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Ellsworth, ME 04605

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How did Vespa become Vespa? What does Vespa mean? Do I need a motorcycle license to drive one?

How did Vespa become Vespa?

Piaggio (the company that makes Vespa) started as a timber machining company in 1884. When airplanes got off the ground in the early 1900's, Piaggio started with the wood and canvas planes that were taking flight. Piaggio found great success as a plane manufacturer, becoming one of Italy's largest producers of airplanes and seaplanes...

The history of Piaggio in a gif:

Do you need a motorcycle license to drive a Vespa in Maine?

Maine has two different classes of scooters, motor scooters and mopeds...
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SPCA of Hancock County adoption event at Stanley Subaru

This past Saturday, we hosted the "Take an adventure. Take a friend." adoption event here at Stanley Subaru. Local animal shelter SPCA of Hancock County set up in our showroom with dogs and cats available for adoption.

David Wells of SPCA of Hancock County giving Colby some belly rubs

?The SPCA of Hancock County is grateful to our neighbors, Stanley Subaru, for hosting this adoption event! Anytime we can get our dogs and cats out?
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Safest performance compact on the planet? Rally champion? BRZ STi? Yes, yes, and yes!

So much Subaru news has been coming out, it's hard to keep up with it all! Here's a smattering of the Subaru news you need to know!

The Subaru WRX is getting EyeSight

EyeSight is part of what makes Subaru unmatched in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Picks (see the the rankings here, where Subaru is the best of the best). Torque News seems pretty excited:

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We Share the Love with the Grand Theatre in Ellsworth

Bill Bergeon, Mark Politte, Kelly Cochrane, Gail La Rosa Thompson

As the result of our successful Share the Love campaign, Stanley Subaru presented fifteen thousand dollars to The Grand Theatre in Ellsworth as part of our ongoing support of the Campaign for the Grand.

The Campaign for the Grand is a fundraising effort to restore, repair, and improve the Grand's facilities to enable a renewed focus on quality local theatre. We plan to use?
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What does WRX mean? What does STi stand for?


The Subaru WRX performs. The rally powerhouse added to its scores of first place finishes with the top spot at the Rally in the 100-Acre Wood.

David Higgins and Craig Drew dominated at this weekend's snowy Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. With ice covering 50% of the roads yesterday and steady snow all day with 6+" of accumulation, this was a true snow event. The 2015 Subaru WRX STI handled the treacherous conditions with ease and performed flawlessly all weekend.
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What does Consumer Reports say about Subaru? What car is the Consumer Reports People's Pick?

It's always a good year to have a Subaru, but 2015 is spectacular. Not only is every Subaru model an IIHS Top Safety Pick, Consumer Reports has had some glowing things to say.

People's picks:

It's a sweep; Subaru took 49% of the total votes for best vehicle! From Consumer Reports:

Winner: Subaru Outback (25 percent [of votes])
The redesigned Subaru Outback hits a sweet spot, with refined manners, benchmark safety scores, available advanced safety equipment, easy-to-use infotainment system, and ample passenger and cargo space. Factor in standard all-wheel drive and respectable fuel economy, and you have…
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