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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 4, 2020

    Cumberland looks to save $20K in first year with new solar field

    The 1,248-panel array is expected to produce more than 630,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a year for town facilities.

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    February 4, 2020

    Freeport board to hold talk on sustainable communities

    FREEPORT — The Freeport Sustainability Advisory Board will host “Building Sustainable Communities,” a panel discussion with sustainability officials from Falmouth, South Portland and Portland, on Monday, Feb. 10. The event will be held at the Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St., from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, visit Freeport’s website at freeportmaine.com or the town’s […]

  • Published
    February 4, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: Jan. 27-Feb. 3

    Arrests No arrests were reported from Jan. 27 to Feb. 3. Summonses 1/28 Christopher Will, 36, of Stoneledge Drive, Manchester, was issued a summons by Officer Ryan Kaake on High Street on a charge of operating with a suspended registration. Fire calls 1/28 at 6:03 p.m. Odor investigation on Heath Lane. 2/2 at 10:22 p.m. […]

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    February 4, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: Jan. 27-Feb. 3

    Arrests 1/27 at 4:56 p.m. Megan James, 31, of Weston Road, Woolwich, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Matthew Nicholson on Bath Road and also charged with theft. 1/27 at 8:09 p.m. Aaron Fickett, 35, of River Road, was arrested by Sgt. Edward Yurek on Pleasant Street and charged with operating under the influence […]

  • Published
    February 4, 2020

    Pine Tree Society expands specialized children services to Bath

    BATH — Pine Tree Society, which works with Mainers with disabilities and their families, has expanded its children’s case management services to its 149 Front St. office in Bath, allowing new referrals to be accepted within an hour radius of Bath. The 84-year-old nonprofit already offers services to 55-60 families at its Scarborough and Auburn […]

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    February 3, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: Jan. 21-29

    Arrests 1/21 at 3:50 p.m. Thomas Rega, 55, of Russell Road, was arrested on a probation hold by Officer Benjamin Burnes in Portland and charged with aggravated forgery, unsworn falsification and violation of the sex offender registry. 1/22 at 12:25 a.m. Kristen Whittaker, 26, of Carrier Court, Auburn, was arrested by Officer Ryan Pynchon in […]

  • Published
    January 31, 2020

    Chocolate Church tower may need to be rebuilt as part of facade improvement

    The arts center, built as a church in 1847, is forced to relocate shows elsewhere in the winter and summer.

  • Published
    January 29, 2020

    Bath absentee ballots available for March 3 election

    BATH — Absentee ballots for the March 3 Maine Presidential Primary election and special state referendum are available through Thursday, Feb. 27. Ballots can be requested online at maine.gov or at the city clerk’s office at City Hall, 55 Front St. Polling will take place at Bath Middle School, 6 Old Brunswick Road, from 8 […]

  • Published
    January 29, 2020

    People Plus offers pain management seminar

    BRUNSWICK — The People Plus senior community center will host “CBD 101 – What’s all the Hype?” on Thursday, Feb. 13. The 1:30 p.m. event, to be held at 35 Union St., will delve into the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for natural pain management, relief of headaches and joint relief. People will learn whether it […]

  • Published
    January 29, 2020

    Phippsburg Sportsmen to hold ice fishing derby

    PHIPPSBURG — The Phippsburg Sportsmen’s Association will hold the 21st annual Dickie LeMont “Take A Kid Fishing ” ice fishing derby Sunday, Feb. 9. The event will run from daybreak until 4 p.m., on Sagadahoc County waters only. First-, second- and third-place prizes will be offered for bass, trout, crappie, pickerel, white and yellow perch […]

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