In March 2017, three Amish families moved into Whitefield. Today, the population has quadrupled. The town is home to 13 Amish families, about 50 people in all, and another family is on its way.
The new principal of Whitefield Elementary School, whose predecessor resigned amid a community outcry about the school’s response to bullying, left his previous school amid criticism about bullying and sexual harassment by seventh-grade boys.
The driver of a pickup truck towing a camper on Route 1 fell asleep and went off the road, slowing traffic at the Nobleboro-Waldoboro line for about an hour the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 16.
A group of volunteers is building an outdoor classroom at Wiscasset Elementary School.
The South Bristol convenience store and restaurant Harborside reopened under new ownership the first week of July.
A Bremen man is in fair condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland after sustaining a head injury in a hit-and-run accident on Rial Herald Road in Bremen the night of Sunday, Aug. 5.
Wiscasset Middle High School Principal Peg Armstrong has resigned.
The tradition began in 1962, only 15 years after the department’s founding.
Contractors started work on the Wiscasset School Department’s long-awaited energy project in late June. The project consists of a series of improvements to save energy at department buildings, including installation of insulation, LED lighting, and new windows.
A cat product doubles as house decor when it comes from Marion and Dana Perkins, of Dresden, who also share a love for the curious animal.
The 46-year owner and operator of Carriage Motors, a downtown Wiscasset garage that specializes in antique vehicles, plans to sell the 27 Middle St. building.
Wiscasset Police Chief Jeffrey Lange plans to move to New Hampshire with his family and transition to a career in the private sector, at least for now, after his last day at the department, Thursday, July 26.
“I love the business of education,” said new Wiscasset School Department Superintendent Terry Wood, who brings almost 30 years of experience in education to the job she started July 1.
A fire of unknown origin destroyed a home at 19 Calls Hill Road in Dresden the afternoon of Monday, July 16.
Local volunteers established the Damariscotta-based organization kNOw S.U.P. in January to raise awareness in the Twin Villages of the environmental risks posed by single-use plastics.