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Drowsy teen driver crashes car in Richmond

By Times Record on Aug. 09, 2013, at 7:03 a.m.
A 16-year-old driver from Bowdoin escaped injury after police say he possibly fell asleep before driving off the road Wednesday on Main Street. Richmond Police Chief Scott MacMaster said police were called to the crash at 5:19 p.m. in the area of 239 Main St. He said …
Barbara Bowden, who turned 100 years old on Tuesday, sports a hat and signed T-shirt she received as birthday presents from country music star Alan Jackson.

Country star Alan Jackson lavishes Brunswick woman with gifts on her 100th birthday

By The Times Record on June 20, 2013, at 9:22 a.m.
Barbara Bowden, a resident of Horizons Living and Rehabilitation Center in Brunswick, celebrated her 100th birthday Tuesday with her daughter, Cheryl Sedgwick, and Melinda Fournier, Horizons office manager and the celebrant’s “adopted granddaughter.” And country music superstar Alan Jackson. At least in spirit, which is more of …
Brunswick police, fire and Maine State Marine Patrol personnel prepare to launch two boats to recover a reported floating body they later recovered near Brick Island in Bowdoinham.

Body retrieved from Androscoggin River

By Times Record on June 02, 2013, at 7 p.m.
BOWDOINHAM | Brunswick police report the body of a man was recovered from the water near Brick Island in Bowdoinham shortly before noon today. At 10:07 a.m., Brunswick police personnel, Brunswick Fire Department and Maine State Marine Patrol launched boats into the Androscoggin River to recover a reported floating …
Lisbon police are searching for the suspect, pictured here, who robbed a Big Apple Store clerk at knife point Wednesday night.1

Police searching for man who robbed Lisbon store at knifepoint

By Times Record on May 30, 2013, at 8:22 a.m.
Police are looking for a man they say entered the Big Apple Store on Lisbon Street late Wednesday night, displayed a knife and demanded cash from the clerk. According to Lisbon Police Detective Bill Tapley, at approximately 11:31 p.m., a suspect entered the Big Apple Store located …

Topsham teen found by rescuers after being lost in woods for seven hours

By Times Record on May 28, 2013, at 11:55 a.m.
Police say a 14-year-old Topsham girl spent seven hours lost in the woods near her home before being located early Sunday. Sagadahoc County police issued an automated “reverse 911” call at midnight Saturday alerting local residents to be on the lookout for Mallory Boissevain, 14, who was …

Mölnlycke hiring at job fair Wednesday

By Times Record on April 22, 2013, at 3:07 p.m.
Mölnlycke Health Care is opening its doors to job applicants. At a job fair Wednesday, company officials will offer information and job applications for positions as quality-control production operators. Mark Dignum, manager of the Brunswick Landing factory, said Monday that he hopes Wednesday’s job fairs will fill 10 to 14 …
U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration team members Lt. Cmdr. Michael Cheng and Lt. Ryan Chamberlain visit Brunswick Landing on Nov. 28, 2012, to help plan for the 2013 Great State of Maine Air Show. With Congress unable to avoid the massive spending cuts known as sequestration, the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority board voted today to scrub the Brunswick Air Show — a major local spectator event that draws thousands and raises more than $70,000 for local nonprofit groups.

Group votes to cancel Brunswick Air Show in wake of sequester cuts

By Times Record on March 27, 2013, at 5:27 p.m.
The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority has voted to end the Brunswick Air Show, which includes the Blue Angels, as the U.S. Navy prepares for an additional $4 billion in pending sequestration cuts. In preparing for the cuts back in February, the Navy proposed canceling Blue Angels shows …
Holly Colfer

Police: Woman aided in Harpswell sex crimes

By Times Record on March 05, 2013, at 4:02 p.m.
The man accused of 32 counts of sex assault against a minor was aided in his crimes by a relative of the victim, police say. Cumberland County sheriff’s deputies arrested Holly Colfer, 33, on Friday — three days after her live-in boyfriend, Amos Johnson, 38, was arrested …

Man charged with assault after allegedly throwing snowballs inside Bowdoin College dining hall

By Times Record on Feb. 28, 2013, at 10:42 a.m.
BRUNSWICK | Brunswick police apprehended a 21-year-old Brunswick man during a snowstorm late Sunday morning who allegedly was throwing snowballs inside a Bowdoin College dining facility. Brunswick police Sgt. Russ Wrede said police issued summonses to Christopher Scott, 21, of Brunswick, charging him with assault and refusing to submit …

Sexually violent predator arrested in Bath after allegedly being found with 2 minors

