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Conditions mixed for ski industry

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
BY WILSON RING The Associated Press

MONTPELIER, Vt.

Conditions are mixed heading into one of the biggest weeks of the season for the region’s ski industry, but there is snow on the ground and resorts still expect people to hit the slopes.

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Scientists say new fishing technology could save whales

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27

FALMOUTH (AP) — Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are urging New England lobstermen to begin using new technology to help prevent the deaths of rare right whales.

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250 Hannaford workers to strike in Maine

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27

SOUTH PORTLAND (AP) — A food workers union that represents employees at a Maine distribution center says it has rejected a contract proposal and will go on strike.

The 250 workers are members of United Food and Commercial

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Lobster emoji gets 2 more legs following design complaints

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27

AUGUSTA (AP) — After an outcry, the organization that controls the release of emojis has added two more legs to the forthcoming lobster emoji to make it correct.

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STUDENT NOTES

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27

CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY

Joshua Horne of Topsham was named to the Cedarville University Dean's List for fall 2017

ITHACA COLLEGE

Matthew Jarmusz and Thomas Jarmusz of Georgetown were named to the Ithaca College Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester

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To help prevent flooding, Union St. construction coming this summer

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Street flooding on Union Street will become a thing of the past once utility repairs take place this summer.

Some businesses, however, are concerned the impact the construction project will have on them, given the expected road closures and detours.

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Bath Council approves bid for wastewater treatment upgrades

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

The city of Bath is upgrading its wastewater treatment facility.

The City Council has approved a contract with Apex Construction to conduct a number of upgrades at the facility.

“It is largely about replacing the dewatering equipment,” said Public Works Director Lee Leiner.

The current dewatering equipment has been in place for 20 years.

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Kelp, climate, ocean acidity projects funded in Maine

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27

BRUNSWICK (AP) — The University of Maine says projects about seaweed, the acidity of Gulf of Maine waters and the way climate change is impacting fish will receive nearly $1 million in funding.

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GWL accepting scholarship forms

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27

GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown Working League is accepting applications for its 2018 scholarship program. Application forms and accompanying instructions have been sent directly to Georgetown resident high school seniors.

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Brunswick’s councilors to ponder Mall matters

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Brunswick town councilors tonight may consider changes to the town’s iconic downtown Mall.

The council will consider a new Purple Heart memorial at the Mall’s north end and accept donations to finance the project.

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Topsham’s Mark Bergeron running in Boston Marathon

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

Mark Bergeron will accomplish a lifelong goal this spring, while raising money for a good cause.

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Local land trusts on defense after renewed LePage attacks

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:27
BY DARCIE MOORE, CHRIS QUATTRUCCI and JOHN SWINCONECK Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Last week’s State of the State address saw Gov. Paul LePage renew his familiar attack on land trusts, claiming the conservation groups are keeping properties off municipal tax rolls in poorer communities.

Recently, some local Midcoast trusts weighed in on the governor’s proposal to tax conserved property owned by trusts.

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Laurence, Strozier take second

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY PAT MCDONALD Journal Tribune

SANFORD

The goal of every high school wrestler is to win a state championship. While they weren’t able to reach the top of the podium on Saturday, a pair of local wrestlers were able to reach the finals and bring home silver medals from the Class A State Championships held in Sanford.

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Bubba Watson wins at Riviera for the 3rd time

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES

Bubba Watson was feeling low about his health and even worse about his golf. It reached a point that he wondered if he would ever win again, and he says he talked with his wife on a dozen occasions about retiring.

Being back at Riviera changed his outlook and made him a winner again.

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Team LeBron edges Team Steph, 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
BY GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES

LeBron James and Kevin Durant swarmed all over Stephen Curry in the final seconds, preventing the NBA’s best shooter from finding even a patch of open air to launch a tying 3-pointer.

Defense? In an All-Star Game?

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Polar Bears rout Williams, 77-35

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
The Times Record

[img_assist|nid=1202555|title=|desc= BOWDOIN COLLEGE’S Julie Dachille, top photo, skates with the puck against Trinity on Friday at Watson Arena. Dachille scored a hat trick in a 3-0 Polar Bears win. Above. Bowdoin’s Taylor Choate drives past a Williams defender in a NESCAC quarterfinal inside Morrill Gymnasium.

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For the record

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
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Austin gets to 100

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

Mt. Ararat/ Lisbon/ Morse forward Noah Austin sat on 99 career points heading into the Eagles’ “ Senior Night” contest against Lawrence/ Skowhegan/MCI.

The junior hit the century mark with a shorthanded goal in the first period as the host Eagles cruised to a 6-1 victory Saturday night at Watson Arena.

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Red Sox re-sign Eduardo Nunez

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
The Associated Press

FORT MYERS, Fla.

The Boston Red Sox have re-signed infielder Eduardo Nunez to a one-year contract with a player option for 2019, giving them another proven second baseman to fill in while Dustin Pedroia recovers from knee surgery .

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Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:37
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