5 ways to support AIO’s Food Pantry

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While the 11th Annual Pies on Parade Tour may be based in Rockland, Maine, the event supports needy Mainers throughout the Midcoast. In fact, funds raised from Pies on Parade benefit 313 needy families each month in 17 Midcoast communities through the Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) Food Pantry and Fuel Assistance Program.  This year 26 businesses will participate in Pies … Read More

Pie Tour event means food and oil for needy Midcoast families

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While sampling 50 or more varieties of pie may seem decadent to you, each person who joins in the pie-fun during the 11th Annual Pies on Parade Tour on Sunday, January 25 helps to put food on the table for a needy Midcoast Maine family.  This year, with some help from Maritime Energy, not only will Pie Tour tickets translate … Read More

PIES ON PARADE PIE TOUR TICKETS GO ON SALE RIGHT AFTER THANKSGIVING

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While others are getting ready for the Thanksgiving and December holidays, the Historic Inns of Rockland and participating  Pies on Parade Pie Tour businesses already have their sights set on the next holiday, National Pie Day!  The annual Pies on Parade Pie Tour observes National Pie Day, traditionally scheduled on the closest Sunday to this auspicious holiday.  This year, the … Read More

HISTORIC INNS OF ROCKLAND MAINE’S HOLIDAY HOUSE TOUR AND FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS PACKAGE INCLUDES EVERYTHING FROM SANTA ON A LOBSTER BOAT & LOBSTER TRAP TREE TO HOLIDAY TOURS

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Every year, the Historic Inns of Rockland cap off Festival of Lights with a Holiday House Tour on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year the Holiday House Tour will be held November 29, 1:00-4:00pm.  And once again the Historic Inns of Rockland will join with the Friends of the Rockland Public Library and two other Rockland inns nearby to jump … Read More

If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.

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If you’re a parent or a manager, read on.  How often do you feel like you end the day exhausted, yelling at family members or  wishing for more patience for those you manage? Ehether we are supervising kids at home or people at work, according to parenting expert Noël Janis-Norton, while there are many strategies for calmer and easier parenting, … Read More

September is for lobster lovers in Rockland, Maine

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Who says lobsters go away after Labor Day?  On the contrary, September and celebrate the fall lobster season with $10 lobster specials in restaurants September 15 – 20, 2014, topped off with the 2nd Annual Lobster Mac n Cheese contest on September 20, 2014.  Thirty professional and amateur chefs will compete for the Lobster Mac n Cheese champion award on … Read More

Who says you have to stop eating lobster after Labor Day? Perfect time for Lobsterpalooza

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Just because Labor Day comes and goes, doesn’t mean the lobsters have! We don’t put away the white shoes and certainly don’t stop eating lobster in Midcoast Maine after Labor Day! This year, why don’t you come join us and celebrate Lobsterpalooza with $10 lobster specials in restaurants throughout the Penobscot Bay region September 15 – 20, 2014, topped off … Read More

The way life should be: Lobsters, Luxury and McLoon’s

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By Marti Mayne The Historic Inns of Rockland have agreed with the rest of Rockland for years.  Our little corner of Maine is truly the Lobster Capital of the Universe. You may pass other roadside lobster shacks along Route with long lines, but we suggest you simply keep going. If you’re seeking the real Maine experience drive right by and … Read More

Experiences, not things, make us happy

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Do you remember that Cadillac ad in shown during the Super Bowl? The guy asks the question, “Why do we work so hard?” Then he razzes Europeans for taking so much vacation and lists some hard-working Americans who changed the world. The commercial ends with him unplugging his $75,000 ELR hybrid coupe in front of his awesome house and reminding … Read More