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Easton High School graduating seniors in June walked the elementary school halls and received well wishes from students and staff members. From front to back are Macey Currier, Emma Bonner, Brandon Hosford (obscured), Jason Gurley and Logan Halvorson.

Easton High School makes national ‘beating the odds’ list

Easton Junior-Senior High School has found itself as the lone Maine school on Newsweek’s list of 500 American high schools that are overcoming barriers to student success.
Shawn Laatsch, director of the University of Maine's Emera Astronomy Center, shines a light at the 111-year-old telescope at the Historic Clark Telescope Observatory. The telescope, which was built in the early 1900s, will be moved to a new building and set up for use by next spring.
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UMaine to tear down historic observatory, save 111-year-old telescope

The University of Maine’s historic observatory is slated for destruction, but its 111-year-old telescope will continue to help stargazers explore space.
Husson University student Andrew Farnsworth straightens up his dormitory room on Friday. The sports management major said students will welcome the six two-story apartments that will be built on the Bangor campus over the next year.

Husson to hold groundbreaking for new $5 million student housing project

Construction of the three townhouse-style buildings will begin within six weeks.
Tanya Hubbard

Waldo County loses longtime educator to cancer

If you were one of her people, Tanya Hubbard would remember you.

UMaine at Machias again among most LGBTQ-friendly campuses in nation

The University of Maine at Machias was among the top 30 LGBTQ friendly campuses in the U.S., according to the nonprofit Campus Pride. The university received a similar honor last year as well.