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Kelp, climate, ocean acidity projects funded in Maine

Times Record - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27

BRUNSWICK (AP) — The University of Maine says projects about seaweed, the acidity of Gulf of Maine waters and the way climate change is impacting fish will receive nearly $1 million in funding.

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GWL accepting scholarship forms

Times Record - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27

GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown Working League is accepting applications for its 2018 scholarship program. Application forms and accompanying instructions have been sent directly to Georgetown resident high school seniors.

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Brunswick’s councilors to ponder Mall matters

Times Record - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Brunswick town councilors tonight may consider changes to the town’s iconic downtown Mall.

The council will consider a new Purple Heart memorial at the Mall’s north end and accept donations to finance the project.

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Topsham’s Mark Bergeron running in Boston Marathon

Times Record - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Mark Bergeron will accomplish a lifelong goal this spring, while raising money for a good cause.

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Local land trusts on defense after renewed LePage attacks

Times Record - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
BY DARCIE MOORE, CHRIS QUATTRUCCI and JOHN SWINCONECK Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Last week’s State of the State address saw Gov. Paul LePage renew his familiar attack on land trusts, claiming the conservation groups are keeping properties off municipal tax rolls in poorer communities.

Recently, some local Midcoast trusts weighed in on the governor’s proposal to tax conserved property owned by trusts.

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Laurence, Strozier take second

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY PAT MCDONALD Journal Tribune

SANFORD

The goal of every high school wrestler is to win a state championship. While they weren’t able to reach the top of the podium on Saturday, a pair of local wrestlers were able to reach the finals and bring home silver medals from the Class A State Championships held in Sanford.

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Bubba Watson wins at Riviera for the 3rd time

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES

Bubba Watson was feeling low about his health and even worse about his golf. It reached a point that he wondered if he would ever win again, and he says he talked with his wife on a dozen occasions about retiring.

Being back at Riviera changed his outlook and made him a winner again.

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Team LeBron edges Team Steph, 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES

LeBron James and Kevin Durant swarmed all over Stephen Curry in the final seconds, preventing the NBA’s best shooter from finding even a patch of open air to launch a tying 3-pointer.

Defense? In an All-Star Game?

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Polar Bears rout Williams, 77-35

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
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[img_assist|nid=1202555|title=|desc= BOWDOIN COLLEGE’S Julie Dachille, top photo, skates with the puck against Trinity on Friday at Watson Arena. Dachille scored a hat trick in a 3-0 Polar Bears win. Above. Bowdoin’s Taylor Choate drives past a Williams defender in a NESCAC quarterfinal inside Morrill Gymnasium.

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For the record

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
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Austin gets to 100

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

Mt. Ararat/ Lisbon/ Morse forward Noah Austin sat on 99 career points heading into the Eagles’ “ Senior Night” contest against Lawrence/ Skowhegan/MCI.

The junior hit the century mark with a shorthanded goal in the first period as the host Eagles cruised to a 6-1 victory Saturday night at Watson Arena.

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Red Sox re-sign Eduardo Nunez

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
The Associated Press

FORT MYERS, Fla.

The Boston Red Sox have re-signed infielder Eduardo Nunez to a one-year contract with a player option for 2019, giving them another proven second baseman to fill in while Dustin Pedroia recovers from knee surgery .

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Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
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Ukraine wins rare Olympic gold

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY WILL GRAVES The Associated Press

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea

Growing up in Ukraine, Oleksandr Abramenko’s father pushed him toward sports. Well, one sport actually. Soccer.

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Vonn tells her Twitter critics: ‘I won’t back down’

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY HOWARD FENDRICH The Associated Press

JEONGSEON, South Korea

Lindsey Vonn is not planning to change her mind or stop saying what she thinks, no matter what attacks folks might send her way via social media.

“That’s what bullies want you to do: They want to defeat you. And I’m not defeated. I’m the same. I stand by my values. And I’m not going to back down,”

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U.S. women back in gold medal game after 5-0 win over Finland

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press

GANGNEUNG, South Korea

The Americans have done their part, playing their way back into the only women’s hockey game that matters.

Once again, they have a chance at the Olympic gold medal that has eluded the United States for two decades.

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Falcons battle, but fall to Wells

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

PORTLAND

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Dillon puts ‘No. 3’ into Victory Lane

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY JENNA FRYER The Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.

The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt.

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Tigers edge Dragons at the buzzer

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

PORTLAND

The gameplan was spot on. The play in the paint was exactly what Brunswick High School boys basketball coach Todd Hanson wanted ... and more!

But, in the end, it was a kind bounce that gave second seeded Biddeford a heart-stopping 50-48 victory over the No. 7 Dragons on Saturday night at the Portland Expo in the Class A South quarterfinals.

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Shooting survivors, Trump on potential collision course

Times Record - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY JASON DEAREN, TERRY SPENCER and ALLEN G. BREED The Associated Press

PARKLAND, Fla.

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