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Shannon Bryan editor Shannon Bryan has a fondness for Maine’s peculiar goings on. And helmet cams. There’s definitely a fondness for helmet cams.   Since she arrived in Maine from the Midwest seven years ago, it’s been her mission to experience it all firsthand – from the cardboard boat races to the paddleboard jousting tournaments. With any luck, she’ll persuade you to try it, too.

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Posted: September 12, 2013

Bon-Ton is open! 47 photos of fall coats, boots, dresses, menswear & Spider-Man

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Bon-Ton is officially open in the Maine Mall. The floors are shiny, the lights are bright, and the two floors of the store are chock full of fall fashions, housewares, jewelry, and a roaming Spider-Man. FMI:

Some Grand opening events

Thursday, Sept. 12
6-8 p.m. Live music by singer/songwriter Amy Allen

Friday, Sept. 13
6-8 pm Meet designer John Bartlett, plus a Shipyard beer tasting (in the men’s department). A portion of this evening’s proceeds will be donated to Lucky Pup Rescue
6-8 pm Live music by Don Campbell
6-8 pm Costumed actors from Maine State Music Theatre

Saturday, Sept. 14
11 am-1 pm Meet Alfred Dunner rep Rits Schoeller (in the misses’ sportswear department) and recieve a free tote with any Alfred Dunner purchase

Sunday, Sept. 15
1-3 pm Meet Star Wars characters
2-4 pm Live music by singer/songwriter Amy Allen

Hundreds turn out for Bon-Ton’s opening at Maine Mall via Portland Press Herald

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