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  1. Mt. Blue Softball 8 at Hampden Academy 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Bangor Daily News

    Mt. Blue junior shortstop Lauren Guppy believed her team hadn't been producing offensively going into its game against Hampden Academy, but the Cougars broke out the bats Friday during an 8-0 victory over the Broncos in high school softball action. Senior Rachel Bator gave the Cougars a lift, hitting a two-run home run in the top of the sixth and giving Mt.

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  2. UMaine associate athletic director resigns after 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Joe Roberts, the University of Maine's associate athletic director for external operations, has resigned after nearly 25 years at the university. "It has been a great run.

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  3. Cary Medical Center Recognized for Patient SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Cary Medical Center has received an 'A' score for patient safety by the Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit organization representing employers and purchasers of health care. Cary is one of eleven hospitals in Maine to receive the 'A' score, and one of only seven that have received the highest grade since the inception of the grading system in 2012.

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  4. LePage veto kills bill to find ways to stamp out invasive green crabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Bangor Daily News

    A bill designed to help control the spread of invasive green crabs died Thursday when the Senate failed to override a veto issued by Gov. Paul LePage. Democratic Sen. Stan Gerzofsky of Brunswick, who sponsored the bill, said the veto has squandered years of work and resources dedicated to reversing the takeover of valuable shellfish flats by invasive green crabs.

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  5. Webinar: Good Health is Good Business: Integrating Health into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Bangor Daily News

    Location: Good Health is Good Business: Integrating Health into Productivity Business Strategies to Lower Costs and Compensation Claims, Online webinar, Topsham, Maine With an aging workforce, rising health care costs and disturbing health statistics, Maine employers are being forced to examine more closely how they support the health and safety of their employees. The current path we are on is not sustainable.

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  6. Brunswick nursing home owner to pay $300,000 in settlement on overbilling MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Bangor Daily News

    The owner of several Brunswick assisted living facilities will pay $300,000 to resolve a federal lawsuit charging it allowed a subcontractor, RehabCare Group East, Inc., to routinely submit inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation. Rousseau Management Inc. owns Horizons Living and Rehab Center, Skolfield House, and Dionne Commons in Brunswick and previously provided administrative management services to Amenity Manor nursing home in Topsham.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. The Midcoast Symphony's Concert Series IV "Growing into the Future"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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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  11. Republican lawmaker proposes bill to outlaw driving while you're tiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | 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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  12. Windham native takes down champ in New England Fights boutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | 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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  13. Topsham-area sports teams add slots for charter school playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | 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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  14. Five arrested in connection with Freeport prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | 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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  15. Topsham lawmaker wants to dock pay of absent legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | 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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  16. Spate of head-on crashes spurs rumble strip installation on Route 196 between Topsham, LisbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | 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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  17. LePage seeks to eliminate state inspections of lodging businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | 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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  18. Topsham American Legion post renamed to honor local soldier killed in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | 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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  19. Bar Harbor Bank and Trust Makes 'Community Commitment' DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | 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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  20. Topsham students aim to fill van with food bank donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | 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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