The Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce honored the work of the Skidompha Second Hand Bookshop on Saturday, March 25. In a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the shop’s new home at 17 Backstreet Landing, chamber members congratulated the volunteers who have kept the shop a vibrant part of the community for almost 50 years.
A single-vehicle accident on Winslows Mills Road (Route 32) in Waldoboro temporary closed a lane of traffic the morning of Saturday, March 25. The driver and sole occupant was extricated from the vehicle and transported to an area hospital.
The home of a young family on Middle Road in Dresden was gutted in a fire that was reported shortly after 11 a.m., Friday, March 24.
Whitefield’s annual town meeting on Saturday, March 18 was the last official business for outgoing Selectmen Sue McKeen and Dennis Merrill – neither sought re-election.
A rear-end accident on Route 27 in Wiscasset sent the drivers of both vehicles to area hospitals the early evening of Tuesday, March 21.
In a letter dated Tuesday, March 21, Wiscasset Parks & Recreation Director Todd Souza announced his resignation, effective April 15.
Just over a year after opening Rock Solid Storage in Edgecomb, owner Ben Ellinwood is preparing to expand the business. Ellinwood appeared before the Edgecomb Planning Board on Thursday, March 16 to discuss constructing an additional building on the property capable of storing cars.
Two long-standing debates came to a rest at Alna’s annual town meeting Saturday, March 18 – a plan to modify Head Tide Dam and a consumer fireworks ordinance both met with voter approval.
Charlene Donahue and Bill McKeen will join the Whitefield Board of Selectmen following the election of municipal officials on Friday, March 17.
Alna voters will decide two long-standing debates at the annual town meeting Saturday, March 18 – whether to approve the modification of the Head Tide Dam and whether to adopt a consumer fireworks ordinance.
RSU 12 has released its draft 2017-2018 budget. The proposed $21.6 budget is a 3.54 percent increase from the current year, the largest increase in Superintendent Howard Tuttle’s tenure with the district, he said at a RSU 12 Board of Directors meeting Thursday, March 9.
Two Bridges Regional Jail Correctional Administrator Col. Mark Westrum has again been placed on administrative leave, effective Monday, March 13, according to a press release from the jail.
A Massachusetts doctor has brought his once highly acclaimed addiction-treatment model to Waldoboro, but recently served jail time and lost his medical license in a criminal case that shut down his network of 52 addiction-treatment offices in Massachusetts.
A judge has ordered the pit bulls involved in a December attack on a smaller dog in Wiscasset to be permanently confined to a secure enclosure and muzzled when off the owner’s property.
There was fierce competition during the final events of Wiscasset high school’s winter carnival Friday, March 3, but the class of 2017, with the team name “Senior Night Live,” took the victory lap through school halls with the trophy.