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Friday

September 11, 2009 9:06 am

Aiming to curb car use, Bates expands Bike Coop program

Among amenities awaiting Bates students as they arrived on campus this month was a bicycle built for two — just the thing for taking a spin downtown with a close friend.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008 10:44 am

Balanced Beam

Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”