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Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31

Student Seeks Information About Maine

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Quote of the Day

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31

For those who do not think, it is

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Deadly results

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE and DAVID SHARP The Associated Press

NORRIDGEWOCK

Cpl. Gene Cole was a musician, TV repairman and father. People appreciated his respectful manner and ability to defuse a volatile situation. At 62, the sheriff ’s deputy was nearing retirement.

John Williams is a former high school class officer whose life spiraled downward because of drugs, according to friends.

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Search for suspect in deputy killing enters 3rd day

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31
The Associated Press

NORRIDGEWOCK

Authorities are searching for a third day for a man sought in the fatal shooting kill of a deputy sheriff in Maine.

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Student Notes

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31

MT. ARARAT MIDDLE SCHOOL 3RD QTR HONOR ROLL

Grade 6

High Honors: Jamie Appel, Nelson Balboni, Ella Davies, Sarah Gray, Aidan Greenleaf, Katherine Hawkes, Chhaya Hinkley, Judith Hughes, Julie Miquelon, Elizabeth Scherry, Danika Siatras, Paige Swanson, and Rose Tuttle

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Space Day rockets into Brunswick for 20th year

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

What started with a visit to a pair of Coffin Elementary School kindergarten classrooms two decades ago has grown into a week-long annual affair.

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Conversation on homelessness in Bath ends with solutions

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

As a series about homelessness in Bath comes to a close, participants are ready to start acting on what they’ve learned.

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Mid Coast Hospital gets high mark for safety

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31

BRUNSWICK — Mid Coast Hospital has been awarded an ‘A’ for its continued achievement in patient safety by the Leapfrog Group. Mid Coast Hospital is one of only 49 “Straight A” hospitals in the United States to be awarded an ‘A’ every grading cycle since 2012.

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Brunswick Farmers’ Market returns

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31

BRUNSWICK — Starting Tuesday, May 1, farmers will set up their tents on the Brunswick Town Mall for the Brunswick Farmers’ Market. This market runs every Tuesday and Friday from 8 a.m.to 2 p.m. until Nov. 20.

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Local author explores Midcoast life during World War II

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

A passion for history inspired Margaret Shiels Konitzky to move to Maine – and to share it with others.

In her new book, titled “Midcoast Maine in World War II,” she shares what local life was like during the war. Her subject was borne out of her role working for Historic New England, a job she started in 2007.

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Poem in your Pocket

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31

[img_assist|nid=1214972|title=|desc= JOHN DENNEN reads “A Dream” by Edgar Allan Poe Thursday at the Tontine Mall in Brunswick in celebration of Poem in Your Pocket Day, as poet Patty Sparks listens. April is National Poetry Month and given Brunswick’s heritage, should be celebrated in Brunswick, said organizer Kathy Koerber.

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Group strives to save building in Durham

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

DURHAM

A group in Durham is working to save a significant piece of town history.

Known currently as the Union Church, the 744 Royalsborough Road property is the old town hall. Durham Historical Society is trying to save the building, which needs significant repairs.

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‘Landing continues to expand’

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

There are now more than 1,500 jobs — and $350 million in property investment — at Brunswick Landing, site of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.

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After close vote, MSAD 75 pre-K moves forward

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Plans for Maine School Administrative District 75’s pre-kindergarten program are moving ahead, after barely surviving a 7-6 vote of approval by the school board earlier this month.

Board members were divided over class size.

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Vietnam War no longer a private affair for Woolwich veteran

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:31
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

WOOLWICH

For Read Armstrong of Woolwich, his service in the Army during the Vietnam War was never something to wear on his sleeve.

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Africa’s scientists encouraged to become next Einstein

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:13
BY ANDREW MELDRUM The Associated Press

KIGALI, Rwanda

South African geneticist Vinet Coetzee held up a malaria-diagnosing scanner that she said can be developed for use in Africa’s rural areas without the need for blood samples or lab tests.

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Older people hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:13
BY LIZ SZABO Kaiser Health News

When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary studies in the early 1990s had linked both supplements to a lower risk of heart disease.

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Boss buzzing you after hours?

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:13
BY DEEPTI HAJELA The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1214793|title=|desc= ARLENE PITTERSON poses for a photo in New York earlier this month. Council member Rafael Espinal has proposed legislation that would bar employers from requiring employees to check and respond to non-emergency emails, texts and other electronic communications sent outside of regular work hours, or retaliating against them if they didn’t.

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Getting kids to a good weight by 13 may help avoid diabetes

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:13
BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer

There may be a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level. Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who had never weighed too much, a large study of Danish men found.

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Sea Dogs shut out

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:13
The Times Record

HARTFORD, Conn.

The Hartford Yard Goats (10-9) scored three runs in the sixth inning, and beat the Portland Sea Dogs (6-12), 3-0 in six innings on Wednesday night at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.

Hartford scored its runs before the game was put in a rain delay and later called.

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