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Board delays building approvals

Smith eyes more apartments in former Bath hospital

BATH Site plan and developmental subdivision approvals were postponed for Bob Smith of Kennebec Landing, LLC, the owner of a former Bath hospital building at 9 Park St., now called the Midcoast Center for Higher Education. More...

HISTORY WALKING TOUR SERIES

IF YOU MISSED IT BEFORE, this is your opportunity to learn the story of shipbuilding in Brunswick on this walk through the Pennellville Historic District on the southern end of town. More...

‘I told him to sit down’: Rockland resident shoots apartment intruder

ROCKLAND A Rockland resident who shot an intruder in his apartment late Monday night said Tuesday he had purchased the gun only Monday. More...

MAINE BRIEFS

Charter schools in high demand as year begins AUGUSTA (AP) — Charter schools in Maine are in high demand as the school year gets underway. More...

Kim Davis, clerk in gay marriage fight, unlikely candidate to wage moral war

MOREHEAD, KY. Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God’s grace. More...

Migrants defiant as Hungary blocks train links for 2nd day

BUDAPEST, Hungary Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest’s main international train station today as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking asylum in Germany and other wealthy European Union countrie More...

CORRECTIONS

The Times Record reserves this space to correct errors appearing in our news columns. We ask readers who are aware of factual errors to telephone Managing Editor John Swinconeck at 504-8209. More...

 

Obituaries

William W. Perry - 2015-09-02
Michael G. Bohunicky - 2015-09-02
Pauline S. Thelen - 2015-09-02
Barbara R. Meunier - 2015-09-02
Lillian Howard - 2015-09-01
David K. Hatmaker - 2015-09-01
Pauline S. Thelen - 2015-09-01
Michael Bohunicky - 2015-09-01
George O. VanHazinga - 2015-08-31
Alan N. Hall - 2015-08-31
David L. Kennedy - 2015-08-31
Floyd Illig - 2015-08-28
George O. VanHazinga - 2015-08-28
Toby D. Sanders - 2015-08-28
Lucy L. Stevens - 2015-08-28

Sports

Yankees get past Red Sox, Porcello, 3-1

Gardner homers; Porcello strikes out 13

BOSTON The New York Yankees capitalized on the few hits they got in between strikeouts. More...

Murray holds off Krygios at Open

NEW YORK Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open. More...

As season nears, Tuesday passes without ’Deflategate’ ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has reiterated that he’ll rule by Friday whether New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension for “Deflategate.” More...

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Supporting Brunswick Holiday Lighting

   Brunswick Downtown Association's Brunswick Holiday Lighting campaign is underway for the 2015 season that will help light up the downtown for the holidays. Here is a list of those who have contributed to the campaign so far: Full Story


Cedar Beach home for sale

Parties see no impact on public access case

HARPSWELL The recent property sale of a Harpswell home owned by Betsy Atkins, the appellant to a ruling that allows public access to Cedar Beach, will have no affect on the outcome of the appeal, according to Cedar Beach/Cedar Island Supporters Inc. More...

Topsham man faces multiple charges

Incident leads to crash on I-295

TOPSHAM Topsham police arrested a man they say was operating under the influence of inhalants after responding to a crash Monday night that turned into an odd, slowspeed chase on Interstate 295. More...

Bath Tarbox Street project moving ahead

City council may decide whether to appraise land

BATH Bath Housing is requesting a donation of land owned by the city of Bath that will contribute to building 10 one-bedroom apartments on Tarbox Street for residents earning between 50 and 80 percent lower than the area median income. More...

BRIEFS

Brunswick Landing paths to close BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Public Works has announced that a bike and pedestrian trail to be closed ahead of the Great State of Maine Air Show. More...

Topsham man says he was stabbed near Bath library

BATH A 31- year- old Topsham man was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland early Sunday morning after he told police he had been stabbed in the abdomen. Officers went to Front Street, near Patten Free Library, just after 6:30 a.m. More...

Former Richmond man sentenced for robbery, assault

RICHMOND A former Richmond man will serve five years and one day in prison as part of a plea agreement related to a February incident in Richmond. Jedidiah Wasilewski, 26, currently of Belfast, was arrested on Route 24 in Richmond the night of Feb. More...

Officials search for 3 suspects in fatal shooting

FOX LAKE, ILL. As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying. More...

NATIONAL BRIEFS

Man jailed in fatal shooting of toddler PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man jailed in the fatal shooting of his toddler stepson gave differing accounts of the shooting. More...

WORLD BRIEFS

Masked men kidnap 16 Turkish workers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say masked men in military uniforms have kidnapped 16 Turkish workers and engineers in Baghdad. More...

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WED/2 MISCELLANEOUS EASY RIDERS BIKING CLUB, 9-10a.m., starting at People Plus in Brunswick. A group ride, lasting about one hour, in Brunswick. STORY TIME, 10:30a.m., Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. For ages 2-4. More...

Opinion

Trump is All Talk

Donald Trump is the first talk radio candidate. Everything he says on the primary trail sounds just like what you can hear on conservative talk radio every day. More...

Air Shows Are A Crime Against Climate

Climate change threatens the security of every person on planet Earth. July was the hottest month ever recorded in the continental U.S. More...

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Business

Southern Midcoast

MESSAGE FROM THE CHAMBER: Not only are the children back to school, chamber members are back to a whirlwind of programs and events for the month of September. Take your pick, one or all. Guests are welcome. More...

Strong dollar, Chinese economy slow growth

WASHINGTON A strong dollar and China’s economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013. More...

U.S. construction spending soars

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending in July climbed to its highest level in more than seven years, boosted by an increase in the building of houses, factories and power plants. More...

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I was recently the target of a romance scam on a popular singles website. After being a divorcee for 15 years, I decided to try online dating. Minutes after I went online, someone asked to chat. More...