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UMaine Extension offers new cooking webinars in February

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer two new webinars about cooking with Maine foods from 2–2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9 and Tuesday, Feb. 23. “Cooking with the Maine Harvest” opens with a webinar about how to use an electric pressure cooker, followed two weeks later with another webinar about reducing food waste in […]

Boss named Fellow of The Oceanography Society

ORONO — University of Maine professor of oceanography Emmanuel Boss, an internationally recognized researcher in ocean biogeochemistry and phytoplankton ecology, has been selected as a Fellow of The Oceanography Society. Boss was cited for his “contributions to and his leadership in ocean optics and its use in mapping biogeochemical processes in the ocean, for his […]

Bouchard named to fall UNE dean’s list

BIDDEFORD — Jasmine Bouchard, a resident of South Thomaston and student at the University of New England, was named to the university’s dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. She is the daughter of Janet and Randy Bouchard of South Thomaston — they are so proud of her. Bouchard has been on the dean’s list […]

Wayne DeLano Duo to play Friday evening SoundCheck

CAMDEN — Camden Opera House’s SoundCheck series of audience-free livestreams continues Friday, Jan. 29 with a 7:30 p.m. concert by the Wayne DeLano Duo. The SoundCheck show will be streamed from the opera house stage to its Facebook page and is free to enjoy, no tickets or RSVP necessary.  Nationally acclaimed saxophonist, pianist, arranger and […]



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