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The Ark of the Government

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
BY JACKIE SARTORIS

Our trip to Houston coincided with the first of three massive storms, the last being Hurricane Harvey. The streets were already flooded as we drove east, so we turned off the news and focused our second grader on car games and chapter books, and the strange new things on the flat Texas landscape.

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Unauthorized People

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
BY JONATHAN CRIMMINS

“Profoundly disappointing” was the way that Clayton Rose, President of Bowdoin College, recently referred to President Trump’s desire to have Congress devise a solution to the so called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program.

At the time President Obama said that Congress must eventually address the issue of the affected individuals.

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Political Cartoon

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
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10-year-old selling lemonade to help hurricane victims

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22

BANGOR (AP) — A 10- year-old resident in Maine is doing his part to help people impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma — raising money for the American Red Cross through his lemonade stand.

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Maine wardens seek volunteers for search for missing woman

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22

MEDFORD (AP) — The Maine Warden Service is seeking volunteers to search this weekend for a 71- year- old woman who went missing last fall.

Wardens say they’re looking for 100 people to help search on Sunday for Diana Estey of Medford. The original search was suspended in November.

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LETTERS

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22

Talking and Listening Across the Divide

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22

Better to be without logic than without feeling.

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LePage push to reform federal funds worries workforce boards

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s quest to make sure federal workforce funds go toward job training and not bureaucrats has angered Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon and the heads of workforce training program who worry his efforts could harm Maine businesses, workers and job-seekers.

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Spill makes mess on Route 1

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BATH

Travelers on Route 1 Saturday may have been stuck in traffic or detoured after a trailer carrying crushed rock flipped over and spilled its load in the roadway.

No one was hurt in the crash, reported at 9:37 a.m. on Leeman Highway just before the Congress Street overpass.

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

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22

AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine supreme court is wading into the issue of medical marijuana and workers’ compensation.

The court is hearing arguments Wednesday over whether a paper mill must pay for medical marijuana. It’s the first time the court has considered the question of insurance reimbursement for medical marijuana.

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Driver loses control of vehicle and crashes into church

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22

WESTBROOK (AP) — Police say three adults and a child escaped serious injury after their car crashed into a Maine church.

The crash occurred on Tuesday night at a church in Westbrook. The Portland Press Herald reports police say the car failed to yield to traffic while crossing an intersection.

According to the Westbrook

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Vitelli, DeChant to host office hours

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22

BATH — State Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and Rep. Jennifer DeChant, D-Bath, will be holding joint office hours Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Patten Free Library on 33 Summer St. in Bath.

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Man indicted for criminal threatening

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

A Biddeford man accused of pointing a gun at another motorists during a road rage incident was indicted by a Cumberland County Grand Jury last week on a charge of criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.

The charge is a Class C crime punishable by up to five years incarceration and a $5,000 fine.

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Topsham traffic change test begins Monday

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
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TOPSHAM

The town of Topsham will test a new traffic pattern for Lower Main Street on Monday.

Left turns from Main Street onto Winter Street will be prohibited. The last block of Winter Street approaching Main Street will be one-way for traffic.

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BLACK AND WHITE BRUNSWICK

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
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Common Good Day returns Sept. 16

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College’s 19th Annual Common Good Day is planned for Saturday, Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Common Good Day is a campus-wide day of service that fosters collaboration between members of the College and the greater Brunswick community.

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Bowdoin College joins ATI initiative

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
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BRUNSWICK

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Town councilor discovers hate message on car

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

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RSU 1 residents back design, budget for new Morse school

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Members of the four RSU 1 communities voted overwhelmingly in favor of a concept design and budget for the new Morse High School and Bath Regional Career and Technical Center building during a straw poll on Tuesday.

The straw poll is an important step toward getting bonds to fund the project on the November ballot.

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Board OKs permit for pot storefront

Times Record - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:22
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick Planning Board unanimously approved a special permit on Tuesday for a medical cannabis storefront in Cook’s Corner.

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