Archives for "Maine and New England"
The Farmer's Father: Steve Hoad '72

Thursday, February 5, 2009 2:38 pm

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad was raised by a mother who “understood that children were children,” he says. “It was expected that I would do things children do.” His outdoors experiences as a child and a desire to conserve land solidified Hoad’s dream to one day live with his family on a farm.

Glazer piano concerts celebrate remarkable anniversaries

Monday, January 26, 2009 12:00 pm

Ninety-three-year-old pianist Frank Glazer, one of Maine's best-known musicians, performs at Bates College in two concerts marking the anniversaries of important debuts in his long career.

Bates professor's play based on Mainer's WW II experiences opens in Damariscotta

Tuesday, January 13, 2009 10:09 am

"Manny's War," a play written by a Bates College theater professor about a Jewish American soldier taken prisoner by the Germans, opens this week in a Lincoln County Community Theater production.

Shibles relishing first year as Bowdoin coach

Thursday, December 11, 2008 12:00 pm

Both the Portland Press Herald and Bangor Daily News recently profiled Maine native Adrienne Shibles '91, in her first year as head coach of women's basketball at Bowdoin College.

State government, MCLU, FBI represented on homeland security panel

Friday, November 14, 2008 12:00 pm

Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap is one of three panelists who will discuss terrorism, homeland security and civil liberties in a Bates College presentation.

Bates Choir to perform Britten's Ceremony of Carols

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:00 pm

Directed by John Corrie, the Bates College Choir performs Benjamin Britten's popular Ceremony of Carols in concert.

Sediment at Seawall Beach

Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:07 pm

At the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in September, Emily Chandler '09 of North Yarmouth, Maine (above), with Dana Oster ’09 of Mercer Island, Wash., and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, surveys Seawall Beach to monitor the transport and erosion of beach sediment.

Dual Demmitts

Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:53 pm

Louisa Demmitt '09 and younger brother Daniel of Columbia, Md., saw a lot of each other during the fall, even though he's not a Bates student. After graduating from high school, Daniel cobbled together a gap year that began in Maine at the Androscoggin Apple Co., a family-owned organic operation in Greene. He plans to continue his farm work in the South over the winter.

Alumnus and Bates Contemplates Food

Saturday, November 1, 2008 1:51 pm

The cover of the Fall 2008 Bates Magazine shows Nicolas Lindholm '86 displaying tomatoes grown on his family-operated organic farm, Hackmatack Farm, in Penobscot, Maine.

Video: Cruising with the 'Croo'

Saturday, November 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Over the pre-meal din and at the top of their lungs, the staff cries, "Dinner!" All becomes quiet, and the first course of the evening meal at Greenleaf hut, 4,200 feet above sea level in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is served.

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