Maine Sport Outfitters Completes Solar Project and Store Renovation

ROCKPORT, MAINE – Maine Sport Outfitters recently completed a comprehensive solar project atop their flagship location, 115 Commercial Street in Rockport, capping off a very busy fall season for the store. Partnering with SunDog Solar, a local company from Searsport, and First National Bank, Maine Sport owners, Stuart and Marianne Smith, installed a large solar …

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Project Warmth, Turtle Fur

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Maine Sport Outfitters is excited to announce its participation in Turtle Fur’s Project Warmth initiative. In 2008, Turtle Fur, a leading headwear and accessories brand from Vermont, created Project Warmth to help provide those in need with hats and other cold weather accessories. Since its inception, over 50,000 pieces of Turtle Fur product have been …

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Volunteers Brave the Cold to Cleanup Curtis Island

On Thursday, October 18th, Maine Sport Outfitters partnered with Deedee Conover and the Town of Camden for a day of cleanup on Curtis Island in Camden Harbor. A team of four volunteers, Tim Barker, Robin Botley, Riki-Lynne Willmon and Andy York braved the unusually cold and windy weather to help prepare the grounds surrounding the …

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Maine Sport Outfitters General Manager Announces Retirement After 27 Years

Maine Sport Outfitters owners Marianne and Stuart Smith, who started their business in 1976, recently met with their management staff to announce that store manager Gregg Perry will be retiring in the Spring of 2019. Gregg has worked with the Smiths for more than 27 years, overseeing all operations of Maine Sport. "Under his leadership, …

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North Shore Paddlers Network

Kyle Martin and Gary York organized a truly lovely trip to the spectacular Gay Island Lodge this past weekend, which I was fortunate enough to be part of along with 10 others. We took off from Maine Sport Outfitters' dedicated parking spot near Bradford Point in Friendship, ME. (The lodge is owned by the same folks who run …

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MITA cleans up Gay Island

On Saturday, June 9th, Maine Sport Outfitter’s Gay Island Lodge partnered with the Maine Island Trail Association (MITA) for a day of cleanup along the beach. MITA members filled ten bags of trash and collected larger items including several Styrofoam billets and tires. These items were taken off the island and disposed of properly. Rose …

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Curtis Island Service Day

On Thursday, June 7th, Maine Sport Outfitters partnered with Deedee Conover for a day of cleanup on Curtis Island in Camden Harbor. A team of eleven volunteers spent the day landscaping, cleaning up the shore for easier boat/kayak access, weeding gardens and grooming the trail that loops the outer edge of the island. Volunteers also …

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Black Island Service Day

On Thursday, May 31st, Maine Sport Outfitters partnered with Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) for a day of service on Black Island in Muscongus Bay. The volunteers devoted their time to removing beach trash and improving the new trail to the south end of the island. This volunteer day is a feature of the new …

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