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Times Record - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:10
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Police announce OUI enforcement efforts

Times Record - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:10
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BATH

Sagadahoc County Sheriff Joel Merry, Bath Police Chief Mike Field and Topsham Police Chief Chris Lewis announced last week that they will be participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement effort for the upcoming Labor Day holiday period.

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Swinging Bridge selected as Hannaford Helps beneficiary

Times Record - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:10
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TOPSHAM

Save Our Swinging Bridge.Org, a nonprofit committed to maintaining the Androscoggin Swinging Bridge, has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program for the month of September.

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Plastic bag ban starts Sept. 1

Times Record - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:10
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Brunswick Town Manager John Eldridge is reminding the public the town’s ban on single-use plastic bags goes into effect Sept. 1.

The council in March banned single-use plastic bags with an ordinance that becomes enforceable by a warning and then a fine. Eldridge said he has noticed some stores are still carrying plastic bags.

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Brunswick to hold hearing on lowering tax burden

Times Record - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:10
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick Town Council on Monday set a Sept. 5 hearing on amending the town budget in an effort to reduce a tax increase to 2.5 percent.

The amendment aims to siphon money from other sources to reduce the tax rate.

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Navy squadron headlines this weekend’s air show

Times Record - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:10
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

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$2.5M solar array coming to Landing

Times Record - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 11:10
BY JOHN SWINCONECK Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

A solar array that could generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of hundreds of homes may be operational at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station by the end of the year.

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The military’s hold, even after retirement

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:29
Sarah Smiley

After you’ve spent any time in the military, you figure out that the Department of Defense, as with all bureaucracies, has tentacles with a far reach. “Tentacles”: that’s my word for when I think I’m taking care of business, and then the military shows me otherwise. It’s like Seinfeld’s “Newman” of my life.

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Transgender camp teaches kids they’re ‘normal, not alone’

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:29
BY JOCELYN GECKER The Associated Press

EL CERRITO, Calif.

In some ways, Rainbow Day Camp is very ordinary. Kids arrive with a packed lunch, make friendship bracelets, play basketball, sing songs and get silly. But it is also unique, from the moment campers arrive each morning.

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‘The Care & Keeping of You’ author offers boy book

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:29
BY LEANNE ITALIE The Associated Press

NEW YORK

Attention boys: You will grow taller, sprout hair, sweat more, develop muscles, fight breakouts, acquire deeper voices and experience changes to your private parts.

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Wandering Walden Pond:

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:29
BY WILLIAM J. KOLE The Associated Press

CONCORD, Mass.

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BIRTHS

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:29

Maine Medical Center, Portland

A girl, Daphne Marie Woerter, to Melinda Woerter (Favreau) and William Woerter of Durham, July 18, 2017.

Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick

A girl, Summer Michelle Charlton, to Heath Charlton and Amanda Edmondson Charlton of Topsham, July 5, 2017.

A girl, Elizabeth Catherine Timm, to Sarah and Christopher Timm of Bath, July 26, 2017.

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Dodgers keep rolling, down Bucs in 12, 6-5

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:28
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PITTSBURGH

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Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:28
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Officials groups unable to keep pace with growth of Maine sports

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:28
BY ERNIE CLARK Bangor Daily News

Preseason practices for a new high school school sports year began last week with great anticipation in the air.

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Bills WR Boldin retires

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:28
BY JOHN WAWROW The Associated Press

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.

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Beckham Jr. dodges serious injury in Giants’ loss to Browns

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:28
BY TOM WITHERS The Associated Press

CLEVELAND

Odell Beckham Jr. didn’t point fingers or make accusations.

After possibly dodging a major injury, New York’s flashy wide receiver calmly moved on.

No theatrics were necessary.

Beckham sprained his left ankle on a questionable hit in the first half of the Giants’ 10-6 exhibition loss to the Cleveland Browns on Monday night.

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Thunder slip past Sea Dogs, 3-1

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:28
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TRENTON, N.J.

The Trenton Thunder (83- 43) scored two runs in the seventh inning and beat the Portland Sea Dogs (59-66), 3- 1, Monday night at Arm & Hammer Park in the Eastern League series opener.

Portland has lost all five games on its road trip.

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Cleveland flips the script on Sox

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:28
BY STEVE HERRICK The Associated Press

CLEVELAND

Andrew Miller wasn’t among the Cleveland Indians chasing Roberto Perez around the infield, flinging water and white powder to celebrate a wild win over an American League rival.

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Kimball goes out with a win

Times Record - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:28
BY KEN MINOTT Times Record Contributor

WISCASSET

Maine’s fastest track, Wiscasset Speedway, was back in action Saturday night with Group 2 divisions, plus the Wicked Good Vintage Racers provided a solid night of action.

The show turned out a pair of first-time winners.

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