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Small Towns in New England That Would Look Great in a Hallmark Movie, (Visiting New England, updated May 5, 2020)

Brunswick Downtown Association Launches Operation Pick-Up  (The Times Record, March 27, 2020)

Shoppers can win big during Maine Street Mania (WMTW TV, March 7, 2020)

Brunswick Business Group refreshes monthly art walk (The Forecaster, May 2, 2017)

Fort Andross: The Revitalization (The Times Record, November 16, 2016)

Success of Fort Andross in Brunswick confirms developer’s vision (The Forecaster, November 18, 2016)

BDA hosts BBQ fundraiser (The Times Record, June 27)

Brunswick Public Art Makes Anyone A Maestro (The Forecaster, June 17)

Litter doesn’t linger on Brunswick”s Maine Street (The Times Record, June 17, 2016)

Downtown Brunswick buildings added to national historic district (Mid-Coast Forecaster, February 5, 2016)

Brunswick’s Commercial District entered on Register of Historic Places (Coastal Journal, February 4, 2016)

Brunswick commercial district added to National Register of Historic Places (Portland Press Herald, January 28, 2016)

Brunswick Downtown Association  presents awards (The Times Record, January 29, 2016)

Brunswick Downtown Association Focus Page (The Times Record, January 11, 2015)

2015 map shows visitors to Brunswick span country, globe (The Times Record, December 29, 2015)

Brunswick Downtown Association Contest Winners (The Times Record, December 16, 2015)

Lighting up the holidays in Brunswick (The Times Record, November 30, 2015)

Bed-Lam in Brunswick! (Times Record, November 15, 2015)

Early Shoppers get the deals in Brunswick (The Times Record, November 15, 2015)

BDA auction scheduled for October 23 (The Times Record, October 8, 2015)

Forget summer, Brunswick Association is already raising money for Holiday Lighting (The Times Record, July 20)

9th Annual Brunswick Outdoor Fest (Dispatch Magazine, July 8, 2015)

Outdoor Arts Festival returns in August (The Times Record, July 2015)

Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival (The Times Record Summer Guide, July 2015)

Brunswick bids farewell to Barry & Karen Mills (The Forecaster, April 30, 2015)

Goodbye to Barry (The Times Record, May 1, 2015)

Diva’s Unite! (The Times Record, March 26, 2015)

Diva-licious event to benefit the BDA (The Times Record, March 27, 2015)

Celebrate your inner diva playing dress up (Coastal Journal, March 26,2015)

Coffin, Hannaford earn recognition from BDA (Times Record, January 30, 2015)

IT’S OFFICIAL; the Christmas season has begun (Times Record, December 1, 2014)

In Maine cities, Small Business Saturday a big deal (Portland Press Herald, November 30, 2014)

A TOWN for ALL SEASONS (Arrive Magazine, November/December 2014)

Beds Battle in Brunswick (Times Record, November 17, 20140

Early Bird Shoppers get the deals in Brunswick (WMTW 8, November 15, 2014)

Brunswick holds early bird sale, bed races (WMTW 8, November 15, 2014)

Ready to Roll (The Times Record, November 13, 2014)

Fourth annual Rolling Slumber Bed Race highlights Early Bird Sale (Coastal Journal, November 13, 2014)

Google hails Brunswick for digital economy (Portland Press Herald, October 17, 2014)

CEI introduces itself to Brunswick (Times Record, September 26, 2014)

Brunswick’s Debora King: It takes more than a Main Street to grow your community (Mainebiz, August 25, 2014)

Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival next Saturday (Times Record, August 8, 2014)

Taste of Brunswick showcases downtown resstaurants (Forecaster, June 5, 2014)

Brunswick gets moving on the Mall (Times Record, May 15, 2014)

A Tank Away, Bruswick, Maine (Chronicle, WCVB Boston)

Get your glitz on during Diva Night (Coastal Journal, March 20, 2014)

BDA Honors Businesses, Others (Times Record, Jan 29, 2014)

Association Announces Facade Grant Program (Times Record, Jan 24, 2014)

BDA Announces Winners of Window Decorating Contest (Times Record, Dec 20, 1013)

Downtown Brunswick Hosts Early Bird Sale & Bed Races (WMTW TV Nov 17, 2013)

Downtown Brunswick hosting Slumber Bed Races & Holiday Sales (WMTW TV TV 8, Nov 17, 2013)

Bed races bring Brunswick hundreds of holiday shoppers (Portland Press Herald, Nov 17, 2013)

48 hours in Brunswick, Harpswell & Bath (Maine Magazine, April 2013)

