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Volunteer tax prepayers needed

Times Record - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:12

BRUNSWICK — Midcoast CA$H is looking for 10 volunteers to become tax preparers and five volunteers to become greeters for the upcoming tax season.

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Shrimp fishery to remain closed

Times Record - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:12
BY PATRICK WHITTLE The Associated Press

PORTLAND

New England shrimp will be unavailable to seafood consumers for at least another year as the fishery struggles with environmental changes, regulators decided on Wednesday.

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Topsham man, 40, suffers serious burns

Times Record - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:12
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Authorities are investigating an incident at a Topsham residence over the weekend that sent a man to a Portland hospital with severe burns and forced the evacuation of neighbors.

The fire department was called to the Barron’s Hill Apartments at 23 Winter St. at 2:39 p.m. Saturday.

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Goodwill NNE ditching plastic bags

Times Record - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:12

BRUNSWICK — Inspired by the Bring Your Own Bag Brunswick movement and in order to ease ocean pollution, Goodwill Northern New England stores are ditching plastic bags as of Jan. 1.

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Food trucks at Reid State Park? Maybe

Times Record - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:12
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

GEORGETOWN

The Maine Department of Agriculture,

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Input sought on shellfish lottery idea

Times Record - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:12
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Should those passed over for commercial shellfish licenses get a leg up during the next season’s lottery? The Brunswick Town Council wants feedback on that proposal during its meeting Monday.

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Lisbon police investigate armed robbery

Times Record - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:13
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LISBON

The Lisbon Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Big Apple on Lisbon Street overnight.    

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News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:19
BY CORY KING

December is the busiest of months with shopping, year-end activities, adjusted holiday schedules and many gatherings of friends and colleagues. It is truly one of the most unifying times of year when many different businesses and local groups come together to help their fellow citizens or just take a moment to spread a little holiday cheer with one another.

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Home prices show big increase

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:19
BY CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON

U.S. home prices rose at the fastest pace in more than three years in September, lifted by a record-low supply of houses for sale.

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Black Diamond Whiskey

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:19
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

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For the record

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:19
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James gets tossed, Cavs still win behind Love, 108-97

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:19
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CLEVELAND

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Crabtree, Talib suspensions reduced to 1 game

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:19
BY JOSH DUBOW The Associated Press

ALAMEDA, Calif.

Oakland receiver Michael Crabtree and Denver cornerback Aqib Talib had their two-game suspensions reduced to one game after appeal hearings on Tuesday.

Derrick Brooks heard Crabtree’s case and James Thrash heard Talib’s appeal, and both decided to reduce the two-game bans issued Monday by NFL Vice President of Football Operations Jon Runyan.

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Emotional Eli Manning benched

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:19
TOM CANAVAN The Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.

The Eli Manning era with the New York Giants may be coming to an end.

And if it is, it is ending ugly.

The Giants announced Tuesday that the two-time Super Bowl MVP was being benched for the first time in more than 13 years so they could evaluate the other quarterbacks on the roster over the final month of a lost-and-injury-filled season.

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Tiger Woods returns to the golf course this week

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:18
BY DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press

NASSAU, Bahamas

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College football playoff top 4 announced

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:18
BY RALPH D. RUSSO The Associated Press

Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma and Wisconsin will enter championship weekend positioned to earn a playoff spot with just one more victory.

But a potential Alabama- Ohio State controversy looms.

Clemson moved up to No. 1 in the final College Football Playoff rankings before the semifinals are set by the selection committee on Sunday.

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Polar Bears sweep USM in hoops action

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:18
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GORHAM

Behind a 42-point effort from their bench, the Bowdoin College men’s basketball team survived a road test at Southern Maine, 84- 72, on Tuesday evening.

The 22nd-ranked Polar Bears remained perfect at 5-0, while the Huskies fell to 1-5.

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Farrington starting anew with Wolverines

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:18
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

WISCASSET

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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:18
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Bali airport reopens, but volcano still spewing ash

Times Record - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:18
BY STEPHEN WRIGHT The Associated Press

The airport on the Indonesian resort island of Bali reopened Wednesday after an erupting volcano forced its closure two days ago, but the country’s president said the danger had not passed and urged anyone within the mountain’s exclusion zone to get out “for the sake of their safety.”

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