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Snow days piling up at area schools

Times Record - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:43
BY DARCIE MOORE, CHRIS QUATTRUCCI and NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

With a nor’easter forecast to strike the Northeast today, Midcoast school officials are keeping an eye on the snow days they’ve racked up.

Given the most recent weather forecast as of Tuesday evening, Superintendent Brad Smith said Maine School Administrative District 75 would likely be canceling school Thursday.

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Another threat reported at Mt. Ararat school

Times Record - Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:43
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Yet another threat reported at Mt. Ararat High School prompted students and staff to shelter in place Tuesday.

But, school administrators and police quickly determined there was no threat and school continued.

The matter arose around 11 a.m. and the report stemmed from a text message.

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Another threat reported at Mt. Ararat High School

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 12:44

TOPSHAM

School officials and police say yet another threat reported at Mt. Ararat High School prompted students and staff to shelter in place Tuesday.

The matter has been resolved, and apparently stemmed from a text message between two students.

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Mussels ... cook up quickly

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:51
BY SARA MOULTON The Associated Press

Mussels are the perfect choice for a weeknight meal. They’re a terrific source of lowfat protein, they’re inexpensive, they cook up quickly, and as they cook, they automatically generate tasty juices to whichever sauce you’re making.

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The lake lands: Rain, history and the Mellons

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:51
BY SIOBHAN STARRS The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1205259|title=|desc= LIZ DEVLIN demonstrates the art of spinning at the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh, Northern Ireland. The museum simulates the migrant experience during the 18th and 19th centuries when people left Ulster in the thousands searching for a better life in the New World.

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Bare-root trees do well with careful planting

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
BY LEE REICH The Associated Press

I got a look of disbelief when I told a friend I had planted a tree that had been shipped from a nursery 2,000 miles away.

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HOW TO BUY A HOUSE THAT HASN’T BEEN BUILT YET

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
BY HAL BUNDRICK NerdWallet

Trisha and Dennis Rawlings, a couple in their early 30s, are moving to suburban Chicago and leaving their over-60-year-old first home in the St. Louis area behind.

“We were looking at potentially buying a house,” Trisha says. But in the area where they want to live, the options within their budget were limited to purchasing an older home or building a new one.

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BIRTHS

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50

Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick

A boy, Miles William Dalton, to Nicholas Reginald Dalton and Cynthia Marie Dalton (Jost) of Wiscasset, Feb. 18, 2018.

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Ichiro back to Seattle?

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
The Associated Press

SEATTLE

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Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
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Monks have season ended by Amherst

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50

AMHERST, Mass. — Saint Joseph’s College (28-2, 16-0 GNAC) fell to top-ranked Amherst College (29-0, 10-0 NESCAC), 53-47, in a hard-fought second round NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Tournament contest at LeFrak Gymnasium on Saturday evening.

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For the record

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
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Olsen, Daigle lead Husson

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50

STANDISH — Saint Joseph’s College (1-0) kicked off the 2018 women’s lacrosse season with a 19-10 victory over Husson University (0-1) on a blustery Saturday afternoon at the SJC Athletics Complex.

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Silverman paces Bates women’s tennis

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. — The Bates College women’s tennis team completed a weekend sweep of three NEWMAC teams Saturday at Mount Holyoke College, defeating both Mt. Holyoke and Wheaton (Mass.) by 6-3 scores following a 9-0 win over Smith College on Friday night.

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Penguins down Flames in overtime

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH

Justin Schultz took a pass from Phil Kessel and buried it in the wide-open net 2:36 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday night.

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Cavaliers bounce Detroit, 112-90

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
The Associated Press

CLEVELAND

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Celtics pound Bulls, 105-89

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
BY ANDREW SELIGMAN The Associated Press

CHICAGO

This time, Boston delivered the big beating in Chicago with Kyrie Irving sidelined.

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Bowdoin heading to Scranton next

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

The Bowdoin College women’s basketball team will head to Scranton, Pa., for the third round of the NCAA Division III Tournament this Friday.

The Polar Bears (26-2) will battle Scranton (28-1) at 7 p.m. on Friday evening.

The other third round contest in the regional will feature Tufts (25-4) and Messiah (27-2) at 5 p.m. on Friday.

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Price makes debut vs. minor leaguers

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
BY MAUREEN MULLEN The Associated Press

FORT MYERS, Fla.

David Price and the rest of the Boston Red Sox staff are learning a whole new pitch this spring.

Price faced Red Sox minor leaguers on a back field Monday in his first camp outing, throwing three innings under controlled circumstances.

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Unified Falcons win

Times Record - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:50
Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Freeport’s Isaac Porter scored 14 of his game-high 18 points in the second half as the Falcons pulled away for a 55-41 victory over Brunswick in high school Unified basketball action on Monday.

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