January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Korean woman takes peace message to BIW

BATH — South Korean activist Youngsil Kang was arrested in her home country for a protest message similar to what she delivered outside of Bath Iron Works on Wednesday evening. More...



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Burned building comes down at 16-18 Oak St.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT gnaws a burned-out building down on Oak Street in Brunswick on Wednesday morning. Jeffrey Matthews owns the property at 16-18 Oak St., which has been uninhabitable since a fire swept through the structure on April 8, 2011. More...

Dreamland screens French film

BATH — Dreamland Theater will screen “La Vie en Rose” at 7 p.m. today at the Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St. More...

SAD 75 school board meets tonight

TOPSHAM — The School Administrative District 75 board of directors will address agenda items tonight that it had planned to discuss on Jan. 12. Inclement weather that date forced the board to cancel its meeting. More...


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Road to recovery

A Republican mantra — most recently recited by Indiana Gov. More...


Most vulnerable at risk

To the editor: I am deeply disappointed by the Health and Human Services Committee’s vote to reduce or even eliminate the state’s Medicare Savings Program (MSP). More...


The transformation of Olly Neal

If you want to understand how great teachers transform lives, listen to the story of Olly Neal. More...

The new rules for negative campaign ads

Politicians always say they hate negativity, except when they’re calling it something else, like “telling the truth” or “comparing records” or “dropping the pious baloney.” More...


Seeking homes for bulldogs

Houdini the bulldog was abandoned by the side of a Virginia road and run over by a car, but like his namesake, he managed an unlikely escape.  More...

Oddly enough

Robbery suspect used infection threat   SHARON, Pa. More...

Border Patrol to toughen policy

The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolvingdoor policy of sending migrants back to Mexico without any punishment.  More...


Reshaped defense budget surfaces

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is preparing to tighten its belt, but with an election-year battle looming in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wants to stress the positive: Parts of the budget devot More...

Obama turns his attention toward energy issues

LAS VEGAS ( AP) — President Barack Obama is announcing the sale of oil and gas drilling leases for nearly 38 million acres in the Gulf Coast and promoting the completion of a highway corridor for vehicles that run on liquefied natural gas, a re More...

Durable goods orders rise in December

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Orders to U.S. More...

Tractor-trailer clips hydrant, blocks Pleasant Street


BRUNSWICK — A tractor-trailer truck temporarily blocked Pleasant Street this morning after running over a fire hydrant while maneuvering to reverse directions, Brunswick police said.  No one was injured as a result of the incident.&n More...

Wrong-way driver dies in I-295 crash

FREEPORT — A 78-year-old Gorham man died as a result of a head-on collision with a second vehicle Wednesday night as he was driving the wrong way on Interstate 295 southbound in Freeport. More...

Board rejects building purchase

Brunswick schools won’t use town-owned Industry Road site

BRUNSWICK — With a $2.1 million renovation price tag, the Brunswick School Department decided not to pursue purchasing the town- owned former Times Record building on Industry Road for use as a bus garage and central office space. More...



Old school on Westport Island
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Museum of Art welcomes students


PORTLAND — The Portland Museum of Art will host College Night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 2. Admission is free with valid student identification or $5 at the door for others. More...

Scheduled Public Meetings  Free Access 

Bowdoinham PLANNING BOARD, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Coombs Municipal Building. More...


Messalonskee skates by Brunswick

Dragons victimized by Sam Dexter’s three goals in 6-1 loss

WINSLOW — Low enrollment numbers forced the Messalonskee High School boys hockey team to drop down from Class A to Class B this season. More...

Tough night on the hardwood

Area basketball

RUMFORD — The Lisbon High School boys basketball team stayed with Mountain Valley for most of the first half. But, the Falcons found their stroke, pulling away in the second half for a 55-36 Mountain Valley Conference victory. More...

Oklahoma State stuns No. 2 Missouri

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Freshman swingman Le’Bryan Nash scored a career-high 27 points, Brian Williams added a career-best 22 and Oklahoma State knocked off No. 2 Missouri 79-72 on Wednesday night.  More...

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CALENDAR  Free Access 

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: My 12-yearold daughter, “Mandy,” was invited to a friend’s birthday party along with 12 other girls. More...


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Ex-NFL star champions concussion bill

AUGUSTA (AP) — Saying the days of winning one for the Gipper are over, Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Tippett came to Maine’s State House on Wednesday to champion a bill addressing a growing concern from school sport fields to the Natio More...

Bangor airport gets full-body scanner

BANGOR (AP) — Bangor International Airport is the latest airport in Maine to get full-body scanners.  The Transportation Security Administration on Wednesday unveiled and demonstrated the advanced imaging technology scanner at the airport. More...

New party earns spot on Maine ballot

AUGUSTA (AP) — A new political party that’s pushing for a bipartisan ticket in the 2012 presidential election says it’s earned a spot on November’s presidential ballot in Maine.  More...