January 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Blaze ravages building in Bath

15 people forced from homes; 3 residences damaged

BATH A late night fire displaced more than a dozen people from apartment units at the Maritime Apartment complex on Windjammer Way in Bath, according to Bath Fire Chief Steve Hinds. More...



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Moment of reflection

BARE WINTER TREES are reflected in open water between shores of ice on the Androscoggin River in Topsham. TROY R. BENNETT / THE TIMES RECORD More...

Harpswell eyes poll on former school use

HARPSWELL   During a meeting scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. More...

Topsham planners slate workshops on fireworks, signs

TOPSHAM   The Planning Board is scheduled to meet today for a workshop on fireworks and the sign ordinance.  More...


Morse swarms over Huskies

Shipbuilders improve to 3-9 with 59-44 victory

BATH   DJ Cole could feel it, the Morse defense was suffocating, and the Shipbuilders came away with a much-earned win on Martin Luther King Day.  Cole poured in a game- high 21 points, mostly from the 10-12-foot range, Morse’s defens More...

Dragons can’t make that final push, 59-51

Brunswick girls fall to second-ranked Skowhegan

BRUNSWICK   Monday’s Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference matinee had the makings of a big day for the Brunswick High School girls basketball team, going against Skowhegan, the second ranked team in Eastern Maine Class A.  More...

Bowdoin track

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College’s indoor track teams swept their opening meets of 2012 at Farley Field House on Saturday afternoon.  Competing in four-team fields, the Polar Bears each took first-place overall. More...

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I’m 23, the only child of a controlling, paranoid, hermit- like and hyper-religious mother and a peace-loving, passive father. I graduated from college last year. More...


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Rescuers blast holes in stricken ship off Italy

ROME (AP) — Italian naval divers today exploded holes in the hull of a cruise ship grounded off a Tuscan island to speed the search for 29 missing people while seas were still calm. More...

Airbus takes record orders in 2011

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Airbus took in a record number of orders for new commercial aircraft last year as strong demand for its revamped single-aisle plane helped it best U.S. rival Boeing Co. More...

Breaking News - 1/17/2012 2:53 PM

Dead body found in Bath hotel

BATH — The body of a 35-year-old Bath man was discovered Saturday afternoon in a room at the Hampton Inn on Commercial Street. Police believe Sean Duffy, 35, of Front Street in Bath died from a drug overdose. More...

Brunswick police charge man, 20, for overnight burglaries


BRUNSWICK — Brunswick police arrested a 20-year-old man early Monday morning and charged him with burglary after he allegedly broke into two local businesses.  More...

Officials react to Kestrel decision

BRUNSWICK   In the wake of Monday’s announcement that Kestrel Aircraft Co. plans to manufacture its turboprop plane in Superior, Wis. More...

L.L. Bean kicks off birthday celebration

Retailer turns 100

FREEPORT Back in the days before retailers like Gap, J. Crew or American Outfitters, there were guys like L.L. Bean, Eddie Bauer, David Abercrombie and Ezra Fitch. More...



FORMER state Sen. Paula Benoit, who now works as Blaine House residence director and executive assistant to the first lady, visited the Bath Rotary Club on Jan. 10. More...

Free blood pressure checks slated

BRUNSWICK — CHANS Home Health Care will offer free blood pressure clinics at the following times and locations:  — 10 a. m. to 11: 30 a. m. More...


BathPLANNING BOARD, Tuesday, 6p.m., City Hall.CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP ONARMORY, Wednesday, 6 p.m.,City Hall. More...



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Standing up to Iran


In recent weeks, Republican presidential contenders have repeatedly attacked President Obama for being soft on Iran.  More...


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Why I Occupy

To the editor:  Why participate in the Occupy movement?  Because the world can be made a better place, in part or in full, depending on who participates, for which reasons, toward what ends.  Majority rule, though somewhat chaotic, sho More...


Commit to the common good


Well, the decision is in.  While Kestrel Aircraft Co. apparently will finish its airplanes at Brunswick Landing, the former Brunswick Naval Air Station, the majority of manufacturing jobs we hoped to see at the base will go to Wisconsin.  More...


Temperatures fall in northern New England

PORTLAND (AP) — Northern New Englanders awoke to bone-chilling temperatures Monday with the mercury falling to well below zero across much of the region.  The National Weather Service said some of the cold spots in Maine at 6 a.m. More...

Jewish Film Festival to celebrate 15th year

PORTLAND ( AP) — The Maine Jewish Film Festival has announced some of the highlighted films that will be showing this year.  This year’s festival, now in its 15th year, will be held from March 17-22 with a lineup of American and fore More...

Chancellor finalists to visit campuses

BANGOR (AP) — The finalists for the top job over Maine’s seven universities are making campus visits this week.  The University of Maine System last month announced the finalists to replace Chancellor Richard Pattenaude, who is retir More...