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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Limestone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Limestone is especially popular in architecture, and many landmarks around the world, especially in North America and Europe, are made primarily of the material.
Limestone is used as a facade on some skyscrapers, but only in thin plates for covering rather than solid blocks.
Though the limestone used for construction is good for humid climates, it is vulnerable to acids, making acid rain a problem when it occurs in places where limestone is used extensively.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Limestone   (437 words)

  
 Limestone (town), Maine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Limestone is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.
The town is best known for being the home of the Loring Commerce Center (formerly Loring Air Force Base).
Tens of thousand of fans of Vermont-based jam-band Phish poured into the site to temporarily make Limestone the most populous town in Maine during individual weekends of the summers of 1997 (The Great Went), 1998 (Lemonwheel) and 2003 (It).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Limestone,_Maine   (425 words)

  
 Limestone Maine Inc 1869   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Limestone is a township located on the eastern side of Aroostook County adjoining New Brunswick, Canada on its eastern boundary.
The Town of Limestone is roughly 25,000 acres in size with 48% of its acreage in farmland, 39% in forest, and the remaining 13% in developed area.
Limestone is well known for its beautiful rolling hills that are interspersed with potato and grain fields, forested areas, and a variety of lakes, ponds and streams.
www.limestonemaine.org /welcome   (412 words)

  
 History of Limestone, Maine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Limestone lies on the eastern border of Aroostook County near the north-eastern angle of the State.
It is bounded on the north by Pleasant Ridge Plantation, south by Fort Fairfield, west by Caribou, and east by the town of Grand Falls in New Brunswick.
The surface of the town is rolling, and the principal rock is limestone.
history.rays-place.com /me/limestone-me.htm   (242 words)

  
 Mining in Maine: Past, Present, and Future - Maine Geological Survey
Maine had several advantages that made it the principal supplier of granite to the rest of the Atlantic states and the West Indies.
Limestone and feldspar continued to be produced through the late 1800's and into the twentieth century.
Maine slate was also used for roofing material and the beds of the finest pool tables.
www.maine.gov /doc/nrimc/mgs/explore/mining/minemaine.htm   (7537 words)

  
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Maine’s job loss from these recommendations was the second largest in the nation, with at least 13,800 direct and indirect jobs slated to be lost.
As a threshold matter, Maine argued that underlying the plan to reduce submarine repair capacity was the department’s apparent, though not expressly clear, long-term plan to reduce the size of the Navy’s submarine fleet from 55 to 45 (or perhaps 41) boats.
Maine argued, however, that the Navy’s own data showed that the Navy overestimated the workload capacity of the three other yards, underestimated the workload efficiency of Portsmouth, and if the Portsmouth shipyard were closed, there would be little to no capacity for any “surge” at the remaining three yards.
www.umaine.edu /mcsc/MPR/Vol14No1/langhauser/langhauser.htm   (5396 words)

  
 Maine Caves
There are a number of small bands of limestone found in the southern part of Maine and most of the northeastern part of Maine is limestone.
It is also the center for sea kayaking in Maine and the many island in the area offer the sea kayaker the chance to explore the many small caves that are found on these islands.
These intrusions are rare in northern Maine so when the glacier made its mark on the region the harder rock had remained to formed many sheer cliffs and at least a dozen large talus fields.
www.bostongrotto.org /Grotto/hendrickson/maine.html   (2150 words)

  
 Caribou, Maine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the optimism of 1967, the City began a long-term population decline, associated with difficulties in the traditional potato industry and the closing of nearby Loring Air Force Base in Limestone, Maine.
In the sparsely populated Aroostook County, Caribou is at the hub of spokes serving the area via U.S. Route 1 and Maine Routes 89, 161, 164, 205 and 228.
Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway (MMA) is a 745 mile regional railway operating in the states of Maine, Vermont and in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, providing a direct rail link between Northern Maine, Saint John, NB and Montreal, QC.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Caribou,_Maine   (2031 words)

  
 An old Maine base has a new mission - The Boston Globe
LIMESTONE, Maine -- The buzz of hydraulic wrenches and the clatter of tools fill a cavernous room as workers restore military Humvees at the former Loring Air Force Base.
The Maine Military Authority has doubled production to meet demand for Humvees that are being sidelined from the wear and tear of combat operations.
The Maine Military Authority, which is self-sustaining, was created to oversee the Maine Readiness Sustainment Maintenance Center and is managed by the Maine National Guard.
www.boston.com /news/local/maine/articles/2005/08/14/an_old_maine_base_has_a_new_mission?mode=PF   (741 words)

  
 Maine Military Authority: About Us: History
Maine Military Authority (MMA) is a public instrumentality of the State of Maine.
MMA is operated by the Maine Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management and is located at the site of the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone, Maine.
Maine still has excess capacity and the capability to expand with additional buildings and an available workforce.
www.maine.gov /mma/about_us/history.htm   (191 words)

