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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 16, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: June 7-13

    Arrests 6/7 at 2:24 p.m. Jessica Fleetwood, 34, of Perryman Drive, was arrested by Officer Cory Iles on Thomas Point Road on a charge of theft by receiving stolen property. At the same time and place, James Prescott, 27, of Perryman Drive, was arrested on charges of theft by receiving stolen property and violating condition […]

  • Published
    June 15, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: June 3-9

    Arrests 5/14 at 12:23 p.m. Brian Cote, 38, of Woodpecker Lane, Raymond, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Benjamin Burnes on Gray Road. Summonses 6/7 at 8:13 p.m. Andrew Purcell, 52, of Bald Hill Road, New Gloucester, was issued a summons by Officer Ryan Pynchon on Gray Road on a charge of operating after […]

  • Published
    June 15, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: June 8-14

    Arrests/Summonses No arrests or criminal summonses were reported from June 9-14. Fire calls 6/9 at 8:47 p.m. Smoke alarm on Curtis Place. 6/10 at 4:04 p.m. Fire alarm on Washington Street. 6/11 at 5:56 p.m. Fire alarm on Washington Street. 6/12 at 3:40 p.m. Motor vehicle accident in West Bath. 6/14 at 9:42 a.m. Elevator […]

  • Published
    June 15, 2020

    Pandemic forces Cumberland Fair to cancel fall 2020 event

    The Cumberland Farmers Club still plans to hold the annual 4H livestock show and auction.

  • Published
    June 11, 2020

    Police charge former Brunswick state senator after dog bites 2 people

    BRUNSWICK — Police charged former state Sen. Stan Gerzofsky on June 6 for two offenses after his dog escaped his fenced-in backyard and bit two passersby on separate occasions. Gerzofsky’s 4-year-old German shepherd, who the Federal Street resident said was a “re-home” dog for which he had hired a trainer, managed to leap over the […]

  • Published
    June 10, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: June 1-7

    Arrests 6/2 at 2:28 p.m. David Campbell, 38, of Floral Street, Bath, was arrested by Officer Nicholas Bedard on Bath Road and charged with operating under the influence and unlawful possession of a scheduled drug or drugs. 6/5 at 6:07 p.m. Dustin Zubrod, 33, of Weymouth Street, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Justin […]

  • Published
    June 10, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: June 1-7

    Arrests 6/4 at 7:40 p.m. David Chaney, 41, of Main Road, Phippsburg, was arrested by Officer Michael Jones on Oak Grove Avenue on a charge of operating under the influence. 6/6 at 11 a.m. Matthew Tainter, 35, of Office Drive, was arrested by Sgt. Dan Couture on Office Drive on a charge of criminal mischief. […]

  • Published
    June 10, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: June 1-8

    Arrests No arrests or criminal summonses were reported from June 2-7. Fire calls 6/1 at 10:12 a.m. Fire alarm on Governors Way. 6/2 at 3:56 p.m. Mutual aid to Lisbon. 6/3 at 6:31 p.m. Agency assist on Topsham Fair Mall Road. 6/3 at 6:41 p.m. Fire alarm on Chamberlain Place. 6/4 at 1:48 p.m. Fire […]

  • Published
    June 9, 2020

    Cumberland-No. Yarmouth residents largely back racial equity committee

    School Administrative District 51’s Equity Leadership Steering Committee issued the community letter after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.

  • Published
    June 9, 2020

    Election 2020: Two North Yarmouth residents vie for vacant Select Board seat

    Steve Berry and Paul Hodgetts seek to fill the remaining year in the term vacated by Bill Whitten.

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