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Monday, October 27th, 2014, 9:27 am

GSS allocates funds for conference trips, VPSE to step down

UMSG’s VP of Student Entertainment steps down, several new clubs receive recognition and funds are allocated for club conference trips at the Oct. 21 meeting of UMSG’s General Student Senate.
 
Clubs receive preliminary, final recognition
The Common Sense …

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Monday, October 27th, 2014, 9:26 am

Ecocities discussed at 11th annual ESTIA conference

The University of Maine hosted the 11th annual ESTIA conference on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 in the Wells Conference Room. The conference promoted local, national and international sustainability education.
The conference included special guests …

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Monday, October 27th, 2014, 9:25 am

University Inn expands scope with purchase of Black Bear Inn

Located off of Main St., the University Inn is approximately 1/2 mile from UMaine, provides close accommodations for families visiting students.

Tracey and Guy Whitten, owners of the University Inn Academic Suites, purchased the Black Bear Inn and Conference Center last Wednesday. Both properties are located in Orono, ME and are a common place for relatives and …

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Monday, October 27th, 2014, 9:22 am

Students voting early share their views

On Monday, Oct. 20 and Tuesday, Oct. 21, UMaine hosted a special early voting service for the students at UMaine. From 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on both days, a shuttle service was made available to …

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Monday, October 27th, 2014, 9:21 am

Public, officials wrestle with possible moratorium

The potential looming moratorium on student homes was the hot button topic at last Monday’s Orono Town Council meeting, where the subject was opened for public input. Students and town residents gathered to make their thoughts …

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Monday, October 27th, 2014, 9:18 am

Public petition brought to Orono Town Council regarding water quality

A group of citizens concerned with the water quality and management of the Orono-Veazie Water District brought forth a public petition to the Orono Town Council at their Oct. 20 meeting. The Council is going to …

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Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 11:28 pm

Police Beat for Oct. 27, 2014

10/17
9:37 p.m. – Caught cruisin’
A University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) officer on motorcycle patrol passed a vehicle driving on Rangeley Road and detected a strong odor of marijuana. The officer turned around to pursue the …

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Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 11:27 pm

Black Student Union marches against race stereotypes

Despite the cool and cloudy weather, the Black Student Union held its first peace march last Friday at UMaine to unify the campus and crush stereotypes and controversies regarding some issues of race, sex and gender.
Around …

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Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 11:23 pm

Collins, Bellows face off in second debate

On Wednesday, Oct. 22, incumbent Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic candidate Shenna Bellows squared off in a debate at Husson University in Bangor. The event was hosted by the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce and …

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Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 11:17 pm

New student-aid fund honors former professor

On Oct. 19, the Sandy and Bobby Ives Fund was announced in honor of former Maine professor Edward “Sandy” Ives and his wife Bobby.
The fund will be used to provide financial aid to full-time University of …

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