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Chairlift at Sugarloaf Passed Inspection Last Fall

Chairlift at Sugarloaf Passed Inspection Last Fall

| March 23, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A state inspection report last fall revealed some minor issues with the chairlift that malfunctioned over the weekend at Sugarloaf. ¬†Those issues were addressed. The Board of Elevator and Tramway Safety required the replacement of a hydraulic pump, repair of the two-way voice communication system and servicing of an auxiliary power […]

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Maine Winter Sports Venue Series: Part 3

Maine Winter Sports Venue Series: Part 3

| March 18, 2015

The Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle continues to look for more funding for the venue. Paul Towle is the President of the Club and says fund raising for the venue can be a challenge. “About a year ago the separation was official and that Nordic Heritage Center is it’s own entity now and Maine […]

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Maine Winter Sports Venue Series: Part 2

Maine Winter Sports Venue Series: Part 2

| March 18, 2015

The Fort Kent Outdoor Center has a new name, but the same mission. Even though they have changed their name they are still keeping the name of a very important part of their history “The Tenth Mountain Lodge operationg at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center,” said Carl Theriault of Fort Kent Outdoor Center. “The reason […]

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Maine Winter Sports Venue Series: Part 1

Maine Winter Sports Venue Series: Part 1

| March 18, 2015

There has been a lot of confusion over the last year about the Maine Winter Sports Center and two world class venues based in the County. Last April Maine Winter Sports and the Libra Foundation signed a separation agreement meaning that the Nordic Heritage Center and the 10th Mountain Center now known as the Fort […]

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First Wind Donates $15,000

First Wind Donates $15,000

| September 19, 2013

First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, in an effort to support a neighboring and valued local business, announced today that it has donated $15,000 to the Friends of Bigrock.¬† The Friends of Bigrock was formed to support the Bigrock Mountain community ski area in Mars Hill to aid in continuing operations for the […]

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