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Wednesday

December 8, 2010 2:05 pm

$150,000 grant from Alden Trust supports Hedge-Bill renovations

As Bates continues to transform two 19th-century residence halls into state-of-the-art academic buildings, the college has received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to support the renovation project.

Friday

May 21, 2010 3:45 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of May 17, 2010

Here we’d been thinking that it would be fun to gut a building. But not for the nail-pulling guy.

Friday

May 7, 2010 12:54 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of May 3, 2010

These days, the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls seems to be all about the concrete — taking it out and putting it in.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 12:40 pm

Reliving “A Night of Alchemy”

On a given February night in 1939, an entertainment-seeking Lewiston resident could sit at home and listen to Death Valley Days on the radio. Or he could take in a movie, like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, starring Mickey Rooney and Walter Connolly, at the Empire.

And if their appeal was nil? Well, how about the science show at Bates?

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 1:19 pm

Hedge and the Bill

As major renovations loom, Bates consideres the two building’s aesthetics and history