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Maine firm gets Navy contract worth up to $30 million

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King say the U.S. Navy has awarded a contract worth up to $30 million to an engineering firm based in Portland.

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LEAF PEEPING SEASON PEEKING OUT

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
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Marine killed in helicopter crash to be put to rest in Maine

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

BETHEL ( AP) — A Marine who was killed in an August helicopter crash off the coast of Australia will be laid to rest in Maine.

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The Basic Players perform this weekend

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

BATH — The Basic Players are putting on a weekend of entertainment with performances Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Each performance will feature two one-act plays separated with an intermission. Mike Rowe is directing.

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Singing opportunities with Blanchard- Fleming Duo

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

WISCASSET — Conductor Linda Blanchard and pianist Sean Fleming, a married musical duo, have been collaborating in creating choral music in Midcoast Maine for more than 20 years, leading Sheepscot Valley Chorus, St. Cecilia Chamber Choir, and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Choirs.

Both choirs and the chorus are looking for new singers.

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Residents: Drug arrest a signal of hope for Sanford neighborhood

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
BY TAMMY WELLS Journal Tribune

SANFORD

At 11 a.m. on Thursday morning, it is relatively quiet at the intersection of Thompson Street and Island Avenue — quieter than usual.

That is because on Wednesday, Sanford Police, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency had a very visible, heavy presence on the street.

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GREEN BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE STARTS MONDAY

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
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Daytime burglaries plague Bowdoin

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
The Times Record

BOWDOIN

Sagadahoc Sheriff's Office wants help finding a suspect responsible for a rash of daytime burglaries reported Thursday.

The sheriff ’s office announced on Facebook the burglaries occurred between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Two burglaries occured on West Road, one on Wood Schoolhouse Road and one on Meadow Road. Jewelry and cash were stolen.

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Richmond family displaced by fire

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

RICHMOND

A Richmond house was badly damaged in a Thursday morning fire that displaced a family and killed two dogs.

The fire, reported at 532 Beedle Road just before 8 a.m., began in the kitchen and had spread to the living room by the time the homeowner arrived and reported it.

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‘One Light, Many Candles’ Concert Coming to Brunswick

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

BRUNSWICK — At First Parish Church of Brunswick on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m., the Rev. Betty Stookey and Noel Paul Stookey will share “One Light, Many Candles,” a program of readings and music about faith.

The performance will be in First Parish’s sanctuary as part of their “300 Years on The Way” celebration of the church’s 300th anniversary.

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Tri-County Literacy launches Read Together program

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

BATH — Tri-County Literacy is launching Read Together, a new pilot program providing free tutoring to children in the Bath/Brunswick/Topsham area. Read Together is designed for families who want their children, ages 7-11, to have more one-on-one, after school support learning to read but cannot afford a private tutor.

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Swastika, anti-gay message found in college building

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Bowdoin College is investigating messages found in a campus building which included a swastika and homophobic language. Dean of Student Affairs Tim Foster notified students and employees on Aug. 31, two days after the graffiti was found.

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PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

CONSUELO “CONNIE” BAILEY oversees her art students during their weekly art class at People Plus. Bailey is a local award-winning artist whose works are displayed in many private and corporate collections. She shares her love of art with her students teaching a mixed media class at the People Plus Center on Tuesdays.

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Maine court to hold session at FHS

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
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FREEPORT

Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court will hear three appeals at Freeport High School at the invitation of state Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason and Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon on Thursday, Oct. 12.

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MCHPP hosts SNAP Challenge

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program is hosting a SNAP Challenge, an opportunity to reflect on food insecurity by living on the SNAP budget of $4/day for a week. The activity will take place from Sept. 18-24 and anyone is welcome to join.

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Fake news discussion in Brunswick

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

BRUNSWICK — Join members of the Maine Press Association for a discussion about fake news, how it spreads and how some politicians now use the claim to attack the press. The discussion, hosted by the American Association of University Women, will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20. at Thornton Oaks Retirement community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick.

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Bowdoin College announces new initiative to encourage public service

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
Bowdoin College

BRUNSWICK

A new three-component program at Bowdoin College will help students gain insight into the rewards and challenges of serving the common good by working in and through government agencies, political offices and non-governmental organizations engaged in public policy.

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Autumn birding adventure with KELT

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

[img_assist|nid=1173649|title=|desc= JOIN KELT for a Great Maine Outdoor experience on 9/30 at 8:00am to practice birding skills at Segerstrom Preserve on Westport Island.

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Get strays spayed at community clinic

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

TOPSHAM — Community Spay-Neuter Clinic of Topsham is asking residents of Androscoggin, Kennebec, Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Oxford counties who are feeding, or have knowledge of unowned, or “Community Cats” (barn, feral, stray) to schedule spay-neuter and vaccination against rabies. This service is free.

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Freeport Cultural Plan meeting is Sept. 25

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
The Times Record

FREEPORT

A meeting will be held this month to define the goals and objectives for the Freeport Cultural Plan at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Freeport Middle School.

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