Stories about "Maine and New England"
Jesse Laflamme ’00, manager of Pete & Gerry’s Organics, oversees an operation that’s the antithesis of factory farming. Hens live cage-free in open barns, lay their eggs where they wish, and have outdoor access. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:08 pm

Pete and Gerry’s is a "regional powerhouse, distributing 'certified humane' organic eggs up and down the East Coast."

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Bates in Brief Sightings: First-years return from AESOP excursions in Maine

Friday, March 15, 2013 3:53 pm

Gearing Up! Will a week in the wild prepare you for Bates?...

Chester Chiao '13 trains on the rock wall in Merill Gymnasium Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
When climbing, ‘nothing else matters,’ says Chester Chiao ’13

Friday, March 15, 2013 10:01 am

"I climb because it helps me discover my limits, face my fears and overcome them."

Record-holding sprinter Isaiah Spofford '15 will try the 400 meters this spring.
Photo by Tom Leonard '78.
Morning Sentinel profiles sprinter Spofford ’15, ‘fast and getting faster’

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 5:06 pm

Coach Al Fereshetian says expectations for Spofford are "very high. He put in a fantastic fall of training."

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Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:32 am

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

Bookies and other gamblers used to depend on skilled "line men," like Uncle Arthur, for timely sports results, including race results from Suffolk Downs in East Boston, shown here in the 1930s. Photograph courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.
Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:33 am

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.

Members of the 2008 AESOP trip dive into the frigid waters of the New Meadows River near Bath, Maine. From left: co-leader Emily Chandler '09, co-leader Lincoln Benedict '09, Ben Williams '12, Stephen Wright '12, Erin Pinover '12 and Monica Rodriguez '12. Standing near the stern is Maria Rouvalis '12.
AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

Thursday, August 23, 2012 3:00 pm

For Monica Rodriguez '12, AESOP in 2008 shaped her understanding of Bates and herself.

Robert Long '79 poses with his daughter Erica Long '12 on Commencement morning. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Monday, July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times...

An unidentified archival image from the film "In the Blood."
‘In the Blood’: Bates presents Maine lumber industry documentary

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 3:26 pm

Wiscasset resident Sumner McKane shows his new documentary on Maine logging history, In the Blood, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

A photo from Ben Manter's bio thesis. Manter wanted to know if the specific yeast strain used in brewing hard cider affects the size and number of bubbles, which is known to affect the taste and aroma of a carbonated alcoholic beverage.
Maine media profile thesis-inspired hard cider business

Thursday, January 12, 2012 12:13 pm

Biology major Ben Manter ’11 used his senior thesis experience to kick...

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