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Sunday River Ski Resort Announces Its Planned Closing Date

Sunday River Ski Resort Announces Its Planned Closing Date

Newry, Maine (March 31, 2011) – Sunday River announced today that, weather permitting, the resort will plan to close for the winter season following the last day of skiing and riding scheduled for Sunday, April 24, 2011.
Boasting New England’s most powerful snowmaking system, Sunday River was the first ski area in the country to open for the 2010/2011 winter season back on October 24, 2010. This April 24, 2011 closing date will mark the resort’s second year in a row of a six-month long operating milestone and the longest ski season on the East Coast.
In addition to nearly 100 days of snowmaking, Sunday River has also received significant natural snowfall.

Swamp Donkeys Perform at the Mill Hill Inn in Bethel

Swamp Donkeys Perform at the Mill Hill Inn in Bethel

The SWAMP DONKEYS return to the Mill Hill Inn (in the village, off the common), Saturday 4/2, at 7:30pm.  They'll be filming and recording parts of the show. Come witness history being made...starting at 5:30pm and during the show come sample some of the wines and beers we'll be serving this summer.  The Mill Hill Inn offers a delightful tapis menu that has something for everyone.  See you there!

Sunday River Bud Light Music Series

Sunday River Bud Light Music Series

Saturday, March 26, 2011
Bud Light Music Series presents 'Bruce Jacques' and 'Fast Times'

The Foggy Goggle - Voted the Best of Bethel 2011, Best Apres Ski Bar

3-10 PM - Foggy Goggle

The Hottest Apres on the Coolest Mountain. If you've never seen Bruce Jaques in action, you're missing out on the best musical comedy spoofs around. From Devo to Britney Spears, Jacques spans the decades with his musical mx of lyrics and attire, and will have you joining in the chorus in no time. Bruce will be playing in the goggle Saturday the 26th from 3-6 pm. The Bud Light Music Series continues with live '80s rock music from Fast Times from 7-10pm as they 3-10 PM - Foggy Goggle
Come to the Foggy Goggle for the best apres music around. If you've never seen Bruce Jaques in action, you're missing out on the best musical comedy spoofs around.

Sunday River Sugaring House

Sunday River Sugaring House

Photos of Sunday River Sugaring House that were taken Wednesday 3/16/11 (a little sugar and snow action, if you will)! Wednesday marked the first day of the in-house Sunday River maple syrup production. Here are some photos of a couple of kids who swung by this to sample some of the syrup. We're also planning several events for Maine Maple Sunday on Sunday, March 27.

New England Pass on sale now for 2011/2012

Popular Sugarloaf, Sunday River, and Loon Mountain season pass products feature new payment plan option, new “Graduate Pass”

NEWRY, ME (March 15, 2011) – Sugarloaf, Sunday River, and Loon Mountain announced pricing today for the popular New England Pass and the College New England Pass, good for skiing and riding at all three resorts during the 2011/2012 season.
This year’s pass, which is now available for purchase online and at each resort during the annual spring sale period, features a new and improved payment plan for guests who purchase their passes before the April 30 deadline.
With the new payment plan, guests can pay just $50 at the time of purchase to lock-in the spring-sale pricing, and then complete the purchase in four equal, automatic installments on June 1, July 1, August, 1, and September 1.

Maine Handicapped Skiing Benefits From Youth Fundraising Efforts

Sam Rotner has been skiing at Sunday River for most of his young life.  These days, most of his skiing is with the Gould Academy Competition program.  GACP had training on Sunday, but Sam had other places to be.  The 13 year-old from Swampscot, Mass.

SeniorsPlus Offers Medicare Bingo on its Mobile Office

The SeniorsPlus Mobile Office will be at:

 Norway Town Office March 23, 2011 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

 Rumford Community Home March 31, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

For Bingo with a twist!  Have fun playing and go away with new information on SeniorsPlus services and how to spot and report Medicare Fraud.  Reservations are required
due to limited space; call SeniorsPlus at 1-800-427-1241 to reserve your seat. 


In the event of snow or ice, the Mobile Office will cancel its trip.  Clients are asked to call SeniorsPlus in advance to check for cancellation if the weather is questionable.

All events are FREE and open to the public.  For further information call SeniorsPlus at 1-800-427-1241.