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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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  • Published
    September 23, 2019

    Cumberland beach dig reveals relics of ancient residents

    Thomas Bennett of Prince Memorial Library co-directed the archeological search at Broad Cove Reserve.

  • Published
    September 19, 2019

    ‘Rock & Roll’: Bath teacher brings highs and lows of hippie life to Portland stage

    Kevin O’Leary, who teaches drama and English at Morse High School, launches the play next week.

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    September 18, 2019

    Midcoast Big Brothers Big Sisters forges bonds for youth in need

    A fundraiser for the Bath/Brunswick chapter will be held at Flight Deck Brewing on Saturday, Sept. 21.

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    September 18, 2019

    Bowdoin College exhibit honors African American among first to reach North Pole

    Matthew Henson was the only other American to stand at the top of the world for the first time in 1909.

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    September 18, 2019

    Patten Free Library to host Bath man’s talk on climate change

    John Zittel has spent four decades involved in ocean science with the U.S. Navy.

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    September 18, 2019

    Brunswick Police Beat: Sept. 20

    Arrests 9/10 at 11:13 a.m. Michael Blasingame, 34, of Nancy Drive, was arrested on a probation hold by Sgt. Jonathan O’Connor at Pleasant Street and Westminster Avenue, and also charged with unlawful possession of a scheduled drug and violating condition of release. 9/10 at 5:35 p.m. Sihame Mazzane, 39, of Blake Street, Lewiston, was arrested […]

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    September 18, 2019

    Bath Police Beat: Sept. 20

    Arrests 8/28 at 4:39 p.m. Ian Jones, 23, of Calls Hill Road, Dresden, was arrested by Officer Richard Ross on Water Street on a charge of violating a protection from abuse order. 9/13 at 8:25 p.m. Michael Drapeau, 50, of Walker Road, Woolwich, was arrested by Officer John Dietlin on King Street on a charge […]

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    September 18, 2019

    Topsham Police Beat: Sept. 20

    Arrests 9/13 at 4:04 p.m. Kyle Marsh, 27, of Blueberry Lane, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Lucas Shirland in Brunswick. Summonses 9/9 at 8:48 p.m. Henry Doyle, 18, of Middle Street, Lisbon Falls, was issued a summons by Sgt. Robert Ramsay in Lisbon on a charge of harassment. 9/15 at 6:03 p.m. Troy […]

  • Published
    September 17, 2019

    Cumberland Police Beat: Sept. 19

    Arrests No arrests or criminal summonses were reported from Sept. 3-8. Fire calls 9/5 at 12:20 a.m. Smoke detector activation on Maeves Way. 9/5 at 6:33 p.m. Outdoor rubbish fire on Gray Road. 9/5 at 10:34 p.m. Unauthorized burning on Gray Road. 9/6 at 6:32 p.m. Gas leak on Pleasant Valley Road. 9/7 at 5:14 […]

  • Published
    September 16, 2019

    Rawhide Rodeo gallops back into Cumberland Fair

    The 148th annual Cumberland Fair runs from Sept. 22-29.

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