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BLM Movement Highlights Problem

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19

I was distressed to read the letter by Ethan Jones (“Honor and Respect Police,” Page A4, Jan. 25).

Mr. Jones chastises the Universalist Unitarian Church of Brunswick for flying a banner — Black Lives Matter — on it’s building, stating that the group is vile and divisive.

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Reality or Fantasy

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
BY JAN DOLCATER

For the past several months, the political rhetoric has swirled in all directions with the aid of the “mainstream media.”

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LETTERS

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19

A Win-Win Proposition

Thank you for informing your readers about the tax break that BIW and its parent in Connecticut, General Dynamics, want this time, to the tune of $60 million. And thanks for giving space to the outcry of criticism. The money comes from the people of Maine. It’s a lot, and there are many other needs, equally important, if not more so.

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Political Cartoon

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
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Support for Police

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
BY GLENN WILLIAMS

It is understandable that some members of our community have mistaken the Black Lives Matter banner on the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick as a commentary on the Brunswick Police Department, or on police in general. While the Black Lives Matter movement has sometimes been equated with a protest against police, we don’t see or intend it that way.

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AG: LePage order doesn’t change wind power law

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

Maine’s attorney general is pushing back on Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s announcements of a moratorium on new wind power projects and creation of a secretive commission to study the impact of wind turbines on tourism.

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Governor wants higher naloxone age

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage said people who’re not old enough to buy cigarettes shouldn’t have access to the overdose antidote naloxone at pharmacies.

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Prison workers warned ahead of testimony

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19

AUGUSTA (AP) — Workers testifying on behalf of a threatened minimum-security state prison have been warned that Maine Gov. Paul LePage is watching.

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Coral protections up for key vote

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19

PORTLAND (AP) — Federal fishing regulators are set to vote on a proposal that could protect nearly 90 percent of the coral habitat in a key commercial fishing area off New England.

The New England Fishery Management Council is expected to vote on the proposal on Tuesday. The council approved protections in another key fishing area, the Gulf of Maine, in June.

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Tongue-twisted Mainers inspiration for SNL skit

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19

BANGOR ( AP) — A tongue-twisted couple from the blooper reel of a commercial for a Maine-based restaurant has served as the inspiration for a “Saturday Night Live” skit.

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STUDENT NOTES

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19

WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Chase Gregory of Brunswick and Zach Merrill of Pownal were named to the Dean’s List at Wentworth Institute of Technology for the fall 2017 semester

WPI

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Meet Speck!

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
Coastal Humane Society

BRUNSWICK

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Harpswell man gets 52 months for firearms theft

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19

PORTLAND — Hyunkook Korsiak, 36, of Harpswell, was sentenced Monday to 52 months in prison for theft of firearms from a federally licensed firearms dealer.

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Mainers may vote on universal home care

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
BY DINA MENDROS Journal Tribune

AUGUSTA

On Friday, proponents of a bill that would provide home care for the elderly and those with disabilities submitted the necessary signatures to the Department of the Secretary of State to get the proposal on the November ballot.

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PURSUING POLITICS

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
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PHS to hold annual meeting at former Brunswick Navy base

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
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BRUNSWICK

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Group lauds efforts to map town cemeteries

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

BOWDOINHAM

Marilyn Hinkley has spent a large part of her life making sure the lives of others are remembered.

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Turning to beet juice, beer waste to address road salt dangers

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
BY MICHAEL CASEY The Associated Press

CONCORD, N.H.

Looking to strike a balance between ice-free roads and clean waterways, public works departments around the country are working to cut their salt use in winter by slathering the roadways with beet juice, molasses, and even beer waste to make them safer.

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Riverrammers

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19

Ice-breaking operations continued Sunday on the Kennebec River. In images taken by photographer Ted Vaughan of Hallowell, four U.S. Coast Guard vessels — the 65-foot harbor tugs Bridle, Shackle and Tackle and the 140-foot Penobscot Bay, are shown ramming through ice near the Kennebec Bridge, which connects Richmond and Dresden.

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Harpswell hires first 4 firefighters

Times Record - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:19
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

HARPSWELL

The town of Harpswell has its first paid firefighters.

Selectmen approved the hiring of four people to serve in that capacity last week, part of the town’s ongoing efforts to create a professional service to supplement its three volunteer fire departments.

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