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City Charter Change Could do Bath Good

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16

Change doesn’t come easy, and in small communities where everybody knows your name, sometimes change can feel nigh-impossible.

Nevertheless, Bath voters on Tuesday will be looking at change to its decades-old charter that, if implemented, could greatly help the city in its search for an new manager.

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Lacking information, council votes down permit

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

By a 6-1 vote Thursday, the Freeport Town Council voted not to issue an overweight moving permit for the 80-ton Island Rover vessel, which remains unwelcome by the Bucknam Road neighborhood.

Owners of the vessel, Carter Becker and Harold Arndt, can reapply for a permit, but will likely miss the Nov. 15 deadline they had suggested for the launching.

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KELT fall environmental lecture is Nov. 9

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16

BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is hosting its annual Fall Environmental Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 9 at the Maine Maritime Museum in Long Reach Hall. The program, “Adapting Our Home: Understanding the Relationship between Stormwater, Infrastructure and Nature,” will begin at 7 p.m.

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Letters from Vietnam talk at People Plus

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16

BRUNSWICK — People Plus in Brunswick will mark Veterans Day with readings from a collection of wartime letters, offered by Membership Coordinator Frank Connors who was a paratrooper in Vietnam in 1967-68.

The letters will be read Thursday, Nov. 9, at 1:30 p.m.

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PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
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Sheriff’s office warns of jury duty scam

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16

Androscoggin County Sheriff Eric Samson is warning citizens of a phone scam that is occurring throughout Androscoggin County. A male identifying himself as Lt. Vance Berry of the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office has been calling residents telling them they missed jury duty and a warrant for their arrest has been issued.

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Curtis Library hosts Bowdoin women in computer science panel discussion

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16

BRUNSWICK — On Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m.

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Hit hard by storm, Freeport cleans up

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

Central Maine Power Company estimates it has restored power to more than 80 percent of the customers who lost service after a wind and rain storm tore through the state earlier this week. By 10 p.m. Thursday, outages had dropped to an estimated 80,000 customer accounts from a peak of 404,000 at midday Monday, according to a company press release.

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Questions awaiting us at ballot box

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Although statewide ballots won’t be as crowded as they were in 2016, Maine voters still face a number of decisions at the ballot box on Nov. 7. On Tuesday, Mainers will vote on allowing a casino in York County, expanding Medicaid, an infrastructure bond and a constitutional change to the state employee pension fund.

Here’s a look at the questions:

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STORM PLAYS DIRTY TRICK ON HALLOWEEN

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
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Being safe, SAD 75 keeps shut

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

School Administrative District 75 will have missed an entire week of school, thanks to the tropical storm remnants that knocked out power across the Midcoast on Monday.

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It’s academic:

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY DALE WHITE Ocala Star Banner

[img_assist|nid=1183322|title=|desc= DR. JASON EVANS, an associate professor at Stetson University in DeLand, right, and a group of students in his landscape ecology class examine the wreckage left behind by Hurricane Irma at the docks at St. Marys, Georgia, near where people normally gather for the trip to Cumberland Island National Seashore.

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Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer

NEW YORK

Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of “screen time.” And with more screens, and new technologies such as Amazon’s Echo speaker, the message is getting louder.

And while plenty of parents are feeling guilty about it, some experts say it might be time to relax a little.

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THURSDAY EVENING ON TELEVISION

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COMICS

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Penguins stop Oilers, win 3-2

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
The Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta

Evgeni Malkin’s tiebreaking power-play goal in the third period lifted Pittsburgh past Edmonton.

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For the record

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
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Pacers send Cavaliers to fourth straight loss, 124-107

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
The Associated Press

CLEVELAND

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Celtics rout Kings, 113-86

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY KEN POWTAK The Associated Press

BOSTON

Jaylen Brown has already figured out he’ll receive a lot less attention from opposing defenses when he’s on the floor with Kyrie Irving. Brown has also realized he’ll get some open shots, too.

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Richmond advances to state final

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

RICHMOND

You may have heard this one before, the Richmond High School girls soccer team is heading to the State Class D title game this Saturday.

The top-seeded Bobcats earned their eight straight berth in the title game by blanking No. 2 Greenville, 2- 0 Wednesday in the Class D South regional final.

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