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Maine conservationist St. Clair running for Congress

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09

BANGOR (AP) — A Maine conservationist who played a key role in creating the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is running for Congress.

Lucas St. Clair on Monday became the sixth Democrat to enter the race against Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the 2nd Congressional District.

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Supreme Court won't hear lawsuit about fishing monitor cost

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition filed by a New England fishing group over the cost of at-sea monitors.

Monitors are workers who gather data that inform fishing regulations. The government shifted the cost of paying for them to fishermen in some Northeast fisheries in 2016.

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November ballot taking shape in West Bath

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

WEST BATH

The town of West Bath in November will elect a new member to their board of selectmen, and two members to the West Bath School Board.

Two candidates are running to replace outgoing Selectmen Paula Nelson, who served three three-year terms on the board. She was reelected unopposed in 2014.

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Meet Freddie

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09
Coastal Humane Society

BRUNSWICK

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STUDENT NOTES

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09

WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Autumn E. Thompson of Bath graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology Aug. 20

HAMILTON COLLEGE

Julia F. Carpenter of Brunswick was recently elected to the Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Hamilton College

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

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Mid Coast Hospital stages community-wide disaster drill

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital and Mid Coast Senior Health, along with community partners, took part in a full-scale mass-casualty drill on Sept. 27. The disaster preparedness drill tests the preparedness and response of local, regional, and state agencies in a potential crisis.

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Meet the candidates night in West Bath

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09

WEST BATH — A candidates night will be held Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at West Bath Town Office. Candidates for West Bath Selectmen include Kathleen Lavallee and Marc Travis. Candidates for West Bath School Board include Richard Davis, Robert McDaniel and Mary Wallace.

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Peace Walk to center on Bath

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09

BATH — The sixth Maine Peace Walk for Conversion, Community and Climate will take place Oct. 13-21. Organizers say this year the walk will largely be centered in Bath and will call on Bath Iron Works to convert its production for “peaceful and sustainable” purposes.

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Motive still a mystery in Las Vegas attack

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09
The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS

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SMCC reserves parking spaces for combat-wounded veterans

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09
Southern Maine Community College

BRUNSWICK

Southern Maine Community College is paying tribute to its military veterans by reserving designated parking spaces specifically for veterans who have been wounded in combat.

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State keeps eye on algae bloom

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09
BY JULIETTE LAAKA The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

The Maine Department of Marine Resources continues to monitor a Casco Bay algae bloom that’s sucked the oxygen out of a 14- acre swath of Maquoit Bay, killing shellfish.

In Brunswick, the bloom may impact 100,000 pounds of clams, resulting in a loss of a quarter of a million dollars in wholesale profit.

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Parker ‘surprised at intensity’ of opposition

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

PHIPPSBURG

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Council debates tax relief eligibility

Times Record - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:09
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

A property tax relief proposal came before the town council on Monday, but who would benefit from the plan is still up for debate.

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Americans win Presidents Cup

Times Record - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:00
DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press

JERSEY CITY, N.J.

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Busch takes lead late, rolls at Dover

Times Record - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:00
DAN GELSTON The Associated Press

DOVER, Del.

Chase Elliott rubbed his head and leaned against his car, crestfallen as he replayed the final laps in his mind. Jimmie Johnson, his champion teammate, walked over to offer some encouragement and let Elliott vent.

Elliott had it, the first win in 70 career Cup starts in his sight, the white flag about to drop.

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Patriots fall to Panthers, 33-30

Times Record - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:00
KYLE HIGHTOWER The Times Record

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.

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Sox drop finale, prepare for ALDS

Times Record - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:00
JIMMY GOLEN The Associated Press

BOSTON

Jose Altuve ran away with the AL batting title.

The AL West race wasn't any closer.

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Good battle goes to Phoenix, 28-21

Times Record - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:00
BY TONY BLASI Sun Journal

FREEPORT

Freeport’s 14-point lead was like getting an ominous call in the middle of the night for the Spruce Mountain Phoenix.

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Bowdoin volleyball sweeps weekend

Times Record - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:00
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

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Morse football rolls, 56-14

Times Record - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:00
The Times Record

BELFAST

Austin Baltazar rushed for 221 yards and two touchdowns as the Morse High School football team rolled to a 56-14 Class C South victory over Belfast on Friday.

The Shipbuilders improved to 4-1 and host Freeport this upcoming Friday night for Military Appreciation Night at 7 p.m. The host Lions are 0-5.

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