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Emily joined the Sun Journal in April 2021 on the health beat. She previously reported for the Lakes Region Weekly, covering nine towns in Cumberland County. She enjoys taste testing chai lattes at local cafes, attempting to beat her personal best on the NYT’s mini crossword puzzle and watching thunderstorms. She’s on the fence about the Oxford comma. Emily grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from Wellesley College in 2018. She’s lived in lots of places for little bits of time but now calls Portland home. She welcomes coffee shop recommendations, cookie recipes and news tips in her inbox.

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  • Published
    July 29, 2020

    Windham council OKs development impact fees, permit limits

    Planning Director Amanda Lessard said the new measures are tools for the town to direct growth and maintain services.

  • Published
    July 29, 2020
    Bridgton

    Bridgton gravel pit’s bid for restart stalls once again

    The Planning Board has been reviewing an application by the Sanborn family to restart the use of their gravel pit, which is located next to the the town’s public water supply.

  • Published
    July 29, 2020

    Casco voters approve municipal budget

    CASCO — Voters approved all 18 questions on the town meeting referendum ballot Tuesday night. The $4,088,174 town budget is a 2.7% increase from last year’s $3.98 million budget. There is no information available on how the budget increase will affect the tax rate. The current tax rate is $15.40 per $1,000 of assessed property […]

  • Published
    July 29, 2020

    New Gloucester group calls on AMVETS to stop using Confederate flag

    The group also held its first monthly anti-racism rally last Saturday at Coolidge Family Farms on Lewiston Road.

  • Published
    July 29, 2020

    Outgoing Casco manager was ‘cream of the crop,’ selectwoman says

    Town Manager Courtney O’Donnell says she is leaving the town in a better position than when she started her job a year ago.

  • Published
    July 28, 2020

    Lakes Region stands to benefit from $15M broadband bond

    The Lakes Region accounts for nearly 50% of all Cumberland County households with poor internet access.

  • Published
    July 22, 2020

    Standish LGBTQ resolution splits council

    The resolution in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community passes 4-3.

  • Published
    July 22, 2020

    Naples hosts ‘Christmas in July’ event Saturday

    NAPLES — The Naples Marine Patrol is hosting a “Christmas in July” event on Brandy Pond beginning at 8 p.m. this Saturday. This is the first time the patrol is hosting the event, which First Officer Mark Maroon said he hopes will create a new tradition during a “painful year.” The free event will be […]

  • Published
    July 22, 2020

    Section of River Road to close until Aug. 5

    WINDHAM — Motorists can expect more delays along River Road starting Monday. The road will be closed from Madison Falls Road to Alweber Road until Aug. 5. Crews from Shaw Brothers Construction in Gorham will be replacing Doles Bridge over Colley Wright Brook. Drivers heading into Windham from Westbrook will be directed to a detour […]

  • Published
    July 22, 2020

    Casco residents to vote on town budget July 28

    CASCO — Residents will vote on the town meeting warrant Tuesday, July 28. The $4,088,174 town budget is a 2.7% increase from last year’s $3.98 million budget. There is no information available on how the budget increase will affect the tax rate. The current tax rate is $15.40 per $1,000 of assessed property valuation. The […]

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