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Health in Our Schools

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09

“All we need, really, is a change from a near frigid to a tropical attitude of mind.”

These words from journalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas clearly reflect her geographic location — she was a fierce environmentalist in Florida — but they can be applied broadly to issues around the globe, no matter the actual temperature.

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Quote of the Day

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09

The worst-tempered people I've ever met were

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From Confusion to Confidence

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
BY TIM WILSON

Equality of women with men. Elimination of prejudices of all kind. The oneness of humanity. Common foundation of religion and science. Spiritual solutions to economic problems. A universal compulsory education. An international auxiliary language. Universal peace upheld by a world government.

These are all essential teachings of the Baha’i faith.

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Feed Our Scholars paint part fundraiser set for tonight

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
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WISCASSET

Feed Our Scholars is hosting a party tonight and everyone’s invited.

For a fee of $25, attendees of all ages and abilities will paint a lovely, springy lupine picture under the leadership of artist Sue Begin of Cre8tive Events of Augusta. No need to feel one cannot paint a picture; Begin helps all to feel good about their experience.

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Young Life Midcoast

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
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For Those Who Are Hurting On Mother’s Day

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

This one is for the mothers. The ones serving in the hardest places. Those whose children have special needs. Those whose children are battling addiction or illness or struggling to overcome difficult choices. Those who love children they have lost.

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SPRING COMES TO THE CATHANCE

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
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Candidates for governor split on economy, pot, ranked choice voting

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

Gubernatorial candidates say it’s time to focus on lingering economic challenges facing rural communities following Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s eight years steadying Maine’s finances.

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No injuries as fire heavily damages Damariscotta home

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
BY DENNIS HOEY Portland Press Herald Staff Writer

A fire heavily damaged a home in Damariscotta Thursday afternoon and remains under investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

A dispatcher for the Lincoln County Communications Center said the fire at 10 Woods Lane, located off Egypt Road, was reported at 2:54 p.m.

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Suspect in Gronk break-in caught

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police say a third suspect has been arrested in connection with a burglary at Rob Gronkowsi’s house while the New England Patriots star was away at the Super Bowl.

Foxborough Police Chief William Baker said Thursday that 26-year-old Shane Denn was arrested by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in Maine.

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Man charged after fatal crash

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09

AUBURN (AP) — A Maine man has been charged with manslaughter in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist.

The Sun Journal reports 34-year-old Steven Primavera was arrested Wednesday and indicted by a grand jury in the death of 54-year-old Reginald Clement.

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Topsham educator DeSimio looks for holes to mend

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
BY MARY POLS Portland Press Herald Staff Writer

Jared DeSimio has a day job as an education technician at Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham. But in his spare time he’s an artist, working with discarded fabrics and clothing to turn them into functional and unique items. A modern-day ragman, if you will. He got started in 2008, teaching himself to sew on his wife’s old machine.

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Student Notes

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09

HAMILTON COLLEGE

Julia F. Carpenter of Brunswick, was named the recipient of The David J. Gray Senior Prize in Sociology at Hamilton College’s annual Class & Charter Day, held on May 7

BECKER COLLEGE

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PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
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Lowe’s asked to remove product with ‘neurotoxin’ chemicals

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Tracy Gregoire didn’t go to the Brunswick Lowe’s Home Improvement store Thursday to get supplies for a project.

Instead, she delivered a letter urging the retail chain to remove a paint stripper from the store’s shelves.

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Keepers busy as bees practicing their craft

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

As the season turns to spring, Holly Spicer turns her attention to her bees.

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Phippsburg voters to decide on $2.4 million in appropriations

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

PHIPPSBURG

Increased costs for police and roads is driving spending up in the Phippsburg budget to go before voters next week.

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Scout-o-rama to draw thousands to Freeport

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
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FREEPORT

Freeport will be overrun with Boy Scouts Saturday as L.L. Bean again hosts the annual Scout-o-rama on the grounds surrounding its flagship store.

The event kicks off at 9 a.m. with a parade of scouts down Main Street. They will then convene at the L.L. Bean Discovery Park for a day of activities to which the public is also invited.

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Japanese fashion trends boost L.L. Bean sales

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09

FREEPORT (AP) — While L.L. Bean has seen flat sales in the U.S., the Maine-based company is rapidly growing overseas due to Japanese fashion trends.

Company managing director of Japan and Asia Pacific Zane Shatzer tells the Bangor Daily News Japan has trends such as the "yama" or "mountain" girl, who hikes on weekends.

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UUC talk topic: Race

Times Record - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:09
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

A classroom teacher and social organizer for 25 years, Debby Irving served on multiple diversity committees before she had a wake-up call: “It turns out I had no idea what I was doing.”

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