Deb King Interview with WCME Richard Kazimer & Jim Bleikamp (WCME 9 Midcoast Morning Buzz – April 8, 2013)

On a Roll in Brunswick (The Forecaster – Nov 20, 2012)

Cool Bed Races in Brunswick (The Times Record – Nov 19, 2012)

Fun In Bed: Rolling Slumber Bed Races in Brunswick ( – Nov  19, 2012)

Brunswick Downtown Rolling Slumber Bed Races ( – Nov  17, 2012)

Win In Bed ( – Nov 13, 2012)

Downeaster begins rolling north to Freeport, Brunswick (WCSH6 – Nov 1, 2012)

Businesses optimistic as Downeaster rolls into Freeport, Brunswick (The Forecaster – Oct 30, 2012)

Final work underway for new Amtrak service (WCSH6 – October 11, 2012)

Brunswick Downtown Association hires new executive director (The Forecaster – October 10, 2012)

Taste of Brunswick – Interview with Chef Brian Tebben of No. 10 Water (Good Day Maine Fox 23 – September 13)

Taste of Brunswick – Interview with Chef Kevin Cunningham of the Tavern at the Inn at Brunswick Station (Good Day Maine Fox 23 – September 12)

Downeaster extends service on November 1st (WCSH 6 – September 12)

Taste of Brunswick – Interview with Cara Stadler of Tao Restaurant (Good Day Maine Fox 23 – September 11)

Taste of Brunswick – Interview with Chris Lively of Lion’s Pride Pub (Good Day Maine Fox 23 – September 10)

Brunswick Maine – Best Retirement Communities Listing ( – August 2012)

Brunswick Outdoor Art Festival – interview & performance with David Bullard (Good Day Maine Fox 23 – August 16, 2012)

Main Street Maine Articles

The following articles are from Main St Now – A Journal of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Turning Dreams into Reality, Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Ellicott City, Maryland has become a magnet for creative entrepreneurs. Read about Tammy Biedeman in “Main Street Story of the Week”. by Lauren Adkins

BDA – Main Street Now – Shop Talk – July-Aug 2012
by Margie Johnson
From a “Sea of Sameness” to a “Sea of Smiles,” find out why customers leave and what it takes to bring them back. And learn the 10 questions business owners need to ask to build customer loyalty.

Cash Mobs
by Andrea L. Dono, October 26, 2012
Learn about the Cash Mobs, events that provide a spontaneous show of support for downtown businesses that could use a boost during lulls in business. Learn how other communities around the country have put their own spin on these events. There is forethought and consideration that needs to go into one of these before encouraging the masses to descend on a small business. But anyone can do it. And it feels good!

Brunswick Maine will soon be the terminus of the Downeaster
( – August 24)

Maine Street Celebration of the Arts coming Saturday (The Forecaster – August 15, 2012)

Countdown to the Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival – interview with Artist Joe Cousins (Good Day Maine Fox 23 – August 15, 2012)

Countdown to the Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival – interview with Author/Crafter Heidi Boyd (Good Day Maine Fox 23 – August 14, 2012)

Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival (Good Day Maine Fox 23 – August 13, 2012)

Brunswick, Maine: Art, Civil War and Soon a Train (Morning Sentinel – July 21, 2012)

Brunswick, Maine: Art, Civil War and soon a train (San Francisco Chronicle – July 20, 2012)

Brunswick, Maine: Art, Civil War and soon a train (Kennebec Journal – July 20, 2012)

The 20 Best Small Towns in America (Smithsonian Magazine – May 2012)

48 Hours in Brunswick (Maine Magazine Jan/Feb 2012)

Feeding Frenzy? More restaurants coming to downtown Brunswick (Times Record 5/14/10)

Downtown group enlists cleanup volunteers (Times Record 5/5/10)

Maine Attraction (Financial Times, 5/1/10)

Downtown group wins visitors center lease (Times Record 2/2/10)

Survey says: Restore retail to Maine Street (Times Record 12/7/09)

Big box or small, campaign promotes “Buy Brunswick” (Forecaster 12/4/09

Watch our for waving walkers (Times Record 10/7/09)

The team’s in place – what next? (Times Record 9/1/09)

Downtown alliance adds full-time director (Times Record 8/31/09)

Downtown group hires director (Times Record 8/11/09)

Times Record Columns:

When spring has sprung, 3-10

Some planting, some poetry, 1-10

Turning over new leaves, 11-09

Hot time in the old town, 9-09

New ground for arts festival, 8-09

BDA promotes community, fun, 3-09

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