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13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Plan for Portland neighborhood includes historic district protection, new building codes

Combine five working groups, five goals, six vision statements, 13 principles and 14 critical actions, and the sum is the draft for creating a sustainable, mixed-use India Street neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Portland State University, UC Davis

17 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Maine Robotics summer campers build, program computers

"Installing [Microsoft] XP at the beginning was tough, the computer wasn't set up right, so we had to go and change the settings, it took like three hours," he said about his week at a Maine Robotics camp at the University of Southern Maine.

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Related Topix: Maine, Bangor, ME, Yarmouth, ME, Falmouth, ME

Mon Jul 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Bus Stop, Catch Me If You Can and More Set for Usm Department of Theatre's 2014-15 Season

The University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre is presenting an innovative and enlightening six-show season for 2014-2015, replete with skirt-chasing dames, lonely love-torn souls, original dance, a production at the Portland Stage Studio Theater featuring a satirical southern belle and her hypochondriac son, followed by a pistol-packing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Theater, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine Food Strategy looking to connect state's producers with consumers

There is a conversation starting in Maine about how the state can help feed itself and the rest of the world and organizers are inviting everyone to the table.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, Agriculture, Science, Caribou, ME

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Program to recruit international students to University of Maine System falls short of target

A company that recruits international students and brings them to universities in the U.S. and other countries, has brought fewer students than planned to two University of Maine System campuses, according to the system's spokesman.

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Related Topix: University of Maine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Herald Gazette

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Related Topix: Rockland, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

The Case for Broadband in Sanford

The Sanford Regional Economic Growth Council first started looking hard at the topic of Broadband in the fall of 2013.

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Related Topix: Sanford, ME, Opinion

Foster's Daily Democrat

SIS Bank bestows $25g in scholarships to graduates

In an annual tradition of support, SIS Bank has once again awarded $25,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Maine and New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Maine, University of Maine at Machias, Colby-Sawyer College, University of New Hampshire, UMass Amherst

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

USM names interim president

The University of Southern Maine has named David Flanagan as its interim president amid the school's continued financial woes.

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University Business

George W. Hynd named the sixth president of Oakland University

George W. Hynd has been named the sixth president of Oakland University , succeeding Betty J. Youngblood, interim president since July 2013.

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Related Topix: Oakland University, College of Charleston, African-American, Champlain College, Washington College

Bangor Daily News

Promising transparency at USM is a good first step for troubled campus' interim president

On Monday, he'll take over as interim president of the University of Southern Maine, taking the helm that follows a year in which a mandate to cut the 9,000-student university's budget by $14 million spiraled out of control into a long-term confrontation that gave the institution's public image a black eye.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

New poll: Voters age 50 and over focused on health care, financial security

Midterm elections are often not a priority for voters. But come November, one demographic in Maine is taking the election seriously, according to new data released by the Maine AARP.

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Related Topix: Health, AARP

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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UMS trustees approve plan to address projected $69 million budget...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 22--BANGOR, Maine -- The University of Maine System's board of trustees will attempt to add focus and accountability to their plan to close a budget gap that campuses have been grappling with for years.

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Related Topix: Maine, Bangor, ME, University of Maine at Farmington

Bangor Daily News

Baker Newman Noyes announces Paul Letalien as director of healthcare consulting practice

PORTLAND, Maine, MANCHESTER and PORTSMOUTH, N.H., and BOSTON, Mass. - Baker Newman Noyes, one of New England's largest accounting and advisory firms, announced Paul Letalien as director of the firm's healthcare management consulting practice.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Manchester, ME, Long Term Care, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Now playing: Strong female protagonists at Bluestocking Film Series in Portland

As a budding filmmaker in the '90s, Kate Kaminski noticed a disturbing trend. Most top-grossing movies were dominated by men.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME

Bangor Daily News

Maine's public schools need to be bold, and change what's not working

Students board a bus on the first day of school in Bates County, Missouri, last year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Readfield, ME, Family, Kids, Cape Elizabeth, ME, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine National Guard team focuses on protecting cyber networks

As the Maine National Guard confronts a future likely to include significant budget cuts , it is taking on a new role protecting the state's cyber network from attacks, according to the Guard's top officer.

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Related Topix: Maine, US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Herald Gazette

District hires superintendent, Oceanside principal

The board also appointed Renee Thompson as the principal of Oceanside High School East.

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Related Topix: University of Maine, Maine, Waldo County, ME, Unity, ME, Belfast, ME

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

USM President steps down for new position

Theodora Kalikow is leaving USM to become acting vice chancellor of the University of Maine System.

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Bangor Daily News

USM president will leave post, take job in the system office

University of Southern Maine business and economics major Laine Geistwalker protests deep cuts proposed by President Theo Kalikow on March 24 in Portland.

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Related Topix: Maine, Bangor, ME, University of Maine

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