Gloucester to christen its new launch boat on May 19 Source: wickedlocal.com

The City of Gloucester is proud to announce the start-up of a launch service in its beautiful harbor. The launch is a first-class, 26-foot, 24-passenger, solid fiberglass “Duffy” built by Atlantic Boat Company. The public is invited to the christening on Sunday, May 19 at noon at the Harbormaster’s Dock, 19 Harbor Loop, Gloucester. Rides will be available, weather permitting.

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Bar Harbor Times Community News

  • Former bank teller to serve eight months for embezzling $26,000 from customers
    A former teller at a Searsport bank will serve a total of eight months of imprisonment and must also pay back the nearly $26,000 she admitted to stealing from customers over the course of about 15 months. According to a press release issued by the United States Attorney's Office Thursday afternoon, April 17, 24-year-old Britany Mace of Stockton Springs was sentenced to serve eight months of imprisonment, with ...
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National Park Service Newsfeed

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    The Upper Susitna Valley is celebrating spring and this planet we call home during the 14th Annual Earth Day Celebration taking place on Saturday, April 19. Everyone is invited to come enjoy the activities suitable for all ages taking place from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar in downtown Talkeetna. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/celebrate-earth-day-2014.htm
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    The National Park Service (NPS) is considering a proposal by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to install a U.S. Climate Reference Network station near the water treatment building west of the Wonder Lake Campground in Denali National Park and Preserve. This project would take place during the summer of 2014. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/ea-on-wonder-lake-climate-reference-network-station.htm
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    The Denali Park Road is now open as far as the Savage River (Mile 15). http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/road-open-to-savage.htm
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    The National Park Service has expanded the Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program to include winter residencies on an ongoing basis, and the first two participants in this winter’s program will begin their residencies this week. http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/winter-artists-in-residents-2014.htm

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