February 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Romney has money and momentum in GOP race

TAMPA, Fla. — Barreling out of Florida with money and momentum on his side, Republican presidential front- runner Mitt Romney said today that the bare- knuckled nomination fight thus far has toughened him up for contests to come. More...

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Local

PANE RELIEVER

JOE ELLIOT OF GO-JOE WINDOW WASHING cleans a pane of glass Tuesday at a shop on Maine Street in Brunswick. Elliot, of Augusta, services at least 75 area businesses. More...

Bath events honor Japan

BATH — A celebration of Japanese culture and Bath’s sister-city relationship to Tsugaru City in Japan will run from Thursday through Sunday at various venues throughout the city. More...

Man accused of pill-induced OUI

FREEPORT — A 49-year-old man was charged last week with possession of nine oxycodone pills during a traffic stop on Main Street. More...

Sports

One letdown too many

Freeport boys fall to Fryeburg Academy, 62-49

FREEPORT — One quarter. That is what it seems to have come down to with the Freeport High School boys basketball team this season. One eight-minute stretch does in the Falcons. More...

Center-ice goal lifts Bruins, 4-3

BOSTON ( AP) — Dennis Seidenberg scored the tiebreaking goal on a slap shot from center ice in the third period, rallying the Boston Bruins to a 4- 3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. More...

Celtics survive Cavs’ comeback 93-90

CLEVELAND The Boston Celtics didn’t completely collapse. They merely crumbled this time. 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: I am 26 and have been dating “Mike” for four years. We met in our senior year of college and recently became engaged. More...

Games

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Maine

Lobster catch tops 100 million pounds

HALLOWELL ( AP) — Maine lobster fishermen last year caught more than 100 million pounds of lobster for the first time, indicating the state’s signature seafood is robust as other fishery resources continue to struggle, the state’s t More...

Sauschuck picked for Portland’s top cop

PORTLAND (AP) — Acting Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck is the city manager’s choice to hold the job on a permanent basis. More...

5 taken to hospital after bus collision

FARMINGTON ( AP) — Police say a tractor- trailer slid head-on into a school bus, sending five students to the hospital in western Maine. More...

Feds list Gulf of Maine sturgeon as threatened species

BATH — The National Marine Fisheries Service on Tuesday listed Atlantic sturgeon in the Gulf of Maine — and the Kennebec River — as a threatened species under the federal Endangered Species Act. More...

Harpswell considers adding paramedic

HARPSWELL — On Thursday night, the Harpswell Board of Selectmen will take its first look at hard figures from a proposal to support an in-town paramedic from Mid Coast Hospital. More...

Correction: Bowdoinham smelt ball date moved

The Times Record reserves this space to correct errors appearing in our news columns. We ask readers who are aware of factual errors to telephone Managing Editor Robert Long at 729-3311. More...

 

Obituaries

Gail D. Smith - 2014-10-31
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

Church standing in the gap

Congregation designates funds to fill shortages at food bank

PHIPPSBURG The Phippsburg Congregational Church recently presented the Bath Area Food Bank with a check for $2,543.22. The donation includes funds collected during a Christmas Eve offering and half the proceeds from a Dec. 9, 2011, talent show. More...

Scheduled Public Meetings  Free Access 

Bath CITY COUNCIL, Wednesday, 6 p.m., city hall. FORESTRY COMMITTEE, Wednesday, 7 p.m., city hall. More...

Hyde School plans Saturday open house

BATH — Hyde School will host a winter open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at its Bath campus. More...

Editorial

Lapse of discipline

OTHER VOICES

Even before new recruits step onto the painted yellow footprints at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island or San Diego, they have already been told by their recruiters that discipline — personal discipline — will be required in order t More...

Letters

A well-run operation

To the editor: Recently, I had an opportunity to sit in on a portion of the board meeting for the Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark. The quality of leadership demonstrated by the board compels me to write. More...

Not acceptable

To the editor: By far the leading cause of domestic violence is an abusive personality that seeks control and power over the victim. Regardless of the cause, domestic violence and abuse are not acceptable for any reason. More...

Commentary

Cartoon

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Cast into a new caste system

I’ll be shocked if there’s another book this year as important as Charles Murray’s “Coming Apart.” I’ll be shocked if there’s another book that so compellingly describes the most important trends in American More...

Political Cartoon

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Business

Women’s Fitness donates $1,275

BRUNSWICK — During December, Women’s Fitness Studio & Spa sold “10 visits for $10” membership gift cards as its winter fundraiser. More...

The Gelato Fiasco opens its new store

Brunswick-based company serving desserts in Portland

PORTLAND — The Gelato Fiasco’s new store is now open at 425 Fore St. in Portland, according to a news release. More...

Brackett’s Market in Bath earns top honor

BATH — IGA recently announced that Brackett’s Market in Bath and owners Steve and Kim Brackett have been awarded the IGA Five Star honor for achievement in IGA’s Assessment Program. More...

World

Will Facebook offer an IPO surprise?

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, the social network that changed “friend” from a noun to a verb, is expected to file as early as today to sell stock on the open market. More...

Official: Nuke team going back to Iran

VIENNA (AP) — A senior U. N. More...

Pfizer recalls 1M birth control packs

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Pfizer Inc. More...