon emissions in check.
 
The Topsham Fair Mall at the time became the destination for these share-a-ride folks as many of the riders would pick up groceries at Shop-n-Save and do some shopping at Bradlees.  As a half-way point between Maine’s largest city and the capital, not to mention offices and schools in the Lewiston Auburn area, Topsham--perched next to an exit of I-95 and SR 196--became the place to meet.  Today, Hannaford, Dick’s, Petco, restaurants, Good Will, and Target are also destinations for the travelers.
 
That well intended tradition is about to come to an

Downtown Brunswick Association helps carry the message, 'It's All here... All Year'

Downtown Brunswick Association helps carry the message, 'It's All here... All Year'
By Patrick Gabrion, Times Record Business Editor

BRUNSWICK — Downtown Brunswick. It’s lively, diverse and undergoing changes. One of the many organizations deeply involved and at the forefront in keeping the town pointed in the right direction is the Brunswick Downtown Association.

The Times Record recently chatted with Stephanie Slocum, the BDA’s executive director, to talk about the group’s mission, the town’s new branding campaign, the need for more retail locations, and what makes Brunswick’s downtown so special.

Q. Stephanie, first of all, give us a little background about yourself, such as where you grew up, went to school, etc. You told me that you have lived in many different parts of the country, but you are back in the Mid-coast region. Comparisons, thoughts?

A. I am proud to be a multi-generation Maine native, born in Bath and raised in Boothbay Harbor.

Win Four Tickets to the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Win Four Tickets to the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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One (1) winner will receive four (4) tickets to the Lenox 301 on Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.