The Lincoln Academy girls tennis team won the 2018 KVAC Class B tennis championship on May 24 in the Eagles’ nest. Lincoln won the first four matches, sweeping all three singles matches and the second doubles match to beat Maranacook 4-1.
The alewives are running and festivities are planned to celebrate this awesome natural event and the restoration of the stone fish ladder, which the fish climb to spawn in fresh water Damariscotta Lake. This year’s festival – one day only – will be held on Saturday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The festival may be only one day this year, but what a day it will be! As always, the fish will be the main event — it will be possible to view alewives by the fish house, along the fish ladder, in the Williams backyard, and at the top of the ladder.
“Care didn’t skip a beat,” Dr. Thomas Rice, owner of Midcoast Orthodontics, said of the time between losing his Newcastle location to a fire and opening a new location at 441 Main St. in Damariscotta.
Lincoln Academy expects a dip in boarding enrollment next year, in line with a trend of fewer Chinese students going to high school in America.
Edgecomb residents will soon vote on the purchase of a new fire truck after an overwhelmingly positive conversation during the annual town meeting Saturday, May 19.
Sheepscot Valley Regional School Unit voters approved all 18 articles up for consideration during the budget-adoption meeting Thursday, May 17 in the Chelsea Elementary School gymnasium.
A workshop at the end of Wiley Woods Way in Walpole, along with a bus and two trucks outside the workshop, burned Monday, May 21.
South Bristol’s Gamage Shipyard has been working for the past two years to transform an International 3800 Bluebird school bus into a recreational vehicle, office, and wedding dress showroom.
The Nobleboro School Committee appointed a principal for Nobleboro Central School on Monday, May 14.
Thousands of small fish are making their annual voyage through the Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder, risking sea gulls and fishermen on the climb to Damariscotta Lake, where they will spawn.
Six of the seven Democratic candidates for governor talked about the state’s economic challenges, funding for education and social programs, and how to win in November during a forum in Damariscotta on Saturday, May 12.
The five towns of RSU 40 will pay more toward education – up to 12.8 percent more – under the budget approved by district voters at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro on Tuesday, May 15.
The town of Alna’s petition to amend the RSU 12 Reorganization Plan to restrict K-8 school choice will go to voters in the district’s seven towns June 12.
Edgecomb Fire Chief Roy Potter, during a special meeting at the fire station Wednesday, May 9, said a new truck the department hopes to purchase would replace two others and provide better service. According to Potter, the truck would cost about $247,670.
Lincoln County has its own Batman – an expert in bat eviction and guano cleanup who removes bats quickly and thoroughly, but with a sense of duty to the animals.