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  University of Maine System | Home
Maine's Public Universities - University of Maine System
This website is your gateway to the 7 universities and 10 regional outreach centers that comprise the University of Maine System (UMS).
Here you will find information and links to the academic programs, services and personnel affiliated with Maine’s public universities.
www.maine.edu   (61 words)

  
  Maine news wire - Boston.com
As Lyme disease makes its way up the Maine coast and to inland sections of the state, a group of biologists and medical experts is promoting expanded deer hunts as a way to curb the infection carried by ticks that feed off deer.
An effort may be under way to block a newly enacted measure that would let Maine voters determine whether legislators may serve two more consecutive terms in office than the four permitted now.
A day after nonchalantly telling reporters he killed three people, a Maine man was scolded for paying attention to the news cameras and spectators instead of the judge while appearing in a New Hampshire court to face formal charges on Friday.
www.boston.com /news/local/maine   (796 words)

  
  The Maine Quarter - The United States Mint
The Maine quarter is the third quarter of 2003, and the 23rd in the 50 State Quarters® Program.
Maine became the 23rd state to be admitted into the Union, as part of the Missouri Compromise on March 15, 1820.
The Maine quarter design incorporates a rendition of the Pemaquid Point Light atop a granite coast and of a schooner at sea.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=ME   (307 words)

  
 Maine: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — Infoplease.com
University of Maine - Maine, University of Maine, University of, main campus at Orono; coeducational; land-grant and...
Maine, region and former province, France - Maine Maine, region and former province, NW France, S of Normandy and E of Brittany.
Humpback and fin whaling in the Gulf of Maine from 1800 to 1918.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108221.html   (468 words)

  
 Maine travel guide - Wikitravel
Maine is a northeastern state, but one of the most sparsely populated states in the USA.
Eastern Maine is referred to as "Down East" because the area is down wind from the rest of the east coast on the prevailing westerly breezes.
Maine has one of the lowest crime rates in the United States -- in fact, for the most part, "Mainers" leave their houses and cars unlocked even when gone for long periods of time.
wikitravel.org /en/Maine   (1070 words)

  
 Introduction to Maine - The United States of America
From the pristine wilderness of the conifer and hardwood forests that cover 90% of the state, to the magnificent rocky coastline of the north, to the long sandy beaches of the south, Maine is truly a scenic wonder.
Maine's history and economy have been linked to vast timber reserves and to the sea; in this case, the Atlantic Ocean.
Maine is currently the home of many of the largest paper producing mills in the country.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/me_intro.htm   (1127 words)

  
 maine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Later studies have indicated the possibility that the USS MAINE sunk as a result of a coal bunker fire adjacent to one of its ammunition magazines, and not a result of a Spanish mine.
Cruisers were intended to be commerce raides, and therefore had to have guns large enough to attack anything smaller (which MAINE had) but she did not have the speed to be able to get away from something larger, as was expected of a cruiser.
MAINE's overhanging turrets did not permit her to be coaled at sea from a collier without risk of damage to both her and the collier except in the smoothest of seas.
www.spanamwar.com /maine.htm   (1558 words)

  
 Cat Fanciers: Maine Coon: Cat Breed FAQ
Maine Coons were well established more than a century ago as a hardy, handsome breed of domestic cat, well equipped to survive the hostile New England winters.
Interestingly, the breed closest to the Maine Coon is the Norwegian Forest Cat which, although geographically distant, evolved in much the same climate, and lends credence to the theory that some of the cats responsible for developing the Maine Coon were brought over by the Vikings.
Maine Coons develop slowly, and don't achieve their full size until they are three to five years old.
www.fanciers.com /breed-faqs/maine-coon-faq.html   (2265 words)

  
 Maine Apartments
Located in the far northeast corner of the nation, Maine is the largest of the New England states and is often ranked high on various publications' lists of the best places to live, largely because of its great scenic beauty.
Nature lovers and outdoor-sport enthusiasts flock to Maine to make good use of the dozens of ski locations, hundreds of miles of hiking trails, and thousands of miles of rivers and streams filled with salmon, trout and other fish.
And despite the stereotype that Maine is chilly and covered with snow year-round, on average only 18 days a year see snow deeper than one inch.
www.rent.com /rentals/maine   (706 words)

  
  Maine News
Maine is ranked as one of the nation's safest states in an annual analysis that came out Thursday.
Maine voters will be asked to borrow a lot of money this year.
Emma Macaillen of Bangor and her family members flash the peace sign along Main street in Bangor as part of the " End the war in Iraq" 4th Anniversay Commemoration rally on Sunday.
www.topix.net /state/me   (742 words)

  
  Maine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maine is a state in the New England region of the United States.
The territory of Maine was confirmed as part of Massachusetts when the United States was formed, although the final border with British territory was not established until the Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842.
Maine is also the home of The Jackson Laboratory, a non-profit institution and the world's largest mammalian genetic research facility.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Maine   (2523 words)

  
 USS Maine (ACR-1) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
USS Maine (ACR-1), the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the state of Maine, was a 6682-ton second-class pre-dreadnought battleship originally designated as Armored Cruiser #1.
The Maine never had an instance of spontaneous combustion on board, as did so many other ships of that time, and out of all the ships that had experienced spontaneous combustion, none was reported to have sustained serious damage.
The discipline on the Maine was excellent, and regular inspections of coal bunkers for hazards, as well as the implementation of precautions for preventing bunker fires, were diligently carried out under the supervision of the cautious executive officer of the Maine, Richard Wainwright.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Maine_(ACR-1)   (2618 words)

  
 maine map and information page
In essence, the landscape of Maine is a by-product of the Ice Age, as a massive glacier cut the straight coastline into hundreds of bays, inlets and harbors.
Maine is famed for shipbuilding, historic lighthouses, paper production, potato farming, lobster and fishing villages, and an incredible, rustic beauty found no where else on the planet.
The western third of Maine is covered by the northern reaches of the Appalachian Mountains.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/namerica/usstates/me.htm   (1109 words)