  
 Limestone
Limestone, Alabama, United States [County]; population was 54,135 in 1990; housing units was 21,455 in 1990; location is 34°49'N 86°59'W; land area is 568.09 square miles (363,579 acres); water area is 39.03 square miles (24,982 acres); FIPS code is 83 [SourceCBP]
Limestone, Maine, United States [CDP]; population was 1,245 in 1990; housing units was 540 in 1990; location is 46°55'N 67°50'W; land area is 2.61 square miles (1,670 acres); FIPS code is 39265 [SourceCBP]
Limestone, Texas, United States [County]; population was 20,946 in 1990; housing units was 9,922 in 1990; location is 31°33'N 96°35'W; land area is 908.89 square miles (581,689 acres); water area is 24.34 square miles (15,577 acres); FIPS code is 293 [SourceCBP]
www.placesnamed.com /l/i/limestone.asp   (479 words)

  
 Maine
One of the main elements of the Maine's mining industry is limestone, which is crushed for use in cement.
Maine Perspective, A Publication of and For The University of Maine.
Their Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Museum, which is non-profit, is housed in the Haynes Toro Shop building at 62 Beech Hill Crossroad, Mount Desert ME 04660.
www.cagenweb.com /quarries/states/maine.html   (763 words)

  
 Limestone Maine Rotary Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Limestone, Dec 14 - A new provisional Rotary Club of 17 members was formed at a meeting under the sponsorship of the Caribou Rotary Club.
Limestone, Jan 18 - Approximately a score of Rotarians of the Presque Isle Club attended a supper meeting of the new Limestone Rotary Club at the Masonic Hall tonight.
The Limestone 4th of July parade is one of longest running activities in the State of Maine.
www.mainerec.com /rotaryl.shtml   (810 words)

  
 EPA Seeks Penalties From Maine Military Authority for Air Violations in Limestone, Maine
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it is seeking $194,500 in civil penalties from the Maine Military Authority for violations of the federal Clean Air Act at the Loring Commerce Center (the decommissioned Loring Air Force Base) in Limestone, Maine.
Maine’s childhood asthma rate is over 10 percent.
ABSTRACT: BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it is seeking $194,500 in civil penalties from the Maine Military Authority for violations of the federal Clean Air Act at the Loring Commerce Center (the decommissioned Loring Air Force Base) in Limestone, Maine.
www.epa.gov /region1/pr/2004/jul/040719.html   (440 words)

  
 Limestone Drug Rehab Limestone,Maine Drug Rehab Treatment Drug Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment Centers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
These laws are often cited as the reason that Maine residents must travel to obtain their illicit drugs from out-of-state traffickers wary of the state’s tough drug laws.
Maine families will act as catalysts for change to ensure supports and services are available as well as family and consumer driven.
Limestone, ME, population 1,453, is located in Maine's Aroostook county, about 323.7 miles from Manchester and 341.7 miles from Lowell.
www.addictionca.com /contact2.htm?state=Maine&city=Limestone   (5969 words)

  
 N.J. man held in northern Maine on fugitive warrant - Boston.com
A New Jersey man who's wanted in connection with a series of gang-related homicides in his home state is being held on a fugitive warrant in northern Maine, police said.
LIMESTONE, Maine --A New Jersey man who's wanted in connection with a series of gang-related homicides in his home state is being held on a fugitive warrant in northern Maine, police said.
The suspect in the fire bombings, Kelvin Barnes of Trenton, was arrested in Delaware and extradited back to New Jersey to face murder charges.
www.boston.com /news/local/maine/articles/2006/05/18/nj_man_held_in_northern_maine_on_fugitive_warrant   (318 words)

  
 Maine Local Government - Town of Limestone - Main Page
Limestone is a town in Aroostook County, incorporated on February 26, 1869 from Limestone Plantation, itself formally organized in 1855 from the township E R1 WELS.
Settled in 1849 by General Mark Trafton of Bangor, then the Customs Officer at Fort Fairfield, it was named for the lime deposits found there.
The town is a port of entry into the United States from Limestone, New Brunswick, Canada.
www.state.me.us /local/aroostook/limestone   (107 words)

  
 Limestone, ME News
A bartender set Bruce Curran on the road to sobriety in 1987, arranging for him to be picked up at the American Legion Hall bar in Sanford and taken to the veterans' medical center in Togus.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent and the Northern Maine Development Commission will be hosts for the fall meeting of the Maine Geographic Information Systems Users Group beginning at 8 a.m.
WAGM TV University of Maine at Presque Isle's faculty, staff and students meet with presidential appointee Donald Zillman today.
www.topix.net /city/limestone-me   (713 words)

  
 Maine Things To Do - Travel Guides - VirtualTourist.com
Limestone was brough to the coast by train and truck, to be processed and baked in the kilns, then it was loaded to the ships.
There are many great places in maine to watch the sun set and you're sure to be near one of them.
You can fish on the main ferry warf, when the boats are not in...on the rocks, Cliffs out on the lower section of the "H".
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/North_America/United_States_of_America/Maine/Things_To_Do-Maine-R-4.html   (1144 words)

