A Damariscotta Planning Board member chose not to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the board’s meeting Monday, Nov. 13.
It isn’t every day one runs into a couple that has been married for 50 years. It is even rarer to be in the presence of such a couple on the very day of their golden anniversary.
A Damariscotta man was transported to the hospital after he fell asleep and his pickup truck crashed into a tree the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 15.
The Pemaquid Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated its 85th anniversary Saturday, Nov. 11 in the Head Time home where the chapter was founded Nov. 26, 1932.
A public presentation on the possibility of an aquaculture grant for a potential clam and oyster seed-growth facility at the Dutch Neck Marine Park drew a great deal of public comment during the Waldoboro Board of Selectmen’s meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14.
Members of the Lincoln Academy Board of Trustees are asking the towns of AOS 93 to contribute additional funding beyond the state-established tuition rate.
The trial of Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy Kenneth L. Hatch III on charges of sexual abuse of three underage girls, as well as giving drugs to two of those girls, is underway in Kennebec County Superior Court in Augusta.
A proposal for a campground and event center with an agricultural focus received after-the-fact approval from the Waldoboro Planning Board on Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Damariscotta River Grill co-owners and husband-and-wife team Rick Hirsch and Jean Kerrigan have listed both the business and the building, at 151-155 Main St. in Damariscotta, with Swan Agency Sotheby’s International Realty for $2.25 million.
A barn at 222 Hunts Meadow Road in Whitefield that was used as a welding workshop and a storage space for “upward of $50,000” in welding equipment and ATVs burned to the ground early Tuesday, Nov. 14, according to Whitefield Deputy Fire Chief Tom Feeney. There were no injuries, as the building was uninhabited at the time.
A house at 1154 Main St. in Waldoboro sustained fire damage to its living room and heavy heat and smoke damage to other rooms the afternoon of Monday, Nov. 13, but no one was hurt, according to the town’s fire chief.
Bremen developer Dan Goldenson has withdrawn his application for a tavern in the lower level of his building at Kaler’s Corner in Waldoboro.
The Lincoln County News will publish a day early the week of Thanksgiving (Tuesday, Nov. 21).
The deadline for letters to the editor and press releases – normally 5 p.m. Monday – is 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17, for the Thanksgiving edition.
Although not as devastating as the recent wind storm, high winds once again blasted through Lincoln County on Friday, resulting in new power outages. There were over 2000 power outages reported in Lincoln County late afternoon on Friday at the height of the storm, according to Central Maine Power Co. Power has since been restored to all Lincoln County households, according to CMP.
An 18-year-old from North Whitefield was at his post in the engine room, which kamikazes would target in an attempt to disable ships, when a Japanese plane set its sights on the USS Goodhue off Okinawa on April 2, 1945.