Latest Presque Isle Stories

2014-08-20 23:10:24

UMPI partners with StraighterLine to offer students nationwide another affordable degree option. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The University of Maine at Presque Isle has partnered with StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferrable online college courses, to give students across the nation another affordable pathway to its 30 liberal arts and professional degree programs. The University strives to be the region’s premier learning institution and is...

2011-02-14 10:23:00

FORT KENT, Maine, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After three successful days of competition in Presque Isle, this weekend biathlon fans from around the world were excited for four additional days of competition at the Maine Winter Sports Center's facility, the 10th Mountain Center, in Fort Kent, Maine. Athletes from over 24 nations competed in Northern Maine as the world watched; an estimated 120 million viewers tuned into the games from Europe. (Photo:...

2010-04-27 11:41:00

May 1 Event to Offer Educational, Recreational Opportunities HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With its expansive backdrop of unique and abundant natural resources and its distinction as a National Natural Landmark, Presque Isle State Park in Erie County will host a salute to nature during the Wild Resource Festival on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The festival will be held at the Tom Ridge Environmental Education Center and will feature a variety of hands-on,...

2009-08-27 13:57:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today signed the following bills into law: Senate Bill 366 makes changes to the Judicial Code bringing it in line with the state Constitution for situations when bail can be denied. Under this bill, judges can deny bail for offenses when the maximum sentence is life imprisonment or when only imprisonment will guarantee public safety. Senate Bill 574 extends the Fish Fund restricted account funded by Lake Erie...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.