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Saturday Aug 30 |

18 colleges seeking diversity that offer free visits to high school seniors

Fall means back-to-school; it also means time for high school seniors to squeeze in a few more college visits before submitting applications for admission.


Related Topix: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, Waterville, ME

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Central Maine Growth Council head Sterling resigns [Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 29--The resignation of the director of a regional economic development organization in Waterville is spurring the group to evaluate how it provides services to the area and whether there are opportunities to collaborate with similar organizations.


Related Topix: Maine, Augusta, ME, Waterville, ME, Fairfield, ME, Winslow, ME

The Washington Post

Field notes from the heart of Liberiaa s Ebola outbreak

Women pray for an end of the Ebola epidemic on Aug. 14, 2014, in Monrovia, Liberia.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Sports

Herald Gazette

Nolan honored as Adult Education Teacher of the Year

For Heidi Nolan, showing non-traditional students and high school drop-outs that there is a light at the end of the tunnel is a labor of love.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Rockland, ME, Rockport, ME

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

School news

Morgan Rublee of Glenburn graduated magna cum laude from Colby College in Waterville in May with a major in English and minor in education.


Related Topix: Waterville, ME, Dover-Foxcroft, ME, Bangor, ME

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Disc golf article inspires memories of 'frolf'

I read Sunday's article on disc golf at the Bellamy Park Disk Golf course with interest.


Related Topix: Waterville, ME, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Herald Gazette

Nolan wins adult education teacher award

Five Town CSD Adult and Community Education announces teacher Heidi Nolan has won a Maine Adult Education Association Outstanding Teacher of the Year award at the annual Maine Adult Education Association Conference held at Colby College in June.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Rockland, ME, Rockport, ME

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Record shattering rain across a wide region was the weather event of the week and perhaps all summer

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


Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Weather, Islip, NY, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Environmental Economics

Research experience for undergraduates

There will be an AERE-sponsored session on this topic at the Southern Economic Association meetings in November.Here is an example of, what I consider, best practices from Colby College.


Sun Journal

LePage designates $6,000 to Maine nonprofits

The Republican governor is helping organizations that are being supported by the "Art of Giving Gala," which is being held in Portland on Thursday.


Related Topix: Maine, Maine College of Art, Bowdoin College

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Capital Weekly

LAUNDRY' and - Marshall Point' at Caldbeck

Caldbeck Gallery, 12 Elm St., will open two exhibitions with a 6 to 8 p.m. reception Wednesday, Aug. 20. The public is invited to meet the artists and enjoy the work via "LAUNDRY: paintings, drawings, and pastels," work by Lois Dodd of Cushing and New York City; and "The Marshall Point Paintings," new work in watercolor by David Dewey of Owls Head ... (more)


Related Topix: Cushing, ME, Owls Head, ME, Painting, Arts, Portland, ME, Waterville, ME

Torrential Rain Likely in Areas Today

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


Related Topix: Weather, Boston, MA, Meteorology, Science, Framingham State College, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Boston Herald

Maine's Colby College to honor James Risen

A New York Times reporter who could go to jail for not revealing the source of classified information is being honored by a Maine college for courageous journalism.


Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Meat Lovers and Gardeners Beware:Tick Can Turn You Into A Vegetarian

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


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, Framingham State College, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Allergy

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Maine band takes advantage of social media, technology

The Jason Spooner Band says its music really came to life when it discovered Hear Studios, tucked away in Camden.


Related Topix: Camden, ME

Mon Aug 04, 2014

National Review Online

A Small, but Noticed, Touch

" that I have begun on the homepage today). The mail has three basic themes: the physical beauty of Maine; the formidable social problems facing the state; and the friendliness of the people.


Related Topix: Waterville, ME

Washington Times

Maine tea party activist Andrew Ian Dodge dies

The Colby College graduate and Libertarian ran unsuccessfully in 2012 for the Senate seat being vacated by Olympia Snowe.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, US Politics, Senator Angus King

Why aren't your hydrangea blooming this year and more August garden chores

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


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