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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 11, 2020

    Public workshop on Androscoggin Riverwalk to be held March 14

    BRUNSWICK — A public workshop on the Androscoggin Riverwalk is to be held at Fort Andross from 2:30-4 p.m. Saturday, March 14. Guided tours of the Riverwalk from the main entrance will precede the meeting at 1:30 p.m. The workshop offers a presentation on the current status of planning for the Brunswick portion of the […]

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    March 11, 2020

    Bath native Max Ater to perform at Chocolate Church

    BATH — The Chocolate Church Arts Center hosts Max Ater and his band at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20. Ater, who will play in the center’s Annex, grew up in Bath and recently signed a deal with Michigan-based label Prudential Records. The award-winning 25-year-old offers a blend of country and pop, and his latest release, […]

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    March 11, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: March 2-8

    Arrests 3/6 at 12:38 a.m. Jasper Barber, 33, of Topsham Crossing, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Mathew Bowers on Topsham Crossing and also charged with domestic violence assault. 3/8 at 10:02 p.m. Timothy Hearn, 35, of Williams Drive, was arrested by Officer Mark McDonald on Topsham Fair Mall Road on a charge of […]

  • Published
    March 10, 2020

    ‘Part of the human family’: Cumberland church hosts ‘Welcoming Library’ to celebrate diversity

    I’m Your Neighbor Books, a Portland nonprofit organization, shares children’s books that feature new arrivals to America.

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    March 10, 2020

    SAD 51 hires principal, academic services director, to permanent roles

    The Cumberland-North Yarmouth school district has tapped Sally Loughlin as principal of Mabel I. Wilson elementary school and Susie Robbins as SAD 51’s academic services director.

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    March 10, 2020

    Cumberland property taxes due March 16

    CUMBERLAND — The second installment of 2020 property taxes is due Monday, March 16. Taxes can be paid by stopping by Town Hall, 290 Tuttle Road, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday. Checks can also be sent to Attn: Tax Collector, 290 Tuttle Road, Cumberland, ME 04021, with the […]

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    March 10, 2020

    ‘Panic to Progress’: Bath church to host 5 sessions on clean energy solutions

    The Neighborhood church plans this spring to install solar panels to reduce its carbon footprint.

  • Published
    March 9, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: March 2-8

    Arrests 3/2 at 2:22 p.m. Amber Owen, 34, of Perryman Drive, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Christopher Wolongevicz on Gurnet Road. 3/2 at 3:36 p.m. Timothy Bartlett, 35, of Bath Road, was arrested by Officer Charles Tompson on Tibbetts Drive on a charge of theft. 3/4 at 7:50 p.m. Colby Carr, 30, of […]

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    March 9, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: March 2-8

    Arrests 3/3 at 9:20 p.m. Shaun Riley, 46, of Page Street, was arrested by Officer Nick Green on High Street on a charge of domestic violence assault. Summonses 3/3 Lorraine Madeiros, 60, of Floral Street, was issued a summons by Officer John Dietlin on Floral Street on a charge of operating without a license. 3/4 […]

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    March 9, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: Feb. 25-March 4

    Arrests No arrests or criminal summonses were reported from Feb. 25 to March 1. Fire calls 3/2 at 5:07 p.m. Carbon monoxide incident on Orchard Road. 3/4 at 11:57 a.m. Smoke removal on Orchard Road. EMS Cumberland emergency medical services responded to nine calls from Feb. 29 to March 4.

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