Kids and parents learned how to code with computer games and puzzles during Great Salt Bay Community School’s first-ever Family Code Night on Thursday, Dec. 7.
Detectives from the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit are working with the Wiscasset Police Department to investigate the death of a 4-year-old girl from Wiscasset on Friday, Dec. 8.
Saturday, Dec. 9 marked Lincoln County’s first measurable snowfall of the 2017-2018 season, followed by a mix of snow and freezing rain Tuesday, Dec. 12. The two incidents brought sloppy road conditions to the county and the first resulted in several traffic accidents, as well as scattered power outages.
The membership of Bristol Fire and Rescue has asked the Bristol Board of Selectmen to consider budgeting for and appointing a full-time chief, and the town plans to appoint a committee to gather information from other towns with full-time chiefs.
Dollar General hopes to begin construction of a new store at 320 Bath Road in Wiscasset in the spring of 2018 with a goal to open in late fall.
The Maine Department of Transportation presented its plans to remove ledge under one side of the new bridge over The Gut during a meeting at South Bristol School on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Wreaths Across America, the annual procession from Down East Maine to Arlington National Cemetery in honor of the nation’s veterans, stopped at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro for the third year in a row Sunday, Dec. 10.
By a vote of 49-20, a 180-day moratorium on recreational-marijuana businesses in the town of Whitefield was approved during a special town meeting at Whitefield Elementary School on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
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.