Articles by Jessica Bloch
By Jessica Bloch on May 14, 2010, at 9:59 p.m.
ORONO | Work on their entry for the Maine Wind Blade Challenge didn’t officially start until earlier this year. But as far back as the fall semester, Sumner High School seniors Chris …
By Jessica Bloch on May 11, 2010, at 10:20 p.m.
It was egg-cellent news for certain residents. The Town Council voted Monday night to amend town ordinances to allow people who live in areas zoned for medium density residential …
By Jessica Bloch on May 09, 2010, at 10:17 p.m.
OLD TOWN | Shopping for Sunday morning’s event at St. James’ Episcopal Church turned out to be a lot more fun than Sara Lindsay thought it would be.
By Jessica Bloch on May 09, 2010, at 10:09 p.m.
Donna Oliver has worked for the past nine years on a service learning project at the Eddington School in which fourth-grade students make quilts for Project Linus, a national effort that distributes blankets to children who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need.
By Jessica Bloch on May 08, 2010, at 1:17 p.m.
ORONO | Lauren Sterling of Waterville graduated Saturday from the University of Maine with nearly 1,700 others who earned degrees this spring.
By Jessica Bloch on May 04, 2010, at 12:09 p.m.
ORONO | University of Maine President Robert Kennedy affirmed Tuesday morning a recommendation to suspend, eliminate, merge and downsize several academic departments and majors while …
By Jessica Bloch on May 03, 2010, at 7:28 p.m.
ROCKPORT | In a move officials said will help the Center for Maine Contemporary Art move forward from financial difficulties last fall, former Farnsworth Art Museum Chief Curator Suzette …
By Jessica Bloch on April 29, 2010, at 9:34 p.m.
ORONO | University of Maine President Robert Kennedy will announce at 10 a.m. Tuesday his decisions pertaining to an academic reorganization plan that has caused discord on campus while …
By Jessica Bloch on April 29, 2010, at 9:31 p.m.
BANGOR | The University of Maine System is gearing up for the search for a successor to University of Maine President Robert Kennedy.
By Jessica Bloch on April 28, 2010, at 7:34 p.m.
ORONO | Maine is about as far away as can be from Mozambique, but a group of 27 University of Maine engineering students have learned this year the work on their senior-year projects could …
By Jessica Bloch on April 27, 2010, at 11:50 p.m.
ORONO | University of Maine classes will be suspended today for the annual Maine Day celebration as students, faculty, staff and alumni pitch in to spruce up the campus.
By Jessica Bloch on April 26, 2010, at 11:43 p.m.
Catherine “Kay” Lebowitz, a former Bangor city councilor and state legislator who remained active as a volunteer for dozens of local organizations long after her retirement, …
By Jessica Bloch on April 26, 2010, at 9:20 p.m.
BANGOR | The Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission approved Monday a trip its executive director will make to an event in New York which will include a symposium on the United Nations’ …
By Jessica Bloch on April 26, 2010, at 7:34 p.m.
BANGOR | The superhighway that connects Maine to the rest of the country is called Interstate 95. We see the importance of that connection in the 18-wheel trucks that carry goods to and from …
By Jessica Bloch on April 23, 2010, at 9:02 p.m.
ORONO | A University of Maine fraternity was found to have hazed a student pledge who got lost last weekend for eight hours during an initiation activity near campus. Sigma Chi has been …
By Jessica Bloch on April 22, 2010, at 10:04 p.m.
ORONO | The U.S. Senate on Thursday afternoon confirmed the University of Maine’s top public safety official as the new U.S. marshal for Maine.
By Jessica Bloch on April 20, 2010, at 10:43 p.m.
ORONO | One of the best memories Nick Spitzer has of the Bangor area came in 2003 during the second summer of the National Folk Festival.