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  1. Drive for shopping bag fees, Styrofoam ban hits Brunswick, TopshamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Bangor Daily News

    In Brunswick and Topsham, a recently formed group is pushing for a similar ordinance. Freeport's government is actively exploring a ban or fee on disposable bags, and one of that town's major grocers this week stopped using plastic bags altogether.

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  2. DOT to do joint work on Frank J. Wood Bridge in BrunswickRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine Department of Transportation crews will perform a bridge joint rehabilitation project on the Frank J. Wood Bridge that connects Brunswick and Topsham.

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  3. Special education, charter school costs drive rise in Topsham-area district's budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Bangor Daily News

    School Administrative District 75 reduced its proposed budget for next year by about $400,000, and may present a $38.1 million spending plan to voters next month. Health insurance had been projected to increase about $183,000, but will actually decrease by about $66,000, resulting in a net reduction of about $250,000, according to the district.

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  4. The Midcoast Symphony's Concert Series IV "Growing into the Future"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Concert Series IV "Growing into the Future" under music director Rohan Smith is the final series of our 25th anniversary season. In this series we feature the premiere of commissioned "Piano Concerto" composed by Bowdoin Assoc.

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  5. Republican lawmaker proposes bill to outlaw driving while you're tiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Bangor Daily News

    The Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hold two public hearings on interesting bills this morning. One bill, sponsored by Republican Senate President Mike Thibodeau of Winterport, would make an intoxicated driver who causes the need for emergency services liable for up to $2,500 to pay for those services .

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  6. Windham native takes down champ in New England Fights boutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Harrison, who lives and trains in Jacksonville, Florida, missed the 155-pound limit by that much at Friday's weigh-in, so his main-event battle with champion Bruce Boyington at NEF XVII on Saturday night was a non-title event. But it was a prime-time performance for the Windham native, who improved his professional mixed martial arts record to 6-1 by stopping Boyington with a rear-naked choke at 1 minute, 15 seconds of the first round of their scheduled three-round bout at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee.

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  7. Topsham-area sports teams add slots for charter school playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Bangor Daily News

    Harpswell Coastal Academy students can be members of interscholastic sports teams at Mt. Ararat High School and other School Administrative District 75 schools.

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  8. Five arrested in connection with Freeport prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Bangor Daily News

    Five men were arrested Tuesday and charged with engaging a prostitute following an investigation conducted by Freeport police and other law enforcement agencies.

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  9. Topsham lawmaker wants to dock pay of absent legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Bangor Daily News

    Especially if you've been elected to serve the people of Maine and are getting paid to do so, according to Baker, a Topsham Republican and former school teacher. "If legislators are not in attendance, their constituents cannot be represented," Baker told the Legislature's State and Local Government Committee on Monday.

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  10. Spate of head-on crashes spurs rumble strip installation on Route 196 between Topsham, LisbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Bangor Daily News

    More than three miles of Route 196 is slated to have a center line rumble strip installed this summer, fully funded by a federal grant as a way to combat the high frequency of head-on crashes on the state highway between Topsham and Lisbon. Topsham Public Works Director Dennis Cox met with Fire Chief Brian Stockdale, EMS Director Mike Labbe and Police Chief Christopher Lewis last summer after identifying a need to do something about the high volume of crashes occurring on Route 196.

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  11. LePage seeks to eliminate state inspections of lodging businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Bangor Daily News

    The governor wants to level the playing field between formal lodging places and homeowners who rent out rooms, homes or cabins to travelers, not by licensing the homes, but by de-regulating all hospitality businesses. The comment by Holly Lusk, senior health policy adviser for Gov. Paul LePage, was made Monday morning during a public hearing by the Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee on a bill that would require all providers of short-term lodging be licensed by the state.

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  12. Topsham American Legion post renamed to honor local soldier killed in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Bangor Daily News

    U.S. Army photo by Spc. Robert Porter U.S. Army Sgt. Corey Garver, of Topsham, walks around a village in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2013, in this photo taken by Army photographer Spc.

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  13. Bar Harbor Bank and Trust Makes 'Community Commitment' DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Bangor Daily News

    Left to right, members of the Bar Harbor Food Pantry board members accept a donation check from Bar Harbor Bank & Trust's Community Commitment program. Front row: William Krenicki, Kate Sebelin, Executive Director, and JR Sandin.

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  14. Topsham students aim to fill van with food bank donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Bangor Daily News

    TOPSHAM, Maine- Mt. Ararat High School's Interact Club students are asking the public to help "Cram the Van" on Saturday to benefit the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program.

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  15. Twins cut plea deals for mugging at Topsham fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Bangor Daily News

    Nineteen-year-old Topsham twins initially charged with robbing a man on a popular athletic field will each serve nine months in jail as the result of plea agreements. Matthew Laurelez and Alexander Laurelez were arrested in November 2014 after a 19-year-old man known to the Laurelez brothers reported to police that after the three met at the Foreside Fields on Foreside Road the night of Nov. 22, one of the brothers aimed a small-caliber handgun at him and demanded money .

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  16. Brunswick eyes reassessment of 15-year-old property valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Several councilors expressed a desire for widespread spending cuts Monday night as the Town Council reviewed the proposed Capital Improvement Plan for 2015-16. Monday's workshop was an opportunity for councilors to review and discuss several projects in the CIP, which was presented at the March 19 council meeting.

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  17. Ex-lawmaker pleads guilty to marriage fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Bangor Daily News

    A former state legislator admitted in U.S. District Court on Monday to being part of a marriage fraud scheme. Adam Mack, 40, of Portland pleaded guilty to one count each of aiding and abetting visa and marriage fraud and making false statements, according to a press release issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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  18. Firefighters put out blaze in tunnel at Topsham gravel pitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Bangor Daily News

    A fire in a tunnel beneath a mountain of gravel was extinguished Tuesday afternoon at Harry C. Crooker & Sons main facility in Topsham. Buy Photo A fire in a tunnel beneath a mountain of gravel was extinguished Tuesday afternoon at Harry C. Crooker & Sons main facility in Topsham.

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  19. Run, Walk or Voluinteer for the Swinging BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Bangor Daily News

    Swing into spring with the 12th Annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K & 2K Family Walk scheduled for Sunday, April 19th at 10 a.m. in Topsham's Lower Village and Brunswick's Downtown. Come out and walk, run or volunteer to benefit the maintenance fund of the Swinging Bridge.

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  20. Forest Inventory Growth TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    At an April 11th workshop community members, foresters, and high school teachers and will learn how to establish and set up a permanent forest research plot, collect and enter data, and store the information for long-term studies. The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is partnering with Project Learning Tree to establish a Forest Inventory Growth Plot at Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick.

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