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Vigil planned for mother killed by son in Massachusetts

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53

ROCKPORT (AP) — A vigil is being held in Maine to honor a woman whose son is charged with killing her and three others.

The candlelight vigil for 60-year-old Elizabeth Krause will take place Thursday evening in Rockport, where she and her 22- year-old Orion Krause, lived.

Elizabeth Krause, known by her nickname Buffy, was bludgeoned to death in Groton,

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Leaf peeping season just now peeking out in northern Maine

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s fall foliage season is underway, and the state is promoting its annual display of orange, yellow and red as the leaves begin to turn.

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MSMT hosts costume and yard sale

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53

BRUNSWICK — Maine State Music Theatre will hold its annual costume and yard sale Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its rehearsal hall at 22 Elm St., Brunswick.

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Insurer says it shouldn’t have to pay for medical marijuana

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

The Maine supreme court on Wednesday began considering whether a paper millworker left suicidal by narcotic painkillers should receive workers’ compensation for medical marijuana.

It’s the first time the court has considered the question of insurance reimbursement for medical marijuana.

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BOWDOINHAM’S DYER HONORED

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
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KELT Summertime Shindig Sept. 28

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53

BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is hosting its final Summertime Shindig fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m.

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Patten Free Library |to host beginner Magic tournament

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53

BATH — On Saturday, Sept. 30, Patten Free Library will host a Beginner Magic Tournament for anyone in grades six through 12 residing in the library’s service area who would like to learn how to play the game. The event will be held in the Library’s second floor Community Room from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

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United Way of Mid Coast Maine kicks off $1.8M campaign

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
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[img_assist|nid=1173403|title=|desc= UNITED WAY OF MID COAST MAINE’S CAMPAIGN LOANED EXECUTIVES, from left, are Deb Sullivan of L.L. Bean, Sherri Emery of FHC, Inc., Deanna DeLuca of Norway Savings Bank, Regina Ketcheson, sponsored by Bath Savings Institution, Angela Pellerin of Hannaford, and John Portela of Bath Iron Works and Local S6.

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State supports plans for new Morse school

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Following a successful straw poll vote on the concept design and budget for the new Morse High School and Bath Regional Career and Technical Center Tuesday, RSU 1 officials traveled to Millinocket to present the plans to the State Board of Education.

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BOWLING IN BOWDOINHAM

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
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Brunswick police probe another attempted burglary

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Brunswick police are investigating the third attempted burglary in as many weeks involving a male suspect entering an unlocked home and leaving empty-handed after finding residents at home.

Police were called to Bowker Street at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday after a woman awoke to find a man inside her house, said Brunswick Police Cmdr. Tom Garrepy.

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Lisbon to study ambulance service options

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

LISBON

Lisbon may change its ambulance provider after Lisbon Emergency requested a stipend from the town for the first time.

Town Manager Diane Barnes said Lisbon Emergency has never asked the town for funding before, but is now requesting $127,885 for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

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Workforce board decries funding freeze

Times Record - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

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Bike group selects new executive director

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:23
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PORTLAND

After an extensive, nationwide search, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine recently selected John Williams, an experienced leader with a love of cycling, as the organization’s new executive director.

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Geci joins Androscoggin as chief lending officer

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:23

LEWISTON — Androscoggin Bank recently announced that Ben Geci has joined the bank’s commercial lending team as chief lending officer and executive vice president.

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Mid Coast welcomes cancer care physician

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:23
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BRUNSWICK

Mid Coast Hospital recently added oncologist Guy Tillinghast, M.D., to its active medical staff and the Mid Coast Medical Group–Hematology & Oncology practice, a multi-disciplinary team that works together to provide personalized cancer care.

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Tedford elects board members, officers

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:23
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BRUNSWICK

Tedford Housing, a nonprofit agency whose mission is to find lasting solutions to the challenges of homelessness, recently elected new board members and officers. It also received grant funding from Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, John T. Gorman Foundation and Moser Family Foundation.

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U.S. Cellular hosting free device workshop

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:23

TOPSHAM — September is when school is back in full swing, and the beginning of a new school year is often when many children get their first phones. A recent U.S. Cellular survey showed the average age of children getting their own cellphone from a parent was 11, with safety being the primary reason.

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Bayers joins staff at Bath’s InspireME

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:23

BATH — InspireME Personal Fitness & Wellness recently announced that Leslie Bayers has joined its staff.

In addition to her role as a personal trainer and Surfset fitness instructor, Bayers will be offering shamanic healing services.

For more information, call (207) 443-2509 or email Leslie@inspiremept.com.

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Gritty’s joins campaign to end hunger in Maine

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:23

FREEPORT — During the month of September, Gritty’s is helping to raise money for the “Go Big for Hunger” charity.

Go Big for Hunger was founded in spring 2016 by lifelong Mainer Greg Martens. Martens decided to implement his creative, local-level solution to fight childhood hunger in Maine, where currently one in four children are food insecure.

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