The Sugarloaf ski resort offers a variety of activities in the offseason, including: golfing, hiking, biking, moose watching, ziplining, fly fishing, swimming and pontoon boat tours.
Riverside Farm Market, located down Rice Rips Road in Fairfield, offers a variety of lunch and dinner items, as well wine made from an on-site vineyard that overlooks the Messalonskee Stream.
The road to marriage equality in Maine has been a lengthy process that ended with voters passing a ballot initiative to legalize same-sex marriage this past November.
Governor LePage's new school grading plan took effect on Monday April 29.
Local authorities recently apprehended Christopher Knight, known colloquially as the "North Pond Hermit."
The East-West Corridor, proposed by Cianbro, is still under discussion. The project proposal involves building a privately owned four-lane toll highway across Maine.
Students and community members gathered at the Alfond Youth Center for the annual Polar Bear Dip, a fundraiser for the Kid's Kitchen program that provides meals and snacks for kids in need.
Shannon Shanning, the 2013 Maine Teacher of the Year, and Beth Marass, a Finalist, came to visit the College March 11 to discuss their teaching philosophies and views on education. Shanning is a special education teacher at the Bruce M. Whittier Middle School in Poland, ME, and Marass teaches biology and A.P. environmental science at Sanford High School in Sanford, ME.
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN), originally licensed to the University of Maine system, merged with the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin Educational Telecasting Corporation in 1992 to form the Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation.
The Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay, ME officially opened Dec. 14, 2012. The laboratory has achieved LEED Platinum status and recently launched a new semester-in-residency program for Colby students last fall.
This April, young Mainers from around the state will convene in South China for the annual Youth Activism Conference.
The White House recently released a report projecting potential impacts of across-the-board federal spending cuts on the state of Maine.
Colby students joined 1,400 other environmental activists in Portland on Jan. 26 for what is being called the largest tar sands protest in the Northeast to date.
The Maine Film Center recently acquired Waterville’s own Railroad Square Cinema, a quaint theater known for screening many foreign and independent films. The Maine Film Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring film and art and teaching its cultural importance to the state of Maine.
Students who work on the Hill this summer took advantage of free time to explore off campus.
Tropical Storm Irene blew into campus this afternoon, causing this tree to fall near Johnson Pond.
The original chocolate whoopie pie was literally death by chocolate. The cake was moist and rich and the chocolate syrup was the perfect complement to the fluffy frosting. Brophy said, “The chocolate is attacking my throat, but I don’t hate it.”
A bill proposed by Maine Representative Paul Davis (R-District 26) of Sangerville to declare the whoopie pie as the official state dessert has stirred up quite the controversy.