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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
    June 9, 2020

    New Gloucester budget approval delayed again

    NEW GLOUCESTER — It’s back to the drawing board one more time for Town Manager Brenda Fox Howard. The Board of Selectmen voted Monday night to give Fox Howard additional time to rework the budget and called for a special meeting at 5 p.m. Friday, June 12, via Zoom. At a June 1 meeting, following […]

  • Published
    June 6, 2020

    Large showing at peaceful demonstration in Bridgton

    About 50 locals gathered for a peaceful demonstration in Bridgton Saturday morning.

  • Published
    June 5, 2020

    Peaceful protest draws about 50 people to Naples causeway

    Community members gathered along the causeway Thursday night to protest police brutality and show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Published
    June 3, 2020

    Recreation directors grapple with how to handle summer camps

    Directors say they know parents depend on summer programs for childcare but have had to ask themselves whether it’s right to bring people together because of the cornavirus outbreak.

  • Published
    June 3, 2020

    State Park reopens

  • Published
    June 3, 2020

    Seven candidates vie for two seats on Bridgton Selectboard

    Two incumbents face five challengers, several of whom previously served on the Board of Selectmen.

  • Published
    June 3, 2020

    Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival canceled

    HARRISON — The Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival has canceled its 48th season due to concerns over COVID-19. Deertrees Theatre decided not to open its doors this summer, said the festival’s President Barbara Graustein. The music festival, which takes place in July and August every year, has been held at the theater for the last 25 […]

  • Published
    June 3, 2020

    Expect delays at Route 26 intersection next week

    GRAY — More construction at the intersection of Route 26 and North Raymond Road is set to begin on Monday. This phase of the intersection improvement project will include drainage installation and roadway reconstruction, according to the Maine Department Of Transportation, and is expected to be completed by July 2. The project began at the […]

  • Published
    May 27, 2020

    Windham passes pot ordinances after year of debate

    The majority of councilors voted to pass the licensing and land use ordinances for marijuana establishments after the vote was delayed four times.

  • Published
    May 27, 2020

    Couple hopes to revive historic Standish orchard

    Alyssa Marchant and Jake Dube closed on the property a year ago and are working to bring it back to working condition.

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