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Lawsuit accuses utilities of jacking up natural gas prices

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09
The Associated Press

BOSTON

A class- action lawsuit has accused two utilities of conspiring to drive up energy costs in New England in a multi-year scheme that affected millions of customers.

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Shell, lacked? Lobster catch might be much less this year

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09
BY PATRICK WHITTLE The Associated Press

PORTLAND

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L.L. Bean, 25 other businesses join to form Maine Outdoors Brands

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09

PORTLAND (AP) — L.L. Bean, Good To-Go and Blaze Partners are among 26 businesses getting together to create a trade alliance named Maine Outdoors Brands.

The group will formally introduce itself at a news conference on Monday.

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Car smashed by Downeaster after GPS directs motorist onto train tracks

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09

EAST KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — Officials say Amtrak’s Downeaster crashed into a car whose driver followed GPS directions onto train tracks in New Hampshire.

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Jurors return in trial of deputy accused of abusing girls

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09

AUGUSTA (AP) — A jury is scheduled to resume deliberations in the trial of a onetime “Deputy of the Year” who’s charged with sexually abusing three girls in Maine.

Jurors began deliberating Friday in the trial of Kenneth Hatch. A judge sent them home for the weekend before getting back to work Monday.

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Authorities search for missing West Bath man

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09
The Times Record

WEST BATH

Authorities are searching for a 70-yearold West Bath man.

According to the Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Office, Edward “Ted” Berrett, 70, who lives along on Beaver Brook Road in West Bath, not been heard from since Friday and had failed to attend several appointments.

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Historical society hosts Santa Day and 19th century holiday program

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09
Pejepscot Historical Society

BRUNSWICK

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/ Brunswick to host awards Party

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09

BRUNSWICK — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick will hold a Big Awards Party to honor community members and celebrate mentoring. The Big Awards party takes place on Thursday, Dec. 7, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Brunswick Hotel and Tavern at 4 Noble Street in Brunswick.

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AOS 98 announces search for interim superintendent

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09

BOOTHBAY HARBOR —

The AOS 98 School District, consisting of Georgetown, Southport, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor and Edgecomb, is currently conducting a search for an interim replacement for Superintendent Eileen King, who has resigned to take a new job as executive director of the Maine Superintendents Association effective January 1, 2018.

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Legislators to be recognized

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09

PORTLAND — The Environmental Health Strategy Center will recognized several Midcoast legislators at its 2017 Celebration for Our Healthy Future ceremony Dec. 1 in Portland.

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BDA announces ‘Escape to Tuscany’ fundraiser

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association has announced its “Escape to Tuscany” trip raffle. The six-night, seven-day trip to Tuscany will depart March 20, 2018 and is valued at $8,500. Tickets will be sold for $100 each. 300 tickets will be sold.

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Area BackPack program now offering kids fresh produce

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

As it enters its fourth year, the Bath Area BackPack Program has partnered with the Good Shepherd Food Bank to distribute fresh produce to students in Bath area schools.

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Public gets its turn on Bowdoin’s Pine Street plan

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

The public will get a chance to voice their opinions on Bowdoin College’s request to discontinue a portion of Pine Street as they embark on the second phase of the Whittier Athletic Complex improvement plan.

The Brunswick Town Council will hold a public hearing at their 7 p.m. meeting tonight.

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L.L. Bean brings holiday cheer to Freeport

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

L.L. Bean kicked off its annual Northern Lights Celebration on Friday with reindeer, Santa’s workshop and a 600 balsam fir tree forest at its flagship store in Freeport.

The forest, events and visits with Santa Claus will run through Dec. 31.

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Bath impacted by Portland effect

Times Record - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

[img_assist|nid=1186520|title=|desc= “WE’RE BEING DISCOVERED for all of the qualities we already know we have: The friendliness, the walkability, the architecture,” said Mari Eosco, chairwoman of the Bath City Council.

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Authorities searching for 70-year-old West Bath man

Times Record - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 21:18

WEST BATH

Authorities are searching for a 70-year-old West Bath man who hasn’t been seen or heard from since Friday.

The Sagadahoc County Communications Center got a call at approximately 9:39 a.m. Sunday requesting the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office check the welfare of Edward “Ted” Berrett, 70, who lives along on Beaver Brook in West Bath. 

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Concert to benefit The Neighborhood

Times Record - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:24

BATH — A show Saturday featuring the musical stylings of the five-piece contemporary folk band Expedition will help support The Neighborhood.

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‘Suddenly Last Summer’ coming soon

Times Record - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:24

BATH — Studio Theatre of Bath will present the next offering in their series of staged readings – Tennessee Williams' “Suddenly Last Summer” — at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Joy of Art applications being accepted

Times Record - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:24

TOPSHAM — It's time for

Topsham Public Library's Joy of Art exhibit.

Applications are now being accepted for the library's annual juried art exhibit featuring original artwork by year-round Maine residents ages 16 years old and up, both amateur and professional. This is the 10th year of Joy of Art, which is sponsored by Friends of the Topsham Public Library.

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Women Artists of Midcoast work at West Gallery

Times Record - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:24

DAMARISCOTTA — River Arts has opened its West Gallery to the the Women Artists of Midcoast Maine, a group of women from the Belfast area who banded together several years ago to support and promote their artwork.

An opening reception will take place on Dec. 1, offering the opportunity to meet and talk with the artists.

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