November 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Clerks adapt to rules change

Extra step complicates absentee balloting

BATH As voters prepare to decide on Tuesday whether to repeal a law eliminating same-day registration, another new change in Maine’s voting law has some municipal clerks particularly frustrated this year. More...



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Margaret A. Doughty - 2016-08-30
Betty M. Smith - 2016-08-30
Rodney G. Garnett - 2016-08-30
Betty M. Smith - 2016-08-29
Adaia Shumsky - 2016-08-26
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Joan C. Jones - 2016-08-26
Gary R. Babine - 2016-08-26
Harry K. Warren - 2016-08-25
Fred N. Vose III - 2016-08-25
Stevenson R. Cushing - 2016-08-25


Wiscasset staff students, split on RSU 12 withdrawal

WISCASSET In a mock election held Nov. 1, teachers and students on Wiscasset High School’s student council split on whether the town should consider leaving Regional School Unit 12. More...

Four seek 3 SAD 75 slots from Topsham

TOPSHAM Four names appear on the Topsham municipal ballot to fill three positions representing the town on the School Administrative District 75 board of directors. More...

Librarian offers free investing, finance tips

BRUNSWICK — Martin Blasco, financial literacy librarian at Curtis Memorial Library, will lead a free program titled “Personal Finance and Investing: Doing Your Own Research” at 5:30 p.m. More...



Santa’s helpers

Was there ever any doubt? More...

Veterans join the 99 percent

1-11-11 is not a variant of Herman Cain’s much-touted 1 9-9-9 tax plan, but rather the date of this year’s Veterans Day. More...

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Et Cetera


We welcome community groups to list their special events in Calendar. Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. Send them to: Calendar Editor, The Times Record, P.O. More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: Our neighbor’s son, “ Donny,” has become a regular fixture in our home. His parents divorced years ago, and his father is terminally ill. More...

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Word Jr.

Little Sprouts enjoy drive-in movie, meal

RECENTLY some Little Sprouts held a drive-in lunch and movie day at Little Sprouts Daycare in Brunswick. More...

Costumes, dancing and dimes make successful Girl Scout party

BRUNSWICK — Ambassador Girl Scout Troop 2208 put on a Costume Dance for all levels of girls in Merrymeeting Service Unit as a money earning activity for their upcoming trip to Italy and Greece. More...


Greeks to pick new premier for 15 weeks

ATHENS, Greece ( AP) — The leaders of Greece’s two biggest parties are due to resume talks today to agree on who should be the country’s new prime minister, after reaching a historic power-sharing deal to push through a massive fina More...

Penn State officials in court for sex case


Census shows widest old-young wealth gap

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wealth gap between younger and older Americans has stretched to the widest on record, worsened by a prolonged economic downturn that has wiped out job opportunities for young adults and saddled them with housing and colleg More...

Brunswick eyes strict fireworks sale, use limits

BRUNSWICK During its meeting tonight, the Brunswick Town Council is scheduled to review a proposal that would ban the sale and use of fireworks in town. More...


RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL senior captains raise the Gold Ball after the Bobcats defeated Van Buren 4-1 Saturday to win the State Class D Girls Soccer Championship. For story and photos, see page B1. More...


The honest man (a Middle Eastern folktale)


Once upon a time there lived a young man named Ali who never told a lie. Everyone had heard of Ali, even those who lived in villages and cities far from his. This talent of his was unusual. Most people lied, at least once in a while. More...


Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Arrowsic PLANNING BOARD, Monday, 7 p.m. town hall. Bath ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS, Monday, 7 p.m., City Hall. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, Thursday, 4:30 p.m., City Hall. More...


Alna (586-5313) FIRE STATION, Route 194, polls open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Arrowsic (443-4609) TOWN HALL, polls open from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. More...


Bobcats reign supreme

Richmond girls top Van Buren 4-1 for Class D soccer crown

FALMOUTH For the second straight year, Van Buren and Richmond met in the State Class D girls soccer championship. More...

Giants handle Pats

On last-minute comeback, 24-20

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The New York Giants rallied past the New England Patriots like they did in their Super Bowl-winning drive in 2008. They know they’re a long way from getting back there, though. More...

Bowdoin captures NESCAC

Field hockey to host NCAA second-round contest on Saturday

BRUNSWICK — Liz Clegg scored the game-winning goal with 1:48 remaining to give the Bowdoin College field hockey team its seventh New England Small College Athletic Conference championship on Sunday at Ryan Field, 2-1, over Middlebury College. More...


Chewonki, Wiscasset 8th-graders’ home-away-from-home

WISCASSET — For four days last month, the eighth-graders at Wiscasset Middle School got to call Chewonki “home.” Thanks to a special grant, the students spent from Oct. More...

Is college worth it?

A growing number are taking a gap year to ensure it is

DURANGO, Colo. — Is college really worth it? A College Board report last month showed college costs up more than 8 percent, significantly outpacing inflation, states a news release. More...

Freeport plans gap programs info night

FREEPORT — Freeport High School’s 11th annual Summer/ Semester/ Year/ Gap Year Programs Informational Night is planned for Nov. 14 in the Performing Arts Center at the high school. The program will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. More...


Tribe not gambling on casino approval

INDIAN TOWNSHIP (AP) — One voice has been largely silent as Maine residents prepare to vote whether to allow three more casinos in Maine. More...

Sebago deer hunter shot, dies at scene

SEBAGO (AP) — The Maine Warden Service on Sunday was investigating the fatal shooting of a hunter a day earlier. Wardens said Peter Kolofsky, 46, of Sebago, was wearing hunter orange when he was shot Saturday afternoon. He died at the scene. More...

Woman charged after crashing into home

OWLS HEAD ( AP) — Authorities say an Owls Head woman is facing drunken driving charges after crashing her car into a home over the weekend, totaling the vehicle and causing extensive damage to the home. More...