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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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    March 18, 2020

    Freeport-area schools offer meals for all children

    FREEPORT — Regional School Unit 5, which serves Freeport, Durham and Pownal, is offering free meals for anyone 18 and younger at all six of its schools. The measure supplies meals to students while schools are closed at least through next week in response to the coronavirus epidemic. Breakfast and lunch pickup runs from 9-11 […]

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    March 18, 2020

    Harpswell cancels most of Town Meeting, postpones budget decision

    The town could operate at 2019 budget numbers until it has approved a new budget, if legislation being discussed in Augusta is approved.

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    March 18, 2020

    Bath closes CityBus service

    BATH — The threat of coronavirus has caused the city to cease CityBus operations. The earliest the service could resume services is 6 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, although the city noted in its announcement that the date is subject to change.

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    March 18, 2020

    Bath declares state of emergency due to coronavirus

    BATH — To stymie the spread of COVID-19 – the respiratory disease caused by coronavirus – City Manager Peter Owen has enacted a proclamation that declares a state of emergency in the city. No business is allowed to host or organize events between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., and no person can be in any […]

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    March 18, 2020

    Bath Arts center launching remote ‘Live from Home’ shows

    BATH — After postponing shows to stem the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Chocolate Church Arts Center is instead offering “Live from Home,” a free concert series performed by regional musicians that can be watched live and online on Facebook. William Lederer, at left, the center’s executive director and a former professional musician, will […]

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    March 18, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: March 9-16

    Arrests 3/9 at 4:55 p.m. Cole Lloyd, 26, of River Road, was arrested by Sgt. Robert Ramsay on River Road on a charge of domestic violence assault. Summonses 3/9 at 2:44 p.m. A 17-year-old girl, of Bath, was issued a summons by Officer Courtney Everett on Topsham Fair Mall Road on a charge of theft. […]

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    March 18, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: March 29-15

    Arrests 3/9 at 7:37 p.m. Kyle Kohler, 29, of Gilman Avenue, was arrested on a probation hold by Officer James Fisher on Gilman Avenue. 3/11 at 12:05 a.m. Ashley Miller, 36, of Cumberland Street, was arrested by Officer Cory Iles on Pleasant Street and charged with operating under the influence and leaving the scene of […]

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    March 17, 2020

    Habitat for Humanity seeks homeowner for Freeport house

    Construction on the home, to be located at the corner of Old Brunswick Road and U.S. Route 1, could begin in June.

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    March 17, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: March 9-15

    Arrests 3/13 at 6:50 p.m. Sandra Yunker, 59, of Park Street, was arrested on a warrant by Cpl. Mark Steele on Park Street. Summonses 3/13 A 16-year-old boy, of Bath, was issued a summons by Officer Chuck Reece in Richmond on a charge of terrorizing. Fire calls 3/10 at 3:42 p.m. Smoke alarm on Andrews […]

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    March 17, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: March 4-10

    Arrests 3/5 at 10:33 a.m. Jessica Emery, 41, of James Street, Auburn, was arrested by Officer Scott Hendee on U.S. Route 1 and charged with operating under the influence and operating a vehicle without a license. Summonses 3/7 at 3:45 p.m. Jennifer Monti, 39, of Jessies Lane, was issued a summons by Officer Christopher Giles […]

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