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Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

My earliest Easter memory is of my mother cautioning my older brother and me that if we didn’t pick up the nails we’d spilled on the front porch of our Oregon ranch, the Easter bunny couldn’t come to our house. He’d hurt his feet. Then there was the time she cleverly disguised a carpet sweeper as an Easter gift.

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It Is Finished

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY DALE E. LANDRITH SR. Guest column/Another View

He was in His early-30s. In His young life, He fed the hungry and ministered to the sick, the poor, and those who were mentally unstable. Crowds followed Him as they were eager to hear more of His message. Some knew who He was and others wondered. They wanted someone to relieve them from the bondage of a foreign power. He came to deliver them from a different kind of bondage.

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An open letter to Mr. Rick Santorum

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY REV. ALLISON SMITH Commentary

I was appalled to hear your comments on CNN criticizing our young people and telling them to “learn CPR” as one of the “solutions” to end the gun violence. Since many physicians have spoken so eloquently about the fact that CPR cannot save someone who is bleeding to death, I will speak to you as a person of faith.

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‘NIGHT AT THE WAX MUSEUM’

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
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LETTERS

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06

BIW grabs another $45M from Maine taxpayers

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Political Cartoon

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
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Peak Bagging can be Addictive

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY RON CHASE Seniors Not Acting Their Age

A confession, I’m a recovering peak bagger. Defined as an attempt to reach the summit of a list of mountains, peak bagging is a great sport…if you can handle it responsibly. In New England, there are several popular mountain lists. Probably the most coveted goals are four thousand footers and the New England One Hundred Highest Peaks.

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Beyond Climate Denial

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY PAUL PERKINS

Gary Anderson, in his recent guest column on “climate denial” (The Times Record, March 22) spoke of the “need for a nuclear wake-up call” for “those still dreaming that earth’s environmental nightmare will somehow go away.” His cautionary message echoes that of climate science, which for many years, has foretold the coming of rising sea levels, extreme weather, wildfires, floods, species extinc

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Census, Second Amendment debated anew

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY GORDON L. WEIL

Americans love their Constitution, but most of us probably don’t fully understand it.

That became evident this week in major news stories. They both show that we may miss two important facts.

First, most of the Constitution applies to all people within the borders of the United States, even if they are not citizens.

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Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
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A Hopeful Future, A Sad Goodbye

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY JOHN SWINCONECK Times Record Executive Editor

Chances are this will be the last edition of The Times Record under the ownership of Sample News Group. It was announced last week a deal had been reached that sees Reade Brower’s RFB Enterprises acquiring Sample publications in Maine — including The TR.

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Confessions of a Fan

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06

In the spring of 2004, I was standing on the beach on St. John in the Virgin Islands with a cell phone to my ear. Clark Truesdell, my former Bowdoin College roommate, was on the other end of the line, providing a play-by-play account of the final minutes of the NCAA Division III women’s basketball national championship game between Bowdoin and Wilmington (Ohio) College.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06

Man does not speak because he thinks, he

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PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
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Bowdoinham approves funding for new public works facility

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

BOWDOINHAM

It didn’t take long for Bowdoinham residents to approve funding for a new public works facility.

The project was approved at a special town meeting Wednesday, which brought out 66 registered voters. No public comment was made before the vote, and Town Manager William Post said there were only about four votes in opposition.

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Morse senior wins prizes for phytoplankton research

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

With graduation day approaching, one Morse High School senior isn’t letting off the gas.

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Books on the Bus program gets RSU1 kids reading

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

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Harpswell fisheries assessment highlights needs

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:06
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

HARPSWELL

A new report states that Harpswell’s geography is creating barriers between fishermen and the services they need.

The issue is outlined ino a needs assessment reported — “Beyond the Bow” — recently released by the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association.

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Homeless shelter plans could be on hold

Times Record - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:05
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Tedford Housing’s plan to consolidate its shelters has Brunswick considering an emergency moratorium until the zoning can be changed.

Tedford has proposed a project to consolidate its current shelters and administration operations at a new facility at the corner of Baribeau Drive and Pleasant Hill Road.

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How to find hidden cancers? Doctors try glowing dyes

Times Record - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:18
BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer

PHILADELPHIA

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