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45 min ago | Darien News-Review

Darien students' achievements

Ines Castro and Michael J. Foresta graduated from Colby College. Castro majored in psychology with a neuroscience concentration and Foresta majored in economics with a concentration in financial markets.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Alternative Press

Libby Apiccela Speaks at Berkeley Heights Rotary Meeting of World Travels

Libby Corydon-Apicella, of Berkeley Heights, was the guest speaker at this week's Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights meeting held at Chimney Rock Inn in Gillette.


Related Topix: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Gillette, NJ

The Narragansett Times

SK native Czernicki carves out unique career

Elizabeth Czernicki was a South Kingstown resident first. Now, she is the co-founder and treasurer of the Marine Semper Fi Fund, a certified public accountant, a business owner, a military wife and the mayor of Occaquan, Virginia, where she now lives.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps

Herald Gazette

Cushing library houses Langlais work

The Estelle Saastamoinen Memorial Library is celebrating the work of the late artist and Cushing resident Bernard "Blackie" Langlais through a small exhibit donated to the town by Colby College and the Kohler Foundation.


Related Topix: Libraries, Cushing, ME, Jay, ME

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Thunderstorms back in the forecast

David Epstein has been a professional meteorologist and horticulturalist for three decades.


Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Framingham State College, Weather

Mon Jul 21, 2014

University Business

Colby names new vice president and secretary of the college

C. Andrew McGadney has been named vice president and secretary of the College, Colby College President David A. Greene announced July 21. McGadney will come from Clark University in Worcester, Mass., where he serves as vice president for university advancement, a position he has held for eight years.


Related Topix: Clark University, Wesleyan University

John Winkin did it all in his 94 years

A legendary baseball coach in the state of Maine, have an award named after you, inducted into 11 halls of fame, a friend to Joe DiMaggio, a friend to Ted Williams, and a witness to the attack on Pearl Harbor.


Related Topix: University of Maine

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Longtime Black Bears baseball coach Winkin dies

Winkin spent 22 seasons leading the Black Bears and compiled a 642-430-3 record.


Related Topix: University of Maine, Husson College

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Art Daily

Colby College Museum of Art opens first scholarly Bernard Langlais retrospective

This summer, the Colby College Museum of Art presents the first scholarly retrospective of the work of the artist Bernard Langlais, whose estate Colby College received as a bequest in 2010.


Related Topix: Old Town, ME, Painting, Arts

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Mostly Nice Weekend Weather With More Clouds Sunday

David Epstein has been a professional meteorologist and horticulturalist for three decades.


Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Nantucket, MA, Weather

Bangor Daily News

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor to speak in Castine

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor will deliver the sixth annual Deborah Pulliam Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Delano Auditorium on the campus of Maine Maritime Academy.


Related Topix: Castine, ME, Maine Maritime Academy, York, ME, University of Virginia, Waterville, ME

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine's summer art scene heats up with major retrospectives

"The Monitor or the Merrimack " by Bernard Langlais is on display at Colby College Museum of Art as part of a retrospective of the Maine's artist work.


Related Topix: Maine, Portland, ME, Monhegan, ME, Painting, Arts

Wed Jul 16, 2014

North Country Now

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"We selected Mr. Howell following an extensive national search," said Joe Tracy, chairman of the CHMC Board of Directors.


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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Lowell Sun

No disability could keep Bedford's Elmer C. Bartels from living life to the fullest

On July 5, 2014, I lost my dad, Elmer C. Bartels, less than a month after his 76th birthday and 54 years after he was injured in a hockey accident that resulted in a life-changing spinal-cord injury.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Newton, MA, Agawam, MA, Physics, Science, Tufts University

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Capital Weekly

Owen W. & Grete S. Bailey

Owen W. Bailey, 90, died May 31, 2014 at the Maine Veterans' Home in Scarborough.


Related Topix: Scarborough, ME, George Washington University, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Owls Head, ME, Thomaston, ME

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Herald Gazette

Langlais exhibit, Art Trail open

The Colby College Museum of Art, in partnership with the Kohler Foundation Inc., has gifted a vast trove of artworks by Bernard Langlais to more than 50 institutions in communities across the state of Maine.


Related Topix: Maine, Presque Isle, ME, Portland, ME, Rockland, ME, Jay, ME

Herald Gazette

Pen Bay Medical Center welcomes Tufts students

Pen Bay is pleased to be a teaching site for the Tufts University School of Medicine - Maine Track MD Program and welcomes our first students: Kelly Brooks and Bradie Manion.


Related Topix: Maine, Tufts University, Medicine, Rangeley, ME, Old Town, ME

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Erie Times News

Senate OKs San Antonio mayor as housing secretary

The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, boosting the national profile of a Democrat with a compelling biography who's considered a vice presidential contender in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Capital Weekly

Noted rabbi to visit Rockland

Rabbi Rachel Isaacs of Colby College and Beth Israel Congregation in Waterville will be at Adas Yoshuron Synagogue in Rockland July 25-26 for a Sabbath weekend of services, learning, and discussion.


Related Topix: Rockland, ME, Waterville, ME, Wellesley College, Religion, Judaism

Manchester Journal

McDonald earns degree

Katarina C. McDonald of Londonderry was one of 472 seniors who graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, on May 25, receiving a bachelor of arts degree at the College's 193rd Commencement.


Related Topix: Londonderry, VT, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Colby Donaldson