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A Maine native and Colby College graduate, Alex has been covering coastal communities since 2001, and currently handles Bath, Topsham, Cumberland, and North Yarmouth. He lives in the Portland area with his wife Lauren, toddler Alaina, and bulldog Walter. He has released four CDs of original music and does occasional research work for Marvel Comics' collected editions.

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    August 12, 2019

    Falmouth roads to close for bridge project

    FALMOUTH — Lunt Road will close to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic at night this week and next week, when the old Lunt Road bridge will be removed. Interstate 295 northbound and southbound lanes will also see single-lane closures. Signs will direct vehicles along alternate routes. Lunt Road will be closed this week through Friday […]

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    August 12, 2019

    Falmouth Police Beat: Aug. 15

    Arrests 8/4 at 8:36 p.m. Mitchell Foster, 25, of Chelsea Way, Cumberland, was arrested by Sgt. Michael Brown on U.S. Route 1 on a charge of operating under the influence. 8/8 at 10:14 a.m. Donald Murphy, 59, of Beechwood Lane, Lewiston, was arrested by Sgt. George Savidge and Officer Alex Beaton in West Falmouth and […]

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    August 12, 2019

    Topsham Police Beat: Aug. 16

    Arrests No arrests or summonses were reported from Aug. 5-11. Fire calls 8/9 at 2:36 p.m. Motor vehicle accident at Route 196 and Village Drive. 8/9 at 8:06 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Cathance Road. EMS Topsham emergency medical services responded to 24 calls from Aug. 5-12.

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    August 12, 2019

    Cumberland Police Beat: Aug. 15

    Arrests 7/29 at 4:35 p.m. Adam Bemis, 37, of Timbuktu Drive, Casco, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Scott Hendee on Main Street. 7/30 at 11:55 p.m. Patrick Weber, 43, of Blanchard Road, was arrested by Officer Ryan Pynchon on Blanchard Road, and charged with operating under the influence and operating a vehicle without […]

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    August 12, 2019

    Yarmouth Police Beat: Aug. 15

    Arrests 8/9 at 2:38 p.m. Anya Morin, 33, of West Main Street, was arrested on a warrant by Sgt. Kevin Pedersen on West Main Street. 8/10 at 4:27 p.m. Jake MacArthur, 18, of Greely Road, Cumberland, was arrested by Sgt. Michael Pierce on East Elm Street, and charged with operating under the influence, operating a […]

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    August 12, 2019

    North Yarmouth Police Beat: Aug. 15

    Arrests No arrests were reported from Aug. 5-11. Fire calls 8/5 at 12:13 p.m. Brush fire on Haskell Road. 8/5 at 4:44 p.m. Oil spill on Parsonage Road. EMS North Yarmouth emergency medical services responded to seven calls from Aug. 1-7.

  • Published
    August 8, 2019

    Bath council gives preliminary OK to marijuana rules

    Second and final approval of the regulations is expected next month.

  • Published
    August 7, 2019

    Bath Police Beat: Aug. 9

    Arrests 7/24 at 9:20 p.m. David Chadwick, 50, of Middle Street, was arrested by Cpl. Mark Steele on Washington Street on a charge of operating under the influence. 7/31 at 6:50 p.m. Christopher Barter, 38, of Bowery Street, was arrested on four warrants by Officer John Dietlin on Oak Street, and issued a summons on […]

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    August 7, 2019

    Topsham Police Beat: Aug. 9

    Arrests 8/1 at 10:23 p.m. Sydnee Van Horn, 21, of Sandy Court, Turner, was arrested by Sgt. Mark Gilliam on Main Street on a charge of operating under the influence. 8/4 at 8:41 p.m. Shawn Gray, 38, of River Road, was arrested by Sgt. Robert Ramsay on River Road and charged with criminal trespass, refusing […]

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    August 7, 2019

    Ring bearers: Topsham Fair honors a century of work by father, son

    A new plaque honors Tom Rhoades and his father, Guy Rhoades, for their decades running the Topsham Fair pulling ring.

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