Former Wiscasset Fire Chief and Selectman Timothy Merry will host a meeting Thursday, Sept. 8 to discuss the potential for a move away from the town manager form of government.
After almost twelve years of leasing farm land, the owners of Morning Dew Farm are ready to put down permanent roots with the purchase of a 68-acre property on Route 1 in Damariscotta that was nearly the site of a Wal-Mart.
The former Fieldcrest Manor Nursing Home in Waldoboro recently changed hands.
Veteran Lincoln County firefighter Neal Kimball received the Chief Bob Maxcy Lifetime Achievement Award from the Lincoln County Fire Chiefs Association on Wednesday, Aug. 17.
Lincoln County Republicans and supporters gathered under sunny skies Saturday, Aug. 20 for the Lincoln County Republican Committee’s pig roast on Damariscotta Lake in Newcastle.
After meeting earlier this summer with landowners frustrated about restrictions the state plans to put on their property, Maine Department of Transportation officials returned with a less restrictive list of allowed uses for the land around Sherman Marsh.
A physicist and summer resident of South Bristol has watched the study of general relativity, the area he has devoted 50 years of his life to, become one of the most exciting fields of study in physics.
The Wiscasset Planning Board approved an application from Ryan Chadwick, a restaurateur from New York, to convert the historic Ledges Inn at 211 Main St. into a bed-and-breakfast with a restaurant.
Louis Sell was standing behind George H.W. Bush and Boris Yeltsin in the Kremlin in 1993, watching as the two signed the START II nuclear arms reduction treaty. In that moment, Sell, now of Whitefield, knew he would one day write a book about the collapse of the Soviet Union, he said.
The third of five 2016 Damariscotta-Newcastle ArtWalks took place on Friday, Aug. 19. The ArtWalk – in its fourth year – offers attendees 17 stops at which they can peruse some of the abundance of high-caliber art that the Twin Villages area has to offer. Sixteen of those stops are in Damariscotta and one, The Lincoln Home, is in Newcastle. Some of the venues, which are listed on the ArtWalk maps available in stores throughout Newcastle and Damariscotta, offer music and/or light snacks and beverages. Artists are on hand at a number of the venues as well. ArtWalk attendees can visit as many or as few venues as desired, and venues can, of course, be visited in any order, even though they are numbered.
The mounting of the Washington School’s original weather vane on Thursday, Aug. 18 brought the historic Round Pond schoolhouse one step closer to the completion of a major renovation.
For the past few weeks, members of two local churches have been holding weekly, hour-long vigils to protest racism at Veterans Memorial Park in Newcastle.
Whitefield residents overwhelmingly voted to change the town’s wireless communication ordinance in June to accommodate a cellphone company’s plan to build a tower in Whitefield. With the location of the tower site recently announced, about 30 residents turned out to a public hearing held by the Whitefield Planning Board on Wednesday, Aug. 17 to express their opposition to it.
The man allegedly responsible for dumping carpeting, tires, mattresses, a stove, a washing machine, and an assortment of other items on a 300-acre parcel of land on Gilmore Brook Road in Dresden has been identified and summonsed, Third Selectman Allan Moeller said at the Dresden Board of Selectmen’s Monday, Aug. 22 meeting.
Two Bridges Regional Jail now has contracts with three counties to house their inmates. The contracts are providing the jail with a critical source of revenue. The Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multicounty Jail Authority unanimously approved contracts with Kennebec and Oxford counties at a special meeting Thursday, Aug. 18.