Articles by Alex Lear

 
The Regional School Unit 1 Board of Directors voted unanimously Monday, Oct. 26, to rebuild Morse High School at a new location.

Bath-area school board votes for a new Morse High School

By Alex Lear on Oct. 28, 2015, at 2:21 p.m.
Hendricks Head Light is one attraction of the “Haunted Lighthouse Cruises” being offered this month by Maine Maritime Museum in Bath.

Museum unveils cruise tour of haunted lighthouses

By Alex Lear on Oct. 17, 2015, at 7:58 a.m.

2 men facing Bath vandalism charges apologize via alternative justice program

By Alex Lear on Sept. 22, 2015, at 12:37 p.m.

Cumberland council to fill vacancy after SAD 51 School Board member resigns

By Alex Lear on Sept. 21, 2015, at 11:59 a.m.

Subsidy hike for Regional School Unit 1 means tax break for Bath

By Alex Lear on Sept. 09, 2015, at 1:15 p.m.
Scott McKernan

Topsham school board member resigns for California job

By Alex Lear on Sept. 09, 2015, at 12:11 p.m.
McKernan will be director of facilities for the Santa Rosa City Schools.

North Yarmouth special election: 2 contenders, 1 Board of Selectman seat

By Alex Lear on Sept. 08, 2015, at 12:08 p.m.

Bath council may donate land for affordable housing project

By Alex Lear on Sept. 03, 2015, at 9:59 a.m.
A series of forums on whether Mt. Ararat High School should be renovated or rebuilt will be held in School Administrative District 75’s four towns from Sept. 17-30.

Towns want input on whether to renovate or replace Mt. Ararat High School

By Alex Lear on Sept. 02, 2015, at 11:04 a.m.

Land trust issues conditions for Cumberland’s use of beach

By Alex Lear on Sept. 01, 2015, at 3:38 p.m.
Bath is expanding the gas management system at its city landfill, installing new piping for new layers of waste.

More trash in Bath requires additional landfill gas control

By Alex Lear on Aug. 25, 2015, at 3:47 p.m.
Summit Natural Gas will construct 85 percent of the infrastructure it had planned to build this year in Cumberland, where ground was broken for pipe installation in 2014, Falmouth, and Yarmouth.

Summit slows natural gas project in Cumberland, Falmouth, Yarmouth

By Alex Lear on Aug. 25, 2015, at 9:04 a.m.
Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham.

SAD 75 mulls future of aging Mt. Ararat High School

By Alex Lear on Aug. 24, 2015, at 7:05 p.m.
Dr. Elizabeth Stone is director and lead veterinarian of the Community Spay-Neuter Clinic in Freeport, which is moving to Topsham early next month.

Low-cost spay, neuter clinic moving from Freeport to Topsham

By Alex Lear on Aug. 24, 2015, at 7:03 p.m.
Don Russell

Longtime Topsham public servant Don Russell to retire from Board of Selectman

By Alex Lear on Aug. 18, 2015, at 1:16 p.m.

School district prepares for first election without West Bath

By Alex Lear on Aug. 12, 2015, at 2:47 p.m.
The Bath City Council on Wednesday approved an affordable housing tax increment financing district for the former Huse School. This rendition shows how the renovated building would appear with an additional wing.

Bath council OKs tax break for Huse School housing project

By Alex Lear on Aug. 06, 2015, at 11:14 a.m.
Brunswick's Coffin Elementary School, built in 1959, has never had a major renovation.

Brunswick Town Council rejects school bond proposal

By Alex Lear on Aug. 05, 2015, at 11:56 a.m.

Cumberland planners OK Route 1 housing development

By Alex Lear on Aug. 03, 2015, at 1:33 p.m.
Mike Timmons

Cumberland officials blast Rep. Timmons’ reversal on conservation bonds

By Alex Lear on July 28, 2015, at 2:28 p.m.