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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 3, 2020

    Topsham Police Beat: May 26-June 1

    Arrests No arrests were reported from May 26 toJune 1. Summonses 5/29 at 2:41 p.m. Travis LePage, 20, of Ferry Road, Lewiston, was issued a summons by Officer Mathew Bowers on Old Lisbon Road on a charge of operating a vehicle not within license class. Fire calls 5/28 at 9:44 p.m. Mutual aid to Woolwich. […]

  • Published
    June 2, 2020

    Yarmouth Farmers Market reopens with new pandemic protocols

    Customers are asked to keep 6 feet apart, wear a face covering, and order items in advance.

  • Published
    June 2, 2020

    SAD 51 cuts $263K, adds $200K+ toward COVID-19 measures

    The $40.25 million budget for fiscal year 2021 reflects a 4.85% increase.

  • Published
    June 2, 2020

    Brunswick Police Beat: May 25-June 1

    Arrests 5/25 at 5:42 p.m. Denis Martins, 40, of Oak Street, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Matthew Nicholson at Mill and Cumberland streets and on a charge of being a fugitive from justice. 5/30 at 10:23 p.m. Blake Penatzer, 29, of Gilman Avenue, was arrested by Officer Matthew Nicholson on Jordan Avenue on […]

  • Published
    June 2, 2020

    Bath Police Beat: May 25-31

    Arrests/Summonses No arrests or criminal summonses were reported from May 25-31. Fire calls 5/25 at 6:30 a.m. Alarm on Heath Lane. 5/25 at 5:35 p.m. Brush fire on Leeman Highway. 5/26 at 12:34 p.m. Fire alarm on High Street. 5/26 at 2:07 p.m. Rescue assist on Washington Street. 5/26 at 5:10 p.m. Unpermitted burn on […]

  • Published
    June 1, 2020

    Cumberland Police Beat: May 20-26

    Arrests 5/20 at 3:53 a.m. Colby Weymouth, 32, of Daymountain Road, Temple, was arrested by Officer Ryan Pynchon in Gray on a charge of unlawful possession of a scheduled drug or drugs (two counts). 5/20 at 4:05 a.m. Michael Worth, 33, of Livermore Falls, was arrested by Officer Ryan Pynchon in Gray on charges of […]

  • Published
    June 1, 2020

    Brunswick clothing bank maintains emergency-only service

    The Adventist Community Services Center’s clothing bank had provided free clothing, shoes and housewares to more than 100 families prior to the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Published
    June 1, 2020

    Brunswick-Topsham land trust’s farmers market numbers down amid pandemic

    The first-day vehicle count this year was 632, compared with 625 the same day last year, but the fifth Saturday saw 599 compared with last year’s 829.

  • Published
    May 29, 2020

    Pandemic causes Bath, Brunswick entertainment venues to take shows online

    The Chocolate Church Arts Center and Midcoast Youth Theater have kept audiences engaged through performances and tutorials.

  • Published
    May 28, 2020

    Election 2020: North Yarmouth Select Board race draws 3 candidates for 2 seats

    Brian Sites, Austin Harrell and Al Ahlers are running for seats being vacated by Jennifer Speirs and Steve Morrison.

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