Education

 
George Maynard, Phd candidate, University of Maine will discuss fish migration at the Old Town Public Library on May 27th.  www.sunkhaze.org/events

Sunkhaze Cafe: Migrating Fish of the Penobscot River

By Karen Robertson on May 23, 2017, at 6:48 a.m.
Graduates celebrate after switching their tassels over during the University of Maine’s 215th Commencement at Alfond Arena in Orono on May 13. The University of Maine System board of trustees Monday voted Monday to approve the first system-wide tuition hike in in six years.

UMS board approves first system-wide tuition hike in six years

By Nick McCrea on May 23, 2017, at 1:10 a.m.
Board also approves new organization, leader at UMPI.

Zachary Fowler–Winner of ‘Alone’ TV Show

By Ken Gross on May 22, 2017, at 5:41 p.m.

Craftswomen of the Midcoast

By Ken Gross on May 22, 2017, at 5:24 p.m.

Camden Philosophical Society

By Ken Gross on May 22, 2017, at 5 p.m.

Children’s Seaglass Workshop

By Heather Anderson on May 22, 2017, at 4:17 p.m.

Seminar in Climate Change Speaker Series

By College of the Atlantic on May 22, 2017, at 3:03 p.m.

SMCC awards more than 1,000 degrees at 70th commencement

By Clarke Canfield on May 22, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.
Jackie Robinson has been looking into buying her parents farm, Leaves and Blooms Greenhouses in Dover-Foxcroft. Robinson has been running the farm for seven years, but she is unable to get a loan because of defaulting on her student loan payments. She is working on repaying her $20,000 student loan debt, but at this point she has very few options to keep the farm in the family.

Student debt could cost this Maine family the farm

By Lauren Abbate on May 22, 2017, at 3 a.m.
The 175 acres of forest and farmland that’s home to Leaves and Blooms Greenhouse on Route 15 has been in Jackie Robinson’s family for four generations. But because of the damage that defaulting on her student loan payments has done to Robinson’s credit, it’s uncertain whether the farm will continue in the family for a fifth generation.
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden is the keynote speaker during commencement ceremonies at Colby College Sunday in Waterville.

Biden urges Colby graduates to pursue and spread dignity

By Christopher Cousins on May 21, 2017, at 1:37 p.m.
The former vice president’s words thundered across the college’s Mayflower Hill under pristine blue skies and before hundreds of people who came to support the Waterville institution’s 480 newest graduates.

The Mosses of Mt. Battie

By Ken Gross on May 20, 2017, at 5:04 p.m.

Cyber Sunday: 3D Printing

By Ken Gross on May 20, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.

Simply Books!

By Ken Gross on May 20, 2017, at 4:22 p.m.

Camden Philosophical Society Film

By Ken Gross on May 20, 2017, at 4:15 p.m.

Cafe Sci: Tropical Treasures

By Ken Gross on May 20, 2017, at 3:58 p.m.

Tick Talk

By Ken Gross on May 20, 2017, at 3:17 p.m.

Author Barbara Kent Lawrence

By Ken Gross on May 20, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.
Graduates enter the Alfond Arena during the University of Maine's 215th Commencement in Orono.

University of Maine System to get its first tuition bump in six years

By Nick McCrea on May 20, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The flat tuition rate over the past six years has been unusual among Maine’s peer institutions in other states, bucking a trend of increasing education costs across the country.

Painting the Landscape Pastel and Mixed Media – Summer on the Hill Series

By Jude Valentine on May 19, 2017, at 1:21 p.m.
Join us for a complete overview of how to construct and maintain a pond that fits your desires!

PCSWCD to Provide a Pond Construction and Maintenance Workshop

By Joanna Tarrazi on May 19, 2017, at 10:34 a.m.