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Tycz off to solid start at USC

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:59

LOS ANGELES — Former Brunswick High School swimming standout Caitlin Tycz has begun her college career with a bit of success, swimming for the University of Southern California.

In the classroom, Tycz, a multi-record holder for the Dragons and Long Reach Swim Club, made the first semester Dean’s List with a 3.7 grade-point average.

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Monks ride off with 22nd straight

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:59

STANDISH — Saint Joseph’s College (23-1, 15-0 GNAC) raced past Lasell College (4-19, 2-13 GNAC), 69-42, in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s basketball contest at the Harold Alfond Center on Tuesday night.

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Team Penske stakes claim as Daytona 500 favorites

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:59
BY JENNA FRYER The Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.

Roger Penske has a car capable of winning the Daytona 500.

Maybe even three of them.

Penske again went 1-2 at Daytona International Speedway for its second sweep of Speedweeks. This time, Ryan Blaney went to victory lane after winning the first of two Thursday night qualifying races that are used to set the Daytona 500 field.

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Shiffrin places fourth in slalom

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:59
BY HOWARD FENDRICH The Associated Press

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea

Mikaela Shiffrin is, without a doubt, the best women’s slalom skier there is. Has been for years. All of the victories confirm it. Her competitors are aware of it. And, yes, so is she.

“This is going to sound so arrogant,” Shiffrin said Friday, her eyes closed. “I know that I’m the best slalom skier in the world.”

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Puzzling yet popular, Americans are learning to love curling

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:59
BY KRISTEN GELINEAU The Associated Press

GANGNEUNG, South Korea

When Ann Chase and her husband were planning their trip to Pyeongchang for the Olympics, she set her sights on nabbing tickets to the most glamorous event of the Games: Figure skating. Her husband, however, had decidedly humbler ambitions.

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Donato powers U.S., 2-1

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:59
BY STEPHEN WHYNO The Associated Press

GANGNEUNG, South Korea

Ryan Donato watched Jordan Greenway’s goal celebration in the first game at the Olympics and starting getting an itch. He wanted to feel that same rush.

He got his wish right away. Twice.

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Track, swimming, wrestling set for last hurrah; boys hockey enters final stretch

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

[img_assist|nid=1202219|title=|desc= MORSE HIGH SCHOOL wrestler Sam Strozier of Wiscasset, left photo, is about to score a pin during an early-season meet at “The Pit.” In the right photo, Brunswick’s Andrew Eno, far right, celebrates a goal against rival Mt. Ararat.

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Hoops about to get serious

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

All the I’s have been dotted and all the T’s have been crossed, and it is time for the second season of high school basketball to begin.

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Food box idea draws ire from Dems, advocates

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY JULIET LINDERMAN The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

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Douglas A. Lathrop Sr.

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

BRUNSWICK — Douglas A. Lathrop Sr., age 76, died Thursday, February 15, 2018, at his residence.

He was a perpetual student, professional procrastinator, and eternal optimist. He was born on August 18,1941, in Stockton Springs, ME, the son of George A. Lathrop Sr. and Mildred E. Burdette.

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Frederick A. Schrimpe

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

WOOLWICH — Frederick A. Schrimpe, 61, of Stagecoach Road passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in his home, surrounded by family and friends.

He was born in Oceanside, New York on December 1, 1956, a son of Frederick F. and Marion (Codere) Schrimpe.

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Violet E. Vaillancourt

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

BRUNSWICK — Violet Elizabeth (Dionne) Vaillancourt, known to loved ones simply as Vi, passed away peacefully on Feb. 12. She was 92.

Born in Topsham on January 14, 1926 to Joseph Cyprien Dionne, of Canada, and Blanche Amelia Bernier Dionne of Brunswick, Vi grew up in Brunswick and attended local schools.

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Wolcott Howe Johnson

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

Wolcott “Skip” H. Johnson, 87, of Brunswick, Maine, died peacefully from complications of a stroke while in the care of the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House of Scarborough, Maine on February 12, 2018.

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Living the Word

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
by the Rev. Lois Hart

“Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil.” Luke 4:1-2

Lightening Up

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FAITH NOTES :

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

Last year I celebrated Lent for the first time. The churches in which I grew up seemed to skip from dolling out Christmas cookies to cutting the Easter ham with hardly a pause to reflect on the passion of Christ leading up to the pivotal moment of our faith. I fasted one meal a day, which caused me to pause every morning I gave up breakfast to thank God for all Christ gave up for me.

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Vatican seeks to defuse scandal, says pope meets victims

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY NICOLE WINFIELD The Associated Press

VATICAN CITY

The Vatican said Thursday that Pope Francis meets frequently with victims of sexual abuse, seeking to defuse a mounting scandal over his unbridled support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.

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Carnival to benefit Neighborhood Café

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

BATH — Winter fun will help benefit a local group next week.

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Lenten series at Day's Ferry Congregational Church

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58

WOOLWICH — Lent is a time for reflection and study in preparation for Easter.

To that end, Day’s Ferry Congregational Church is hosting an exploration of prayer, meditation and mindfulness from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday evenings — Feb. 20 and 27, and March 6, 13, 20 and 27 — at 50 Old State Road in Woolwich.

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Interactive space presentation given at St. John’s

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
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BRUNSWICK

All Saints parisioner Ed Polewarczyk facilitated an interactive space shuttle launch presentation last weekend.

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Kept out: How banks block people of color

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:58
BY AARON GLANTZ and EMMANUEL MARTINEZ REVEAL

PHILADELPHIA

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