Posts Tagged ‘Vermont’


Here are what 3 towns across the world are doing about climate change

By Dan MacLeod on Dec. 10, 2015, at 3:22 p.m.
How local efforts to slow the
Brothers Jason (left) and Matt Tardy ham it up in front of their new venue for world-class variety acts called The Freeport Theater of Awesome, a name they admit their mother came up with.

5 ways Mainers are almost as optimistic as Vermonters

By Michael Kennedy on June 14, 2015, at 8:55 a.m.
In a recent Gallup poll, Mainers appear to have fairly positive attitudes about their circumstances, but they aren’t as optimistic and healthy as people from Vermont.
Spencer Abbott scored on a breakaway in overtime as the UMaine Black Bears defeated Vermont 3-2 at Gutterson Fieldhouse Saturday night.

Faceoff play helped Bears tip Vermont in OT

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 30, 2010, at 9:58 p.m.
BURLINGTON, Vt. – It is a faceoff play called U.S.A. "I think the U.S. National (Under-18) Team used it against us once," recalled University of Maine men's hockey coach Tim Whitehead, explaining how it got its name.  The play worked to perfection Saturday night as junior left wing Spencer Abbott …

Abbott is consistent offensive threat for Black Bears

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 29, 2010, at 7:09 p.m.
ORONO — Spencer Abbott began evolving into a consistent offensive threat at the end of last season for the University of Maine men’s hockey team. The junior left winger registered at least one point in four of Maine’s five Hockey East playoff games, notching two goals and three assists. And …
Maine's Tanner House (center) celebrates his goal with teammates Robbie Dee, Gustav Nyquist and Will O'Neill during their Hockey East quarterfinal game last March in Orono. Maine has been picked to finish second in Hockey East in a preseason coaches poll announced by the league Wednesday.

Coaches pick Maine second in Hockey East poll

BDN staff reports on Sept. 29, 2010, at 4:58 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s ice hockey team has been selected second in the 2010 Hockey East Men’s Preseason Poll released Wednesday at Hockey East Media Day at the TD Garden in Boston. The Black Bears, who return 11 of their top 12 scorers and their entire defense corps, received …