Stories about "Maine and New England"
Rent-A-Husband founder to speak at Bates

Wednesday, October 8, 2003 10:27 am

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.

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Friday, August 8, 2003 10:46 am

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.

Portland photographer to discuss 'Landscape Diary' series

Monday, February 24, 2003 3:09 pm

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.

Junior injured in Rhode Island fire recovering at home

Monday, February 24, 2003 2:52 pm

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.

Classmates Freeman, Chamberlain compete in Nordic World Championships

Thursday, February 13, 2003 2:22 pm

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.

Career seminars link liberal arts, entrepreneurial success

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:58 pm

The virtues of a liberal arts education don't spring immediately to mind when you imagine two guys putt-putting around Nantucket Harbor peddling homemade fruit juice to thirsty boaters. But there's a real connection between the entrepreneurial spirit behind a business like Nantucket Nectars — which today employs 150 and markets its extensive juice line in 40 states, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean — and the traits nurtured at small liberal arts colleges.

William Manning opens four-decade retrospective

Tuesday, December 31, 2002 2:12 pm

William Manning, one of Maine's leading abstract artists, shows more than four decades' worth of works on paper at the Bates College Museum of Art in an exhibition that opens with a lecture and reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10. Admission to "William Manning: Works on Paper 1961-2002" is free and the public is welcome at the museum located in the college's Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Grant will advance research into climate change, ancient Mainers

Thursday, December 19, 2002 3:04 pm

Bates College has received a state grant of nearly $170,000 for analytical equipment that will significantly advance studies of climate change, the coastal environment and the ecological impact of Maine's ancient inhabitants.

Three local farms profiled by Bates students

Tuesday, November 26, 2002 4:05 pm

The students, participants in the "World Agriculture" course taught by Peter Rogers, will present their findings from research into the operations of Nezinscott Farm, Turner; Avalon Farm, North Yarmouth; and Bell Farms, Auburn

Maine Day brings in-state students to Bates

Thursday, October 31, 2002 4:09 pm

A high spot is an often lively, 45-minute question-and-answer session with current Bates students. "The audience is encouraged to find out what life is like here on campus and what the academic atmosphere is," says Harrison

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