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Frederick W. Burrill Sr.

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

Frederick W. Burrill, 81, of Lakeville, Maine had his spirit lifted up and away on March 13, 2018 upon the blizzard winds of the month’s third nor’easter.

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Austin T. Williams

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Navy Enginemen Second Class (EN2) Austin Thomas Williams. Austin died abruptly in a tragic accident Thursday, April 5th, 2018 while serving the United States Navy, in Manama, Bahrain. Austin’s life was taken much too soon when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a road with friends.

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NTSB: Blown jet engine showed ‘metal fatigue’

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
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PHILADELPHIA

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

DEAR ABBY: Six years ago, my husband of 20 years was in a serious accident. He was placed on disability because of it. Because of the accident, he can’t perform sexually because his “goods” don’t work.

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Sudoku

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Cryptoquote

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Crossword

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Today in History

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

In 1775, Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts, warning colonists that British Regular troops were approaching.

In 1865, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrendered to Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman near Durham Station in North Carolina.

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Choosing the Wrong College Can Be Bad for Your Mental Health

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY NOLI BRAZIL and MATTHEW ANDERSSON The Conversation

Going off to college might be a source of anxiety for some students, but once a student is on campus it shouldn’t be a total drag.

But that tends to happen more frequently when a student ends up at a college where the student body is weaker academically overall than the one where the student went to high school.

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Political Cartoon

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Wardens find home for orphaned bear cub

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

CARIBOU (AP) — Maine game wardens have found a new home for an orphaned black bear cub.

WAGM-TV reports Game Warden Alan Dudley found the cub last week in Caribou when he responded to a crash that killed its mother.

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Effort to change ballot questions dies

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

AUGUSTA (AP) — A push to change Maine’s constitution to require citizen referendum campaigns to gather signatures from both congressional districts is dead.

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State seeks to lower premiums for Mainers

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) —

The state wants public input on an effort to lower individual health insurance premiums for Mainers.

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Letter

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

Kindergarten Kids Should Not Get Homework

My daughter started kindergarten in Brunswick. For the most part it’s been a great experience. She is one of the youngest, if not the youngest, in her class. To help keep her on track in math and reading, they decided, with our consent, to put her into some programs to help accelerate her skills.

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Quote of the day

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

I’ll tell you a secret. We live in

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Planned Tedford Facility Out of Place in Residential Neighborhood

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY JIM BRIDGE

Tedford Housing’s mission is universally supported throughout the town and our neighborhood. A 17,000 square foot building, be it a shelter, a Comfort Inn, florist shop or anything else would not fit in the Pleasant Hill Road residential neighborhood or any other residential neighborhood.

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Remembering Barbara Bush

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE and DAVID SHARP The Associated Press

PORTLAND

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Spend Earth Day among the trees

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites kids and families to learn how to identify trees in spring on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22 at 1:30 p.m. at Butler Head Preserve in Bath. Co-sponsored by the Bath Community Forestry Committee and led by Stewardship Coordinator Cheri Brunault, the program is geared toward naturalists 7 years old and older, but all are welcome.

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Court clears way for ranked-choice voting

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

Maine’s highest court on Tuesday cleared the way for a system in which voters are allowed to rank their candidate choices during the June primaries.

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Pet of the Week

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
Coastal Humane Society

BRUNSWICK

Kurt is a jovial gentleman kitty looking for a home! He is inquisitive and social, but not a velcro kitty from what we’ve observed! Kurt is 5 years old, neutered, and up-to-date on vaccinations. Learn more about Kurt by calling (207) 725-5051 or visiting him at Coastal Humane Society’s Range Road facility.

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