  
 Town of Limestone Maine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Maine, The Way Life Should Be Official Home Page - A virtual visit to the town of Limestone Maine.
Limestone On-Line - Information For the Residents of the Town of Limestone.
Maine School of Science and Mathematics - Maine's first charter school, Est.
www.limestonemaine.org   (133 words)

  
 The Maine School of Science and Mathematics
Students from all over the state of Maine and from other parts of the world come here to spend two or more years of our lives.
The Maine School of Science and Mathematics is our home and we are glad to be here.
The Maine School of Science and Mathematics challenges students to achieve their aspirations by fostering intellectual growth through a rigorous curriculum in advanced mathematics, science, and humanities.
www.mssm.org   (424 words)

  
 University of Maine at Fort Kent - Valley Vision   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Fort Kent - The University of Maine at Fort Kent is making final preparations to host drama teams from ten Aroostook County school districts at the 2002 regional high school drama festival on March 8 and 9 in the Fox Auditorium.
The annual event, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association, is designed to showcase the talents of area secondary school students in acting, directing, and other areas of stage production.
In the years past, the regional competitions have been hosted at Presque Isle, Caribou, and Limestone High School, and the University of Maine at Presque Isle.
www.umfk.maine.edu /valleyvision/release/default.cfm?recordID=02032   (604 words)

  
 LIMESTONE, MAINE, Aroostook County, 04750: Our Maine Towns & Cities: Schools, Homes, government, Census Demographics, ...
LIMESTONE, MAINE, Aroostook County, 04750: Our Maine Towns & Cities: Schools, Homes, government, Census Demographics, and more...
According to the U.S. 2000 Census, LIMESTONE contained 777 households which contributed a total labor force of 1033 with an unemployment rate of 14.8%.
There were 420 women respresented in the labor force accounting for 43.6% of the total workforce.
www.bangornews.com /towns/town.cfm?id=Limestone   (221 words)

  
 Phish @ It, Limestone, Maine: Aug 2-3 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
With Maine's stores closing down, we caught the folks at Friendly's as they were locking the door.
Somewhere in Maine, in the middle of the night, I heard the original version of Lynyrd Skynrd's classic Curtis Lowe for the first time.
For the third trip to Limestone, Phish made the most of their surroundings.
www.piscesposters.com /russ/it   (884 words)

  
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A copy of your Maine Superintendent certificate or evidence that you are eligible for certification as a Superintendent in Maine and have submitted an application to the Maine Department of Education.
I understand that information submitted in and with this application may be disclosed to a screening and/or interviewing committee, which may include board members, administrators, other staff, and members of the community.
Providing any false or misleading information on this application or in the application or employment screening process shall be fully sufficient grounds to refuse to employ the applicant or, if the applicant has been employed, to immediately dismiss the applicant/employee.
webser.lcs.k12.me.us /super.doc   (887 words)

  
 University of Maine at Fort Kent - Valley Vision   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Coach Lucas Levesque's team has responded to that loss by reeling off the school record 15 straight wins and they feel they are in a good position to make some noise as they head to the national tournament for the second time in three years.
The junior trio, April Allen of Milo, Maine; Nicole Corbin of Van Buren, Maine and Dana Lemon of Richmond, Virginia has combined to log major minutes this season with major results.
Tracie Weatherhead of Limestone, Maine, a super sophomore, leads a frontcourt which was expected to be depleted with the loss of 2005 Sunrise Conference standout Mary-Anne Welsh of Queens, NewYork, who transferred out.
www.umfk.maine.edu /valleyvision/release/default.cfm?recordID=06013   (576 words)

  
 Limestone, Maine (ME) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime
Back to Maine big cities, ME smaller cities, ME small cities, All Cities.
Limestone Maine has listed as nearby hospitals and radio stations several Louisiana and Texas facilities.
Perhaps there is a mixup in which limestone is being discussed.
www.city-data.com /city/Limestone-Maine.html   (653 words)

  
 Limestone bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Limestone B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.
Find the perfect Limestone Maine Bed and Breakfasts and Inns.
Listed below are 1 bed and breakfasts and inns located near Limestone, Maine.
Please notify us if you know of any BandB inns located in Limestone.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /limestone-maine.html   (116 words)

  
 Limestone Apartments - Rent an apartment in Limestone, Maine
Limestone Apartments - Rent an apartment in Limestone, Maine
Limestone apartments are easy to find on Move.com.
With Move.com, you can save time and speed the process of finding a great new apartment in Limestone, Maine.
www.move.com /searchresults.aspx?ct=LIMESTONE&st=ME&styp=rent&poe=move   (123 words)

  
 Limestone, ME Real Estate
Limestone, ME real estate news, broker listings for homes.
National foreclosure filings continued to climb in the first three months of 2006, evidence that more U.S. homeowners are struggling to stay current on their monthly mortgage payments.
“Maine is a Beautiful state and I wouldn't raise my daughter anywhere else.
www.topix.net /real-estate/limestone-me   (113 words)

  
 Limestone, ME - Limestone, Maine - Population overview
Limestone, ME - Limestone, Maine - Population overview
Maine > All counties > Aroostook County > Limestone
Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/popInfo.php?locIndex=62934   (129 words)

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