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Southern Maine Community College

  • Earmark could send $425k to SMCC's Brunswick campus

    BRUNSWICK — An earmark within a congressional bill funding health and education could provide $425,000 in start-up funding for the Southern Maine Community College's campus at the redeveloped Brunswick Naval Air Station. The proposed earmark, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D...

  • Baldacci stumps in South Portland for bond proposals, SMCC campus at Brunswick base

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Gov. John Baldacci made an appearance at Southern Maine Community College Tuesday to champion a June 8 bond proposal that includes funding to establish a new campus at Brunswick Naval Air Station. The so-called Maine Advanced Technology and Engineering Center will be...

  • Brunswick officials unhappy with BNAS fields deal

    BRUNSWICK — Town officials say the agency redeveloping Brunswick Naval Air Station reneged on a 3-year-old deal for recreational fields when it agreed to turn them over to Southern Maine Community College last week. During its May 18 board meeting, the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment...

  • Baldacci signs bill to establish campus at Brunswick Naval Air Station

    BRUNSWICK — Gov. John Baldacci has signed a law that will help pay the start-up costs for a planned college campus at Brunswick Naval Air Station and grant the base's redevelopment authority the power to create an airport authority. The law will also help pay for municipal services a...

  • Brunswick base campus bill awaits Baldacci's signature

    BRUNSWICK — A complex bill designed to pay the start-up costs for a planned campus at Brunswick Naval Air Station and municipal services at the base now awaits Gov. John Baldacci's signature. Last week, the bill, sponsored by Sen. Stan Gerzofsky, D-Brunswick, survived additional scru...

  • SMCC composites school faces uncertain future in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The Advanced Technology Center, touted as a feeder program for the area's composites cluster, may have to suspend classes next year if Southern Maine Community College is unable to extend its lease with the town. SMCC President James Ortiz cautioned that suspending cla...

  • South Portland, college hope to mend Fort Preble, relationship

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A group of history buffs from the public and private sectors have been brought together to figure out a way to preserve 200-year-old Fort Preble. The group not only serves a practical purpose, but also a symbolic one, since Southern Maine Community College and cit...

  • Pingree tapped for SMCC commencement

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, will give the commencement speech at Southern Maine Community College on Sunday, May 17, at the Cumberland County Civic Center. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.

  • pnms-BRFboatsafety-123108 Coast Guard offers boating classes at SMCC

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Although boating may be the farthest thing from people's minds during the winter, the U.S. Coast Guard is encouraging novice and expert boaters alike to participate in one of three boating courses at Southern Maine Community College.