The Lincoln County News invites the public to hear directly from local candidates for the Maine State Legislature during its candidates forums on Thursday, Oct. 6 and Thursday, Oct. 13. The first forum will take place at the new office of the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission, 297 Bath Road, Wiscasset, at 6 p.m., Thursday, […]
Numerous people in Lincoln County watched a low-flying World War II-era B-17 Flying Fortress bomber fly over the county Thursday, Sept. 22.
The debate about Wiscasset firefighters washing their personal vehicles at the fire station will be decided by voters in November. The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen voted 4-1 Tuesday, Sept. 20 to call a townwide vote for Nov. 8 to let residents decide a question that has divided the fire department, the board of selectmen, and the town administration.
A Bristol Mills resident will appear on the MTV reality series “Catfish” at 10 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21 after photos from his social media accounts were taken and used to trick another person.
Members of the Maine chapter of the American Institute of Architects visited the Lincoln Academy campus Thursday, Sept. 15 for a tour of the Cable-Burns Applied Technology and Engineering Center.
After a nearly two-hour discussion about whether propane is a raw material and the meaning of the word “bulk,” the Nobleboro Planning Board voted to table a decision about Maritime Energy’s proposed propane tank until the full board is present.
Kennebec County has expanded its contract with Two Bridges Regional Jail, and will pay an increased fee to send 10 additional inmates to the jail. The Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multicounty Jail Authority approved an amended contract with Kennebec County at its Wednesday, Sept. 14 meeting.
A Boothbay Harbor business owner is seeking a second term in the Maine House of Representatives to make the state more business-friendly.
A Boothbay Harbor selectmen, physician, and former national policymaker hopes to ensure all Maine residents have access to health care if she wins a seat in the Maine House of Representatives.
Wiscasset officials will examine pursuing foreclosure on the six Mason Station properties still on Wiscasset’s tax rolls following the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen’s Tuesday, Sept. 20 meeting. Selectmen voted 4-1 to begin the lien process on the Mason Station properties, which include the Mason Station plant, after meeting with attorney Ben Smith, of Skelton, Taintor & Abbott.
The Lincoln County News invites the public to hear directly from local candidates for the Maine State Legislature during candidates forums Oct. 6 and 13.
With new sources of revenue established for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the deficit budget adopted for Two Bridges Regional Jail in June has been revised. The Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multicounty Jail Authority voted 7-1 at its Wednesday, Sept. 14 meeting to amend the 2016-2017 budget to reflect a perfect balance between the jail’s estimated $7.29 million in revenue and $7.29 million in expenditures.
“It all came about because I had my girlfriends come up and they stayed in the apartment. They thought it would be so perfect for a writers retreat,” said Amy Kefauver in a recent interview at the Barn Loft Apartment, which is attached to the Damariscotta home she shares with her husband, artist Will Kefauver. Amy Kefauver was referring to the two upcoming writers workshops she will host at the spacious, recently renovated three-bedroom apartment in October and November.
A driver was taken to Miles by ambulance after a single-vehicle accident on River Road in Newcastle the morning of Monday, Sept. 19.
The combined efforts of bystanders along the Kennebec River saved the life of a 2-year-old from Augusta found unresponsive in the river near the East Side Boat Landing Playground on the evening of Friday, Sept. 16.