Archives for "Maine/world"

Monday

July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times Record of Brunswick, Maine, did not go unnoticed…

Tuesday

July 24, 2012 3:17 pm

Boston Globe’s McGrory ’84 tells lobster tale about Kingston ’88

Boston Globe’s McGrory ’84 tells lobster tale about Kingston ’88

Steve Kingston ’88, proprietor of The Clam Shack in Kennebunk, Maine, is the underdog winner of a New York City lobster roll contest.

Friday

June 29, 2012 9:40 am

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Monday

June 18, 2012 4:05 pm

Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

The Lewiston Sun Journal profiles Tomi Chipman ’14 and her father Doug on the front page of its Father’s Day…

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Friday

June 1, 2012 3:13 pm

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites Lewiston-Auburn residents to a campus viewing of Tuesday’s highly anticipated transit of Venus.

Friday

June 1, 2012 2:48 pm

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s ‘garage sale,’ returns for 12th year

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s ‘garage sale,’ returns for 12th year

The June 16 Clean Sweep is a “garage sale” on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers.

Friday

June 1, 2012 2:31 pm

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

In a May 8 ceremony, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships honored 15 persons and organizations for their efforts to strengthen college-community ties.

Monday

May 21, 2012 7:22 am

Bates students’ art brightens workday for emergency dispatchers

Bates students’ art brightens workday for emergency dispatchers

The Lewiston-Auburn 911 Communication Center is a cheerier workplace thanks to two student artists from Bates.

Friday

May 11, 2012 4:15 pm

College Night in Town: Students, L/A make it a date

College Night in Town: Students, L/A make it a date

On the inaugural “College Night in Town” it was possible to sample and celebrate, in just a few hours, the diversity of what downtown Lewiston and Auburn have to offer.