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Brunswick man charged with domestic assault

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

A 25-year-old Brunswick man was indicted on a trio of charges stemming from the alleged assault of a woman in her home.

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Maine assesses damage for disaster declaration

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12

AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine Emergency Management Agency is sending teams into the field to verify damage from a wind storm to give Republican Gov. Paul LePage the data he needs to decide whether to ask for federal aid.

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Maine accepting entries into elver lottery

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine is now accepting applications for a place in next year’s baby eel fishing lottery.

Wednesday marks the first day the Maine Department of Marine Resources is accepting entries. The baby eels, also called elvers, are typically worth more than $1,000 per pound on the international aquaculture market.

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Top court will decide seaweed ownership

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12

PORTLAND ( AP) — A fight over who owns the seaweed that can be harvested along the coast of Maine is going all the way to the state’s highest court.

Commercial harvesters typically collect more than 10 million pounds of seaweed per year in Maine.

But harvesters and some shore front property owners are locked in a dispute over whether it’s being taken from private property.

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Maine Public announces the addition of a Midccoast signal to classical network

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
MAINE PUBLIC Boothbay Harbor

Maine Public announces the addition of a sixth FM frequency serving Maine’s Midcoast to its new classical broadcast radio network. WBQA (96.7), originating out of Boothbay Harbor, joins 99.7 in Waterville, 106.1 in Bangor, 91.5 in Fryeburg, 93.7 in Bar Harbor/Ellsworth, and 104.1 in Portland as part of the Maine Public Classical network.

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Bowdoin College joins suit challenging immigration order

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
Staff and wire reports

BRUNSWICK

Bowdoin College has joined 50 other institutions in supporting a lawsuit to challenge President Donald Trump’s order to end protections for undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children 16 years old or younger.

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FHS 1ST IN SCHOOL SPIRIT CHALLENGE

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
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Navy base redevelopment authority honors Brunswick Landing companies

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
The Times Record

FREEPORT

The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, the organization managing the transition of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station from military to civilian use, honored three Brunswick Landing companies for innovative business practices at the MRRA annual meeting Wednesday.

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Bowdoinham school delves into race, diversity

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BOWDOINHAM

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Probe requested by Dresden rep receives go-ahead

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Following a crushing defeat of the York County casino initiative by voters last Tuesday, the state Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee voted last week to open an investigation into the state’s referendum process to see if it is being abused by special interests.

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Green groups, fishermen at odds over new rules

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
BY PATRICK WHITTLE The Associated Press

Environmentalists and commercial fishing groups on the East Coast are divided over a decision to increase the amount fishermen can catch of an ecologically vital small fish.

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Lawmakers to weigh bill extending BIW tax breaks

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

A bill seeking to extend tax breaks for Bath Iron Works — set to expire in a little more than a year — will be considered by the Maine Legislature in its second session.

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Bath shipyard to compete for frigate design and contract

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Bath Iron Works plans to submit a concept design for a new class of frigates in response to a request for proposal issued by the Navy last week.

If BIW’s design is chosen, the shipyard will be tasked with building 20 FFG(X)-class frigates starting in 2020.

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Bath Iron Works to compete for new frigate design, contract

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:48
By Nathan Strout Times Record Staff

BATH

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4 nonprofits receive grants from Androscoggin Bank foundation

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:20
The Times Record

LEWISTON

Androscoggin Bank, with local locations in Brunswick and Lisbon Falls, and its MainStreet Foundation recently announced the recipients of its quarterly impact grants for the third quarter of 2017.

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Brunswick workshop to focus on long-term care

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:20

BRUNSWICK — What do you think of when you hear the term long-term care? Statistically, if you are 65 or older, 70 percent of those individuals will require some form of care at some point in their remaining years. The need for long-term care is the elephant in the room, the uninvited guest who keeps on growing bigger every year.

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Modern Pest worker achieves certification

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:20

BRUNSWICK — Modern Pest Services recently announced that Paul Lavallee, training manager, has been awarded certification as an Associate Certified

Entomologist (ACE) by the Entomological Society of America Certification Corporation.

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Two new stores open at Topsham Fair Mall

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:20

TOPSHAM — John and June Larson, owners of Topsham Fair Mall, recently announced the opening of two new stores, Highbrow and Maine Made & More.

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News from Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:20
BY CORY KING

Around the turn of the century, there was a short-lived television program called “Sports Night.” It only ran for two seasons on ABC before it was off the air and coined itself as a dramedy — half drama, half comedy. It starred Peter Krause, Josh Charles, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy and Robert Guillaume, to name a few.

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Housing stability benefits all of us

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:20
BY GINA LEDUC-KUNTZ Special to The Times Record

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, shifting our collective mindset away from property buying and selling complexities to creating welcoming homes and celebrating holiday feasts. Whether we are homeowners or renters, enjoying housing stability is a true blessing.

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