The Lincoln County News welcomes summer news intern Remy Segovia. A 2016 graduate of Wiscasset Middle High School and a student at the University of Maine, Segovia started work at the LCN on Monday, May 22.
Fifteen voters approved Damariscotta’s 2017-2018 secondary education budget during a special town meeting at the town office the evening of Wednesday, May 18.
Fire destroyed a mobile home in Waldoboro the early morning hours of Saturday, May 20, displacing two residents.
The driver of a dump truck was not hurt when the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree on Route 32 in Round Pond the morning of Friday, May 19.
The Lincoln County News office will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. The deadline for letters to the editor and press releases – normally 5 p.m. Monday – is 5 p.m., Friday, May 26 for the upcoming edition. The deadline for ads is noon Friday.
A motorcyclist sustained “serious, life-threatening injuries” after crossing the centerline of Route 1 and striking a large commercial truck the afternoon of Thursday, May 18.
At the end of the school year, South Bristol’s eighth-graders won’t be the only ones departing South Bristol School. Connie Kennedy, the school’s administrative assistant, will retire June 30 after 33 years at SBS.
Members of Democratic leadership joined state Rep. Mick Devin, D-Newcastle, to present Democrats’ alternative to Gov. Paul LePage’s biennial budget proposal during a town hall-style forum in the Porter Meeting Hall at Skidompha Library the evening of Thursday, May 4.
Two years after opening at 519 Main St. in Damariscotta, Wasses Hot Dogs has left town after losing its lease on the property.
Marianne Pinkham said her departure from Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center in Damariscotta should not be viewed as a retirement, but rather a graduation, as she will continue her efforts in senior advocacy in the community.
The neighbors of a small farm off Friendship Road in Waldoboro whose new owner hopes to create a Christian short-term group home featuring culinary programs for deaf and partially deaf young adults, as well as low-income young adults, asked the Waldoboro Planning Board to block the project during a meeting Wednesday, May 10.
For the second time in three years, a teacher from Great Salt Bay Community School has been selected as the Lincoln County Teacher of the Year.
Lincoln County’s 2016 Deputy Sheriff of the Year is a 20-plus-year veteran of the agency whose career in Maine law enforcement dates to the early 1970s and who was once half of the top K-9 team on the East Coast.
With only scattered votes in opposition, the Wiscasset School Department’s $9.45 million budget for 2017-2018 met with voter approval at the district’s annual budget meeting Monday, May 15.
To recognize the hard work and dedication of employees, Two Bridges Regional Jail has launched an Officer of the Month program, said Capt. James Bailey, the jail’s acting administrator. Corrections Officer Derek Maroon was the first to receive the award.