Harpswell, Maine

Harpswell is a town in Cumberland County, United States, within Casco Bay in the Gulf of Maine. The population was 4,740 at the 2010 census. Harpswell is composed of land contiguous with the rest of Cumberland County, called Harpswell Neck, as well as three large islands connected by bridges: Sebascodegan Island, Orr's Island, Bailey Island and over 200 smaller islands. Harpswell is Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area; the Native Americans who inhabited Harpswell were part of the Abenaki. The Abenaki name for Harpswell Neck called West Harpswell, was Merriconeag or "quick carrying place", a reference to the narrow peninsula's easy portage; the Abenaki name for Great Island was Erascohegan or Sebascodiggin, which became by the late 1800s Sebascodegan Island. About 1659 Major Nicholas Shapleigh of Kittery, bought Merriconeag and Sebascodegan Island from the Abenaki, but because of Indian attacks, attempts to settle the area were abandoned until after Dummer's War; the Treaty of 1725 brought a truce, by 1731 many settlers had returned.

A part of North Yarmouth, in 1758 the town was incorporated by the Massachusetts General Court and named for Harpswell in Lincolnshire, England. Industries included farming and some shipbuilding, but fishing brought considerable profit, lobstering is still a thriving part of the economy; because of its scenic beauty, Harpswell is today a favorite with tourists. The Bailey Island Bridge is an Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 127.69 square miles, of which, 24.18 square miles of it is land and 103.51 square miles is water. The town is situated on Casco Bay in the Gulf of part of the Atlantic Ocean. Harpswell has about 216 miles of coastline; the town is crossed by state routes 24 and 123. It is bordered by the town of Brunswick to the north, is separated by the New Meadows River from West Bath to the northeast and Phippsburg to the east; as of the census of 2010, there were 4,740 people, 2,218 households, 1,450 families living in the town.

The population density was 196.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 4,208 housing units at an average density of 174.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% from other races, 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population. There were 2,218 households of which 19.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, 34.6% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.53. The median age in the town was 52.9 years. 15% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the town was 51.6 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 5,239 people, 2,340 households, 1,532 families living in the town.

The population density was 216.7 people per square mile. There were 3,701 housing units at an average density of 153.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 97.94% White, 0.25% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.23% from other races, 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.32% of the population. There were 2,340 households out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.5% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.69. In the town, the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 31.7% from 45 to 64, 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males.

For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males. The median income for a household in the town was $40,611, the median income for a family was $45,119. Males had a median income of $34,167 versus $30,000 for females; the per capita income for the town was $30,433. About 3.3% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over. Fire protection services are provided in Harpswell by three unique and nonrelated volunteer fire departments. All three departments operate ambulances. A town contracted. Harpswell Neck Fire Department Orr's and Bailey Island Fire Department Cundy's Harbor Fire DepartmentLaw enforcement services are provided by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office. John Chryssavgis, theologian Patrick Dempsey, actor Stephen M. Etnier, artist Richard Jacques Elijah Kellogg, lecturer, author Edna St. Vincent Millay, poet James L. Nelson, novelist Robert Peary, explorer Alexander Petrunkevitch, Yale professor and arachnologist Mark Rogers, MLB Baseball Player and National High School Player of the Year Public schools in the area are operated by Maine School Administrative District 75.

During the 2010-11 school year, Harpswell residents voted to close the West Harpswell Sch


Telenipara is a census town in Barrackpore II CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is close to Kolkata and a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration. Babanpur, Jafarpur and Telenipara form a cluster of census towns around Barrackpore.96% of the population of Barrackpore subdivision live in urban areas. In 2011, it had a density of population of 10,967 per km2 The subdivision has 16 municipalities and 24 census towns. For most of the cities/ towns information regarding density of population is available in the Infobox. Population data is not available for neighbourhoods, it is thereafter ward-wise. All places marked on the map are linked in the full-screen map. Khardaha police station under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate has jurisdiction over Khardaha municipal area and Barrackpore II CD Block. Sewli Teilinipara has a delivery sub post office, with PIN 700121 in the North Presidency Division of North 24 Parganas district in Calcutta region.

