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MRRA’s Sweetheart Deals

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY FRED BLANCHARD

The bragging by the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority (MRRA) in your Nov. 10 issue failed to mention that all of their so-called accomplishments have come at the expense of the Brunswick and Maine taxpayer.

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Freeport Council wants storm response feedback

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

A special workshop Wednesday will provide the Freeport Town Council with community feedback on the response to the storm that knocked out power to nearly half the state’s households Oct. 30.

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Harpswell receives $4K in grants for fire safety equipment

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

HARPSWELL

Harpswell’s newly created full-time department is getting some needed equipment, thanks to two grants from the Maine Municipal Association.

The town announced Monday it had received a pair of $2,000 grants.

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Driver allegedly flees after rollover on Route 196

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

LISBON

Lisbon police are investigating a crash that occurred on Route 196 at around 9 p.m. Sunday.

Police Chief Marc Hagan said a 2002 silver four-door Pontiac rolled over near the former bowling alley at 671 Lisbon St.

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Maine notifies more than 2,000 about information breach

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine officials say they’re notifying some 2,100 people of an incident that might have caused their personal information to be temporarily exposed.

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Portland fatal fire landlord hires lawyer to continue appeal

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27

PORTLAND (AP) — A Portland landlord convicted of code violations after Maine’s worst fire in decades has found a new lawyer and is continuing his appeal, court officials said Monday.

Gregory Nisbet sought a new trial after he was convicted of code violations stemming from the November

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No plea in hammer attack case

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27

AUBURN (AP) — A Maine man accused of beating another man with a hammer has not entered a plea in court.

Thirty-one-year-old Jason Wotton, of Lewiston, did not enter a plea to elevated aggravated assault Monday. Wotton is accused of beating 37-year-old Leon Hunt.

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Local firefighters collect food

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

A handful of Brunswick firefighters braved freezing temperatures for seven hours Friday to collect food for the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program from the parking lot of the Brunswick Hannaford Supermarket.

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Short of goal, United Way encourages donations

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

At Thursday’s United Way of Mid Coast Maine’s Campaign Finale, Volunteer Chairman Bill Brillant said that while there were “hundreds of examples of tremendous generosity and caring,” the campaign overall did not reach goal was short of its $1.8 million goal.

A little more than $1.6 million was raised.

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Coats for seniors to be collected at L.L. Bean

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
The Times Record

FREEPORT

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MRRA update will reveal strong activity at former military base

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority will conduct its annual board meeting Wednesday, with discussion focused on new businesses and marketing strategies to continue to boost development in the area.

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RSU 1 moves forward on new high school

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Following last week’s referendum, Regional School Unit 1 is now ready to move forward on construction of a new high school.

Voters approved issuing $74,628,411 in bonds, and officials are hoping to start work on the project in June.

“We’re thankful and appreciative of the support,” said Superintendent Patrick Manuel,

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Bath-built destroyer named for Medal of Honor recipient

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
Staff and wire reports

BOSTON

A former U.S. Navy captain and pilot who received the Medal of

Honor for his heroics during the Korean War, and for whom a Bath-built destroyer was christened earlier this year, has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93.

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Lawmakers to delve into outages

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY DAVID SHARP The Associated Press

PORTLAND

The Maine Legislature plans to consider aggressive tree cutting, underground power lines and other measures in response to a storm that left some homes and businesses in the dark for up to 10 days.

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Bowdoin falls in PKs

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51
Times Record Staff WALTHAM, Mass.

The Bowdoin College men’s soccer team played Rutgers-Newark to a scoreless draw, but saw its season come to an end in penalty kicks, 3-2, in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday at Brandeis University.

The Polar Bears ended their 2017 campaign with a 10-4-4 record.

The Scarlet Raiders advanced.

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New England CC held in Belfast

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51
Times Record Staff

BELFAST

The New England Cross Country Championships were held at Troy Howard Middle School on Saturday.

In the boys race, Drew Thompson of Fairfield Prep in Connecticut won in 15:16.66, with Riley Fenoff of Danville, Vt., in second in 15:48.45.

The top Maine runner was Yarmouth’s Luke Laverdiere, who finished in eighth place in a time of 15:59.79.

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Thunder stuff Mavs, 112-99

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
The Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY

Paul George scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 27 and Oklahoma City overcame the absence of two regular starters to beat Dallas.

Carmelo Anthony was ruled out about an hour before tipoff because of a sore lower back, and starting center Steven Adams sat out with a right calf contusion.

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Devils outscore Blackhawks, 7-5

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
The Associated Press

CHICAGO

Miles Wood had his first career hat trick and added an assist to help the New Jersey Devils rally for a wild 7-5 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.

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Kenseth wins, Keselowski earns championship berth

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
BY JENNA FRYER The Associated Press

AVONDALE, Ariz.

Matt Kenseth doesn’t get to end his career the way he hoped. He thinks he’s got a handful of good years left in him, and can win races and compete for championships.

But, the economics of the sport have made Kenseth a casualty of NASCAR’s new youth movement. He doesn’t have a job for next year.

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Kizzire holds off Fowler, wins OHL Classic

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
The Associated Press

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico

Patton Kizzire had a four-shot lead with seven holes remaining, right about the time nerves can surface for a player trying to win his first PGA Tour title.

Kizzire made it look like a walk on the beach.

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