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Skiing Hidden Valley

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
BY RON CHASE Seniors Not Acting Their Age

Chowderheads don’t like meetings. When Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society (PPCS) meetings are required, members employ exceptional efforts to include recreation before reluctantly attending to business.

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The cold, hard truth about a certain quarterback

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
BY JANINE TALBOT

It is almost impossible to live in New England and not have some interaction with a rabid fan of the New England Patriots.

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Rotary Helps Out in the Dominican

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
BY CAROLYN BULLINER Brunswick Rotary Club

“Service Above Self" is Rotary's motto. Members of several Maine and Florida Rotary Clubs have been traveling to the Dominican Republic for more than 16 years providing service and support to the island’s most needy. Partnering with Good Samaritan Hospital in La Romana, the Rotary 3-H team provides Hearing, Hands, and H20 (the third H) to impoverished Dominicans and Haitians.

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Dear Charlotte

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
BY DAVID TREADWELL

On January 16, 2018, Charlotte Washburn Barker came into the world. She is my sixth granddaughter. To celebrate the occasion, I thought I’d write a letter to her filled with wise-old-grandfather stuff. Then it occurred to me that she can’t read.

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Political Cartoon

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
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Can’t Convince Them? Confuse Them.

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
BY GORDON L. WEIL

“If you can’t convince them, confuse them.” President Truman supposedly said that.

It still seems to apply to the way the federal government communicates with us voters. To clarify a bit, here are some things politicians say and what they mean.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15

It was naive of the 19th century optimists

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PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
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STUDENT NOTES

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15

LISBON FALLS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 2ND QUARTER HONORS

The following students made honor roll in the 2nd quarter of the 2017-18 school year at Lisbon Falls Christian Academy:

A Honor Roll

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LETTERS

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15

Response to Another View

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Winter film series returns to Patten

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15

BATH — Patten Free Library’s Tuesday night film series returns Feb. 6 with a screening of “Children of a Lesser God.”

All eight films chosen for this series were directed by women. Show time is 6:30. Admission and refreshments are free.

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Auditions for Mary Poppins at MYT

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15

TOPSHAM — Midcoast Youth Theater has announced auditions for its spring show, “Mary Poppins,” with Director Tammy Holmes and Music Director Courtney Babbidge. Auditions for this all age production are Saturday, Feb. 10 a.m. at Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St., Topsham. All are welcome.

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World’s Greatest Sleigh Rides returns

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15

LISBON — The 25th annual World’s Greatest Sleigh Rides will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at 400 Main St., Lisbon Falls.

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Durham welcomes new fire chief

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
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DURHAM

Durham is welcoming a new fire chief. Joseph Moore is starting in his new position March 1.

According to the town news release, Moore began his career as a volunteer EMT in his hometown of Union, Maine.

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Gelato Fiasco to open shop in Orlando

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15

BRUNSWICK — Gelato Fiasco will open a year-round scoop shop in Orlando, Florida, this spring. The store will be Gelato Fiasco’s first permanent out- of- state year- round scoop shop. Gelato Fiasco was founded in Brunswick and makes gelato for sale at more than 5,000 grocers nationwide.

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TEEN WRITING CONTEST WINNERS

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
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Town accepts extra trash to close landfill early

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Trash from outside Brunswick may allow the town to close its landfill earlier than previous projections.

Brunswick Public Works Director John Foster said the landfill could close as soon as 2020 — beating earlier estimates by about a year — thanks to money generated by an influx of out-of-town commercial waste.

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Art studio in the works in Bowdoinham workshop

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

BOWDOINHAM

Kate Cutko has a love of art and fondness for

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Topsham eyes rule to limit river access

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Topsham residents could soon find access restricted to the Androscoggin River.

The town selectboard is moving forward with a proposal for a water safety zone ordinance from Brookfield Renewable, which owns the Brunswick hydroelectric facility on the river.

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Homelessness — What can be done?

Times Record - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:15
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

“The homeless have you ever been there / Out all night in the frosty air”

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