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  1. Kayakers rescued from Androscoggin River islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Brunswick and Topsham firefighters rescued three local kayakers from an island in the Androscoggin River on Monday afternoon after their kayaks overturned. The kayakers from Brunswick and Lisbon were in a single kayak and a tandem kayak downstream from the hydroelectric dam at Fort Andross owned by Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, Brunswick Fire Chief Ken Brillant said Wednesday.

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  2. Topsham motorcyclist hurt in Brunswick crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Brunswick police are investigating a collision Friday between a car and a motorcycle in which a Topsham woman was injured, Brunswick police Lt. Thomas Garrepy said in a news release.

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  3. Parkview medical center files for bankruptcy, to be bought by Mid Coast HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Bangor Daily News

    Mid Coast Hospital will purchase Parkview Adventist Medical Center as part of a "prepackaged bankruptcy plan" after Parkview filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief Tuesday morning. Steve Trockman, spokesman for both Brunswick hospitals, said at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday that the boards of both hospitals had approved the sale of "certain assets, the assumption of certain liabilities and the preservation of the Adventist mission on the Parkview campus."

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  4. House rejects LePage's proposal to eliminate income taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Bangor Daily News

    The House of Representatives on Monday rejected a bid by Gov. Paul LePage to ask Mainers during a statewide vote whether they want to eliminate the state's income tax. LePage presented the bill earlier this year but it has encountered resistance from Democrats ever since, including a 7-5 party-line vote against the measure last month .

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  5. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Branches Host Summer Customer Appreciation DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is hosting Customer Appreciation Day events at each of their branch locations over the summer months. At each event you can count on lots of great food served from 11:00 to 1:00, tons fun, and free gifts.

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  6. Harmful caterpillar abundant this spring, Maine Forest Service warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The invasive browntail moth caterpillar is abundant in Maine this year, and they can be harmful to humans. Microscopic hairs on the caterpillars can cause A'a blistery, oozy rash and respiratory distress,A' according to the Maine Forest Service.

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  7. Top seeds stay true to form at state singles tennis tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Olivia Leavitt of Falmouth moved closer to her third consecutive championship while Mount Ararat of Topsham's Nick Mathieu made a strong play for his first title as the top seeds advanced Saturday during Round of 16 and quarterfinal play in the high school state singles tennis tournament at Colby College. Leavitt yielded just two games while dispatching Claire Valley of Brewer 6-0, 6-0 and No.

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  8. 'I'm just a person right now': Sports help transgender teen make his journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Transgender athlete Leo Eichfeld, 14, listens to Mt. Ararat High School tennis coach Dan Foley before a match against arch-rivals Brunswick High School.

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  9. Maine couple accused of using nearly $100,000 meant for disabled daughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A Topsham couple has been charged in U.S. District Court and accused of diverting nearly $100,000 in Social Security disability benefits from their disabled twin daughters for their own use between October 2006 and July 2013. Jill Gerken, 61, and Thomas Gerken, 62, made their first court appearances Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge John Rich III.

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  10. Our Health Film & Discussion Series: Food StampedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The "Our Health: Film and Discussion Series" continues on June 2 at Frontier Cinema and Cafe in Brunswick. Offered jointly by Mid Coast Hospital and Access Health, the next film, "Food Stamped" will screen at 7:00 p.m., followed by a discussion about food insecurity and access to healthy foods in the Midcoast region.

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  11. Topsham-area school district's proposed budget cut by $1.2 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Voters at the School Administrative District 75 budget meeting approved a $36.9 million budget for fiscal 2016, $1.2 million less than the package approved by the school board on May 8. Anticipating the possible reduction, school board members at the May 21 meeting moved to amend relevant warrant articles to reflect the lower costs. Under state law, students who live in SAD 75 towns and attend charter schools are reported to be attending SAD 75 schools, so the district receives subsidies for those students, Superintendent Brad Smith has said.

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  12. Bowdoin College student charged with campus rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A 21-year-old Bowdoin College student was arrested in Topsham early Sunday morning and charged with Class A felony gross sexual assault, a crime that allegedly took place earlier in the night on the Bowdoin campus. Logan Taylor, whose address is listed as Brunswick, remained in Cumberland County Jail Sunday afternoon, held on $1,000 cash bail.

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

    May 15, 2015 | 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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  14. UMaine associate athletic director resigns after 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | 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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  15. Cary Medical Center Recognized for Patient SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | 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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  16. LePage veto kills bill to find ways to stamp out invasive green crabsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | 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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  17. Webinar: Good Health is Good Business: Integrating Health into...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | 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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  18. Brunswick nursing home owner to pay $300,000 in settlement on overbilling MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | 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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  19. Drive for shopping bag fees, Styrofoam ban hits Brunswick, TopshamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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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  20. DOT to do joint work on Frank J. Wood Bridge in BrunswickRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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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