The Mariners took two of the three championships, with the women's soccer team earning its first-ever trip to the NCAA Division III tournament, and the volleyball team earning its fourth straight trip to the national tournament.
The men’s soccer team lost in the final round, 4-1 against Thomas College.
The Mariner teams hosted the championships after all three teams finished the regular season atop their respective standings.
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Trinity Episcopal Church Leader Settles Down On Maine Coast
CASTINE—Life has taken Trinity Episcopal Church priest Donna Downs around the world, from Connecticut to Tokyo, Japan, England and more, but one small town on the coast of Maine always remained a constant.
Wilson Museum Begins Search For Executive Director
Hutchins to step down in 2021
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Union 93 Meeting A Lead Up To 20-21 Budget, Contract Vote
PENOBSCOT—The Union 93 board met November 20 at Penobscot Community School, where members reviewed a proposed 2020-21 budget, re-elected Jerry Markley (Penobscot) as chairman and Kathy MacArthur (Castine) as secretary and played an online Kahoot quiz that covered technology, curriculum and special services reports.
Castine Gallery Owners Go “Green-er” This Thanksgiving
Art for conservation
Veterans Day Program Brings Stories To Life Through Song
CASTINE—At what price freedom? The songs and stories of Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz drew a poignant picture of the men and women behind World War II abroad and the war effort at home Veterans Day, November 11, to Witherle Memorial Library.
Mariner Teams Cruise To Conference Championships
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HOW WE DAD NOW
Dads have made damn good progress. We're more involved than ever; we understand the assignment. But let's not pat ourselves on the back. Certainly not as we claw our way out of a pandemic that's altered everything about the way we live our lives. It's high time to ask the knotty questions about raising kids, the ones you've only dared to ponder with your partner or your closest friends, or even just yourself. Because let's be honest, parenting is as terrifying as it is joyful, and sometimes you worry so much that you might just pee your pants. So we did just that. (Posed the questions, not peed ourselves-yet.) The answers we received, on the pages that follow, will teach you a thing or two-the good, the bad, the meconium-tinged ugly-about what it means to be a caring, supportive, badass dad today.
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FIFA got a first new American sponsor of the men’s World Cup in 11 years, signing a deal for this year’s tournament in Qatar with blockchain technology provider Algorand.
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Motivational speaker Mckenna Reitz knows exactly what defines her (and what doesn't).
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