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Brunswick zoning rewrite draft to be highlighted tonight

BRUNSWICK A long awaited draft rewrite of Brunswick’s zoning ordinance will be revealed tonight. Highlights of the draft will be reviewed at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers. More...

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CEO says Kestrel secured new investor

PORTLAND Alan Klapmeier, CEO of the startup airplane manufacturer Kestrel, said Wednesday the company has secured a new foreign investor that’s put some employees back to work at its Brunswick Landing facility, but he declined to share many de More...

3 hurt in 2-vehicle crash

BRUNSWICK Three people were transported to the hospital with minor injuries following a twovehicle crash Wednesday morning on a Interstate 295 on-ramp. The crash was reported at around 10 a.m. More...

Criminal justice courses available

BRUNSWICK — Anyone planning to prepare for a career in the criminal justice field will find a number of opportunities at University College at Bath/Brunswick this fall. More...

Editorial

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It Isn’t The Same

Which of these things is not like the other? Beiruit, Riyadh and Benghazi. More...

Commentary

Conquering War

“Germany Stands Atop Of The World” extolled World Cup headlines after Argentina’s second place soccer defeat. Good for the Germans, and good for us all. More...

End Torture, Shut Down the CIA

Remember back in April 2007, when then-CIA director George Tenet appeared on 60 Minutes, angrily telling the program host, “we don’t torture people”? Remember a few months later, in October, President George W. More...

Living

Losing one’s inhibitions

... by dancing in public

MINNEAPOLIS H ere’s a scary but fun activity you can try this summer that doesn’t involve ziplines or bungee cords or jumping out of an airplane. All you have to do is dance. Along Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. More...

Florida city losing battle with black vultures

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. Every evening they come. After a day of circling the skies, scanning the ground for the dead and dying, they make their way back home — an inhospitable home, to be sure, but home. More...

Hollister attempts to save Main St.

Problem is truck traffic

HOLLISTER, Idaho Gary and Robin Dreyer, from Sacramento, found peace and quiet at a campsite east of town. “This is a diamond in the rough,” Robin said recently when she and her husband stopped by City Hall on their bicycles. More...

World

Israeli officials vow to destroy tunnels

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip “with or without a cease-fire,” as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its camp More...

W. Bath voters to decide on settlement

WEST BATH A settlement agreement for a former West Bath Fire Department deputy chief who brought suit against West Bath and two former fire chiefs alleging violation of the Maine Human Rights Act and the Maine Whistleblowers Protection Act will be c More...

Bowdoin professor monitors unprecedented tadpole die-off

BRUNSWICK Nat Wheelwright has spent his adult life studying and educating others on ecology. So he was naturally concerned when up to 200,000 tadpoles in the pond in his Brunswick back yard simultaneously died in one day last year. More...

Obituaries

Richard Arthur Bloxam - 2014-07-31
Robert James Kaler Sr. - 2014-07-31
Roger L. Verville - 2014-07-31
Ada Yates Clemons - 2014-07-31
Roland A. Poliquin Jr. - 2014-07-31
Juliette B. Chase - 2014-07-30
Arthur T. Cannon - 2014-07-30
James (Jim) Foutch - 2014-07-29
Martha H. Noble - 2014-07-28

Sports

Sea Dogs win late

Meneses two-run double, solid pitching paces Portland

PORTLAND It was a sellout crowd at Hadlock Field on Wednesday as the Portland Sea Dogs (71-41) took on the Reading Fightin’ Phils (45-64) in an Eastern League baseball matinee with a noon-time start. More...

BRANDON SPRAGUE ON WINNING TEAM

THE MAINE ELITE BasketballClub, which plays out of Saco, recently competed in the National AAU Tournament in Florida. The Maine team captured the championship. More...

Doubront traded to Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity. More...

Letters

Captive animals do suffer, are exploited

Regarding Dave Ricker’s letter of July 22 (Truth behind HSUS). More...

Environmentalism is for everyone

The Op/Ed by Pontius and Cambereri in the July 22 Times Record makes many worthwhile, and vital points, but I’ll mention only two. More...

Disgusted with Cedar Beach take

With disgust I read your editorial about Cedar Beach (The Times Record, July 28). Numerous “them from away” move into the community and are generous with their time, talent and money. More...

Et Cetera

CALENDAR

THU/31 MISCELLANEOUS ANNUAL POPHAM BEACH ART SHOW OPENING RECEPTION, 5-7p.m., Popham Chapel House, 971 Popham Road, Phippsburg, ME. More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 21- year-old man who has been a successful swimmer in high school and now in college. Over the past few months, I have become obsessed with developing six-pack abs. More...

Today in History

Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year. More...

Maine

Advocate: Friendly persona for abuser not unusual

SACO Friends and neighbors were stunned to learn that a maintenance worker who seemed friendly and outgoing had killed his family, but a boyfriend or husband who charms outsiders while concealing problems at home represents a familiar scenarios to d More...

Collins, King plan trip to the southern border

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King are planning to travel to Texas to visit sites housing immigrant children who have crossed the border illegally. More...

GOP official’s ex pleads not guilty

AUGUSTA (AP) — The exhusband of Maine’s Republican party vice chairwoman is pleading not guilty to charges he threatened her, her boyfriend and one of her children with a loaded gun. More...