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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
    February 19, 2021

    VA Maine reaches out by text, phone for vaccine scheduling

    AUGUSTA — VA Maine care teams are scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for eligible enrolled veterans via VEText. Text “start” to 53079 to opt-in to receiving VEText messaging. VA’s VEText program allows veterans to confirm or cancel scheduled appointments and sends reminders for visits via text message. Veterans may also receive text message updates about availability and […]

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    February 19, 2021

    King to speak on education beyond high school

    AUGUSTA — U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, will be the guest speaker in an Idea Exchange Webinar presented by UMA Senior College at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, addressing the question “Should We Make Education Beyond High School Affordable to All?” The topic grew out of the concern that an educated workforce would be a […]

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    February 18, 2021

    Community briefs for Thursday, Feb. 18

    Youth group to put scarves in park for homeless LEWISTON — St. Michael’s Church Youth Group of Auburn will be in Kennedy Park at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, to hang scarfs around for the homeless.   YWCA to hold lifeguard review course LEWISTON — The YWCA will offer a lifeguard review course for those […]

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    February 17, 2021

    Blanco to keynote ‘Fill the Plate Breakfast’ to benefit Meals on Wheels

    LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus, the designated Area Agency on Aging for Western Maine, will hold a virtual fundraiser to benefit its Meals on Wheels nutrition program. The 2021 Fill the Plate Breakfast will be held virtually from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 19. The event will honor Don Harden with the Ikaria Award for his […]

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    February 16, 2021

    Sweden Food Pantry acquires used van

  • Published
    February 12, 2021

    MaineCF scholarships available

    More than 650 scholarships to support students pursuing studies in music, journalism, teaching, horticulture, technology, the arts and other fields.

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    February 12, 2021

    Whittier Middle School announces honor roll

    POLAND — Bruce M. Whittier Middle School has announced its semester one honor roll. Grade eight Academic High Honor Roll: Olivia Austin, Autumn Demelia, Victoria Dorrington, Brenden Fox, Elise Gagnon, Hunter Gagnon, Everett Knowlton, Breck Langevin, Emma MacMahon, Terralyn Magofna, Nolan O’Driscoll, Oliver Olson, Olivia Rioux, Cassidy Russell, Isaiah Sewell, Marlee Sullivan, Savannah Tash, Ruby […]

  • Published
    February 11, 2021

    Forestry museum receives grant to support festival woodchip contest

    RANGELEY — The Maine Forestry Museum has received a $3,000 grant from the Maine Expansion Arts Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to help sponsor the Little Miss and Mister Woodchip Contest and events associated with the museum’s annual Logging Festival Days. “This grant will help continue the 35-year tradition of providing children the opportunity […]

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    February 11, 2021

    Writing workshops to benefit Literacy Volunteers tutoring

    LIVERMORE FALLS — Maine Humanities Council Co-Facilitators Elizabeth Cooke and Sara Beech will host virtual creative writing workshops from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 13, March 13 and April 10. Workshops are family friendly and welcome all ages and levels of experience. All proceeds support Literacy Volunteers Adult Tutoring. A sliding scale donation is […]

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    February 11, 2021

    Community briefs for Thursday, Feb. 11

    Rumford board announces May plant sale RUMFORD — The Rumford Historical Society Board of Directors has announced the annual spring plant sale, with seedlings from Nghia Ha’s greenhouse, will be available for purchase at 11 5th St., Mexico, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 22 and 23. However, it is the […]

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