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The Great Balloon Chase

| August 28, 2013

While a hot air balloon ride is beautiful and scenic, the ride to chase the balloon is fast, and at times, difficult. However, the chase vehicle is crucial because that’s how crew members meet up with the pilot to help with the landing. Last night we showed you my ride in the balloon, tonight Katie […]

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Street Fair Kicks Off Balloon Fest, Helps Local Businesses

| August 22, 2013

“Every year its something different – this year its beach-themed so come with your capris and flip flops, ” says Wilders Owner Kathy Beaulieu of¬†street fair on main street – the event that for YEARS has been the kickoff to the Crown of Maine balloon festival. Main Street is shut down from Academy Street to […]

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Hot Air Ballooning

| August 7, 2013

The annual Crown of Maine Balloon Fest is set to take place later this month from the 22nd to the 25th; but you don’t have to wait to ride a hot air balloon!¬†August is prime time for hot air ballooning in the County, Wendell Purvis has been flying them for over 25 years! Hot Air […]

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