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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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    February 25, 2020

    Brunswick Naval Aviation Museum honors 1978 crash victims with refurbished aircraft

    A ceremony around the P-3 aircraft on display at Brunswick Landing is planned for August.

  • Published
    February 25, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: Feb. 18-24

    Arrests 2/19 at 9:17 a.m. Todd Defreitas, 48, of Katie Lane, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Jose Gomez on Katie Lane. 2/19 at 8:44 p.m. Zachary Peavey, 27, of West School House Crossing Road, was arrested on a warrant by Sgt. Robert Ramsay on West School House Crossing Road. 2/23 at 10:48 a.m. […]

  • Published
    February 25, 2020

    Cumberland taxes could rise 3.5% next year

    That percentage includes early town and school numbers, and could increase taxes on an average $420,000 home in Cumberland by $294.

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    February 25, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: Feb. 15-23

    Arrests 2/15 at 5:22 p.m. Elijah Morrill, 31, of Calk Hill Road, Dresden, was arrested by Cpl. Mark Steele on North Street on charges of violation of condition of release and operating under the influence. Summonses 2/18 Jacob Coulombe, 20, of Windjammer Way, was issued a summons by Officer Ryan Kaake on Pine Street on […]

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    February 25, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: Feb. 17-24

    Arrests 2/17 at 9:51 p.m. Barbara Tucker, 68, of Libby Lane, was arrested by Officer Joshua Bernier on Maine Street on a charge of assault. 2/18 at 4:31 p.m. Paul Hersom, 32, of Cumberland Street, was arrested by Officer Colby Leavitt on Cumberland Street on a charge of unlawful possession of a scheduled drug. 2/20 […]

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    February 25, 2020

    North Yarmouth to hold Republican caucus

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Local Republicans are scheduled to caucus at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at Wescustogo Hall & Community Center, 120 Memorial Highway. The registrar of voters will be available 30 minutes before and after the event.

  • Published
    February 25, 2020

    North Yarmouth to hold Democratic, Republican caucuses

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The town will hold Democratic and Republican caucuses in the next two weeks. The Republican caucus is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. The Democratic caucus follows at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Both will be held at the Wescustogo Hall & Community Center, 120 Memorial Highway. The registrar of voters […]

  • Published
    February 19, 2020

    Topsham receives $31.5K grant for improvements at Cathance River park

    The town plans to build a hand-carry boat launch and improve the parking lot at Head of Tide Park.

  • Published
    February 19, 2020

    Brunswick gets $160K in state funds to continue work at junior high school

    The school department plans to continue making gradual improvements in the next few years to the 1959 building.

  • Published
    February 19, 2020

    Improving appearances: Bath matching grants will shore up building facades

    The city will offer two more rounds of funding in the next two years.

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