February 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Bath man faces new sex abuse charges

HARPSWELL — A Bath man charged with several counts of sexual abuse of a minor by the Sagadahoc County Sheriff ’s Department in January was arrested Thursday by the Cumberland County Sheriff ’s Department and charged with four additional c More...



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Franco-American history talk slated

TOPSHAM — Robert Bunselmeyer, a Bates College professor, will give a free talk Tuesday about the Franco- American mill workers who used the Androscoggin Swinging Bridge to get to and from work during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. More...

Harbor Tech claims bridge beam record

BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick company says it’s made a record- setting bridge beam that will go to Missouri. Harbor Technologies LLC says the 105-foot, 7-inch beam is the world’s largest vehicular composite bridge beam. More...


A GROUP OF WINTER BEACH GOERS strolls the sand at Popham Village in Phippsburg as the dune grass waves in the wind. More...



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Legacy giving Even in death, Beverly Wilson reminds us of what it means to be part of a caring community. In her will, Wilson stipulated that $35,000 from her estate be given to the Bath Elks, Mid Coast Hospital and Coastal Humane Society. More...


Speak up for schools

To the editor: As a coach at the junior high and after tutoring in the local school system for four years, I am very disturbed by the cuts facing our school system. More...

Mirror or wall?

To the editor: I recently read the report ( Feb. 6, “ Bowdoin College group unplugs from Facebook”) about Bowdoin College students deactivating their Facebook accounts. More...


The contraception crusaders

The leadership of the Catholic Church has launched what amounts to a holy war against President Barack Obama. More...

A cause for concern and celebration


Not everyone feels welcome and safe in our community. On Jan. 31, close to 90 people braved snow and ice to gather in the Morrell Meeting Room at Curtis Memorial Library for a conversation about prejudice. More...


“A majority budget doesn’t do it because it takes too much time and a two-thirds budget will not happen unless you sell your soul and I sold my soul to the devil long ago.” More...


A different kind of classroom

A t Brunswick High School, three dedicated students are engaged in a nontraditional and rewarding learning experience. More...


“POTENTIAL,” a sepia-toned photograph by Julia MacDonald, a junior in Mt. More...

Homeless shelter gets wired with students’ help

LIMESTONE — On Jan. 15, students from the Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) donated their time and expertise to install a computer lab at the Sister Mary O’Donnell Homeless Shelter in Presque Isle. More...



CHRIS McDONOUGH, a Republican, left, and Robert O’Brien, a Democrat, argue about political issues for 30 minutes outside a caucus, Saturday in Portland. More...

Welfare fraud gets officials’ attention

LEWISTON (AP) — Maine grand juries returned a dozen indictments last year charging welfare fraud, double the number in 2010, one indication that officials are stepping up efforts to catch and convict people who cheat the system at taxpayers&rsq More...

Adjutant general to address lawmakers

AUGUSTA ( AP) — The head of the Maine National Guard, Adjutant Gen. John Libby, will address a joint session of the Legislature for the first time. 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

Romney wins in Maine

PORTLAND — Mitt Romney narrowly won Maine’s Republican caucuses, state party officials announced Saturday, providing his campaign with a much- needed boost after three straight losses early last week. More...

Brunswick Republicans prefer Romney

BRUNSWICK — Mitt Romney emerged as the leader from the Brunswick Republican Town Committee’s biennial caucus Saturday, taking 50 percent of the vote. More...

AG issues Poliquin business opinion

State treasurer advised to ‘disassociate’ from beach club, other dealings

AUGUSTA — Maine’s attorney general issued an opinion late Friday that advises State Treasurer Bruce Poliquin to “disassociate” himself from much of his business dealings while in office. More...


The Willow Wife (a Japanese folktale)


O nce upon a time, a beautiful willow tree stood near the center of a village. Everyone who passed the tree marveled at its strength and beauty. More...

Scheduled Public Meetings  Free Access 

Alna BOARD OF SELECTMEN, Monday, 6:30 p.m., town hall. SPECIAL STATE ELECTION: Senate District 20, Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fire Station, Route 194. More...

Student Notes

KRISTEN S. POULIN of Freeport was named to the fall 2011 semester dean’s list at Bates College in Lewiston. An economics major, she is the daughter of Sue E. LaPierre and a 2009 graduate of Freeport High School. More...


Brunswick boys KVAC champions

Messalonskee girls rule the pool; Dragons second, ’Builders in third place

BATH Mt. More...

KVAC Track Championship

Brunswick girls tops

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Late surge boosts Dragons skaters, 6-1

BRUNSWICK The first-year partnership of Yarmouth/Freeport girls high school hockey featured two Falcons skating with a Clippers program that has seen success in the recent past. For two periods against topseeded Brunswick at Sidney J. 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: I have been divorced for two years and am friendly with a man, “Byron,” whose friendship I value. A few weeks ago we decided to explore a dating relationship. Unfortunately, the past couple of weeks have been busy for me. More...


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Girls Scouts earn Bronze Award

BRUNSWICK — The fifth-graders of Junior Girl Scout Troop 1089 recently completed their Bronze Award with the help of community businesses and local community members. More...


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Train ticket raffle winner named

LISBON — Members of the Lisbon High School Class of 2014 were able to deposit more than $ 900 to their Project Graduation account thanks to the generous donation of two tickets to Boston compliments of the Northern New England Passenger Rail Au More...


Bombers target Israeli diplomats in Georgia, India

JERUSALEM ( AP) — Assailants targeted Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia in near- simultaneous strikes today, wounding two people in a car bombing in New Delhi, officials said. Israel said an attempted car bombing in Georgia was thwarted. More...

Adele top winner with 6 Grammys

LOS ANGELES Adele, who captured the world’s heart with an album about a broken romance, emerged as the top winner at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, winning six trophies including the prestigious trifecta of record, song and album of the year. More...

Grammys honor Houston, celebrate their ‘fallen sister’

The Grammy Awards was transformed into a Whitney Houston memorial, where attendees celebrated the pop star and the show hurriedly assembled a last-minute tribute. More...