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LIBRARY HONORS SCOUTS’ GARDEN WORK

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22

GIRL SCOUT TROOP 2022 was recently honored by Topsham Public Library Director Susan M. Preece in a special reception to celebrate the Scouts’ work on the Hidden Meaning of Flowers garden. Troup 2022, based in Topsham, are Claire Caton, Gracelynn Dauphinais, Sophie Gonzalez, Megan Hughes, Anya Kowalsky, Avery Myrick, Sophie Powell and Lorelei Whalen.

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Main St. Bath leader departs

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Main Street Bath Director Jacob Korb will be stepping down today to move to Pittsburgh, where he has accepted a new position as manager of donor relations at Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

Korb has roots in northwest Pennsylvania where he grew up and went to school at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Coastal communities to join annual cleanup effort

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

GEORGETOWN

As part of the national Coastweek starting on Saturday, volunteers all along Maine’s coast will take part in the annual Maine Coastweek Coastal Cleanup.

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Impact good and bad in waters off N.E.

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:22
BY PATRICK WHITTLE The Associated Press

PORTLAND

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Indigenous group to go before council

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

BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick Town Council on Monday will consider adopting a resolution acknowledging Maine’s indigenous people.

The MidCoast Indigenous Awareness Group has asked the council to adopt the resolution, which recognizes the second Monday in October — the date on which Columbus Day falls — as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

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Personalized learning

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY MARIA DANILOVA The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1173493|title=|desc= MAXWELL HARVEY, 14, listens to his teacher during English class at the Washington Leadership Academy in Washington.

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Private companies drive ‘new space race’ at NASA center

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY ALEX SANZ The Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.

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Lyft seizes opportunity as Uber tries to outrun woes

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY TOM KRISHER and MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writers

SAN FRANCISCO

When management upheaval, allegations of corporate espionage, and revelations of sexual harassment sent Uber into a public relations sinkhole, its long overshadowed rival Lyft shifted into overdrive.

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For the record

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
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Bowdoin football set to open

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
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BRUNSWICK

The Bowdoin College football team will open its 126th campaign on the road Saturday against Williams College at noon.

The contest will be the 74th meeting between the teams, with the Ephs holding a 52-15-6 edge in the alltime series. The last meeting between the teams was a 27-7 Williams win in 2015. Both teams finished winless at 0-8 last autumn.

A New Era

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Finnerty lifts Bowdoin to field hockey victory in OT

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
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LEWISTON

Kara Finnerty gave the Bowdoin College field hockey team its first win of the season with a breakaway overtime goal against Bates in a 1-0 final on Wednesday evening.

The Polar Bears climbed to 1-1 (1-1 NESCAC) after falling to Amherst in their season opener. The Bobcats (0-3, 0-2 NESCAC) controlled the game in regulation but remained winless.

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LA gets 2028 Olympics

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY EDDIE PELLS The Associated Press

LIMA, Peru

The tears welling in the Paris mayor’s eyes told the story one way. The words the Los Angeles mayor spoke told it another.

This was one of those rare Olympic moments when everyone walked away a winner.

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Texans at Bengals tonight

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY BARRY WILNER The Associated Press

Judging by the performances of their blockers in the opening week of the season, it’s fair to wonder if there will be more sacks than points in tonight’s game between the Texans and Bengals.

Cincinnati allowed Andy Dalton to be trapped five times, half as much as Houston yielded in its loss to Jacksonville. Yes, 10 sacks.

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NFL Overreaction!

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY ROB MAADDI The Associated Press

Loosen your arm, Jimmy G.

Turning 40 turned Tom Brady into Scott Tolzien. Bill Belichick has to bench Brady and start Jimmy Garoppolo if the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots want to have any chance to repeat.

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Brady says improvement, not magic plays key against Saints

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY KYLE HIGHTOWER The Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.

It’s not often that teams catch Tom Brady having an off game throwing the football.

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Seahawks fly past ’Hounds, 6-0

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY ERIC MAXIM The Times Record

LISBON

Boothbay exploded for five second-half goals en route to a 6-0 victory over Lisbon in high school field hockey Mountain Valley Conference action on Wednesday.

Senior Sydney Meader netted four goals for the Seahawks in the victory. Meader has verbally committed to play field hockey for the University of Maine at Orono next fall.

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Kahne looking ahead

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY JENNA FRYER The Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

Kasey Kahne is not a candidate to replace Danica Patrick next season and, as he prepares to start NASCAR’s playoffs, he’s considering a future outside the series.

Kahne is not returning to Hendrick Motorsports next season. He was informed he was being let go with one year remaining on his contract not long after he won at Indianapolis in July.

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Red Sox, Fister fall to A’s, 7-3

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY KEN POWTAK The Associated Press

BOSTON

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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
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Irma pushes Florida’s poor closer to the edge of ruin

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
BY JAY REEVES The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1173454|title=|desc= CHERIE ETHIER stands in a doorway of her mobile home with her dogs and cats, surrounded by floodwater, in the Marco Naples RV Resort, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, in Naples, Florida. Ethier and her husband stayed in a hotel during the storm, but returned to their trailer as soon as they could.

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