Stories about "Maine and New England"
Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

Friday, April 10, 2009 4:52 pm

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under...

Science before water, says Poland Spring's Tom Brennan '83

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 10:53 am

When Tom Brennan ’83, senior natural resource manager for Poland Spring bottled...

Joseph Hall's Wabanaki history course conveys hidden stories

Thursday, March 26, 2009 1:55 pm

Information and knowledge are two different things. Teachers like Joseph Hall Jr. proffer the first, but their real work is leading students to the second. Hall does that so well that Bates students chose him for the prestigious 2009 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Former Maine governor to address role of leadership in environmentalism

Monday, March 23, 2009 10:27 am

Former Maine Gov. Angus King Jr. visits Bates College to address the theme "Protecting the Environment: Reflections on the Role of Leadership" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Eric Peters ’86 raises oysters for the raw bar

Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:31 pm

In season, Peters and a part-time employee hand-harvest up to 8,000 shellfish weekly from the riverbed acreage that Peters leases from the state. Currently wholesaling through a distributor to restaurants in Boston and elsewhere, Peters will begin retailing in 2009 as Norumbega Oyster Inc. to diversify his clientele and boost revenues.

Alumni bring distinctive views to food-system issues

Thursday, March 19, 2009 12:57 pm

"I can see the world through food," said Kirsten Walter '00, perhaps speaking for all the participants in a wide-ranging Bates discussion of food-related topics on March 16. "I can see all these different issues," she said, "and how to approach them and how to engage people with them."

Fly through the woods on skis

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 12:52 pm

Bates plays host to the NCAA Skiing Championships, March 11-14. See a video preview of the Black Mountain Nordic course produced by H. Lincoln Benedict '09

Bates plays host to the NCAA Skiing Championships, March 11-14

Wednesday, March 4, 2009 12:36 pm

Welcoming the best collegiate skiers in the nation, Bates College plays host to the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships March 11-14 at its two home venues: Sunday River in Bethel, Maine (alpine) and Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine (Nordic).

Maine farmers find a friend in Rick Kersbergen ’78

Thursday, February 26, 2009 12:02 pm

When a Maine dairy farmer ponders the move to organic production, Rick Kersbergen '78 is there to ease the transition.

L.L.Bean CMO Stephen Fuller '82 named Bates trustee

Sunday, February 15, 2009 4:08 pm

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced the appointment of Stephen M. Fuller '82 of Freeport to the College's Board of Trustees.

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