January 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter Sunday shellfish digging wins approval

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick’s clam flats are now open on Sundays. More...

Overdose suspected in death of Bath man

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...

Base reuse panel lists gains

BRUNSWICK — Despite Monday’s announcement that Kestrel Aircraft Co. More...

Special Sections

Local

MORNING GLOW

EARLY MORNING SUN peeks through the lobsterman’s statue at Lands End on Bailey Island in Harpswell on Sunday. More...

Overnight burglary suspect arrested

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...

Pownal house fire quickly quelled

POWNAL — Firefighters from five towns responded to a fire at a two-story Pownal farmhouse late Saturday night, after a resident reported smoke coming from the basement. More...

Sports

Wolverines take it to ’Hounds

Wiscasset wins third straight

LISBON FALLS — The fast-starting Wiscasset High School boys basketball team charged out to a 10- 0 lead and kept the pedal down in a dominating 86-33 victory over rival Lisbon in Mountain Valley Conference play on Tuesday. More...

Moore goal lifts Lightning past Bruins, 5-3

Steven Stamkos added his NHL-leading 31st goal of the season.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay coach Guy Boucher could sense from the start that the Lightning were poised to stop a seven-game losing streak. More...

Brunswick alumni win Green Bridge

BENEFIT ICE HOCKEY

BRUNSWICK — Nearly 100 Brunswick and Mt. Ararat high school alumni hockey players participated in the fourth annual Green Bridge Alumni Classic at Sidney J. Watson Arena in late December. More...

Et Cetera

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 18-yearold daughter, “Olympia,” is a beautiful, intelligent young woman who graduated from high school last spring, was accepted to two universities and started her first job. When she lost it recently, she was devastated. More...

Games

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Business

Tiffany Dumas: A passion for photography

BRUNSWICK — Right away, you can tell that Tiffany Dumas is passionate about photography and its importance in people’s lives. More...

Preti Flaherty names two new partners

PORTLAND — Preti Flaherty recently announced that the firm’s partnership has named Jeffrey Talbert and Todd Griset as partners. More...

Down East Insurance buys Freedom agency

TOPSHAM — Down East Insurance Agency President Melanie Munsey recently announced that the agency, a credit union service organization wholly owned by Down East Credit Union, has purchased Freedom Insurance of Unity. More...

World

USDA reveals aid deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Search teams suspend operations at stricken ship

ROME (AP) — Italian rescue workers suspended operations today after a stricken cruise ship shifted slightly on the rocks near the Tuscan coast, creating deep concerns about the safety of divers and firefighters searching for the 22 people still More...

Company fined for quarry blasts

WESTBROOK ( AP) — A Maine construction company has been fined $ 4,500 for blasts at a Westbrook quarry that violated vibration limits set in a consent agreement reached by the city, the company and a neighboring business. More...

Alleged crack dealer arrested at Brunswick Recreation Center

WEB NEWS

BRUNSWICK — A 23-year-old man remains in Cumberland County Jail today facing felony charges of aggravated trafficking in crack cocaine after Brunswick police arrested him Tuesday afternoon at the Brunswick Recreation Center. More...

Council sets hearing on tax deals

Boundaries of former base land TIFs to be determined

BRUNSWICK — Town officials in Brunswick are working with a March deadline to iron out preliminary details of tax increment financing (TIF) districts at Brunswick Landing and the Brunswick Executive Airport. More...

Police seek man in connection with possible Bath overdose death

WEB UPDATE: 2:26 PM

BATH — Bath police issued a release late this morning seeking help from the public in locating a local man wanted for questioning about events related to the death of 35-year-old Sean Duffy. More...

Hospital debt complicates DHHS budget surgery

AUGUSTA — As lawmakers grapple with the governor’s proposal to close a more than $120 million shortfall in the Department of Health and Human Services budget for the next six months, the funding gap could be twice as big. More...

 

Obituaries

Wilmer J. McBurnie - 2014-10-29
Elizabeth M. Merrill - 2014-10-29
Joan L. Boucher - 2014-10-29
Benton V. Sturgeon - 2014-10-29
Paula Goddard - 2014-10-29
Janet G. Bonney - 2014-10-28
Clyde R. Bailey - 2014-10-27

Community

New lift makes library more accessible

HARPSWELL — After 107 years, the Orr’s Island Library is now accessible to disabled and mobility impaired patrons, according to a press release. More...

SNOW WAY HOME

COMMUTERS make their way north on Interstate 295 in Freeport on Thursday afternoon. The first significant snowfall of 2012 created treacherous driving conditions for local motorists on Jan. 12. More...

Grief support group starts this month

NEWCASTLE — Companions in- Grief invites those who have lost a loved one to join a group of others who have experienced loss and are trying to find ways to deal with their grief. More...

Editorial

Good riddance to ethanol subsidy

OTHER VOICES

How truly amazing to see Democrats and Republicans in Congress finally doing something right by allowing the $6 billion annual tax subsidy for the corn ethanol industry to expire. More...

Letters

Iran threat mounts

To the editor: On Nov. 9, 2007, the Times Record published an opinion piece by PeaceWorks member Rosalie Paul sporting the title “Allow Bush to Attack Iran? No!” More...

Show some pride

To the editor: I was sitting down after supper reading I newspaper when I read a story about a wife and husband. They both work. The husband has health insurance. They have one child who is on MaineCare. We taxpayers are paying for this. More...

Commentary

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People needing people

SUMTER, S.C. — When I started covering presidential primaries, the best part was getting to know the candidates. More...

Cartoon

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Focus

EYE OF THE STORM

A MAN WALKS past a store front display as he trudges through the falling snow Tuesday in Des Moines, Iowa. More...

Wikipedia editors question site’s blackout

NEW YORK (AP) — Can the world live without Wikipedia for a day? More...

Maine

Vigil held in support of missing toddler

PORTLAND Community members and relatives of a toddler reported missing from her father’s Waterville home a month ago are trying to keep her disappearance from fading from public view. More...

Court date approaching for Occupy Maine

PORTLAND Occupy Maine demonstrators who say police got a chuckle over the theft of dozens of signs from their encampment hope to get some respect for their movement when they go before a judge next week. More...

Utility worker falls to his death in Saco

SACO (AP) — Police say a man working on a utility pole in Saco has fallen to his death. Sgt. Chris Handiman tells WCSH-TV that the man fell about 55 feet from a pole on Boom Road at about 4 p.m. on Monday. More...