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11th Annual Portland Boat Show

11th Annual Portland Boat Show

"THE PORTLAND BOAT SHOW" at the Portland Sports Complex on March 6th through March 9th, 2014. The facility is conveniently located at 512 Warren Avenue, just off exit 48 of the Maine Turnpike. This venue will feature plenty of free on-site parking and the largest display area of any of the local boat shows, with exhibits including center console & walkaround fishing boats, bowriders, cuddy cabins, cruisers, pontoon boats, wakeboard boats, and tournament ski boats. 

Thursday 3/6 12pm - 8pm
Friday 3/7 10am - 8pm
Saturday 3/8 10am - 8pm
Sunday 3/9 10am - 5pm

Adults: $8
Children (6-12 years): $3
Under 6 FREE




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Holiday schedule for trash pick up and recycling

Old Orchard Beach - no pick up on Thanksgiving Day. Pick up will be Friday following Saturday following for Friday pick up. For Christmas and New Year's Wednesday's pick up will be on Thursday and Thursday's pick up on Friday and Friday's pick up will be on Saturday for both Christmas and New Year's.

Lewiston - With the one-day trash pick up delay, Thursday's (Thanksgiving)  trash will be collected on Friday, November 29th, with Friday's trash collected on Saturday, November 30th. All trash must be curbside by 7 a.m. In addition, the Lewiston Solid Waste Facility will be closed on Thursday and Friday, reopening on Saturday, November 30th, at 8 a.m.

Portland - Residents who have collection scheduled on the Thanksgiving holiday (Thursday and Friday), will have NO collection that week (11/28/2013 & 11/29/2013). 

In Response to a Burgeoning Used Hot Tub Market, Mainely Tubs Launches New State-of-the-Art Hot Tub


Mainely Tubs, Maine's largest hot tub retailer, has recently launched a new facility designed for the repair and refurbishment of used hot tubs. Located within its large storage warehouse on Landry St. in Biddeford, this enhanced facility comes as a response to increasing market demand for affordable, energy efficient hot tubs. Like the demand for used high mpg cars, the hot tub industry is seeing a burgeoning market for the equivalent. To help satisfy Maine and NH consumers, Mainely Tubs has built 3 state-of-the-art refurbishment bays and hired additional staff to help with the rising workload.