Articles by Alex Lear

 

North Yarmouth selectmen OK development vote ballot language

By Alex Lear on July 27, 2015, at 12:57 p.m.

Study: Morse High School in Bath not fit for renovation or expansion

By Alex Lear on July 16, 2015, at 8:37 a.m.

Bath council adopts strategy to rejuvenate housing

By Alex Lear on July 02, 2015, at 1:28 p.m.

Bath retirement home revises expansion plan

By Alex Lear on July 01, 2015, at 11:15 a.m.
Five condominium buildings are proposed along the Kennebec River in Bath, on the site of the historic and vacant "Coal Pocket" property.

Condo complex planned for long dormant Bath riverfront site

By Alex Lear on June 17, 2015, at 3:07 p.m.

Maine attorney general seeks role in Payson lawsuit against Cumberland

By Alex Lear on June 17, 2015, at 9:26 a.m.

Bath area voters endorse $27 million school budget

By Alex Lear on June 10, 2015, at 10:47 a.m.
Bath City Councilor Kyle Roagers announced Wednesday night that he would resign effective immediately because his job requires that he move to England.

Bath’s new $15.9 million budget will trigger tax hike; city councilor resigns

By Alex Lear on June 04, 2015, at 10:53 a.m.
The Bath Middle School Band marches in a previous Bath Memorial Day parade.

Voters add funding for music, art to Bath-area district’s school budget

By Alex Lear on May 27, 2015, at 1:02 p.m.

Topsham-area school district’s proposed budget cut by $1.2 million

By Alex Lear on May 27, 2015, at 10:58 a.m.
Rosemary Roy

North Yarmouth selectmen back controversial town manager

By Alex Lear on May 13, 2015, at 2:11 p.m.

Special education, charter school costs drive rise in Topsham-area district’s budget

By Alex Lear on April 22, 2015, at 3:31 p.m.

Cumberland-North Yarmouth schools find savings, pay for specialist

By Alex Lear on April 21, 2015, at 5:01 p.m.
Clark Whittier

North Yarmouth selectman to resign after three decades of service

By Alex Lear on April 13, 2015, at 5:50 p.m.
North Yarmouth Public Works Director Clark Baston answers a question during the April 11 annual Town Meeting. Behind him is Marnie Diffin, the town's former administrative assistant and interim town manager.

North Yarmouth voters OK budget, blast ‘sloppy’ warrant articles

By Alex Lear on April 13, 2015, at 5:41 p.m.
The Neighborhood United Church of Christ has a new home at 798 Washington St. in Bath, previously the Admiral Steakhouse. Pastor Bill Bliss, right, said the church has been welcomed to downtown Bath by many people, including Sarah Krajewski, left, residential services coordinator for the nearby Washington House.

Church moves into former downtown Bath steakhouse

By Alex Lear on April 08, 2015, at 11:08 a.m.

Fired North Yarmouth firefighter files intent to sue town

By Alex Lear on April 07, 2015, at 2:46 p.m.

North Yarmouth residents to vote on $2.7 million budget

By Alex Lear on April 07, 2015, at 11:29 a.m.
A Kickstarter website campaign is underway to raise funds for at least 30 city flags to be displayed around Bath.

Bath uses Kickstarter in effort to drape downtown in new city flags

By Alex Lear on April 01, 2015, at 12:10 p.m.
North Yarmouth Memorial School, shown here in a file photo from The Forecaster, could be closed if voters in the towns of School Administrative District 51 agree with a school board proposal.

North Yarmouth development vote to be postponed

By Alex Lear on March 31, 2015, at 12:12 p.m.