Several area fire departments are on scene at 44 Indian Trail in Newcastle, working to extinguish a structure fire called in during the evening hours of Friday, Oct. 20. According to Newcastle Fire Chief Clayton Huntley, no injuries were reported as a result of the fire but the house has received significant damage. Huntley estimated […]
For the past year, Damariscotta’s Barn Door Baking Co. has mostly focused on custom orders, wholesale goods, and catering. On Saturday, Oct. 14, the company launched its newest venture: weekend “open bakery” hours.
For the first time in more than a decade, a new school resource officer is walking the halls of Lincoln Academy.
After a site plan review Wednesday, Oct. 11, the Waldoboro Planning Board unanimously approved an application from A & A Shellfish Inc. for the construction of a multiple-use building at 19 Jefferson St.
Bremen developer Dan Goldenson’s plan to open a tavern and game room underneath the restaurant at Kaler’s Corner in Waldoboro has some neighbors upset.
In back-to-back public hearings Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 16 and 17, Damariscotta residents and business owners expressed a mix of opinions about the upcoming citizen-initiated referendum on whether to enact a moratorium on commercial development.
The Great Salt Bay School Committee voted Wednesday, Oct. 11 to raise the hourly pay for substitute drivers from $13 to $20. The decision follows two meetings during which parents questioned the committee about bus capacity, bus routes, and overcrowding.
The town of Alna’s historic buildings – a 228-year-old meetinghouse and two one-room schoolhouses – need repairs to address existing issues and prevent more damage.
The Maine Yankee Community Advisory Panel on Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage and Removal received updates on the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation in Wiscasset and the prospects for removal, as well as a state inspector’s update, during its annual meeting at the Wiscasset Community Center on Tuesday, Oct. 10.
After receiving feedback from area residents at a public hearing Sept. 18, a Portland developer has revised his plan for one of the buildings at 435 Main St. in Damariscotta to more closely resemble traditional New England architecture.
Lincoln County’s draft 2018 budget totals $11,546,877, an increase of $195,031 or 1.72 percent from the 2017 budget.
When Kathy and Mason Dubord purchased the Dresden Take Out in February 2016, one of their goals was to make the business the “store of choice” for the community. As of Saturday, Oct. 7, the Dubords are selling fishing and hunting essentials, including guns and ammunition, due to the popularity of the activities among the store’s customers.
The line of customers at Round Top Ice Cream in Damariscotta went out the door for most of closing day, Tuesday, Oct. 10, as friends and community members showed up to support 13-year-old Newcastle resident Alice Skiff.
The hot topic at the Tuesday, Oct. 10 meeting of the Whitefield Board of Selectmen was the Wednesday, Oct. 4 rear-ending of a horse-and-buggy on East River Road by a Whitefield resident driving an SUV.
Residents of Englebrekt Road in Edgecomb have concerns about a state plan to modify the nearby intersection of Route 1 and Route 27, but the project engineer says a small tweak can resolve the issue.