A dead raccoon tested positive for rabies after it “engaged” two dogs in a field off Nobleboro Road in Bremen on Saturday, June 24, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
Moody’s Diner, the iconic restaurant on Route 1 in Waldoboro, celebrated its 90th birthday June 19-22.
The addition of a flashing red light on top of the stop sign at the intersection of Route 1 and Main Street in Damariscotta fulfills one of the first action items on a draft report containing recommendations to improve the safety at intersections along Route 1.
Just in time for summer, a Damariscotta woman has opened a new ice cream shop at 95 Main St. in downtown Damariscotta, the former home of The Bear and the Bea.
The Newcastle Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to take the next step toward entering into a $10 million bond agreement with Lincoln Academy during its meeting Monday, June 27. While expressing support for the bond, the selectmen also conveyed residents’ concerns about the school to LA officials.
About 50 voters attended Westport Island’s annual town meeting Saturday, June 24. The voters not only took care of the 44 articles on the warrant, they learned the importance of dry hydrants on Westport Island, learned how and when they could change the amount to spend on a particular item, and appeared to have a good time doing so, with humor coming from both sides of the podium.
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.