Crews from Central Maine Power Co. succeeded in restoring power before nightfall to all of the over 300 Lincoln County households with outages, according to a Sunday afternoon report from CMP. The outages followed the first measurable snowfall of the season Saturday night.
The first measurable snowfall in Lincoln County brought some sloppy road conditions, resulting in a number of traffic accidents, as well as scattered power outages, according to reports. As of this posting, no major storm related incidents have been reported. Steady snowfall is forecast to taper off before dawn on Sunday, and Lincoln County residents may even see some sunshine on Sunday, according to the NWS.
A rabid skunk attacked two dogs inside a fenced-in area and attempted to enter a house on Hilton Road in Whitefield late Monday, Dec. 4, but the homeowner shot and killed it in her dooryard.
Mainely Nails, a popular nail salon that opened in Newcastle almost four years ago, recently completed a move across the bridge into a larger space on upper Main Street in Damariscotta.
Lincoln Academy teacher John Jenkins has taken a leave of absence from the school to run for governor in 2018.
The Dresden Planning Board will hold a site walk and public hearing for a smelt camp business near Cork Cove in the Kennebec River.
The RSU 40 Board of Directors will hold a special meeting, to include a dismissal hearing, at the school district’s central office in Union at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 12.
When Savory Maine reopens after winter break in 2018, owner and cook Grace Goldberg will have shifted the entire restaurant from the main floor to the basement level.
After several meetings with the developer and over an hour of discussion at its meeting Monday, Dec. 4, the Damariscotta Planning Board unanimously voted to approve a Portland developer’s project for a development at 435 Main St.
A sport-utility vehicle struck a Main Street building in downtown Wiscasset during the early evening hours of Friday, Dec. 1. The accident sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and caused visible damage to the building.
An agreement between the Maine Department of Transportation and the town of Wiscasset will delay the demolition of Haggett’s Garage until at least February.
Rob Macks, of Jefferson, uses his artistic background and eye for beauty and detail to build high-end wooden-strip vessels at his Laughing Loon Custom Canoes and Kayaks workshop on Route 126.
A photo of the historic Arch Bridge, which carries Benner Road over the Pemaquid River in Bristol Mills, received twice as many votes as its closest competitor to become the November winner of the #LCNme365 photo contest.
At its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, Nov. 30, the LincolnHealth Board of Trustees adopted a system-wide reorganization that would align all MaineHealth organizations and their boards under a single board of trustees and a unified financial structure. This change in governance has been discussed for the past year as a “unification” of the health-care system’s members.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of inappropriate contact between a Medomak Valley High School staff member and a student and the RSU 40 Board of Directors has voted to hold a dismissal hearing for an employee.