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Maia Coleman

Orient Contributor — Class of 2020

Number of articles: 5

First Article: March 4, 2017

Latest Article: May 4, 2018

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About Town

Cheer and chocolate at Wilbur’s of Maine

Victoria YuCALLING CHOCOHOLICS: Wilbur's of Maine has occupied their current Maine Street location since 1987, three years after opening in Freeport. Cappuccino Meltaway Truffles. Almond Butter Crunch. Coconut Clusters. Dark Chocolate Pecan Turtles. Peering into the glossy display case at Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections on Maine Street is enough to entice even the slightest of chocoholics.

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About Town

By the books: Gulf of Maine fosters community

Sam HoneggerA NOVEL IDEA: Gary Lawless opened Gulf of Maine Books in 1973 in Lewiston. Today, the store's Maine Street location is a destination for book lovers from the Bowdoin and Brunswick communities. Holding court behind the counter as two men from a local band walk through the store’s glass door, Gary Lawless asks: “What’s a drummer who’s lost his girlfriend?” It’s quiet for a beat.

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40 Union Street: legacy, community and little red wagons

It’s not hard to see why Union Street Bakery has quickly won a place in the hearts of locals since its opening nearly three years ago. In this short period of time, Brunswick residents have walked again and again up those distinctive green steps, sometimes hungry for gooey chocolate chip cookies, other times for fresh brioche cinnamon buns, but most often, for lively chats with owner Sandy Holland.

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‘Eurydice’ retells Greek myth with female perspective, video-based set

Ann BasuAnn BasuAnn Basu In a modern retelling of the classical Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, Bowdoin’s Department of Theater and Dance will merge fantasy and innovative visuals this weekend in its production of “Eurydice.” Written by playwright Sarah Ruhl, the play tells the traditional myth from the female perspective of Orpheus’ bride, Eurydice, and explores dimensions of the story that are not present in the original myth.

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