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FTS Remembers Bruce Glasier

Fill The Steins remembers Bruce Glasier of WCSH Sports, who passed away at the age of 69.

Memories: Maine Hello

Back in the days when hazing was not only expected, it was almost mandatory, the “Maine Hello” meant a little something different than it’s current, toned down version.  In the late 1940’s and 50’s the “Maine Hello” was something initiated by the administration, in this case President Hauck, which required first year students to wear blue […]

Memories: The Bear’s Den

Look…  Some parts of college are pretty fuzzy for me.  After more than a decade away plus some weekend choices that, in retrospect, might have been less-than-good for my brain cells, there are things that just aren’t going to stick. But I do remember one thing: the original Bear’s Den.  I know I probably missed the heyday […]

Memories: Pizza Dome

If you were lucky enough to have attended the “college of our hearts always” from the late 1970’s through the early 2000’s you may have had a chance to visit the truly unique dining experience known as the Pizza Dome. While Orono will always be Pat’s Pizza territory, the Pizza Dome setup shop just over […]

Memories: Thriftway

Orono Thirftway(Courtesy of Google Maps) From its maroon exterior paint to the asbestos tiled-floors, there is only one food market that has been servicing stein fillers for decades, it’s the Orono Thriftway on Park Street. Where the alcohol selection outnumbered food items 2-to-1, the good people of Thirftway knew their clientele and aimed to please. Where […]

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