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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
    February 19, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: Feb. 11-19

    Arrests 2/11 at 8:50 p.m. Frank Spranzo, 49, of Church Street, Brewer, was arrested by Officer Ryan Pynchon on U.S. Route 1 on a charge of operating after suspension. 2/16 at 12:58 a.m. Scott Craig, 28, of Casco, was arrested by Officer Joseph Burke on Gray Road on a charge of operating under the influence. […]

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    February 19, 2020

    Bath, Brunswick housing authorities to receive federal funds

    BRUNSWICK — The Bath and Brunswick housing authorities are among 19 agencies in Maine to receive a total of $9.53 million through U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Public Housing Capital Fund Program. Brunswick’s authority is due to receive $438,463, Bath’s, $232,353, according to U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine). “This funding will help Maine […]

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    February 19, 2020

    Bowdoin College Arctic Museum to host family day Feb. 22

    BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College’s Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum will host a family day from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. The museum is located at Hubbard Hall, and admission is free and open to the public. Participants can learn about how the Arctic Ocean is filled with life, including some of Earth’s largest mammals. […]

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    February 19, 2020

    Phippsburg sportsmen’s group to host winter field day

    PHIPPSBURG — The Phippsburg Sportsmen’s Association will host its Winter Youth and Family Field Day on Sunday, Feb. 23. The event, to be held at the John Rogers Outdoor Education Center on Pitch Pine Hill, 272 Main Road, will include dog sledding, Nordic skiing, snow shoeing, tracking, an introduction to orienteering, a cell phone scavenger […]

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    February 18, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: Feb. 10-16

    Arrests 2/11 at 9:02 p.m. Amanda Gaumont, 30, of Winter Street Court, was arrested by Officer John Dietlin on Oak Street on a charge of operating under the influence. 2/14 at 5:38 p.m. Andrew Nencheck, 35, of Pleasant Cove Road, Boothbay, was arrested by Officer John Dietlin in Woolwich on a charge of operating under […]

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    February 18, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: Feb. 10-18

    Arrests 2/11 at 9:26 a.m. Desiree Swisher, 37, of Haskell Circle, was arrested by Officer Lucas Shirland on Haskell Circle on a charge of probation violation. 2/12 at 4:36 p.m. Caleb Burgess, 24, of Pinewood Acres, Bowdoin, was arrested by Officer Bruce Swanson on Lewiston Road on a charge of theft. 2/15 at 4:58 p.m. […]

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    February 18, 2020

    Freeport High’s beard-growing contest raises funds for heating assistance program

    Freeport’s Carol Kaplan Fuel Assistance Fund could help about 60 households this winter.

  • Published
    February 17, 2020

    Cumberland taxes due March 16

    CUMBERLAND — The second half of the town’s 2020 property tax bills are due Monday, March 16. Payments can be made by stopping by Town Hall between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, and between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday. Checks can also be mailed to Attn: Tax Collector, 290 Tuttle Road, […]

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    February 17, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: Feb. 10-17

    Arrests 2/11 at 12:59 p.m. Felipe Cruz, 53, of Main Street, Manchester, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Christopher Wolongevicz on Bath Road. 2/12 at 6:48 p.m. Gray Crone, 60, of Marvin Way, Freeport, was arrested by Officer Colby Leavitt on Pleasant Street on a charge of unlawful possession of a scheduled drug. 2/13 […]

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    February 17, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: Feb. 4-12

    Arrests 2/8 at 7:23 p.m. Heather Hewett, 46, of Birkdale Road, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Ryan Pynchon on Birkdale Road and also charged with violation of conditions of release. 2/9 at 11:29 a.m. Mac Katihabwa, 19, of Auburn Street, Portland, was arrested by Officer Benjamin Burnes on Gray Road and charged with […]

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