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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
    June 30, 2020

    Election 2020: State House District 49 primary draws 3 Brunswick Democrats

    Kathy Wilson, Corey Perreault and Poppy Arford are running to fill the seat filled the past eight years by Mattie Daughtry, who is termed out.

  • Published
    June 29, 2020

    Maine Backyard Campout encourages safe outdoor fun amid pandemic

    Nearly 30 communities have so far signed up for the July 10-11 weekend event.

  • Published
    June 29, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: June 22-28

    Arrests No arrests were reported from June 22-28. Summonses 6/23 Matthew Winters, 33, of Middle Street, was issued a summons by Sgt. Michelle Small on Middle Street on a charge of littering. 6/23 Jeffrey Moore, 49, of Fosters Point Road, West Bath, was issued a summons by Sgt. Michelle Small at Washington and Spring streets […]

  • Published
    June 26, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: June 22-29

    Arrests 6/24 at 11:53 p.m. Michael Pike, 35, of River Road, was arrested by Officer Joshua Bernier on Maquoit Road on a charge of violating condition of release. 6/26 at 9:44 p.m. Richard Palmer, 59, of U.S. Route 1, Freeport, was arrested by Officer Whitney Burns on Old Portland Road, and charged with operating under […]

  • Published
    June 25, 2020

    SAD 75 budget for FY 2021 clears 1st of 2 hurdles with voters

    The 33 attendees at the in-person district budget meeting approved a $46 million budget, which goes to a secret ballot vote July 14.

  • Published
    June 25, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: June 15-22

    Arrests No arrests were reported from June 15-21. Summonses 6/15 at 2:40 p.m. Angela Romano, 50, of Main Street, Lewiston, was issued a summons by Officer Christopher Giles on Gray Road on a charge of criminal speed. 6/16 at 12:47 p.m. Valerie Bouthot, 50, of Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, was issued a summons by Officer Christopher […]

  • Published
    June 24, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: June 15-22

    Arrests 6/21 at 9:06 p.m. Travis West, 36, of Seth’s Way, West Gardiner, was arrested by Officer Mathew Bowers on Interstate 295 on charges of operating under the influence and possession of scheduled drugs. Summonses 6/16 at 11:55 a.m. Brian Sherwood, 29, of Surprenant Circle, Brunswick, was issued a summons by Officer Mark McDonald on […]

  • Published
    June 24, 2020

    Topsham Police lieutenant charts new course after 2 decades with department

    Fred Dunn, who joins his wife in Florida, laments how the actions of some police officers put others in a bad light.

  • Published
    June 24, 2020

    Bath-area $38.2M budget with 2.1% tax increase goes to voters July 14

    A home valued at $200,000 in Bath could see a $10.62 reduction from the school budget alone.

  • Published
    June 23, 2020

    Freeport culvert project aims to improve water quality, habitat at Concord Gully

    The project would mitigate intense stormwater flows that have caused erosion along the brook’s banks.

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