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Monday, November 17th, 2014, 12:12 am in News
By Cameron Paquette

In the hopes of encouraging further economic development in Orono’s downtown, the town council decided on Monday to pass a new credit enhancement policy for businesses in the town’s downtown transit-oriented tax increment financing (TIF) district. …


Monday, November 17th, 2014, 12:11 am in News
By Cameron Paquette

The last 12 months have not been kind to the University of Maine System (UMS).
Without changes, the UMS faces a projected $69 million deficit by 2019. In the most recent budget, approved in May, officials cut …


Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 11:48 pm in News
By Kyle Hadyniak

Students who are eligible to vote and live on campus were able to cast their mid-term election ballot in the Memorial Union on Nov. 4. Maine’s gubernatorial, Senate and House of Representative seats were being contested, …


Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 11:46 pm in News
By Jocelyn Nerney

UMaine’s Auxiliary Services are currently planning to renovate the top two floors of Estabrooke to allow more upperclassmen to live on campus.
“We are seeking approval, the board of trustees meet Nov. 16and 17, and hoping to …


Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 11:44 pm in News
By Cameron Paquette

A host of new senators were sworn in and cast their first votes, resulting in money granted to the Wrestling Club, a change to UMSG Inc.’s financial policies and several clubs receiving recognition.
 
Vice President’s report
UMSG Inc. …


Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 11:42 pm in News
By Chase Brunton

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture (NSFA) has established a new work-study/internship program with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Northeast Fisheries Science Center. The newly announced internships will allow undergraduate students in …


Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 11:41 pm in News
By Lauren Abbate

In response to a public petition regarding water quality and management in the Orono Veazie Water District (OVWD), the Orono Town Council held a community development meeting Nov. 3 to address the points of concern outlined …


Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 11:40 pm in News
By Lauren Abbate

Oct. 31
1:17 a.m. Who done it?
University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) responded to a Resident Assistant report of a strong odor of marijuana coming from a room on the first floor of Cumberland Hall. When the …


Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 10:47 pm in News
By Cameron Paquette

In April 2012, the University of Maine was featured for the first time on the Princeton Review’s top 20 party schools in the United States. The Black Bears came home at 19 on the list, just …


Monday, November 3rd, 2014, 12:49 am in News
By Lauren Abbate

A new student organization focused on mobilizing members of all political parties to bring awareness and education to the political issues affecting young Americans has been granted preliminary recognition by UMaine Student Government.
“The polarized clubs are …