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Even with victory in sight, war took heavy toll

I n the fall of 1943, my father went deer hunting and bagged a large doe, which he strung up in a tree in the backyard. More...


The Times Record reser ves this space to correct errors appearing in our news columns. We ask readers who are aware of factual errors to telephone Managing Editor Robert Long at 729-3311. More...



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Helping local children is her mission

Debbie Harmon believes in Santa Claus. She might even be related. How can I think that? More...

Head slammer lands in slammer

BRUNSWICK Police on Thursday arrested a Brunswick man who allegedly stole a Jeep Cherokee from the Lion’s Pride parking lot on Pleasant Street, then drove it across town while intoxicated. More...

Visitor Center hosts coats, toy collection

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association will take collections for its Coats and Toys for Kids campaign this Saturday at the Brunswick Station Visitor Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. More...


A quality win for Dragons

Brunswick girls down Red Storm

BRUNSWICK It has been a busy seven days for Brunswick High School girls hockey coach Bill Bodwell. On Dec. More...

It’s ‘Opening Night’ for area teams

Basketball, swimming, wrestling take center stage

BRUNSWICK Lights. Cameras. Action. Although girls ice hockey has been skating for a couple of weeks, tonight marks “Opening Night” for many athletic teams, most notably basketball. More...

Bruins drop second straight

Theodore saves 40 as Florida edges Boston 2-0

BOSTON Jose Theodore saw his share of the Bruins when he was with the rival Montreal Canadiens. More...

Et Cetera


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BATHAFTERSCHOOL HOMEWORKWORKSHOP, 3-4:30 p.m., Midcoast Christian Fellowship, 241Congress Ave.; led by teacherDoug Evans; for grades 3-12;443-2970; free. Meets Wednesdays. More...


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Snowe criticized for voting ‘present’ PORTLAND ( AP) — Two Democrats hoping to unseat Republican Sen. More...

Folk musicians join forces for Yule gala

NEWCASTLE — Local folk musicians team up for traditional Christmas and Yuletide music in a concert called “Hey Ho the Holly” at 3 p.m. Sunday in St. Andrews Church on Glidden Street in Newcastle. More...

A capella group planning Christmas program

PORTLAND — The Renaissance Voices, a 21- voice a capella ensemble, will perform “ Christmas with Renaissance Voices” at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State St. More...


It’s magical, it’s fantastical, it’s ‘Seussical’

BRUNSWICK The Midcoast Youth Theater will introduce the community to its new home on Pleasant Street with an allages production of “Seussical.” More...

Odds on favorite

Storyteller planning pair of holiday shows at Morse

BATH This holiday season, Regional School Unit 1 will present master storyteller Odds Bodkin for two special performances. He will present “A Christmas Carol, Told in the Style of Charles Dickens” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. More...

Arts in brief

Choir offers lessons, carols ceremony BRUNSWICK — The St. Cecilia Chamber Choir will perform its Christmas concerts, “Ceremony of Lessons and Carols” at 7:30 p.m. More...

Beach club changes approved

Over residents’ protest, Phippsburg boards OK Poliquin’s request

PHIPPSBURG More than six hours of deliberations by Phippsburg selectmen and the Planning Board ended at 12:10 a.m. today with a 6-1 approval of a controversial new business license for the Popham Beach Club. More...

Coursen: A man of manifold passions

BRUNSWICK Herbert Randolph ( H. R.) Coursen was passionate about Shakespeare, poetry, sports, music and politics. They enlivened his conversation and defined his life. More...

Website redesign coming

The Times Record will introduce its redesigned website,, on Dec. 15. More...



Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. Arrowsic BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6 p.m. town hall. SHELLFISH CONSERVATION COMMITTEE, Monday, 5 p.m., town hall. Bowdoin BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town office. More...


STUDENTS IN THE MORSE HIGH SCHOOL INTERACT CLUB speak with television personality Don Carrigan, right, from WCSH-TV Channel 6 at the Bath Train Station during the Coats for Kids collection on Saturda More...

Holiday lighting show adds leg lamp, other features

LISBON — A Christmas light show is back on Crest Avenue, and its creator says he has added to the display this year. More...


Political myopia


A “Code Green” cartoon published in the November edition of Funny Times depicts a man in a suit and hard hat telling a father, holding his child’s hand: “You have a choice — a job that will feed your kids for three years More...


Like a home

To the editor: I am a senior at Morse High School, and I have recently become an advocate for the Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skate Park. More...

Unfair advantage

To the editor: It’s unfortunately time to recognize the efforts of 2010 Brunswick Councilors Ben Tucker, David Watson, Suzan Wilson, John Perreault, Gerald Favereau, Margo Knight, and Joanne King. More...



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Feeding democracy in Egypt

CAIRO — If you want to understand the Islamic forces that are gaining strength in Egypt and scaring people here and abroad, let me tell you about my dinner in the home of Muslim Brotherhood activists. More...

‘Get it right’ on train layover facility


I am a resident of “Brunswick West,” and I’m also a member of the Brunswick West Neighborhood Coalition. Therefore, I’m following the progress of the train maintenance and layover facility with great interest. More...


Christmas, through the eyes of … Joseph

The first Christmas, as told through the eyes of Joseph, by the Rev. Michael Ambler. More...

Area congregations line up Advent, Christmas programs

A number of Mid-coast congregations are planning special services and observances during December. More...


Paul strength may help Romney in Iowa

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Mitt Romney may have some help in Iowa: Ron Paul. More...

Kan. couple among those killed in helicopter crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Delwin and Tamara Chapman were in Las Vegas to renew their wedding vows after 25 years of marriage when a luxury helicopter tour of the twinkling Las Vegas Strip and the iconic Hoover Dam caught their attention. More...


Motive still unknown in Va. Tech shooting More...

Supporting Our Community


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