Due to the generosity of local businesses and residents, a tractor-trailer filled to capacity with bottled water, clothing, pet food, and other hurricane-relief supplies departed Damariscotta for Florida the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 17, a full nine days earlier than organizers anticipated.
The Somerville Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of its own in a fatal motorcycle accident in Augusta during a ride for charity Sunday, Sept. 10.
Brake failure contributed to a commercial truck rollover on Route 27 in Edgecomb the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 15, according to police.
A Camden motorcyclist was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a collision with a pickup truck at the intersection of Route 1 and Back Meadow Road in Nobleboro on Thursday, Sept. 14.
The Medomak Valley Land Trust celebrated the grand opening of its new Riverbrook Preserve in North Waldoboro with a dedication ceremony and a guided hike the evening of Thursday, Sept. 7.
With a 4-0 vote, the Waldoboro Board of Selectmen directed Town Manager Julie Keizer to negotiate with Sundog Solar regarding the installation of a solar array at the old town landfill.
The town of Edgecomb can add signage and request a speed study to address safety concerns on Eddy Road, Maine Department of Transportation Regional Planner Gerry Audibert said. More long-term options would require “a major effort with a low likelihood of acceptance,” he said.
The Wiscasset Historic Preservation Ordinance and the commission it established received strong support during a public hearing before the Wiscasset Planning Board about a proposal to repeal the ordinance. Voters will consider the repeal Nov. 7.
Downtown Wiscasset, the Waldo Theatre, and the Wiscasset Historic Preservation Commission are among the entries on Maine Preservation’s 19th list of most endangered historic places in Maine.
Wiscasset will again vote on the planning department budget, due to a citizen’s petition turned in less than a month after voters reinstated the department at a special town meeting.
Egypt Road in Damariscotta will be closed to through traffic for the last two weeks of September to allow for a major culvert replacement between Budweiser Lane and Cedar Lane.
A Wiscasset police officer was stuck with a used, heroin-contaminated needle earlier this week while searching a suspect during a traffic stop.
A proposal by Bremen developer Dan Goldenson to build an eight-room motel near Hilltop Stop in Damariscotta met encouragement from the Damariscotta Planning Board on Monday, Sept. 11.
The lawsuit filed against the Maine Department of Transportation over the Wiscasset downtown traffic project has been dismissed.
The driver and sole occupant of a Subaru that rolled over on East Pond Road in Nobleboro the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 12 did not appear injured, according to police.