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Bath has it going on Saturday

Every year on a Saturday when the leaves are falling, this city rolls it all up into one. More...

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Local

Freeport main break closes Main St.

Affected primary fire suppression system in flagship L.L. Bean store

A broken water pipe underneath Main Street ruptured early Tuesday morning, forcing the road to be closed from just north of Bow Street to Mill Street. More...

None seriously hurt as Brunswick porch collapses

The Brunswick Fire Department responded to a porch collapse on Back Cove Road that injured three people Saturday. All three were taken to Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. No information on the extent of injuries was available. More...

HEALTH FAIR IN BOWDOIN

DENISE NORKO RECEIVED REIKI TREATMENT from Martha Spruce of Hearts & Hands in Brunswick during the Bowdoin Health Fair and Flu Clinic, held at the Cathance Fitness Center off Main Street in Bowdo More...

Editorial

The best rule on restraints is restraint

EDITORIALS

A student who is locked in a closet or ducttaped to a chair is not having his or her educational needs met. That's obvious and should be reason enough for schools to find better methods for managing children's behavior. More...

Go outside

It's somewhat remarkable that here in the Sportsman's Paradise, wildlife-related recreation has increased 40 percent. That's the word from an annual survey by the U.S. More...

Political Cartoon

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Commentary

The psych approach

In the 1990s, Vincent Felitti and Robert Anda conducted a study on adverse childhood experiences. More...

Focus

Environmentalist pioneer Commoner dies in N.Y. at 95

Scientist and activist Barry Commoner, who raised early concerns about the effects of radioactive fallout and was one of the pioneers of the environmental movement, has died at age 95. More...

British historian Eric Hobsbawm dies at 95

Eric Hobsbawm, who has died aged 95, was honored as one of Britain’s most distinguished historians, despite retaining an allegiance to the Communist Party that lasted long after many supporters had left in disgust. More...

Maine

Municipal officials see workshops, U.S. Senate candidates

AUGUSTA — Maine values, effective communication, coping with citizen skepticism and trends in economic development will be the topics at Maine Municipal Association’s 2012 Annual Convention. More...

Ready to ‘Rumble’ at Patten Free Library

BATH — Patten Free Library will show “The Rumble,” a distinctly nonpresidential live debate between Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart and Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Nation

Romney vs. Obama

First debate sets up moment of high-risk theater

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney come face to face for the first time in this presidential campaign tonight for a nationally televised debate that will give millions of Americans a chance to size up two fierce competitors in a moment More...

Grandfather of Aurora victim begs for photos back

DENVER (AP) — The grandfather of a 6-year-old girl killed during the Aurora theater shootings wants a thief to return the last photos of the girl, which were stolen from the home in a burglary. More...

White House widening covert war in N. Africa

Small teams of special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa in the months before militants launched the fiery attack that killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya. More...

Hike offers hope for vets, families  Free Access 

Florida couple begins 2,500 mile trek in Maine

When Kristen Creech and William Mosebach decided they wanted to do a hike between their home state of Florida and Maine, Creech figured “if we’re going to do something this crazy, we need to do it for a charity.” But which one? More...

King and Romney differ on method

Tax bill

Figures released by independent U.S. More...

Encouragement’s in the mail

Grandmothers for Obama sends 10,000 postcards to motivate 2nd District women to get out and vote this November

H oping local action will prevent widespread voter apathy on Election Day, a group of local grandmothers mailed the last of 10,000 postcards encouraging people to go to the polls. More...

 

Obituaries

Daniel R. Donovan - 2014-09-30
Larry L. Crowley - 2014-09-30
Roberta Downes Kolsti - 2014-09-30
Richard Lewis Wiley - 2014-09-30
David L. Edwards - 2014-09-30
Bertha E. Rideout - 2014-09-30
Jack Leroy Clark - 2014-09-30
Robert R. Brillant - 2014-09-30
Joyce Gould Preston - 2014-09-30
Elio H. Scherpa - 2014-09-29
Henry James Hartford - 2014-09-29
Christine J. Steene - 2014-09-29
Bertha E. Rideout - 2014-09-29
Glenn Edward Barrett - 2014-09-26
Barbara J. Laberge - 2014-09-26
DEATH NOTICES - 2014-09-26

Community

LOFTY VIEW OF HOME

PETER FAVREAU’S house on Pleasant Hill Road in Brunswick was photographed from a helicopter by his son, Mark. More...

SCHEDULED PUBLIC MEETINGS

BathBOARD OF SELECTMEN,Wednesday, 6 p.m., City Hall.BrunswickMASTER PLAN IMPLEMENTATION, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.,Morrell Meeting Room, CurtisMemorial Library, 23 PleasantSt.DresdenBOARD OF SELECTMEN,Thursday, 6 p.m., Pownalborough Hall.FreeportPLANNING More...

Brunswick site of fest featuring short films

Filmgoers in Brunswick will unite with audiences in more than 300 cities on six continents to view and judge the work of the next generation of global filmmakers when the 15th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival screens at The Frontier Cafe Cinema G More...

Sports

Brunswick, Freeport golfers advance

State championships set for Saturday

BRUNSWICK — The Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference and Western Maine Conference State Qualifiers were held on Tuesday, the Mountain Valley Conference State Qualifier is set for today and Wiscasset High School participated in the MVC Championsh More...

Cards back in, AL division race down to last day

Here’s how the pennant races look with one day to go: More...

Tetu, Dragons down Vikings

Undefeated Brunswick girls soccer picks up 5-1 victory

Paige Tetu, Rachel Moroney and Anna Cowan have been the driving forces behind undefeated Brunswick’s season so far. More...

Letters

Homosexual behavior is not marriage

To the editor: “Catholics” for marriage equality have staged various demonstrations trying to give the impression that their positions have validity within the Roman Catholic Church. More...

Et Cetera

CALENDAR

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. Box 10, Brunswick, ME 04011; or e-mail, calendar@timesrecord.com. More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My husband, “Aaron,” had an affair with the woman next door. We were close friends. I found out three months ago, and needless to say I’m not happy about it. More...

BRIDGE

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Business

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The Parkwood Inn at 17 Gurnet Road in Brunswick has been undergoing cosmetic and functional improvements throughout the last nine months. More...

$2,500 grant issued by People’s United

PORTLAND — People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, recently announced it has awarded a $2,500 grant to Common Good Ventures to increase educational and economic opportunity for Mainers. More...

Wiscasset chamber gathering on Thursday

WISCASSET — The Morris Farm Trust will host the Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event on Thursday, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., according to a news release. More...

World

Bombs rock Syria, killing 40

Four huge explosions struck a government-held district of Aleppo, Syria, today, shearing off the fronts of two tall buildings, killing more than 40 people and filling the streets with rubble in a square near the area’s public park, according to More...

UN chief urged Syria to halt heavy weapons

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.’s deputy secretarygeneral says U.N. More...

President concedes; democracy rules

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Defying expectations, President Mikhail Saakashvili conceded Tuesday that his party had lost Georgia’s parliamentary election and his opponent had the right to become prime minister, setting the stage for political More...