Lincoln Academy graduates Sarah and Mark Lutte are growing flowers at their farm in Farmingdale, and the colorful, aromatic blooms are making their way to the coast by way of florists and wedding planners.
Current Third Selectman Doug Baston was voted into the second selectman seat on Election Day in Alna Friday, March 22. Baston took home 180 votes, and his competitor, Les Fossel, took 58. Baston is a 35-year Alna resident and finished his second two-year term as third selectman this year. He has 25 years of experience […]
Maine Commissioner of Education Pender Makin kicked off a recent AOS 93 professional development day with reflections on her transition into the Maine Department of Education and remarks about the department’s focus for the future.
Rick Simonds belongs to four halls of fame as a basketball coach and player. He will soon enter a fifth, the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame. But for all his success in college hoops, Simonds remembers an elementary school softball championship with Bristol among the high points of his career.
A 32-year-old woman is in critical condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland after a crash on Main Road in Westport Island the night of Tuesday, March 19.
The Waldoboro Planning Board approved plans for a takeout stand near the junction of Route 1 and Route 220 and the addition of a pizza oven at a local brewery Wednesday, March 13.
The Portland-based company Sea Bags, a designer and manufacturer of handmade bags and other items made from recycled sails, will open a shop in Boothbay Harbor on April 12.
After nearly a half-hour of debate, Whitefield voters passed a local food sovereignty ordinance at town meeting, Saturday, March 16. Whitefield is the first Lincoln County town to pass food sovereignty, which the state first allowed in 2017.
Nobleboro voters negotiated compromises on funding for Skidompha Library and the authority of the Nobleboro School Committee to transfer funds between budget categories during town meeting Saturday, March 16.
After a meeting between the South Bristol Board of Selectmen and representatives of the Maine Department of Transportation, a contractor will remove a portion of a concrete slab underneath the new drawbridge in South Bristol.
Midcoast Conservancy plans to apply for a federal grant to study the feasibility of fish passage at the Clary Lake Dam in Whitefield.
Voters elected Kristine Poland to the Bristol Board of Selectmen and Clyde Pendleton to the Bristol Parks and Recreation Commission at the polls Monday, March 18.
The Ecumenical Food Pantry at The Second Congregational Church in Newcastle will soon add evening hours in order to reach people who can’t make it to the pantry during its regular hours each Tuesday morning.
A sow, its seven piglets, and four calves died, though five pigs were rescued, in a nighttime barn fire at 116 Bunker Hill Road in Jefferson, Sunday, March 17.
The couple behind the seasonal Mexican food stand Que Rico, on Main Street in Newcastle, will open a year-round Mexican restaurant in the downtown Damariscotta space now home to Osteria Bucci and formerly home to Paco’s Tacos.