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Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
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The Model of an American President

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY GORDON L. WEIL

Most of the assets of the man reputed to be the wealthiest American president were in real estate, like those of one of his successors.

Unlike that successor, he was moderate in speech and open to all views before deciding. He set a model for his country. On Monday, we celebrate George Washington’s official birthday.

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‘Run’: A 6-minute fatal rampage for shocked Florida school

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY KELLI KENNEDY, CURT ANDERSON and TAMARA LUSH The Associated Press

PARKLAND, Fla.

Nikolas Cruz jumped out of an Uber car and walked toward building 12 of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, carrying a black duffel bag and a black backpack. A man inside the school spotted Cruz and knew he was a former student, a troubled kid. He radioed a coworker, and within a minute heard gunshots.

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Trump to tackle mental health, school safety — but not guns

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY CATHERINE LUCEY The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Declaring the nation united and grieving with “one heavy heart,” President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and “the difficult issue of mental health” in response to the deadly shooting in Florida. He made no mention of gun violence.

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LETTERS

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

FEMA Reimbursement

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

There are two ways to slice easily through

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Paper mill plans to restart idled machine, hire 120

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

AUGUSTA (AP) — A paper company says it plans to restart a machine whose shutdown left 120 workers with a job.

The Bangor Daily News reports Verso. Corp. announced Thursday it will upgrade its pulp line and paper machine thanks in part to a state grant.

The company shut down the machine as demand fell for the coated paper used in glossy magazines it produced.

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STUDENT NOTES

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE

Phoebe Colvin Oehmig of Brunswick was named a College Schoalr for the fall 2017 academic year at Middlebury College

CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY

Joshua Horne of Topsham was named to the Cedarville University Dean’s List for fall 2017

ITHACA COLLEGE

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Police: Brunswick man charged with assaulting officer

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Police say a Brunswick man was arrested Monday evening after allegedly assaulting an officer.

Brunswick police were called to a disturbance Monday at 5:44 p.m. at Tedford Housing’s adult shelter on Cumberland Street.

Police arrested Gilles Allen Poulin, 38, and charged him with two counts of assault on an officer, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

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Love Your Library in Topsham

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

TOPSHAM — Love Your Library Day is Saturday from 10–11:30 a.m. at Topsham Public Library. Doughnuts and and Wicked Joe coffee will be served. There will also be free raffles, crafts, and opportunities to learn more about the Topsham Public Library. This event is a chance to thank patrons and donors who are make Topsham Public Library a community center for all ages.

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Georgetown nomination papers available March 5

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

GEORGETOWN — Nomination papers for those wishing to run for an elected town office in Georgetown will be available on March 5 at the Town Office. The papers must be returned by 5 p.m. on April 13 with a minimum of 25 and no more than 100 signatures. The municipal election will be June 12.

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Georgetown Dems to caucus

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown Democratic Caucus will begin at 5 p.m. March 4 at Georgetown Central

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Critics: Maine slow to expand opioid care for uninsured

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

Five uninsured Mainers benefited last year from a multi-million-dollar plan that was supposed to help combat the opioid crisis by expanding treatment to as many as 400 individuals with or without insurance.

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Police: 15-year-old made school shooting threats on Snapchat

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

SOUTH PORTLAND (AP) — A 15-year-old Maine high school student accused of posting a message about “shooting up” his school on Snapchat has been arrested.

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Lawmakers need more votes to fund prison over governor veto

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

AUGUSTA (AP) — A round of votes shows Maine lawmakers will need more support to ensure funding for a minimum security prison that Republican Gov. Paul LePage has pushed to close.

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PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
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Topsham shaping its water safety ordinance

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Topsham isn’t moving forward with a proposed water safety zone ordinance just yet.

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Police: Richmond man fatally shoots self during arrest

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

RICHMOND

State police say a Richmond man who was about to be arrested shot and killed himself Thursday afternoon at a home on Alexander Reed Road.

Dead is Jesse James Melanson, 33, of Alexander Reed Road.

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Wiscasset rejects traffic settlement

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
The Associated Press

WISCASSET

Town officials say they rejected a settlement with the Maine Department of Transportation over a traffic project because Gov. Paul LePage changed a key agreement.

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Grant program open to help disadvantaged Mainers

Times Record - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
The Times Record

FREEPORT

The 2018 Direct Services Grant Program is now open to non-profit organizations working to provide supports and services to economically disadvantaged people in Maine.

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