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1 min ago | SeacoastOnline

Poet shares passion

In celebration of National Poetry Month, Wells Public Library hosted a poetry reading by Betsy Sholl on April 4 at their monthly Lunch and Learn Program, which runs the first Friday of each month.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Maine

4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Tom Gillis is Gafney Artist of the Month

The likenesses of Tom Brady, Dustin Pedroia, Derek Jeter, Jewel, Fiona Apple and Dustin Hoffman are examples of some included in an exhibit in the Gafney Library during April by Artist Tom Gillis, who specializes in portraiture.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Berwick, ME

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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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Foster's Daily Democrat

12th Annual Maine Deaf Film Festival opens April 23

Copper. Directed by Jack O'Donnell. 11:06 minutes. 2012. New Zealand. Drama. Matthew, a curious deaf boy, is drawn to the Copper statue in the park.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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: Orono, ME, University of Maine

Capital Weekly

Making something out of nothing

When Doug Barnes had four large trees cut down in his yard, he was looking for something unique to do with the 6-foot stumps that remained.

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Related Topix: Maine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

Meanwhile, in college campuses across America

Pitzer College agreed to divest almost all of the school's investments in fossil-fuel stocks by year-end while saying it plans to create a sustainability fund.

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Related Topix: Pitzer College, Anthropology, Science, Inventions, Science / Technology, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Living with disabilities in Portland, Maine, where every step's a challenge

As the city assesses its infrastructure and barriers both physical and emotional, we spend a day in the shoes of those with their own limitations to overcome.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, South Portland, ME

Republican Journal

Thomaston | $170,000

Newer two-bedroom Cape with an open second floor. Design it the way you want to.

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Related Topix: Thomaston, ME, Rockland, ME

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

USM students react to reversal on faculty layoffs

University of Southern Maine students celebrated on Friday night after the university President Theodora Kalikow decided to reverse her layoffs of faculty members, though other cuts may occur in the future.

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Kennebec Journal

USM's Faculty Senate comes up with alternate plan to cut costs

The proposal includes a moratorium on using consultants, consolidating departments and campuses, and making the president, deans and provost teach classes.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

Barreiros shows at USM

University of Southern Maine President Theo Kalikow will host the 2014 "President's Student Art Show" on the seventh floor of the Law Building, on the Portland campus.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Roxbury, ME, Photography, Arts

SeacoastOnline

Linda C. Sten

Cherished wife, loving mom and beloved friend, Linda C. Sten of Madbury, passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Hyder Family Hospice House in Dover after an extended battle with cancer.

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Related Topix: Madbury, NH, Dover, NH, Saint Lawrence University, Lawrence University, Western Kentucky University

Bangor Daily News

I almost lost my USM teaching job, but I think the budget reductions offer an opportunity

I was almost one of the University of Southern Maine faculty members laid off last month as part of the university's response to a $14 million budget shortfall.

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Related Topix: Maine, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Kennebec Journal

USM reviewing official accused of exposing himself

Steven Preister, 68, who works from his home in Washington, D.C., but reports to an office in Portland, was at a Nebraska hotel when he allegedly exposed himself to several teenage girls.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Top prosecutor talks about domestic violence in panel talk

A member of the Maine Attorney General's Office talked about domestic violence homicides in the state during a discussion about how to help victims of domestic violence at the University of Southern Maine in Portland on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Portland, ME

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Kennebec Journal

UMA launches capital campaign to raise millions in private money

Scholarships for adult students, support for veterans and an auditorium expansion are among the areas that would benefit from the University of Maine at Augusta's first major effort to raise private money.

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Related Topix: Maine, University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine, Orono, ME, University of Maine at Fort Kent

Bangor Daily News

Tuesday, April 8, 2014: Free speech, elvers, climate change, UMaine cuts

The Supreme Court recently decided that overall political contributions from individuals cannot be limited because of the right of free speech .

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Orono, ME, University of Maine, Opinion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Bangor Daily News

'In the Underworld' discussions and tickets

The University of Southern Maine is hosting a series of events surrounding the theater department's production of "In the Underworld," an operetta written by French Resistance fighter Germaine Tillion while imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Boston.com

Maine university premiers Holocaust operetta

The University of Southern Maine will show the first English-language performance of Germaine Tillion's Holocaust operetta ''In The Underworld'' this month.

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