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A Maine native and Colby College graduate, Alex has been covering coastal communities since 2001. He lives in the Portland area with his wife Lauren, 4-year-old daughter Alaina, and 7-year-old 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
    April 30, 2020

    Bath-area school district eyes further budget cuts in light of pandemic impact

    The Regional School Unit 1 Board of Directors aims to adopt next year’s spending plan June 8.

  • Published
    April 28, 2020

    ‘We’re in it together’: Southern Midcoast students, teachers cope with remote learning amid pandemic

    Academia from afar presents an array of challenges and concerns about the long-term effects caused by so much time away from the classroom.

  • Published
    April 28, 2020

    Cumberland teen launches first single from Yarmouth studio

    Charlie Moore, a Greely Middle School eighth grader, wrote the song as a form of solace for his grandmother.

  • Published
    April 28, 2020

    Longtime Cumberland incumbent faces two challengers for council seat

    Bill Stiles is running against Allison Foster and Jason Record in a bid to hold his Cumberland Center post.

  • Published
    April 28, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: April 20-27

    Arrests 4/22 at 11:29 a.m. Hannah Wallace, 27, of Glenwood Avenue, Portland, was arrested by Officer Joshua Bernier on Maquoit Road and charged with operating under the influence and refusing to submit to arrest or detention. 4/23 at 8:17 p.m. Scott Coombs, 43, of Chickadee Circle, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Whitney Burns […]

  • Published
    April 28, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: April 22-27

    Arrests 4/26 at 7:44 p.m. Bryan Root Sr., 57, of East School House Crossing Road, was arrested by Officer Nicholas George on East School House Crossing Road on a charge of domestic violence criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon. Summonses 4/22 at 10:33 a.m. Joshua Meserve, 21, of East Burrow Road, Bowdoin, was issued a […]

  • Published
    April 28, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: April 20-26

    Arrests 4/22 at 7:50 p.m. Lori Richardson, 55, of Denny Road, was arrested by Cpl. Mark Steele on Denny Road on a charge of domestic violence assault. Summonses 4/22 A 16-year-old boy, of Bath, was issued a summons by Officer Michael Jones on Windjammer Way on charges of possession of a usable amount of marijuana […]

  • Published
    April 28, 2020

    Hometown Heroes: Sidewalk messages from Bath mother, daughter spark hope during pandemic

    Melissa Marquis and her 9-year-old daughter Gracie have been writing upbeat messages each time they go out for a walk.

  • Published
    April 27, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: April 13-20

    Arrests No arrests or criminal summonses were reported from April 13-20. Fire calls 4/17 at 7:51 a.m. Chimney fire on Main Street. 4/19 at midnight. Smoke removal on Ole Musket Road. EMS Cumberland emergency medical services responded to two calls from April 13-20.

  • Published
    April 22, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: April 13-21

    Arrests No arrests were reported from April 13-21. Summonses 4/19 at 6:22 p.m. Rachel Edwards, 28, of Cobble Hill Road, South Paris, was issued a summons by Sgt. Robert Ramsay on Main Street on a charge of operating with a suspended registration. Fire calls 4/13 at 4:59 p.m. Traffic hazard on Foreside Road. 4/13 at […]

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