New Metro Bus to Brunswick Surpasses Expectations

“Prior to the Brunswick expansion, weekday ridership averaged 80 to 100,” Denise Beck, Metro’s marketing director, wrote in an email. “After the Brunswick launch, numbers rose to 150-plus, with some days over 200.” Saturday numbers, typically under 50 before the expansion, have since climbed to over 100 riders.

Bowdoin Bakes and Builds for National Gingerbread House Day

Tuesday December 12, 2017, is national Gingerbread House Day—as if you needed reminding! In preparation for this momentous occasion, and to compete in Desserts in December event,  a group of student bakers got together over the weekend.

Fall Fest: Practicing Sustainability the Fun Way

“This is a community building event around sustainability,” said organizer Martha Boben ’19. The event featured local pumpkins, apples, and cider, as well as live music.

Greenstock Festival Organizer Ellie Mersereau ’18 Finalizes Last Eco-Detail

After experimenting with turmeric and blueberries last year, festival organizer Ellie Mersereau ’18 was was ready this year to stew up blue, red, yellow, and purple dyes made from berries, spices, and vegetables.

Metro Breez Commuter Bus Service Underway Between Brunswick and Portland

A new transportation option is available for members of the Bowdoin community looking to travel between Brunswick and Portland. The Metro Breez commuter bus service operates 14 daily weekday roundtrips and six on Saturday.

Love Your Planet with a Green Living Commitment!

Have you ever wanted to know simple ways to live more sustainably here at Bowdoin? Take this survey to learn more, commit to green living, and win monthly prizes!

Environmental Activism Right Now, in the US and in Maine

“The environmental community will be strong and probably stronger after [Trump’s presidency],” Lisa Pohlmann said. “There will be hard-fought losses, no question about it. But state and local progress will happen no matter what.”

Maine Food, Compostable Ice Cream Dishes, Bike Tune-ups: It’s Earth Day at Bowdoin

Bowdoin Sustainability and Bowdoin Dining are celebrating Earth Day this year with outdoor yoga, live music, ice cream, free bike tune-ups, and a feast made from local ingredients.