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Council amends budget, reduces tax rate

Times Record - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:15
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick Town Council on Monday voted to amend the budget to reduce the tax impact to 2.5 percent.

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Alleged confrontation involved knife, gun

Times Record - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:15
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Topsham police were called to Old Farm Road Tuesday morning for an alleged road rage incident involving a knife and a gun.

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PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

Times Record - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:15
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Bath council incumbents face challengers this November

Times Record - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:15
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Three Bath city councilors are up for reelection in November, and all three will face challengers on the ballot.

Tuesday was the deadline for candidates to file their nomination papers, and the three incumbents have drawn three opponents.

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Changes to shellfish rules adopted

Times Record - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:15
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

A rule change in Brunswick will impact when and how shellfish can be harvested.

Ordinance changes have been in the works for a year, and were reviewed by the Brunswick Marine Resources Committee and Maine Department of Marine Resources. The changes bring town regulations into compliance with state regulations.

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Police to educate public on rail safety

Times Record - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:15
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Next week is national Rail Safety Week, and Brunswick police will be participating to educate residents to keep them safe.

Brunswick Police Cmdr. Tom Garrepy said his department will be reaching out through social media to kick off the week and then will participate in Operation Clear Track on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Two face off in Meals on Wheels event

Times Record - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:15
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

This week, local chefs came together to face off in a culinary showdown and find out who could prepare the best entree — all while raising money for Meals on Wheels.

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BIW, union strive to avoid strike

Times Record - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:15
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Heading into the weekend, negotiations continue between the Bath Marine Draftsmen’s Association and Bath Iron Works.

The BMDA is BIW’s second largest union with more than 700 members, behind the Local S6.

“The bargaining committee continues to work today in an attempt to come to a fair resolution,” stated the union on social media Thursday.

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Bowdoin burglaries solved, charges coming

Times Record - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:40
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BOWDOIN

The Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office reports it has solved a string of daytime burglaries that hit the Bowdoin area last week.

The burglaries encompassed several communities in two or more counties, according to Chief Deputy Brett Strout

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Car navigation technology brings new twists and turns to driving

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53
BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer

SAN FRANCISCO

Digital maps that dodge traffic jams are saving time for millions of motorists, but they’re also turning some neighborhood streets into headache-inducing escape routes from congested highways.

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Science says:

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53
BY MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer

LONDON

Prince William and his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting their third child. And for the third time — as with her previous two pregnancies — the former Kate Middleton is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, or severe morning sickness.

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Hatchling Hospital gives turtles a second chance

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53
BY ELIZABETH DJINIS Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA, Fla.

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Locals help MMA to soccer win

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53

CASTINE — Maine Maritime Academy women’s soccer team defeated Thomas College, 5-1 on Tuesday night in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action on Ritchie Field.

Sophomore Eryn Doiron put the Mariners on the board in the fifth minute on a pass from teammate Susana DeFrank.

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Brunswick JH boys earn soccer win

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53

BRUNSWICK — On Monday, both Brunswick Junior High School seventh- and eighth-grade boys soccer teams opened the 2017 season with wins over visiting Oxford Hills.

The eighth-grade game was a nail-biter, Simon Paledzki was the second-half hero, netting two goals to garner the 2-1 victory for the Huskies.

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Mt. Ararat MS 7th boys tie

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53

TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat seventh-grade boys soccer team opened its season on Monday by battling to a 2-2 tie at home against Tripp Middle School.

The first half saw the Eagles struggle to keep possession of the ball in the offensive end, and a couple of defensive miscues led to a halftime deficit of 2-0.

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Mt. Ararat 8th girls in deadlock

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53

TURNER — The eighth-grade Mt. Ararat Middle School girls soccer team had its first match up of the season on Monday at Tripp Middle School finishing in a 2-2 deadlock.

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Judge hits 45th homer, Yankees win, 11-3

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53
The Associated Press

NEW YORK

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For the record

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53
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’Hounds earn big MVC soccer victory

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53
The Times Record

FARMINGDALE

Kiley Merritt and Destiney Deschaines scored a goal each as the Lisbon High School girls soccer team picked up a key 2-1 Mountain Valley Conference win over Hall-Dale on Wednesday.

Emma Digregorio assisted on Merritt’s goal, while Merritt set up Deschaines for the game-winner.

Lisbon outshot the Bulldogs, 18-6. Goaltender Anna Willey had five saves.

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Pats look to get healthier as they host Texans

Times Record - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:53
BY MIKE SHALIN The Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.

The New England Patriots appear to be getting healthier as they head toward Sunday’s home game against the Houston Texans.

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