Candidates for county commissioner, district attorney, and local House and Senate seats discussed a variety of local and state issues during a forum at Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta on Thursday, Oct. 18.
Richard Van Knowe, R-Bristol, aims to bring a libertarian philosophy to the State House with his challenge of three-term incumbent Rep. Michael “Mick” Devin, D-Newcastle, in House District 90.
State Rep. Michael “Mick” Devin, D-Newcastle, is running for his fourth term in the Maine House of Representatives. Devin, a marine biologist and former naval officer, said he will focus on environmental issues and veterans issues.
State Rep. Stephanie Hawke, R-Boothbay Harbor, is running for her third term in the Maine House of Representatives. Hawke describes herself as an advocate of small businesses and an opponent of laws and regulations that harm small businesses, including a minimum wage.
Local attorney Jonathan C. Hull made his initial appearance on felony forgery and theft charges at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset the morning of Thursday, Oct. 11.
A fire started in the enclosed back porch of a house at 1181 West Alna Road in Alna the morning of Saturday, Oct. 6. No one was hurt in the fire.
The 12th annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest kicked off with a weigh-off full of both triumph and loss, as one giant pumpkin nearly cracked the event’s record, while another cracked itself en route to the event.
The Bristol Board of Selectmen terminated a contract with N.F. Luce Inc. for work on Varney Bridge, which carries Redonnett Mill Road over the Pemaquid River, at the request of the contractor Sept. 19.
Almost 200 members of the Damariscotta River Association and Pemaquid Watershed Association overwhelmingly approved the unification of the land trusts in a town meeting-style vote at Darrows Barn in Damariscotta, Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Damariscotta has received an anonymous $1 million pledge for improvements to the waterfront, including the new public restrooms, according to Town Manager Matt Lutkus.
A Damariscotta man was sentenced to a decade in prison for the sexual assault of a minor during a hearing at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset on Monday, Sept. 24.
A medical emergency caused a collision on Bristol Road in Damariscotta that sent a South Bristol man to the hospital with internal injuries the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 25.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen decided to remove all mention of polystyrene foam containers from a draft single-use plastics ordinance after a public hearing Wednesday, Sept. 19.
“This whole area suddenly becomes your backyard,” Flighttime member Sean Rafter said of flying, looking at a map of New England on the wall of a hangar at the Wiscasset Municipal Airport.