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Area officials urge support for Amtrak

FREEPORT — Freeport officials and Brunswick’s downtown association recently reiterated their support for the Downeaster’s expansion to the Mid-coast region. More...

 

Obituaries

Leslie K. Becker - 2015-07-29
DEATH NOTICES - 2015-07-29
Jennie M. Belanger - 2015-07-27
Linda M. Rollins - 2015-07-27
Tryntje Stephen - 2015-07-24
Brian Pearson - 2015-07-24
Curtis D. Simmering - 2015-07-24

Community

MORSE HIGH SCHOOL HONOR ROLL

BATH — Morse High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter. More...

A SENATOR AND A STORYBOOK

SEN. SUSAN COLLINS stopped at Dike-Newell Elementary School on Nov. 18 to visit with first- and secondgraders and read “Antlers Forever!” by Maine author Frances Bloxam. “Sen. More...

Menopause workshop series starts Jan. 4

BATH — InspireME Personal Fitness & Training will launch a five-part workshop titled “Menopause: Channeling the Surge” on Jan. 4. More...

Opinion

Working together for safety

As another year comes to a close and the holiday season is upon us, visions of what we’ve accomplished since Christmas-past dance through our heads. More...

Letters

Cleaner air

To the editor: I want to share some important information and good news about an Environmental Protection Agency ruling that I recently received from the Natural Resources Council of Maine. More...

Nest plays Santa

To the editor: This Christmas my husband, Henry, is in a residential care facility for people with Alzheimer’s. While he has forgotten most of his personal history, I am grateful he still recognizes me. More...

Thank you, Brunswick

To the editor: In my final days as a Brunswick town councilor, I would like to thank the residents of Brunswick for the opportunity to serve in this way. More...

Et Cetera

CALENDAR

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My marriage has been on the rocks since 2008, when I caught my husband talking to other girls online. He swore he would never do it again and I trusted him, only for it to happen again and again. More...

Games

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BRUNSWICK POLICE Tickets for 2012 air show on sale

Arrests Stephen Flewelling, 33, of 15 Getchell Road, Dresden, Dec. 22, 9;27 a.m., charged with violation of conditions of release, on Bath Road. Michael Martin, 21, of 727 West St., Bowdoin, Dec. More...

Overnight gusts knock out power

HARPSWELL Strong gusts of wind took out electricity to just more than 1,000 Central Maine Power customers overnight, but by 9 a.m. today that number was down to 550, with most in Harpswell. More...

Driver charged after crash

BRUNSWICK Brunswick police summonsed a West Bath man Friday night for driving to endanger and operating after habitual offender revocation following an incident in which his pickup allegedly struck another man’s car. More...

World

N. Koreans salute, cry for late leader Kim Jong Il

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea’s next leader escorted his father’s hearse in an elaborate state funeral on a bitter, snowy day today, bowing and saluting in front of tens of thousands of citizens who wailed and stamped th More...

BRIEFS

Longshot Ron Paul’s rising chances in Iowa SAN ANTONIO ( AP) — Ron Paul wants to legalize pot and shut down the Federal Reserve. More...

Preventive care: It’s free, except when it’s not free

CHICAGO — Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free. His insurance company told him it would be covered 100 percent, with no copayment from him and no charge against his deductible. More...

Corpse identity help sought

BRUNSWICK — Police on Tuesday released more details about a dead body discovered Thursday afternoon along railroad tracks at Cook’s Corner. Investigators continue to appeal for assistance identifying the man. More...

Reviving The Urchin Industry

IN THIS DEC. 22 PHOTO, orange roe is seen inside a sea urchin at a processing facility in Portland. During the heyday, Maine urchin fishermen harvested more than 40 million pounds of the spiny creatures a year. More...

Correction: Rte. 1 accident

The Times Record reserves this space to correct errors in our news columns. We ask readers who are aware of factual errors to telephone Managing Editor Robert Long at 504-8233. More...

News

It’s good to be home

We arrived back in Maine on Tuesday, and it felt good to be home. We had a wonderful visit with the grandchildren and we hated to leave. But my wife and I have obligations, and we have to get back to reality. More...

Mock Lobster

A WOODEN LOBSTER mimics the real thing, after being cooked, in Freeport on More...

Library hosts e-reader primers

BRUNSWICK — Curtis Memorial Library will host a class on how to use e-readers, on Jan. 10. The class will show how to borrow library books and send them to an e- reader, tablet computer or smart phone. More...

Sports

Celtics comeback comes up short, 115-107

MIAMI — Norris Cole stepped to the foul line with 9.3 seconds left, set to clinch the game as cries of “M-V-P” rained down upon him from the sold-out stands. No, this wasn’t a scene from his days at Cleveland State. More...

Freeport, Lisbon in holiday hoops action

THE FREEPORT AND LISBON boys and girls varsity basketball teams were in holiday action on Tuesday in Auburn. More...

N.C. State slips by Louisville

BOWL ROUNDUP

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mike Glennon threw for 264 yards and three touchdowns and David Amerson returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown as North Carolina State defeated Louisville 31-24 in the Belk Bowl. More...

Commentary

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A productive midlife crisis

The members of the Obama administration have many fine talents, but making adept historical analogies may not be among them. More...

Business

The Brewing of Baxter

Beer crafted in Lewiston consuming plenty of attention

JON GREEN, originally from Brunswick, shepherds unfilled beer cans to the canning line at the Baxter Brewery in Lewiston. More...

Business briefs

Brunswick doctor elected chairman BRUNSWICK — In November, Dr. Thomas Augat, a Brunswick chiropractic physician, was elected chairman of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters. More...

Parkview earns accreditation

BRUNSWICK — Parkview Adventist Medical Center has again been awarded a threeyear term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of a review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). More...

Maine

Maine aims to build sustainable urchin fishery

PORTLAND — During the heyday, Maine urchin fishermen harvested more than 40 million pounds of the spiny creatures a year. A move is now under way to jumpstart the industry, which has fallen on hard times and is just a skeleton of its former self. More...

Search for toddler in 11th day; 330 leads

WATERVILLE ( AP) — Police said Tuesday they’ve received more than 300 leads from the public in their search for a toddler who vanished from her dad’s home a week before Christmas. More...

Maine professor receives national award

SOUTH PORTLAND (AP) — A professor at Southern Maine Community College has been awarded the 2011 Teaching Excellence Award from the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. More...