There were minor variations in two warrant articles following a recount of Wiscasset’s annual town meeting by referendum on Thursday, June 22, but the results remained the same.
Both occupants of a Chevrolet sedan experienced non-life-threatening injuries after a single-vehicle accident on South Clary Road (Route 215) in Jefferson.
The new owner of the former Nobleboro Grange has completed the restoration of the turn-of-the-century building’s meeting hall, a project five years in the making.
The Lincoln Academy Board of Trustees removed one of its members June 12. Since his removal, former Trustee Rob Nelson and the board have issued conflicting statements about the school’s financial health.
Area firefighters participated in a LifeFlight training exercise at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle the evening of Tuesday, June 20.
Longtime Wiscasset educator Mona Schlein was reluctant to accept a teaching position at the Wiscasset Primary School about 30 years ago. It turned out to be one of the best life choices she ever made, Schlein said.
A picket fence at 4 Fort Hill Street will stand following a Wiscasset Board of Appeals decision Monday, June 19. The board voted 4-0 to overrule the Wiscasset Historic Preservation Commission’s April decision regarding the fence due to “the gray area (property owner Celeste Edwards) fell into,” board member John Blagdon said.
Wiscasset Town Planner Ben Averill is preparing to leave his position June 30, the last day of the fiscal year, as a result of voters’ June 13 decision to eliminate funding for the planning department, he said.
The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen will send a letter to the Maine Department of Transportation saying it no longer supports the downtown traffic project in the wake of a townwide vote June 13.
Somerville voters narrowly rejected a new comprehensive plan but approved the other 27 articles on the warrant for the annual town meeting Saturday, June 17.
The Bristol Parks and Recreation Commission has hired the town’s first parks director just in time for the summer.
The Damariscotta Police Department has installed a new medication disposal unit in its entryway to allow residents to safely dispose of expired or unwanted medications.
A $2,500 contribution toward the Fourth of July fireworks show drew the most discussion of the 46-article warrant Damariscotta voters approved during annual town meeting Wednesday, June 14.
Long walks to school through inclement weather, pranks played on a teacher, and the principal’s new Model T Ford were among the memories shared by the four surviving members of the Bridge Academy Class of 1947 during their 70th reunion at the former Dresden high school Saturday, June 17.
After extensive discussion and back-and-forth presentations from the heads of Gardiner Fire and Rescue and the Wiscasset Ambulance Service, Dresden voters approved a new contract with Wiscasset at their annual town meeting on Saturday, June 17.