For the past few years, Summit Natural Gas has held a program in which they offer grants to local non profit businesses in Maine that focus on wellness, economic, educational and cultural initiatives. There are 6 finalists that the public can vote on with the 2 winners getting $4,000 grants and the other four getting $1,000
USA Today has been holding a series of 10 Best Readers' Choice 2016 on a wide range of topics, over the summer Old Orchard Beach Pier was up for Best Boardwalk in America, it finished in 8th place. Right now, one of the readers' choice polls is for best covered bridge in America.
USA Today has a series called USA Today Top 10, the 10Best editors and National park Foundation have nominated twenty of the best national park locales from across the country to viewing a sunrise or sunset.
USA Today has a Reader's Choice: American Summer Favorites series where you can vote online on a variety of categories. One of the voting choices is for 'Best Main Street In America'. Bath, Maine is one of the twenty nominated Main Streets that you can vote for.
When I think of a drive-in movie theater it brings back great family memories. You had to position the car perfectly on the little mound of sand, hook the speaker on the rolled down driver's side window and make the trek to snack shack.
Many local communities are holding elections on Tuesday, June 9. The school budgets are on the ballot in Augusta and many other towns and districts. Embden residents will vote on SAD 74 withdrawal. Waterville residents vote on whether to toss the pay-as-you-throw trash and curbside recycling program.