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19 hrs ago | SFGate

UMaine Augusta building named for outgoing chief

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: University of Maine at Augusta, Augusta, ME

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

UMS trustees address proposed policy on sex crimes, domestic violence

A proposed University of Maine System policy will redefine terms such as dating violence, sexual harassment and consent to a sexual act, if the board of trustees approves it in November.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Maine

Bangor Daily News

New Black Bears invade UMaine campus on move-in day

Gary Donovan from Connecticut carries a plastic bin on his head while helping his step daughter move into dorms at the University of Maine.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME

Capital Weekly

Riley faculty ready the campus for 43rd year

Faculty of the Riley School, gathered Aug. 27 in Glen Cove to reflect on the fundamental, sustaining practices that define the work of school.

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Related Topix: New Mexico State University, Bangor, ME, Camden, ME, College of the Atlantic

The Harbor Times Soup

Montville Town News

My oldest son, Isaac is turning twelve today. Happy Birthday Iseetoes. Ily! I remember at twelve going to a bowling party and eating pizza witha mushrooms for the first time! It was fantastic! Always have fun and don't be afraid to try something new.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Holidays, Labor Day, Waldo County, ME, Portland, ME, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert

Bangor Daily News

UMaine Extension serves up 'Dining with Diabetes Down East' in Lubec

University of Maine Cooperative Extension's free Dining with Diabetes Down East series starts Wednesday, Oct. 1 at Healthways Regional Medical Center at Lubec.

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Related Topix: Maine, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Lubec, ME, Life, Food, Nutrition, Milbridge, ME

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Legal experts say Ordman Alley's claims would test defamation, due process law

But legal experts interviewed by the Bangor Daily News said both claims could be difficult to prove to a judge or jury by a preponderance of evidence - the legal standard that must be met in civil cases - should he pursue legal action against his accusers and the halls of fame.

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Related Topix: Jonesport, ME, Bangor, ME, Machias, ME, Beals, ME

Bangor Daily News

Drawing for the Beginner with David Paterson

Have you ever wanted to draw but were afraid that you weren't creative enough? Come and learn how to express yourself in a low stress environment with art educator David Paterson.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME

Bangor Daily News

University of Maine at Machias president to step down; fourth leader in system to leave in 2014

University of Maine at Machias President Cynthia Huggins will retire at the end of 2014, University of Maine System James Page announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Maine, Machias, ME, University of Maine at Machias, University of Maine at Augusta, National University

Weekly Packet

Mayewski explains extreme weather, climate change

Paul Mayewski, explorer, glaciologist, climate scientist and director of the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine at Orono, believes "we have entered the age of climate decision."

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Related Topix: Weather, Orono, ME, Brooklin, ME

Bangor Daily News

"Maine Hello" kicks-off on the UMaine Campus

Tomorrow, first-year dormitories across the University of Maine campus in Orono will open their doors to welcome the Class of 2018 in the college's annual tradition known as the "Maine Hello."

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Related Topix: Maine, Orono, ME

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Blue lobster gets new home at Maine State Aquarium

A blue lobster became the star of the show Tuesday at Maine State Aquarium, his new home since a teen and her dad found the rare crustacean Saturday as they checked their lobster traps.

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Related Topix: Boothbay Harbor, ME, Oceanography, Science, Old Orchard Beach, ME, Orono, ME, Weird

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bangor Daily News

New Maine festival to celebrate benefits of seaweed

When Hillary Krapf, a holistic healer in Portland, had shingles in 2012, she rejected modern cures and instead treated herself with something most beach-goers tend to steer away from: seaweed.

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Government Executive

The Roller-Coaster Economies of Vacation Towns

Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, is right around the corner. As we head back to school or back to work, stuffing bathing suits in hard-to-reach drawers, it's a good time to ask: what does the end of tourist season mean for cities and metros that rely on tourism dollars? Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data on monthly employment from 2004 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Gainesville, FL, Tallahassee, FL

Time

11 Lobster Facts That Will Leave You Shell-Shocked

This Aug. 23, 2014, photo provided by Meghan LaPlante shows a blue lobster caught by her father Jay LaPlante off Pine Point in Scarborough, Maine.

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Related Topix: Scarborough, ME

The Miami Herald

FDA investigating large Maine lobster processor

One of Maine's major lobster processors says it has addressed a battery of violations brought forth by the Food and Drug Administration, but the federal agency says it has not yet cleared the firm of violations.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Life, Food, Seafood, Agriculture, Science

Capital Weekly

Taylor promoted to vice president

"Aline has a keen sense of what consumers need from their financial services partner.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Right Wing News

What a 14-Year-Old With Her Own Lobster Business Pulled Up in a Trap...

Meghan LaPlante, a 14-year-old from Old Orchard Beach, was pulling up traps for her business set in Saco Bay when she spotted the crustacean of an unusual color, the Portland Press Herald reported.

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Related Topix: Old Orchard Beach, ME

Bangor Daily News

Orono may put moratorium on student housing in certain neighborhoods

As part of the town's comprehensive plan overhaul, officials are considering a proposal to define "student homes" in Orono and to adopt a moratorium on the creation of new student homes for the next six to 12 months.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME

Bangor Daily News

Goodbye summer. Hello college and paying for it.

Two months from now, costumed children will come knocking, shouting "Trick or treat."

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage

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