Machias News

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Free Machias Area Community Suppers available every Thursday

Reduce food waste by enjoying a free meal and good company during the Machias Area Community Suppers held at 5 p.m. on Thursdays at the Center Street Community Room, 9 Center St. The next weekly supper will be on May 16.   Hosted by the University of Maine Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, […]

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UMaine 2024 commencement ceremonies are May 3-4; UMaine Machias on May 5

The University of Maine’s 2024 commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students will be May 3-4 at Harold Alfond Sports Arena. The Graduate School Commencement begins at 4 p.m. May 3, featuring an address by Stephanie Seguino, professor emerita at the University of Vermont and UMaine alumna. More than 500 graduate students are expected to […]

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Media boost Black Bear Advantage program

The Bangor Daily News, WABI (Channel 5 in Bangor), WFVX (Fox 22 in Bangor) and WMTW (ABC 8 in Portland) highlighted the formalization of the Black Bear Advantage program by the University of Maine, the University of Maine at Machias and the Maine Community College System on Thursday, April 18. The new co-enrollment program will […]

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Maine Monitor interviews UMaine Machias’ Beal on wild mussels

University of Maine at Machias cooperating professor of marine ecology Brian Beal, who is also the volunteer director of research at the Downeast Institute, was interviewed by The Maine Monitor on the disappearance of wild mussels. Beal said the decrease in the presence of wild mussels could be caused directly or indirectly by warming ocean […]

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Call for proposals for the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series (CA/DLS) Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias to enhance the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of the campuses. Grants support up to 50% of expenses associated with cultural events, speaking engagements and lectures, with a maximum grant award of […]

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Sprangers discusses viral outbreak in salmon hatchery with News Center

Sherrie Sprangers, a professor of biology at the University of Maine at Machias, spoke with News Center Maine about the euthanization of 155,000 young salmon at a Downeast Salmon Federation hatchery after the discovery of a deadly virus. “It’s definitely more, way more than a drop in the bucket,” Sprangers said. “In four years, when […]

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Call for proposals for the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias to enhance the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of the campuses. Grants support up to 50% of expenses associated with cultural events, speaking engagements and lectures, with a maximum grant award of up […]

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