The RSU 40 Board of Directors has named Medomak Valley High School Assistant Principal Linda Pease acting principal for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year.
A magnitude 2.6 earthquake with its epicenter in Dresden rattled windows and made rumbles in northern Lincoln County the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 17.
Westport Island Fire Chief Robert Mooney will resign effective Jan. 31 after serving in the position since 2006.
Despite the weather conditions, Lincoln County Publishing Co. will still welcome the community for a firsthand look at how The Lincoln County News gets printed during an open house from 5-7 p.m. this evening, Wednesday, Jan. 17. The event is free and open to all.
The new owner of a building at 816 Atlantic Avenue in Waldoboro, formerly an Irish pub and a barbecue restaurant, plans to convert it into a financial services office.
Firefighters prevented a fire originating in a chicken coop from spreading to a home on Bristol Road the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 17.
Wiscasset’s attorneys will update the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen and the public on the town’s litigation with the Maine Department of Transportation during the selectmen’s meeting at the Wiscasset Community Center at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23.
About a dozen Edgecomb voters approved moratoriums on recreational-marijuana businesses and floating structures during a special town meeting at the town hall Tuesday, Jan. 16.
Members of three religious faiths, high school students, and an anti-racism group banded together to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a series of events open to the community.
The Sheepscot Valley Regional School Unit Board of Directors did not allow comments about bullying and other issues at Whitefield Elementary School during its meeting Thursday, Jan. 11, despite the presence of parents, teachers, and community members hoping to revisit the issues.
Bremen voters approved all 32 warrant articles, including a six-month municipal budget, at town meeting Thursday, Jan. 11.
The Medomak Valley High School cheering squad won its fourth straight Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championship, its sixth in eight years, at the Augusta Civic Center on Monday, Jan. 15.
The Wiscasset woman under indictment on a charge of murder in connection with the December death of her fiance’s 4-year-old granddaughter pleaded not guilty during her arraignment at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset on Friday, Jan. 12.
Glidden Point Oyster Farms in Edgecomb is the focus of an upcoming episode of the popular DIY Network show “Maine Cabin Masters,” now in its second season. “Oyster Farm Shack,” which was filmed in Lincoln County over the course of several months in spring of last year, will first air Monday, Jan. 22 at 10 p.m.
There are few people in Wiscasset who don’t know or haven’t at least heard about Tim Merry, a man who has worn many hats in his 58 years of life so far, mostly in Wiscasset. He is a veteran, Wiscasset’s former fire chief, a former selectman, and a volunteer firefighter. He recently retired from the Bath Fire Department after more than 30 years and is planning to take a few months off before embarking on the next journey in his life.