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Check out a little piece of Orono at the FTS Store

We are inching closer and closer to Homecoming Weekend 2014 at the University of Maine which is now just over a month away. While we have been working hard to get our tailgate and weekend plans together, many of you have asked about how and when to order gear for the big event. If you are looking for that uniquely Orono piece of appearal we have the answer for you, the Fill The Steins Store.

Tributary Brewery, the next big thing in Maine Beer

The landscape of microbreweries in Maine changed on Saturday with the opening of Tributary Brewery in Kittery by famed brewmaster Tod Mott.

Black Bear Goalie, Jimmy Howard, returns to Orono Today

Former UMaine hockey standout and current goalie for the Detroit Red Wings, Jimmy Howard, returns to Orono on Friday for a fan meet and greet at the newly opened Maine Savings branch on College Avenue.

Fill The Steins seeking a Student Contributor to join our team

Now that summer’s over and school’s back in full swing, Fill The Steins is looking for a Student Contributor to join the FTS team!

An Ode to Back to School

Fill The Steins takes a poetic turn, wishing UMaine’s students well, as they return to campus.

State Senator Emily Cain talks about UMaine, hidden talents, and running for Congress

Current State Senator and candidate for US Congress in District 2, Emily Cain, joined us on the Fill The Steins Podcast for a lengthy discussion covering a variety of topics.

“Maine Hello” kicks-off on the UMaine Campus

Tomorrow, first-year dormitories across the University of Maine campus in Orono will open their doors to welcome the Class of 2018 in the college’s annual tradition known as the “Maine Hello.” While the current form of this event is more like a day of community service to support new students, the original version of the […]

UMaine Memorabilia: Autographed Mike Bordick Hat

Fill The Steins takes a trip down memory lane, and looks at a particular piece of baseball memorabilia from UMaine alum and Major Leaguer Mike Bordick.

Take a trip inside Portsmouth’s Redhook Brewery

If your travels take you down Interstate 95 and past the traffic circle in Portsmouth, consider making a detour 2 miles off the highway to check out one of the best beer tours in New England at the Redhook Ale Brewery. I joined more than a dozen members of the Seacoast Beer Club to tour the massive facility and to sample some of the liquid pleasures produced by Redhook and its affiliated breweries.

UMaine Memorabilia: The 1993 Hockey Coke Bottle

Fill The Steins takes a trip down memory lane to 1993, when UMaine Hockey was the center of our world, and Coca Cola issued a very special commemorative bottle, just for us.

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