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Dunlap is Tearing Down Trump’s Bogus Voter Fraud Commission from the Inside

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY GRADY BURNS

Earlier this year when Maine’s Secretary of State Matt Dunlap agreed to join President Trump’s national voter fraud commission — the so-called Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity — many Mainers and progressives around the country were openly concerned that Dunlap, a Democrat, would offer a bipartisan veneer to a biased commission that would ultimately

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Political Cartoon

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
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LePage pushes ACA repeal

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s governor is urging supporters of the state’s Republican party to back the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

The Sun Journal reports Republican Gov. Paul LePage wrote in an email to supporters

Sunday he is “absolutely convinced this is our last chance.”

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Maine resident and Holocaust survivor dies

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

PORTLAND (AP) — A 102- year-old Maine resident and Holocaust survivor has died.

The Portland Press Herald reports Kurt Messerschmidt died Tuesday at a Portland hospital, 72 years after surviving a “death march” toward the end of World War II.

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Alleged trespass incident leads to assault charge

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

LISBON

A father and his adult son were arrested Wednesday after allegedly threatening and assaulting an elderly man during a confrontation on County Road.

William Robbins, 55, is charged with criminal threatening while Jamie Robbins, 34, is charged with assault.

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Zinke: Open up Atlantic monument to commercial fishing

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY PATRICK WHITTLE The Associated Press

PORTLAND

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to open up the first marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean to commercial fishing, according to a recommendation he made in a memo to President Donald Trump.

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Zinke would allow trees to be cut at Katahdin Woods & Waters

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY DAVID SHARP The Associated Press

MILLINOCKET

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to allow trees to be cut on parts of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and to ensure that “traditional uses” like snowmobiling and hunting are taken into account in a management plan that’s being drawn up.

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Portland bans public display of ‘wild and exotic’ animals

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

PORTLAND (AP) — The display of wild and exotic animals will soon no longer be allowed in Portland after a unanimous city council vote.

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Man killed after truck rear-ends flatbed

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

ETNA (AP) — A Maine man is dead after his vehicle rear-ended a flatbed truck carrying pieces of granite on an interstate in Etna.

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Bank executive loses job over anti-Muslim Facebook posts

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

KENNEBUNK (AP) — An executive at a Maine bank has lost their job because of anti- Muslim images they posted on Facebook.

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Meet Troy!

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
Coastal Humane Society

BRUNSWICK

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Senior Expo will be coming to Freeport on Oct. 5

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
The Times Record

FREEPORT

Seniors and their families will have free access to 40- plus sources of senior information Thursday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park St. in Freeport, during a fall senior expo.

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Patten Free Library to host common application workshop

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

BATH — Registration is now open for Patten Free Library’s Tuesday, Oct. 10 workshop on the Common Application for college admission. The event is for high school seniors and will be held at Patten Free Library from 6-8 p.m. in the library’s Community Room.

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New Patten Free Library book group to explore 14th Amendment

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Patten Free Library will soon start a new book group exploring the 14th Amendment.

Entitled “Violence and Belonging: the 14th Amendment and American Literature,” the reading series is made possible through the Maine Humanities Council’s Maine Center for the Book in cooperation with the Maine State Library as part of the Let’s Talk About It series.

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Bath votes to put charter amendments on ballot

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Bath City Council on Monday voted unanimously to place two charter amendments on the November ballot.

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BIW, union avoid strike

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

The Bath Marine Draftsmen’s Association, Bath Iron Works’ second largest union, averted a possible strike after agreeing with the company to extend their current contract to next Sunday.

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Topsham seeks input on pedestrian safety

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

In response to a recent spike in pedestrian-involved vehicle crashes, Topsham residents are invited to a pedestrian safety forum at Mt. Ararat High School on Wednesday.

The forum, organized by the Maine Department of Transportation and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, will take place at 6 p.m.

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SQUIRT SHOT

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
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Indigenous day resolution adopted

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

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Polar Bears drop football opener, 28-14

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:14
The Times Record

WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.

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