The town of Brunswick is creating a new tax increment finance district in Cook’s Corner.
The town council approved the TIF — a tool to stimulate economic development — on Monday. The town will now apply to the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development to designate the TIF development program.
There are many stages of parenthood, and much is written about the first ones — the infant and toddler years. The teenager years, therefore, come as a shock. And, no, I’m not talking about the orneriness, aloofness and growing legs and feet. I’m talking about the way the teenage years impact us as mothers.
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On my living room floor once sat a clerodendron plant, a gift that became an indoor oasis of lush greenery and clusters of
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First baseman Mitch Moreland has agreed to a $13 million, two-year contract to return to the Boston Red Sox and play for former teammate Alex Cora.
“He’s a great baseball guy,” said Moreland, who was on the Texas Rangers when Cora made a brief appearance there in 2010. “He was a great teammate then, and I don’t expect anything different from him as a manager.”
Sydney Underhill-Tilton had a double-double as the Richmond High School girls basketball team downed Spruce Mountain, 40-30, in Mountain Valley Conference play on Monday.
The Bobcats won their second straight and stand at 2-1. Richmond hosts Winthrop on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
FOXBORO, Mass. — Brunswick’s Kyle Woodruff notched an assist recently as Stonehill College fell to Worcester State University, 5-2 at the Foxboro Sports Center to wrap up 2017 before heading to winter break.
KENNEBUNK — The Mt. Ararat High School boys jayvee basketball team fell behind 17-7 after one quarter and never recovered, losing to Kennebunk, 56-38 on Friday.
Ian Brady led all scorers with 20 points for the visitors. Jace Hollenbach and Roderick Minor chipped in with eight and six points, respectively in the loss.
BATH — Morse erased a one-point deficit after three quarters to slip past Westbrook, 33-30 in girls high school junior varsity basketball action recently.
Morse led 9-4 after one quarter and by four points at the half, 19-15, before Westbrook took the lead after three.
An 8-4 Morse advantage in the fourth sealed the victory for the Shipbuilders.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat High School girls jayvee basketball team took a pair of games recently, defeating Kennebunk in overtime, 49-46, and Brunswick, 38-36.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat seventh-grade girls basketball team lost its home opener to Oxford Hills, 42-33 in a fast-paced contest.
The Eagles are now 2-1 on the season.
SOUTH PARIS — The Oxford Hills seventh-grade boys basketball team defeated Mt. Ararat 65-48 recently.
Teigan Pelletier led Oxford Hills with 16 points, including a couple of 3- pointers. Lincoln Merrill chipped in 12 points, while Holden Shaw and Cole Pulkinen added eight and seven points, respectively.
TURNER — The Brunswick eighth-grade girls basketball team defeated Tripp, 51-30 recently.
Leading the way for the Huskies were Kelsie Sullivan and Logan Brown, netting 10 points apiece, while Jaylee Sturgeon added nine.
Brunswick led 17-5 after one quarter and carried a 34- 16 into the half.
TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat eighth-grade girls basketball team won their home opener recently over Oxford Hills, 56-25 to improve to 3-0 on the season.
The Eagles’ pressure defense and intensity to start the game was too much for the Vikings, as Mt. Ararat pumped out to an early 10-0 run and led 19-8 after the first quarter.
BATH — The Morse freshman girls basketball team dropped its season opener to Camden Hills, 50-37 recently.
Hannah Bailey led Morse with 14 points. Kaylee Garland contributed with solid defense in the loss.
BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College seniors Kendall Schutzer and Vianney Gomezgil Yaspik have been named All-Americans by the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association.
Vianney Gomezgil Yaspik was a three-year starter for the Polar Bears.