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Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21
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Ferrini-Mundy will be new U-Maine president

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21

ORONO, Maine (AP) — The chief operating officer of the $7.8 billion National Science Foundation has been tapped to lead Maine's flagship public university.

Joan Ferrini-Mundy will assume the role of president of the University of Maine on July 1.

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LETTER

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21

Nature at Her Best

I am not going to add to the plethora of comments regarding the pros and cons of replacement versus renewal of the Frank J. Woods bridge spanning the Androscoggin river, nor discuss the related costs, longevity and vehicular expediency that have been debated to death.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21

Dale Carnegie, American writer-lecturer (1888-1955)

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Solar customers to face fewer incentives

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine regulators can move ahead on plans to gradually provide fewer bill credits for new buyers of solar panels.

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Pingree faces new, independent challenger

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21

BIDDEFORD (AP) — Maine Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree is getting another challenger.

Independent State Rep. Marty Grohman, a businessman with a degree in chemical engineering, announced his candidacy on Tuesday in the 1st Congressional District.

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Brakey asks judge to keep opponent off ballot

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21

AUGUSTA (AP) — A Republican who's running for U.S. Senate says he's going to ask a judge to bar his primary challenger because of petitions that contained forged signatures from both living and dead Mainers.

State Sen. Eric Brakey of Auburn says there's a "pattern of dishonest behavior."

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‘Craig & Fred’ at Patten Free Library

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

I t’s not really clear who saved who: Craig Grossi or his dog, Fred.

In his new book, “Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other,” Grossi tells the story of how he met Fred and how their friendship blossomed over the years. Grossi shared part of the story Tuesday evening at the Patten Free Library in Bath.

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Alewife program at Nequasset Lake kicks off April 21

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21
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WOOLWICH

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Pair of crashes start the week

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Brunswick police dealt with a pair of vehicle crashes to start the week.

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Fire destroys Freeport barn

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

Firefighters from four towns responded to a barn fire Saturday afternoon in Freeport.

The fire was reported at 3:42 p.m. at 62 Fernald Road. Freeport Fire Chief Charles Jordan said crews arriving on the scene found the burning barn had already caved in on itself.

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New fire chief excited for opportunity

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Topsham’s new fire chief is ready to get to work.

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Durham residents face 3.9% tax rate increase

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

DURHAM

After cutting more than $2 million from a proposed 2018 municipal budget, Durham taxpayers will still be looking at a nearly 4 percent tax rate increase.

Ultimately, Durham voters approved a $3.05 million municipal spending plan, which represents a $279,505 increase — or 10 percent — from the $2.77 million budget for 2017.

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House ratifies new retail pot bill

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:21
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE and PATRICK WHITTLE The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

Maine lawmakers cast a pivotal vote Tuesday in favor of allowing retail marijuana sales, signaling strong support for enacting a law change approved by voters that has been held up by politics.

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Police investigating armed robbery in Topsham

Times Record - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:40
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TOPSHAM

Topsham police say they are investing an armed robbery that took place Tuesday night at the Topsham Fair Mall.

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KitchenWise:

Times Record - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:31
BY SARA MOULTON The Associated Press

Spaghetti squash is a large round squash that forms spaghetti-like strands when it’s cooked. Its texture is crisp, its taste is mild, and it can indeed replace spaghetti in the recipe of your choice.

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Books placed backward: Art or nonsense?

Times Record - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:31
BY TRACEE M. HERBAUGH The Associated Press

Looking for an easy way to organize a messy bookshelf ?

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MLB cannot compete with Little League

Times Record - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:31
Sarah Smiley

Major League Baseball Opening Day — it’s like Christmas in the spring for my husband, Dustin. As far back as one month ago, he started the countdown. Everyone in the house knew when Opening Day was, thanks to his updates. And when we got that surprise, fresh pile of snow in March and everyone in the state freaked out, my husband seemed unaffected.

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MAINE FLOWER SHOW

Times Record - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:31
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Dynamic matchups in NHL Eastern Conference

Times Record - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:31
BY STEPHEN WHYNO The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1211376|title=|desc= BOSTON BRUINS forward Ryan Donato, left, is congratulated by Danton Heinen (43) after scoring a goal during the regular season. The Bruins open the NHL postseason against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday.

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