All posts by Alex Lear

  • Bath Mayfair hosts yard sales, music, art, games

    BATH — For fans of yard sales, Mayfair could be considered something of a dream come true. Bath’s annual event features not only non-profit organizations and...

  • BIW gets $19.8M contract for ship work

    BATH — The U.S. Navy awarded Bath Iron Works a $19.8 million contract for repair, maintenance and upgrade work on a DDG-51 Arleigh Burke Class...

  • Supt.: Closing Harpswell school minimally lengthens bus routes

    HARPSWELL — If the West Harpswell School is closed, alternate bus routes taking those students to the Harpswell Islands School would take only about five to...

  • Bath looks into roundabout to get around intersection woes

    BATH — In an attempt to improve safety and traffic flow at a high-crash intersection, the city is moving toward a final design for a roundabout...

  • Author launches book on Bath shipbuilding family

    BATH — While the Sewall family has been in the news recently after its fuel and convenience store company filed for bankruptcy, a new book looks...

  • Bath Police Beat

    Arrests 4/12 at 1:31 p.m. Two boys were arrested by Officer Keith Jensen on a charge of criminal trespass. 4/11 at 11:42 a.m. Debra Taylor,...

  • Dog training club to hold annual trials

    BATH — The Casco Bay Dog Training Club is hosting its annual obedience and rally trials Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, at Bath Middle School. The...

  • BIW eyes Coast Guard fleet project

    Shipyard selected for 3 destroyers BATH — The week brought news for Bath Iron Works: the possibility of work rebuilding the U.S. Coast Guard fleet, and...

  • Bath

    Arrests 4/5 Two male juveniles were arrested on a charge of burglary. The burglary took place at the CVS pharmacy at the Bath Shopping Center....

  • Of bacon, bugs and broken wind

    If you have a sore throat, forget about cough drops. According to “Everybody’s Pocket Cyclopedia,” the best course of action is to cut slices of...

  • Bath trivia competition back for 3rd year

    BATH — Do you know Bath? You’re about to find out. The third annual “So You Think You Know Bath,” presented by Main Street Bath,...

  • School consolidation worries Harpswell parents

    HARPSWELL — Parents are expressing concern over the possible closure of West Harpswell School and transfer of its students to the Harpswell Island School. In light...

  • SAD 75, Brunswick eye special ed collaboration

    TOPSHAM — The special education directors of School Administrative District 75 and Brunswick want to combine their programs by 2013. The collective would comprise one set...

  • Bath considers skatepark alternatives

    BATH — One of the city’s social hubs for young people faces a variety of fates, including renovation or construction of a new building. City Manager...

  • SAD 75: State policy threatens student privacy

    TOPSHAM — The School Administrative District 75 Board of Directors is criticizing a requirement to report incidences of prohibited student behavior to the state. Directors said...

  • Topsham

    Topsham Arrests 3/27 at 12:18 a.m. Richard Parsons, 37, was arrested by Sgt. Fred Dunn on a charge of operating after license revocation. 3/24 at...

  • Bath

    Arrests 3/29 at 11:43 a.m. Jennifer Seamans, 28, of High Street, was arrested by Cpl. Marc Brunelle on a charge of operating under the influence....

  • Sewall attorney says company could recover in 6-12 months

    BATH — An attorney for M.W. Sewall & Co. this week said the company, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on March 27, could be...

  • Chopping along

    A Coast Guard cutter breaks ice on the Kennebec River below The Chops in Woolwich on Monday. The operation is intended to minimize flooding as...

  • RSU 1 voters approve Woolwich school

    WOOLWICH — Voters across the five communities of Regional School Unit 1 rallied overwhelmingly Wednesday behind the proposal to build a new Woolwich Central School. Superintendent...