The Wiscasset School Committee could soon vote on whether to move sixth grade from Wiscasset Elementary School to Wiscasset Middle High School for the 2017-2018 school year – a move administrators say is the right thing to do.
A Bristol Consolidated School seventh-grader is the 2017 Lincoln County Spelling Bee champion – a title Isaac Wyer clinched in the fifth round of the competition at BCS on Wednesday, Feb. 15.
Full-time Wiscasset police officers will have the authority to arrest individuals outside town lines after the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen’s 4-1 vote on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
The abrupt closure of Curves in Newcastle a decade ago prompted a committed group of women to launch their own fitness center. On Wednesday, Feb. 15, Shapers Fitness Gym in Damariscotta marks its 10th anniversary, a feat achieved through the community spirit of the membership, said managing partner Lil Garcia.
Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency Director Casey Stevens is warning residents to take precautions and check conditions before going onto frozen bodies of water.
The engineering and architecture firm tasked with evaluating the Alna town office and exploring the feasibility of either renovating it or moving it to the fire station has completed its draft report. Of the five options presented, Lewis + Malm Architecture recommends moving the town office to the lower level of the fire station as the most economical option to meet town needs.
A recently rejuvenated Lincoln County Wellness Committee has launched a variety of programs for county employees that focus on their physical, emotional, financial, and social health and well-being.
The eye-catching designs of Twisted Iron Customs’ refurbished hot rods, motorcycles, and classic cars will soon move to a new location on Dodge Road in Edgecomb, as the owners prepare to expand the business.
After more than an hour in executive session with Wiscasset School Department attorney Gregory Im on Thursday, Jan. 26, the Wiscasset School Committee voted unanimously to authorize Superintendent Heather Wilmot to secure financing and execute a $1.75 million energy conservation performance contract without a special town meeting.
A Wiscasset company plans to build two prototype turbine engines in the former maintenance building at Mason Station, which it has agreed to purchase from the town for $18,000.
Meeting Wednesday, Jan. 18, the Alna Board of Selectmen agreed to finalize a franchise agreement with Time Warner Cable that has been in negotiations for the past five months.
The Wiscasset School Committee, on Thursday, Jan. 26, authorized Wiscasset School Department Superintendent Heather Wilmot to begin exploring the possibility of moving Wiscasset’s sixth-graders from Wiscasset Elementary School to Wiscasset Middle High School for the 2017-2018 school year.
With budget season underway, the Edgecomb Board of Selectmen announced at their Monday, Jan. 30 meeting a formal directive to department heads to reduce their budgets by 5 percent for the 2017-2018 fiscal year to prevent another tax hike.
Former First Selectman Lawrence Gordon will return to the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen for a five-month term after winning a three-way race Tuesday, Jan. 31.
The Wiscasset School Department and RSU 12, once a single school unit, are considering joining forces to provide pre-kindergarten opportunities to Alna and Westport Island students.