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Man accused of Freeport sexual assault

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

A 33-year-old Buxton man remains in jail following his arrest for gross sexual assault in September of a woman in Freeport

Marvin S. Jenkins is charged with one count of gross sexual assault and bail has been set at $7,500 cash.

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Maine’s credit unions present Bath food pantry with contribution following outage

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19

BATH — On Monday, representatives from Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger contributed $2,500 to the Bath Area Food Pantry. After going without power for almost a week due to the Oct. 30 storm, the Bath Area Food Pantry lost nearly two-thirds of their refrigerated and frozen inventory. The pantry was forced to dip into their December reserves.

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Bill Yeo who bikepacked in the Himalayas to speak at Merrymeeting Wheelers meeting

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19

BRUNSWICK — On Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Mid Coast Presbyterian Church in Topsham, the Merrymeeting Wheelers Bicycle Club will hear a presentation by Bill Yeo who completed a Himalayan bikepacking trip in northern India last year with his brother, Mike. The event is free and open to the public. Yeo will screen his documentary that chronicles the expedition’s highlights.

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Bill to increase penalties for indecent exposure moves forward

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

The state’s Legislative Council has approved a bill submitted by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that would increase penalties for acts of indecent exposure when victims are 12 and 13 years old.

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Cause of Durham fire unknown

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

DURHAM

A spokesman for the state fire marshal’s office said Tuesday that investigators were unable to determine what caused the fire that destroyed a mobile home in Durham over the weekend.

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Council workshop with rail officials seeks solutions to horn, fume issues

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Following months of complaints about unreasonable noise from railway crossings and the layover facility during all hours of the night, the Brunswick Town Council on Tuesday conducted a workshop with rail officials and agencies to identify measures to reduce disturbance to the public.

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Poliquin to back GOP tax overhaul

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19
BY DAVID SHARP The Associated Press

PORTLAND

Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said Tuesday he’s going to vote for a tax overhaul that avoids a late suggestion by President Donald Trump to lower the top rate on high-wage earners.

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Slippery road conditions blamed for 6-vehicle crash

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

WEST BATH

The Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Office responded to a six-vehicle crash on Route 1 early Tuesday morning that was spurred by slippery road conditions.

The crash was reported southbound near the West Bath exit at 12:08 a.m., according to Lt. Brian Quinn.

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Topsham selectmen to talk traffic

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Topsham selectmen will consider making temporary traffic changes at the Main, Winter and Elm street intersection permanent at their Thursday night meeting.

The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the municipal building.

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New doorbells have lots of bells and whistles

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:28
BY KIM COOK The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1185487|title=|desc= THIS PHOTO provided by Wayfair shows a dragonfly doorbell ringer. Rhode Island artisan Michael Healy was watching the acrobatics of dragonflies while fly fishing in the pond near his cottage, and the beautiful creatures inspired his design. The dragonfly’s wings are cast in solid bronze and its body in solid brass.

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Six months in: An update on Dustin’s transition home

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
Sarah Smiley

Six months ago, my husband, Dustin, retired from the military. The last six years of his service were particularly difficult as he was deployed overseas for a year and then took assignments at the Pentagon and elsewhere while we kept the family in Maine.

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Flavorful pan-roasted Brussels sprouts

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY KATIE WORKMAN The Associated Press

Brussels sprouts lovers, you are in for a treat: a side dish that will threaten to steal center stage.

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Efforts aim to limit the spread of fire ants

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY DEAN FOSDICK The Associated Press

They sting, damage crops and wildlife, and are extending their range in the United States.

Imported fire ants are unwelcome guests here, and careless plant shipping helps them spread.

A colony was discovered this spring in palm trees sent from Florida to Delaware, a state where the stinging insects have not yet become established.

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BIRTHS

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27

Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick

A girl, Paisley Jayde Coombs, to Mckenzie Justine Rumery and Craig Allen Coombs of Richmond, Oct. 4, 2017.

A girl, Paisley Grace Thayer, to Colton Weston and Rebecca Anne Thayer of Dresden, Oct. 5, 2017.

A boy, Everett Eugene Temple, to Edward Eugene Temple and Cynthia Ann Marie Fraser of Freeport, Oct. 6, 2017.

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Geyer, Morgan

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Shea Leigh Geyer and Zachary Alexander Morgan, both of Manchester, New Hampshire, wish to announce their engagement.

Geyer, daughter of Tracy and Jeff Geyer of Harpswell, is a 2008 graduate of Mt. Ararat High School and 2014 graduate of Northeastern University with a doctor of pharmacy. She works at Walgreens.

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Sudoku

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Cryptoquote

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Crossword

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Dear Abby

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27

DEAR ABBY: I am a lesbian. My girlfriend and I have been dating for six months. We have an awesome relationship and are very happy and open with each other.

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For the record

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
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