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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
    January 21, 2020

    Freeport seminar to cover forest pests

    FREEPORT — The town is working with master arborist Mike Hughes to offer quarterly seminars on arbor and land management issues that can affect residents’ properties. The winter session, to be held at Town Hall from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, will provide information on the browntail moth, the hemlock woolly adelgid, and emerald ash […]

  • Published
    January 21, 2020

    SAD 51 kindergarten registration begins Feb. 3

    CUMBERLAND — Kindergarten registration for School Administrative District 51 students in Cumberland and North Yarmouth will be held at the Mabel I. Wilson School from Feb. 3-7. Children who will be 5 on or before Oct. 15 are eligible to attend kindergarten this fall. Registration is available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The […]

  • Published
    January 21, 2020

    SAD 51 to hold workshop on proposed primary school

    CUMBERLAND — School Administrative District 51 will hold a public input project on its proposed primary school building project Tuesday, Jan. 28. The 6-7:30 p.m. event, which has a snow date of Wednesday, Jan. 29, will be held in the Gyger Room at Greely High School. The district is working with Oak Point Associates to […]

  • Published
    January 21, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: Jan. 13-20

    Arrests 1/16 at 12:53 a.m. Richard Russo, 41, of Mackenzie Lane, Woolwich, was arrested on two warrants by Officer Matthew Nicholson on Cumberland Street. 1/18 at 1:08 a.m. Brett Stillwell Jr., 25, of Weeks Road, Richmond, was arrested by Officer Matthew Nicholson on Maine Street on a charge of operating under the influence. At the […]

  • Published
    January 20, 2020

    Portland area girls’ chorus to bring songs of diversity to Cumberland church

    Pihcintu, which is Passamaquoddy for “when she sings, her voice carries far,” has 34 members from 22 countries.

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    January 20, 2020

    Freeport talk spotlights tragedy of Malaga Island evictions

    Kate McBrien, a Union historian, has been researching the 1911-12 relocation of the island’s population for nearly 20 years.

  • Published
    January 16, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: Jan. 8-15

    Arrests 1/12 at 1:19 p.m. Nora Tessier, 31, of Underwood Road, Falmouth, was arrested by Officer Scott Hendee on Tuttle Road and charged with operating after suspension and violation of conditions of release. 1/12 at 5:53 p.m. Jacob Gurney, 37, of Grove Street, Norway, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Scott Hendee on Blackstrap […]

  • Published
    January 15, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: Jan. 6-13

    Arrests 1/6 at 11:18 a.m. Dana Sherman, 52, of Brunswick, was arrested by Officer Joshua Bernier on Bath Road on a charge of criminal trespass. 1/6 at 5:18 p.m. Maria Burchfield, 40, of Lubee Lane, Topsham, was arrested by Officer Matthew Nicholson on Tibbetts Drive and charged with theft and violating condition of release. 1/7 […]

  • Published
    January 15, 2020

    Freeport postpones decision on 144-unit housing project

    The Beacon Residences could be built on two lots off Desert Road.

  • Published
    January 15, 2020

    Freeport Council to hold hearing on recreational marijuana cultivation

    FREEPORT — The Town Council will hold a hearing Tuesday, Jan. 21, on whether to allow the cultivation of marijuana for recreational use, which would loosen the town’s strict medical-only cultivation rules. The meeting will be held at Town Hall, 30 Main St., at 6 p.m. Medicinal growers trying to pivot their business plans toward […]

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