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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
    July 30, 2019

    Former editor of The Forecaster elected to Maine Press Association Hall of Fame

    Marian McCue will be inducted in October, along with Stephen Fay and the late Chris Cousins.

  • Published
    July 30, 2019

    North Yarmouth aims for Wescustogo fundraising boost

    A golf tournament scheduled for September has already raised more than $4,000 from sponsors.

  • Published
    July 29, 2019

    North Yarmouth Police Beat: Aug. 1

    Arrests No arrests or criminal summonses were reported from July 22-28. Fire calls 7/19 at 2:30 p.m. Cover assignment on Main Street in Yarmouth. 7/20 at 11:30 a.m. Cover assignment on Main Street in Yarmouth. 7/20 at 7:53 p.m. Cover assignment on East Elm Street in Yarmouth. EMS North Yarmouth emergency medical services reported no […]

  • Published
    July 26, 2019

    Cumberland school community mourns girl who died after Gorham car crash

    An online crowd-funding campaign for Raelynn Bell’s family quickly exceeded $30,000.

  • Published
    July 25, 2019

    Cumberland Police Beat: Aug. 1

    Arrests 7/21 at 8:48 p.m. Dylan Shores, 28, of Billington Way, Bowdoinham, was arrested by Officer Ryan Pynchon on Tuttle Road on a charge of violation of conditions of release. Summonses 7/16 at 12:30 a.m. Gloria Lathrop, 76, of Ole Musket Road, was issued a summons by Officer Bobby Silcott on Russell Road on a […]

  • Published
    July 24, 2019

    Topsham Police Beat: July 26

    Arrests 7/15 at 7:27 p.m. Brittany Tucker, 33, of Perryman Drive, Brunswick, was arrested by Sgt. Robert Ramsay on Tedford Road on charges of disorderly conduct and violation of condition of release. 7/15 at 8:20 p.m. Adam Furin, 34, of Fisher Road, Bowdoinham, was arrested on a warrant by Sgt. Robert Ramsay in Bowdoinham. Summonses […]

  • Published
    July 24, 2019

    New Topsham high school construction passes halfway point

    The new Mt. Ararat High School remains on budget, but new baseball and practice fields suffered “winter kill” and won’t be ready for use until 2021.

  • Published
    July 24, 2019

    Cumberland Police Beat: July 25

    Arrests 7/10 at 8:55 p.m. Troy Dickhout, 39, of Summit Road, Gray, was arrested by Officer Ryan Pynchon on Gray Road on a charge of criminal speed. 7/11 at 9:48 p.m. Michael Norweg, 42, of Auburn, was arrested by Officer Jake Lachance on Gray Road on a charge of operating under the influence. 7/14 at […]

  • Published
    July 23, 2019

    Topsham seeks funding for Head of Tide Park improvements

    The town could hear by late August whether it receives the $55,000 grant.

  • Published
    July 23, 2019

    Most incumbents running again in Bath, Topsham

    Nomination papers are available for Bath City Council elections, and soon will be in Topsham.

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