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4 min ago | Bangor Daily News

Oronoka remembered as plans move forward for $2 million medical facility in Orono

On Thursday, Dr. Orville Hartford showed a birthday party photo from the Oronoka restaurant in Orono, Maine.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME, Bangor, ME, South Portland, ME

3 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Retiring principal championed outdoor learning

In his 32 years in public education, Gary Bosk has been a sort of Johnny Appleseed, establishing greenhouses in many of the schools where he has worked.

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Related Topix: Machias, ME, Belfast, ME, Home Gardening, Home, Family, Kids, Lubec, ME

Thu Apr 17, 2014

All Points Blog

GIS Education News Weekly: IEEE Award, Crime on Campus, Polar Geospatial Bootcamp

The ADVANCE Rising Tide Center recognized one of three employees for significant achievements as a female scientist at The University of Maine.

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Related Topix: Prison, Illinois, Northern Illinois University, Portland State University, Clark University

Herald Gazette

New principal hired at Camden-Rockport Middle School

School Administrative District 28 Board of Directors has recently hired Jaime Stone as the next principal for Camden-Rockport Middle School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Blue Hill, ME, Orono, ME

Bangor Daily News

Orono residents near Stillwater River report water coming into homes, flood warnings issued

Cresting water along the Penobscot and Stillwater rivers in Orono has prompted the National Weather Service's Caribou office to issue a flood warning.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME, Natural Disasters, Flood, Penobscot, ME, Stillwater, ME, Caribou, ME

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Herald Gazette

Investigators release factual report on fatal Owls Head plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a second, more in-depth report on the plane crash that claimed the lives of two University of Maine students and a graduate in November 2012.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Owls Head, ME, Knox County, ME

Herald Gazette

Honorary UMaine degree for Gerritsen

Two icons of Maine literature and music - international best-selling author Tess Gerritsen of Camden and singer/songwriter David Mallett - will receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees and share remarks at the University of Maine's 212th commencement Saturday, May 10. Mallett, who lives in Sebec, will address the 10 a.m. ceremony, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maine, Arts, Literature, Vocal, Folk, Camden, ME

Sun Journal

UMS vice chancellor gets $40,000 raise as universities struggle with budgets

While confronting a $36 million budget shortfall, the University of Maine System gave its top financial administrator a $40,000 raise between last fall and this spring, according to reports of employee salaries that the system publishes twice a year.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Maine

Republican Journal

Portland | $264,000

Immaculate one-owner Garrison that has been lovingly cared for. Oil heat in basement & 1st floor, electric heat on 2nd floor & under kitchen cabinet.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

$7.50 is dumb, but $10.10 sounds sweet

Social work students from the University of Maine will be in Pickering Square on Wednesday, April 16th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm to gather sigantures on letters addressed to Senator Susan Collins to raise the current minimum wage from $7.50 to $10.10.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News

Herald Gazette

Iraq war veteran seeks District 94 seat

When Owen Casas decided to run for public office, the message he wanted to make sure his constituency in Maine House District 94 understood is that win-or-lose, his goal is to affect change and help others learn to compromise.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Maine, Rockport, ME, Islesboro, ME

Bangor Daily News

Developer given patent for Diabetic Neuropathy Detector

A Maine medical device manufacturer has been awarded a patent for an invention that will provide doctors with the ability to detect patients at risk of diabetic limb loss more reliably and at earlier stages.

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Related Topix: Diabetic Neuropathy, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Medicine, Diabetes

Washington Times

Black Bears basketball coach is bought out

The University of Maine says it is buying out the contract of its longtime men's basketball coach and looking for a replacement.

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Bangor Daily News

Three Doors Down set for acoustic show at Maine State Pier in Portland

Waterfront Concerts announced on Monday morning that Mississippi rock band Three Doors Down will perform a special acoustic show on their "Songs From the Basement" tour at the Maine State Pier in Portland on Sunday, Aug. 3. Tickets for the show will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 18, via Ticketmaster and other Waterfront Concert outlets.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, 3 Doors Down, Bangor, ME

Bangor Daily News

Doctor wants to build $2 million medical facility on site of former Oronoka restaurant in Orono

ORONO, Maine - For five decades, the Oronoka restaurant was known for serving big steaks, homemade honey biscuits and cold draft beer, all while offering panoramic views of the Penobscot Valley Country Club golf course through its front windows.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME, Bangor, ME

Bangor Daily News

After reprieve, USM faculty will weigh in on where university cuts budget

University of Southern Maine faculty members are preparing to take a more active role in addressing a $14 million budget shortfall that the university must resolve before the end of May after USM President Theodora Kalikow announced Friday that faculty layoffs would be reversed.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Maine, Orono, ME

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Doctor wants to build $2 million medical facility on site of former Oronoka restaurant in Orono

ORONO, Maine - For five decades, the Oronoka restaurant was known for serving big steaks, homemade honey biscuits and cold draft beer, all while offering panoramic views of the Penobscot Valley Country Club golf course through its front windows.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME, Bangor, ME

The Free Press

News Analysis: Same deficit, different decade

As a university news source, the Free Press tries to do a few different things. The ones that are the most relevant to our day to day work for publication are to cover news for and about the USM population more closely than community news outlets and to be a showcase for student work, but underneath those more obvious concerns, there is always the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Orono, ME

Bellingham Herald

Black Bears basketball coach is bought out

President Paul Ferguson says the university decided to replace Head Coach Ted Woodward after evaluating the program over several weeks.

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Bangor Daily News

Three Doors Down set for acoustic show at Maine State Pier in Portland

Waterfront Concerts announced on Monday morning that Mississippi rock band Three Doors Down will perform a special acoustic show on their "Songs From the Basement" tour at the Maine State Pier in Portland on Sunday, Aug. 3. Tickets for the show will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 18, via Ticketmaster and other Waterfront Concert outlets.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, 3 Doors Down, Bangor, ME

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