By Times Record on Feb. 28, 2013, at 10:42 a.m.
Police on Monday arrested a Chelsea man listed as a sexually violent predator on charges of violation of probation and prohibited contact with a minor. Bath police Detective Dave Beauregard arrested Jeffrey Pope, 32, at Maritime Apartments on Seafarer Lane. Bath Police Chief Michael Field said today …

Assistant women’s hockey coach allegedly crashes into Bowdoin College building, charged with drunk driving

By Times Record on Feb. 04, 2013, at 10:41 a.m.
BRUNSWICK | Brunswick police arrested the assistant coach of the Bowdoin College women’s ice hockey team, alleging she was drunk when she struck the side of a college building late Sunday. Brunswick police responded to report of a motor vehicle driving into a building Sunday at 10:41 p.m. They …

Brunswick police investigating death of 37-year-old woman

By Times Record on Feb. 04, 2013, at 10:40 a.m.
Police are investigating a sudden death that was reported early Saturday morning. Brunswick Deputy Police Chief Marc Hagan said a 37-year-old woman was found dead by a family member in the home where she lived on Hacker Road. Police were called to the home at 7:13 a.m. …
Jean Wolkens

Former Topsham House, selectman candidate charged with drunken driving for second time this month

By Times Record on Jan. 29, 2013, at 12:48 p.m.
BRUNSWICK | Brunswick police arrested a Topsham woman Monday accused of operating under the influence after a minor crash in the Walmart parking lot. Jean Wolkens — who lost a bid for the Topsham Board of Selectmen on Jan. 15 and for a House District 60 seat in November …

‘Everything floating’ in Brunswick restaurant flooded by pipe burst

By Times Record on Jan. 28, 2013, at 4:36 p.m.
The Brunswick Fire Department responded to Pedro O’Hara’s restaurant along Maine Street on Sunday morning after a sprinkler pipe burst and flooded the restaurant. Brunswick Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Emerson said the fire department got the call at 8:49 a.m. He said a component of the sprinkler …

Safe stolen from Bath restaurant, police say

By Times Record on Jan. 25, 2013, at 1:44 p.m.
Police are investigating a burglary that included the removal of a small safe from J.R. Maxwell & Co., an eatery located at 122 Front St. Lt. Stanley Cielinski said Friday morning that the burglary occurred either late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Police took the call …

Lisbon police uncover alleged multitown theft ring, say more than $16K in outdoor equipment stolen

By Times Record on Jan. 25, 2013, at 1:22 p.m.
Lisbon police say a tip from a concerned resident helped them uncover a “multijurisdictional theft ring” that stole more than $16,000 in outdoor equipment. The thefts occurred in 2012 and 2013 in Lisbon, Brunswick, Topsham and Bowdoin and included a $6,000 dump trailer and a $2,000 log …

Brunswick man arrested after allegedly trying to kill cats

By Times Record on Jan. 18, 2013, at 3:39 p.m.
A report of a disturbance on Dunning Street led police to charge two teens with underage drinking and a 20-year-old man with cruelty to animals. Brunswick police Deputy Marc Hagan said police were called to 7 Dunning St. at 9:48 p.m. Thursday for a disturbance. Upon arrival, …

Man charged with using forged prescriptions to buy drugs in Bath

By Times Record on Dec. 01, 2012, at 5:27 p.m.
Police on Thursday arrested a Florida man who allegedly acquired drugs from local pharmacies with forged prescriptions. Raymond N. Rondeau, 41, of Pompano Beach, Fla., faces felony and misdemeanor charges of acquiring drugs by deception. Bath police Lt. Stanley Cielinski said Detective David Beauregard, the Bath Police …
Bangor High School’'s Peter Gorczok (22) chips the ball past Brunswick’s Blake Gordon during an Eastern Maine Class A boys soccer quarterfinal game at Brunswick on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. Fourth-seeded Brunswick held off the No. 5 Rams 3-2 to end Bangor's season.

Brunswick holds off Bangor in boys soccer quarterfinal

By Times Record on Oct. 24, 2012, at 7:52 p.m.
Down 3-0 after Brunswick forward Konnor Scarponi’s second goal of the afternoon with 21 minutes remaining in an Eastern Maine Class A boys high school quarterfinal contest, the fifth-seeded Bangor Rams might have considered shutting it down. But, the proud Rams refused to fold, forcing the fourth-seeded …

Brunswick’s Clementine Restaurant closing its doors

By Times Record on Oct. 11, 2012, at 9:14 a.m.
Clementine Restaurant will close its doors Saturday, its owners said in a news release. Dana and Nancy Robicheaw said they “decided to dedicate more time to our family life so that we may both participate in the lives of our children.” “It has been a pleasure to …