A dentist’s unforeseen illness is forcing Wiscasset Dental, a practice with about 3,500 patients, to close abruptly after about 11 years in business.
The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen tabled scheduling a special town meeting on the Wiscasset planning department budget Tuesday, July 18, pending legal advice from the town attorney.
The public library inspired by a letter from a Whitefield Elementary School student opened its doors Wednesday, July 12. The Whitefield Public Library will be open at the Arlington Grange Hall from 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday and Saturday throughout the summer.
The Wiscasset Fire Department was taken by surprise by a recent proposal to merge the fire department with the Wiscasset Ambulance Service, Fire Chief T.J. Merry said.
Former Great Salt Bay Community School Assistant Principal Ira Michaud will lead the Edgecomb Eddy School in 2017-2018. He began his new position as principal Monday, July 17.
A series of bear sightings around Lincoln County has residents securing bird feeders and food scraps.
In a rare night with no guests at the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse on Wednesday, July 12, guests at a special event were treated to an insider’s view of the results of a restoration more than a decade in the making.
A rear-end collision on Route 130 in Bristol the late morning of Saturday, July 15 sent the operators of both vehicles to the hospital with minor injuries.
The Damariscotta River Association recently closed on a 178-acre parcel in Edgecomb, permanently protecting critical wetlands habitat and a half-mile tract of the River-Link Trail between the Damariscotta and Sheepscot rivers.
A century-old farmhouse on Boothbay Road in Edgecomb has been given new life as an art gallery with future plans to add a vineyard and a creative, community-oriented space. The 1906 farmhouse and adjacent 1904 barn at 146 Boothbay Road is now home to Brad and Danielle Betts’ Down East Gallery, which celebrated its grand opening July 1.
Maine Kayak opened a second location July 1, offering outdoor enthusiasts the ability to rent kayaks for a paddle on the Sheepscot River in Wiscasset. “We’re really excited about this spot,” said owner Alvah Maloney.
The petition calling for a new vote on the Wiscasset planning department budget was successful. It was turned in and certified with 222 signatures the afternoon of Wednesday, July 5, Wiscasset Town Clerk Linda Perry said.
A lifetime registrant of the Maine Sex Offender Registry has pleaded guilty to charges related to his April arrest at a Wiscasset Middle High School recital.
Calls of “Mayhew 2018” and “Let’s elect Mayhew” came from the crowd that gathered Wednesday, June 28 to hear gubernatorial candidate Mary Mayhew speak to the Lincoln County Republican Committee in Newcastle.
Wiscasset Town Planner Ben Averill worked his last day Friday, June 30, leaving the grants, projects, and economic development activity he was working on to other town officials and volunteer committees.