Other post offices with the same PIN are Nilganj Bazaar and Suryapur. As per the 2011 Census of India, Telenipara had a total population of 17,781, of which 9,124 were males and 8,657 were females. Population below 6 years was 1,714; the total number of literates in Telenipara was 13,813. As per the District Census Handbook 2011, Telenipara covered an area of 7.8086 km2. Amongst the medical facilities it had were 5 medicine shops, Amongst the educational facilities it had were 11 primary schools, 5 middle schools, 5 secondary schools and 4 senior secondary schools; the nearest degree college was available 4 km away at Barrackpore. Local roads link Telenipara to Kalyani Expressway and State Highway 2; the nearest railway station is Barrackpore railway station on the Sealdah-Ranaghat line. P. N. Das College at Palta is located nearby

BriSCA Formula 1 Stock Cars

BriSCA Formula 1 Stock Cars is a class of single seater stock car racing from the UK. Cars are custom-built and race on oval tracks of either shale or tarmac of a quarter-mile in length; the tracks are surrounded by either an Armco barrier or post and cable fences to keep the cars on the track. Racing is full contact, which means drivers are allowed to push and spin fellow competitors out of the way, although these maneuvers are subtle as opposed to crashing into each other; the cars are strong and are of an open wheel design, but are made with the contact element in mind, with front and rear bumpers and sturdy roll cages. The cars are unlimited horsepower with drivers using any engine they choose, with Chevrolet based small or big block V8 engines being the most popular. BriSCA F1 is the pinnacle of oval racing in the UK; the season runs from March with occasional meetings at Christmas. BriSCA F1 Stock Cars are governed by the BriSCA Management Board, comprising three members of the association of promoters and three members of the BSCDA together with an independent secretary.

Rules and regulations relating to car specifications, race procedures, track requirements and all other aspects of the sport are updated annually by the BriSCA Management Board. All drivers wishing to race at a BriSCA F1 meeting have to be registered in advance by the BSCDA. All venues that stage BriSCA F1 racing must be licensed by BriSCA. BriSCA F1 Stock Car racing can trace its roots to the first stock car race in United Kingdom, held at New Cross Stadium in London on Good Friday, 16 April 1954, promoted by a Northampton-born Australian showman called Digger Pugh, it was a great success with two further meetings taking place at New Cross before the next meeting took place at Odsal Stadium, Bradford, on 26 May 1954. The new craze spread around the country and was dubbed the "seven day wonder"; the cars were modified saloon cars, hence the term stock as opposed to race cars. Most of the cars were American models with V8 engines, with some larger European cars; the cars were standard makes with bumpers and roll bars added.

In 1956 the drivers' association was formed. In 1957, thanks to the efforts of Peter Arnold, a national numbering system was introduced, BriSCA, the association of promoters was formed and the Stock Car Racing Board of Control created. There was an agreement that BriSCA would only use drivers of the drivers' association. From the initial explosion in 1954 things started to settle down, tracks opened and closed but racing rules were introduced and the cars became more refined, while star drivers started to emerge. BriSCA has held over 5,500 meetings across the United Kingdom. In 1975, about 30 southern based drivers broke away from BriSCA and formed their own association called SCOTA, they were disappointed at the lack of F1 meetings being held in the south of the country. They raced for promoter Spedeworth in cars the same as BriSCA F1. In 1978 it was renamed F1SCA. In 1980, F1SCA decided to introduce a five-litre limit, make the cars smaller. Renamed'Formula 80' the cars are still running today under the name'Spedeworth V8 Stock Cars'.

During the 1960s, the cars developed from stock road cars into specially built cars with fabricated chassis and race-tuned V8 engines. While NASCAR in the US races specially-built race cars, they retain the appearance of a road car, unlike the BriSCA F1 which now bears no resemblance to a road car. A modern BriSCA F1 configuration is front-engined, rear-wheel drive, open-wheeled, with the driver located centrally; the cars are constructed on race engineered steel ladder chassis with robust roll-over-safety cages and aluminium sheet body panelling, There is no limit in engine capacity or number of cylinders but engines must be aspirated and the engine blocks must be cast iron. The most common engines used, due to their reliability and availability, are based on the American Chevrolet V8 engine in both small block 5.7 litre and big block 7.4 litre varieties, producing upwards of 740 bhp with approx 640 ft/lbs of torque but some cars are known to have been equipped with engines of 9 litre capacity.

Power is most delivered through a'Doug Nash' style gearbox with two forward gears and reverse, use a modified Ford Transit rear axle with a locked differential. The cars use'American Racer' control tyres on the outside rear; the cars are restricted in what dampers can be used, to control costs. Cars can reach speeds of 80–90 mph around a quarter-mile oval, so most cars use large roof mounted aerofoils, similar to those found on American sprint cars, to create downforce on the corners and provide some extra cornering grip. Wings are not compulsory, the benefit is not proven. Cars must weigh between 1,350 and 1,500 kg and due to always racing anticlockwise, the cars are limited to having a maximum of 52% of the weight on the left hand side of the car when viewed from the rear. Cars are weighed at each meeting to make sure. Many drivers use two separate cars. However, a few drivers with limited budgets may optimise just one car for both surface types, changing various components for each different track and surface.

Each driver is graded according to past results, their roof or wing painted accordingly. Red roofs with amber flashing light