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The Santa Claus Fund Returns for its 50th Season

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23
The Santa Claus Fund

This year, The Santa Claus Fund returns for its 50th season, and we have a lot to accomplish in four short weeks to once again make sure hundreds of children in the Midcoast have a happy holiday.

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Lisbon’s Moxie Festival theme announced

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23

LISBON — Lisbon’s Moxie Festival Committee announced the theme for the 2018 Moxie Festival of “Moxie Through the Decades.”

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Brunswick man indicted for robbery and theft

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

PORTLAND

William Hartley, 33, of Brunswick was indicted this month for robbery and theft by a Cumberland County Grand Jury. Hartley was arrested by Brunswick police two days after an alleged bank robbery.

Brunswick police responded to the Brunswick TD Bank branch on Tibbetts Drive the morning of Aug. 16, following the report of a holdup alarm activated at the bank.

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PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23
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Brunswick’s police hope to acquire drones

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Brunswick police are looking for a few good drones.

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Topsham sticks with traffic changes

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Changes to the Main, Winter and Elm street intersection in Topsham aimed at easing congestion are becoming permanent.

That was the unanimous decision made by Topsham selectmen on Thursday.

The town began a test in September to effectiveness of the changes, which are:

• Left turns from Main Street onto Winter Street have been prohibited.

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Businesses, officials discuss evolution of downtown Bath

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Part 1 of two-part series

“I have personally never been as optimistic as I am right now about the future of the city of Bath,” said Mari Eosco, Bath City Council chairwoman and interim director of Main Street Bath.

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CMP’s CEO Burns to retire

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

AUGUSTA

Nearly three weeks after a storm knocked out power to more than 470,000 Central Maine Power customers, the utility has announced its president and chief executive officer plans to retire at the end of the year.

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Braille literacy

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13
BY PHILIP MARCELO The Associated Press

BOSTON

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Demand for computer specialists is growing

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13
BY MATT PERKINS St. Cloud Times

ALBANY, Minn.

Not long ago, “smart” was only used to describe new cellphone technology.

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Carmakers joining forces in Europe to speed up electrics

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13
BY DAVID MCHUGH and GEIR MOULSON The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1185974|title=|desc= A CAR IS CONNECTED to a charging station for electric vehicles in Hamburg, Germany. Major automakers say their joint European electric car recharging network will open its first stations this year in Germany, Austria and Norway in what the companies hope will be a big step toward mass acceptance of battery powered cars.

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Ryder adding 125 electric vans to fleet

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13
BY DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Auto Writer

DETROIT

Truck rental company Ryder Systems Inc. said it is adding 125 all-electric trucks to its fleet.

Ryder’s order is one of the largest yet for all-electric trucks in the U.S., says David Alexander of the research firm Truck Technology Ltd.

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THURSDAY EVENING ON TELEVISION

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13
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COMICS

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Dear Abby

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13

DEAR ABBY: I have been dating my boyfriend for three years. We have lived together for the last two. We have a great life together, but there is a problem I don’t know how to solve. “Jeremy” hates his job.

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SUDOKU

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13
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CRYPTOQUOTE

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CROSSWORD

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For the record

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13
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Cowboy’s Elliott drops appeal

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:13
BY SCHUYLER DIXON The Associated Press

FRISCO, TEXAS

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six game suspension over alleged domestic violence.

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