Archives for "Maine and New England"

Sunday

February 22, 2004 11:33 am

Men's and women's basketball advance to NESCAC semifinals

The Bates College men’s and women’s basketball teams both advanced to the semifinal round of the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championships with wins over their quarterfinal opponents on Saturday.

Tuesday

February 17, 2004 12:12 pm

Hochadel earns NESCAC honors; basketball teams prepare for playoffs

Betsy Hochadel was selected as the New England Small College Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week by the conference on Monday afternoon.

Friday

February 13, 2004 4:10 pm

Portland String Quartet, jazzman Steve Grover in Bates College concerts

In two concerts over one weekend, Maine’s best-known string quartet and one of the state’s top jazz musicians offer concerts in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Monday

December 22, 2003 12:54 pm

Bates-Morse Mountain offers New Year's hike

Judy Marden, director of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, leads a late-morning New Year’s hike or snowshoe at the conservation area on Sunday, Jan. 4.

Tuesday

November 4, 2003 3:51 pm

Pianist Frank Glazer offers recital at Bates

One of Maine’s best-known pianists, Bates College artist-in-residence Frank Glazer performs in solo recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, in the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Wednesday

October 8, 2003 10:27 am

Rent-A-Husband founder to speak at Bates

The Bates College Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents Kaile Warren, founder of the nationally known handyman business Rent-A-Husband, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.

Friday

August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.

Monday

February 24, 2003 3:09 pm

Portland photographer to discuss 'Landscape Diary' series

Green has been making photographs for more than 20 years. His most recent images, the three “Landscape Diary” series, are about the personal significance and surprising beauty of ordinary, often-overlooked places: an empty lot, a quiet meadow we pass every day, a stand of trees along the turnpike, a salt marsh along the highway.

Monday

February 24, 2003 2:52 pm

Junior injured in Rhode Island fire recovering at home

Bates College junior Philip B. Barr, of Lincoln, R.I., was injured in the February 20 nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 99 people and injured more than 180.

Thursday

February 13, 2003 2:22 pm

Classmates Freeman, Chamberlain compete in Nordic World Championships

Classmates Justin Freeman ’98 and Dave Chamberlain ’98 are members of the U.S. cross country team competing in the World Championships Feb. 18-March 1 at Val di Fiemme, Italy. Freeman and Chamberlain join Nancy Ingersoll Fiddler ’78 as the only Bates alumni to represent the United States at a Winter Olympics or World Championships.