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Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
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Bath’s Tree City USA vs Central Maine Power

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
BY GARY ANDERSON

Whether the “City of Ships” or “Maine’s Cool Little City” wins out as Bath’s main moniker, its identity is also distinguished by being a “Tree City USA” noted for its dedication to maintaining the diverse legacy of its unique urban forest inventory. In Bath, Arbor Day is observed everyday.

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LETTERS

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03

Thanks to Brunswick Voters

I want to thank ALL of Brunswick for voting yesterday, and of course, I especially want to thank all who voted for me.

Once again, I am humbled by the commitment and sense of community that is ever present in Brunswick, and honored to be entrusted with part of it’s future

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Political Cartoon

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
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Man: Dispute over untied shoelace led to Wal-Mart gunfire

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03

AUGUSTA (AP) — A violent struggle inside a Maine Wal-Mart started with a comment over an untied shoelace and ended with gunfire, according to one of the men involved, but police say a death outside the store was unrelated.

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Today in History

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03

Today is Thursday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2017. There are 52 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History

On Nov. 9, 1967, a Saturn V rocket carrying an unmanned Apollo spacecraft blasted off from Cape Kennedy on a successful test flight.

On this date

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Man convicted in 1989 murder to go free due to new evidence

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
The Associated Press PORTLAND

Lawyers struck a deal on Wednesday in a review of a nearly 30-year-old murder case that will allow a man convicted of the killing to go free.

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Meeting with train officials about noise set for Tuesday

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Postponed due to the Oct. 30 storm, a meeting with railway officials and residents about train noise will take place Tuesday.

Following months of complaints about unreasonable noise during all hours of the night, the Brunswick Town Council is hosting a workshop with railways officials and agencies to identify measures to reduce disturbance to the public.

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Freeport welcomes two new council members

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

Freeport’s Town Council chairwoman will return to the council following Tuesday’s election, in addition to two new members.

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With little fanfare, Bath approves plastic bag ban

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

With no members of the public speaking for or against the proposal, the Bath City Council voted unanimously in favor of a ban on single-use plastic bags and polystyrene foam containers.

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Bath City Council bids farewell to Omo, Page

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

As the Bath City Council accepted the vote tabulations from the elections the day before, they bid farewell to outgoing councilors James Omo and Gregory Page, who were voted out of office in their respective races.

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Public hearing set for Pine Street discontinuation proposal

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

A Bowdoin College request to discontinue a portion of Pine Street met with some resistance from the Brunswick Town Council Monday night, though there were enough votes to move the plan to a public hearing.

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Longreach Girl Scouts to serve Veterans Day dinner

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03

BATH — On Saturday from 4:30-7 p.m., Longreach Girl Scouts from Bath, West Bath, Arrowsic, Georgetown, Woolwich and Phippsburg will be preparing and serving a free spaghetti supper for active and retired military service members at the Bath United Methodist Church on Oak Grove. Families of scouts and veterans can also attend for $5.

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Midcoast historic preservation projects recognized

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
The Times Record

BATH

On Tuesday, Maine Preservation recognized 16 historic preservation projects, including three local projects.

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Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association presents ‘Chasing Coral’

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03

BRUNSWICK — The Fishermen’s Association and Curtis Memorial Library will screen the documentary “Chasing Coral” Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. The Fishermen’s Association will moderate a panel following the film. For more information or questions, call Monique Coombs at (207) 807-5539.

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Lack of grid resiliency spotlighted

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:03
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Ten days after a storm knocked out power for nearly a half million Mainers, Central Maine Power was still tackling outages in the Midcoast. CMP spokeswoman Gail Rice said Wednesday afternoon the utility was down to around 45 customers without power, all in Harpswell.

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Questions & answers ... with Brunswick’s Linda Smith

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:28
BY JOHN SWINCONECK Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Part 2 of 2

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News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:28
BY CORY KING

For starters, an apology for the lack of a column last week, but like many of you I struggled to get power or an internet connection in order to submit one. Due to that I wanted to take this week’s column and highlight 10 random thoughts on things happening in the region, dates to keep in mind and other relevant (and perhaps irrelevant) musings:

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Businesses brace for unexpected on President Trump’s Asia tour

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:28
BY KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer

HONG KONG

Some businesses in Asia are bracing for the unexpected as President Donald Trump traverses the region and meets with the leaders of major U.S. trading partners. Exporters are apprehensive, given Trump’s penchant for unpredictability, his vehement dislike for swollen U.S. trade deficits, and his threats to rip up trade deals.

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Bath Antique Sale on Sunday

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:28
The Times Record

BATH

The 29th season of the Bath Antique Sale gets underway on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m.

The sale offers quality, aged merchandise and fine collectibles, with 50 established antiques dealers from Maine and New Hampshire at the sale.

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