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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
    March 26, 2020

    Bath-area ‘Diaper Project’ comes to rescue for rising number of families

    United Way of Mid Coast Maine looked to distribute more than 130,000 diapers this year, up from about 23,000 in 2014, but the coronavirus pandemic is posing challenges.

  • Published
    March 26, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: March 16-25

    Arrests No arrests were reported from March 16-22. Summonses 3/19 at 7:05 p.m. Herbert Carmichael IV, 47, of Longwoods Road, Falmouth, was issued a summons by Officer Christopher Giles on Harris Road on a charge of operating under the influence. Fire calls 3/19 at 2:43 p.m. Hazardous condition in Gray. 3/20 at 3:11 p.m. Extrication […]

  • Published
    March 25, 2020

    ‘We’re all in the same rowboat’: Southern Midcoast businesses weather tough times amid pandemic

    Restaurants are forced to either restrict operations to pick-up or delivery services, or shut down altogether.

  • Published
    March 25, 2020

    Bath arts center continues ‘Live from Home’ concert series

    BATH — With shows still postponed, the Chocolate Church Arts Center is continuing its “Live from Home” series of concerts performed at home by regional musicians. The shows can be streamed online via the arts center’s Facebook page. This weekend’s shows feature indie-folk band Gentle Temper at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, and “Yellow Brick […]

  • Published
    March 25, 2020

    Pandemic prompts Bath-area United Way to launch ‘urgent needs fund’

    BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine has created an “Urgent Needs Fund” to help initiatives and agencies meet the heightened needs of local people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund has been established “to match the needs of vulnerable people in Mid Coast Maine with the generosity of people who want to help […]

  • Published
    March 24, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: March 16-23

    Arrests No arrests were reported between March 17-22. Summonses 3/17 at 1:30 p.m. Darrell Wilson II, 29, of Main Street, Auburn, was issued a summons by Officer Courtney Everett on Lewiston Road on a charge of operating with a suspended registration. 3/18 at 5:02 p.m. Danielle Secor, 23, of Oxford Street, Portland, was issued a […]

  • Published
    March 24, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: March 16-23

    Arrests 3/21 at 7:38 p.m. Timothy Nadeau, 43, of Garden Lane, was arrested on a probation hold by Officer Christopher Wolongevicz on Jordan Avenue and also charged with assault and criminal mischief. Summonses 3/17 at 6:03 p.m. Paul Warburton, 82, of Harpswell, was issued a summons by Officer Christopher Wolongevicz on Bath Road on a […]

  • Published
    March 24, 2020

    Freeport student’s art earns wall space at U.S. Capitol Building

    Alek Gideon, a sophomore at Freeport High School, is one of Maine’s two 2020 Congressional Art Competition winners.

  • Published
    March 24, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: March 16-23

    Arrests No arrests were reported between March 16-22. Summonses 3/17 James Brosseau III, 23, of Bowker Road, Phippsburg, was issued a summons by Officer Nick Green on Water Street on charges of violation of conditions of release, failure to notify an owner of a property damage accident and failure to give notice of an accident […]

  • Published
    March 24, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: March 9-18

    Arrests/summonses No arrests or criminal summonses were reported from March 9-15. Fire calls 3/11 at 1:27 a.m. Building fire on Friar Lane. 3/12 at 3:49 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Interstate 295. 3/16 at midnight. Carbon monoxide incident on Orchard Road. EMS Cumberland emergency medical services responded to nine calls from March 11-18.

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