  
 Casco Bay Online: The U.S.S. Maine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the Maine exploded on the night of February 15, 1898, the press and the public blamed the sinking on Spain, and public and Congressional pressure led to a declaration of war.
In 1891, the Maine legislature voted to appropriate $1,000 for the silver, and a sterling silver soup tureen and two sterling silver vegetable dishes were created, featuring a pine cone and pine needle motif.
On February 15, 1898, at 9:40 pm the Maine was racked by violent explosions and fires and sank in the shallow waters of the harbor.
www.cascobay.com /history/ussmaine/ussmaine.htm   (2249 words)

  
 Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All members must have been Maine residents for at least five years at the time of their appointment and the physician members must have been licensed and actively practicing medicine in the state.
Maine law requires that licensees provide the Board with two addresses and telephone numbers - one set for their current professional location and one set for their personal residence location.
Maine-licensed MD's who are applying for licensure in another state will apply for Maine verifications to be sent to that licensing jurisdiction by logging on to www.veridoc.org.
www.docboard.org /me/me_home.htm   (630 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Maine
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technorati.com /tag/Maine   (592 words)

  
 Maine Tourist Attractions.
Maine residents insist that it doesn't rain all the time in their state, but you wouldn't know it from our visits.
The story is that a couple of hundred years ago, bad farming practices on this farm near Freeport destroyed its protective layer of grass.
Bangor, Maine: A mighty statue stands in the city where the mythical woodsman was born, or at least that's what Bangor wants us to think...
www.roadsideamerica.com /map/me.html   (495 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional: North America: United States: Maine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Maine Municipal Association - An important resource for all small town, local governments in Maine.
Maine State Flag and other Symbols - Informative site with pictures and history regarding the state flag, seal, coat of arms, and town flags.
Maine State Housing Authority - Mission is to implement sound housing policy by assisting local people in obtaining and maintaining decent, safe, affordable housing.
dmoz.org /Regional/North_America/United_States/Maine   (344 words)

  
 County Offices University of Maine Cooperative Extension
The University of Maine Cooperative Extension has 16 county offices located throughout Maine.
For more information on the educational programs of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, contact your county Extension office.
These pages are currently being maintained from the Communications Office, University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
www.umext.maine.edu /counties/county.htm   (131 words)

  
 Maine Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Maine (base map) JPEG format (261K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Maine (reference map) JPEG format (134K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Maine (reference map) PDF format (136K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/maine.html   (353 words)

  
 GORP - Maine - On Fall's Trail in Maine
Many consider the Allagash the ultimate Maine paddle—a seven to ten day float down a deeply secluded wilderness waterway, endless miles from a single paved road in the largest uninhabited region in the lower 48 states.
Countless small islands dot the coast of Downeast Maine from Casco Bay in the west to Machias Bay in the east, forming one of the eastern seaboard's longest archipelagos.
Connecting these islands is a 325-mile long waterway designated the Maine Island Trail, a sea kayaking paradise where undeveloped islands serve as convenient overnight campsites for paddlers on multiday excursions.
gorp.away.com /gorp/location/me/fall/me_fall.htm   (905 words)

  
 Maine
The long and irregular coast of Maine makes it attractive to those interested Nautical Antiquing, coastal forts, lighthouses and Schooners.
We invite you to savor the Maine experience in our classic New England Village and partake of the generous hospitality at our Historic Inns of Kennebunk.
Searsport, ME The Museum is dedicated to the preservation, documentation, and exhibition of the history Penobscot Bay and the maritime history of Maine.
www.antiquing.com /me.htm   (668 words)

  
 University of Maine Herbaria - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The University of Maine Herbaria are organized, identified collections of authentic specimens of primarily Maine plants and fungi.
The University of Maine Herbaria are located in Hannibal Hamlin Hall on the campus of the University of Maine (click the shaded area of the map for a closeup).
The mission of the University of Maine Herbaria includes research, teaching, and service to the public, the State of Maine, plus professional and amateur botanists.
www.umesci.maine.edu /biology/herbarium   (153 words)

  
 Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles
The Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles, within the constitutional office of the Department of the Secretary of State, was established in 1905 out of concern for public safety following the invention, mass production, and use of automobiles.
Since that time, the Bureau has served the residents of the State and all users of Maine highways by qualifying and licensing drivers and by maintaining records of driver history, vehicle ownership and vehicle registration.
Using online services, for example, Maine motorists may renew their driver's license or order a duplicate license, renew their vehicle registration, or check on the availability of personalized license plates.
www.state.me.us /sos/bmv   (256 words)

  
 Arts in Education - Maine Arts Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arts in Education, a major focus of the Maine Arts Commission, is a nationwide movement to provide all students with opportunities to learn in and through the arts (dance, music, theater, visual arts, creative writing).
The Artists in Maine Communities program supports Maine artists who are working in Maine communities with at least two collaborating local agencies.
The purpose of the program is to employ Maine artists; to strengthen Maine communities, schools or families; to increase access to arts education; and to strengthen cultural resources.
mainearts.maine.gov /organizations/education/index.shtml   (490 words)

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