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Supreme Court rejects anti-abortion pastor’s appeal

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a Maine pastor who challenged a state law’s noise limit that was used to restrict his anti-abortion protest outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Portland.

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Maine’s Rep. Bruce Poliquin ahead in fundraising before June primary

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin reported more than $2.2 million in his campaign war chest as of March as Democratic opponents prepare for their June primary.

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Pickup truck slides downhill, crashes into Pleasant River in Windham

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33

WINDHAM (AP) — Police in Maine say five men were able to make it to safety after their pickup truck slid off a road and crashed into the Pleasant River.

The crash happened around 1:39 p.m. Monday in Windham. Police say the truck slid down an icy road leading to a bridge before it plunged into the river. All five occupants escaped the truck without any injuries.

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Topsham police release sketch of suspected armed robber

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
BY DENNIS HOEY Portland Press Herald Staff Writer

Topsham police have released a sketch of the suspect they believe robbed a tanning salon last week.

In a post on the police department’s Facebook page, a rendering drawn by sketch artist shows a white male with bushy brown hair and light stubble on his chin.

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RSU 5 seeks community input on district’s future

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
The Times Record

[img_assist|nid=1212738|title=|desc= JULIE NICKERSON, principal of Freepor t’s Morse Street School, right, discusses surveys to be distributed in the community to gather public input into Regional School Unit 5’s development of a new strategic plan for the district while Superintendent Becky Foley, left, and school board member Lindsay Sterling listen.

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School vacation week activities planned for kids of all ages

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

LISBON

School’s out — for the week — but there is still plenty for kids of all ages to do.

One such event is the return of the popular Big Truck Day at the Topsham Public Library. A number of large vehicles will be parked at the library on Friday for kids to explore. It will take place from 10 a.m. to noon.

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Down East editor to speak at Brunswick event

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association’s Speaker Series will host Down East Magazine Editor Kathleen Fleury on Thursday, April 26, at The Brunswick Hotel & Tavern. Open to the public. Brunswick Downtown Association’s

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Lisbon to put medical marijuana ordinance in place

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

LISBON

The wait for retail medical marijuana operations in Lisbon will soon be over.

A 90-day moratorium put in place by councilors in January is set to expire, but a new ordinance is ready for adoption. A final reading and vote will take place at tonight’s town council meeting.

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‘Scott’s Law’ bill signed by LePage

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

A bill to align the state’s retirement disability standards to those used by the Veterans Administration has become with Gov. Paul LePage’s signature.

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That really got his goat

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
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Bath’s bag ban kicks off Sunday ... on Earth Day

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

The city of Bath will celebrate Earth Day on Sunday by banning single-use plastic bags and polystyrene containers.

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'Tis the Season

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
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Brunswick conservation project lands $570,000 in funding

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

More than 90 acres of Woodward Point in Brunswick may be preserved thanks, in part, to some federal funding.

U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, announced Monday that more than $570,000 has been given for the effort.

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Public’s turn tonight to weigh in on homeless shelter moratorium

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:33
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

All that stands between a six-month ban and a homeless shelter moving forward is a public hearing and Brunswick Town Council decision.

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Quick start lifts Pacers past Cavs

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:30
The Associated Press

CLEVELAND

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Maine Mammoths drop home opener to Carolina

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:30
BY GLENN JORDAN Portland Press Herald

PORTLAND

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Polar Bears bag Trinity

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:30
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

The Bowdoin College softball team picked up its fifth consecutive NESCAC victory after holding off a late Trinity charge for a 4-2 Eastern series opening win.

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Eagles win lax opener

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:30
The Times Record

TOPSHAM

Connor Brown erupted for three goals to power Mt. Ararat to a season-opening 5-2 boys high school lacrosse win over Maranacook/ Winthrop on Thursday.

The Eagles (1-0) received 13 saves from netminder Dan Jackson, including six in the opening quarter.

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Jackets take 2-0 lead on Caps

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:30
By The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Matt Calvert scored 12:22 into overtime, Sergei Bobrovsky made 54 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets overcame two goals from Alex Ovechkin beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.

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Mt. Ararat girls lacrosse drops debut

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:30
BY TRAVIS LAZARCZYK Kennebec Journal

WATERVILLE

On Friday afternoon, Messalonskee High School sophomore Sadie Colby made her first start in goal — varsity, junior varsity, pickup game in the backyard, anything. Colby measures her service time as a lacrosse goalie in weeks.

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