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ORRINGTON The Curran Homestead Living History Farm and Museum is postponing the Harvest of Diamonds Ice-Cutting Event on Field's Pond in Orrington from Saturday, Feb. 6, to Sunday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Safety and weather conditions were major factors in the re-scheduling.

Along with experiencing real and historic ice-cutting using vintage tools from the Curran Farm's collections, the March 6 event will feature the "maiden voyage" of the re-wooded Curran Museum's historic horse-drawn bobsled, which has been part of a collaborative agreement with 19th century Willowbrook Museum in Newfield, Maine. Robert Schmick, Willowbrook Village's museum director, is a former Director of the Curran Homestead Living History Farm and Museum in Orrington.

Published in Adventure

BANGORThe Paul Bunyan Snocross, a snowmobile competition that premiered last year at Bangor's Bass Park, will return to Bangor on Jan. 30-31, 2016.

Inaugurated and hosted by the Eastern Maine Community College Foundation, in association with East Coast Snocross (ECS) and with support from Dysart's, the weekend competition will feature pro and semi-pro races, as well as trail class races for recreational sledders.

Published in Press Releases
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 14:47

Helping your hair through winter's cold

January is here, along with the bitter, bitter cold. Whenever we have a season change or weather dramatically change we see a difference in our hair. This week alone I have had numerous complaints from clients that their hair is flat, dry and uncooperative. We all experience it this time of year. Here are three steps to help get your hair and your sanity through the winter.

Published in Get Ginafied
Thursday, 03 January 2013 09:25

Protect your pet from extreme cold

MAINE - The Humane Society of the United States urges pet owners to take extra precautions to ensure the safety of their companion animals during the winter storm forecast throughout Maine this week.

"Animals rely solely on their human caregivers for safety and comfort especially during the winter months," said KC Theisen, director of pet care issues for The HSUS. "Our pets are particularly vulnerable during this frigid season, and with just a few extra precautions you can help make sure that they stay safe and healthy."

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