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Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
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Maine stops accepting ‘business-friendly’ applications

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine officials have stopped accepting applications for their business-friendly community program and say they are searching for feedback on how to adjust.

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Make-A-Wish, police transform 10-year-old into superhero

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55

PORTLAND (AP) — Make-A-Wish has helped a 10-year-old boy transform into a superhero and rescue several people portraying hostages with the help of Maine police.

The Portland Press Herald reports Sawyer Fish, of Falmouth, became the Sonic Spider Boy on Sunday morning.

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Police: 5-year-old shooting victim dies in hospital

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55

SCARBOROUGH (AP) — Police in Maine say a 5-yearold girl has died after being shot at a home.

Maine State Police say the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Monday in Scarborough. Police say the 5-yearold was shot in a home where relatives live.

The girl was taken to Maine Medical Center where she later died. No one else was injured.

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41st president is in Maine, but his heart is in Houston

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55

KENNEBUNKPORT (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are expressing their support for Texas residents affected by Harvey.

The Bushes live for most of the year in Houston, but spend summers on the Maine coast.

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LePage: Trump ‘truly believes’ in free trade

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
The Associated Press

Maine’s Republican governor reassured Canadian leaders Monday that President Donald Trump “truly believes” in having free trade and they shouldn’t read too much into what they hear.

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Freeport council to consult attorney over boat dispute

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

Nearly a week after the research vessel Island Rover was not moved to a conforming location as was ordered by a Cumberland County Judge earlier this summer, the town will meet with its attorney in an executive session Tuesday to discuss how to move forward with the years-long zoning dispute.

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Maine monument supporter ‘optimistic’ after Zinke chat

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
BY DAVID SHARP The Associated Press

PORTLAND

The leader of the successful effort to get the federal government to protect land near Maine’s tallest mountain says he’s feeling optimistic after a telephone chat with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

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Alleged threat at Maine St. 7-Eleven leads to arrest

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

A Brunswick man was arrested for allegedly threatening another person with a knife Thursday afternoon.

The disturbance was reported at 3:18 p.m. at 7- Eleven on Maine Street.

Brunswick Police Cmdr. Mark Waltz said Jacob Davis, 25, was involved in an argument when someone attempted to intervene. Davis allegedly threatened that person with a knife.

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Straw poll on new Morse High School Sept. 12

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
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BATH

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Bath man charged with felony assault

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BATH

A Bath man was charged with aggravated assault early Saturday morning after he allegedly assaulted another Bath man, leaving the man with severe injuries.

The assault was reported just before 2 a.m. on Pine Street.

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Bluegrass festival returns to Thomas Point Beach

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
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BRUNSWICK

The Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival will be kick of Thursday and continue until Sept. 3.

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WAITING OUT HARVEY

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
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Patten Library offers ‘Let’s Talk About It’ book group

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
Patten Free Library

BATH

Patten Free Library in Bath has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It,” a free reading and discussion group, with copies of books available at the library. This program is provided by the Maine Humanities Council’s Maine Center for the Book in cooperation with the Maine State Library.

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Panel formed for new school

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

The first step toward building a new, voter-approved $28 million elementary school to replace Coffin Elementary School has been taken with the formation of a school building committee.

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‘Everyone excited’ for school to begin this week in Lisbon

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

LISBON

Summer vacation is at an end in Lisbon as the school year starts Wednesday and Thursday.

Students in kindergarten through ninth grade return to school Wednesday; students in grades 10-12 start Thursday.

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Monitor program finishing up first summer

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

HARPSWELL

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RSU 1 giving money back

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:55
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

WOOLWICH

The RSU 1 board of directors voted to return half of an unexpected state subsidy back to the communities that make up the district.

The district learned after the Maine Legislature reached a budget deal in July increasing education funding that it would be receiving a larger subsidy from the state than planned for.

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Stanton hits 50th homer; Yankees roll

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
The Associated Press

MIAMI

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Sources say Cavs reviewing Irving- Thomas trade

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY TOM WITHERS The Associated Press

CLEVELAND

Just when it appeared the Cavaliers’ chaotic summer had calmed, there’s a flareup.

That blockbuster deal between Cleveland and Boston is stuck.

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