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.
A recent assessment of substance use by local youth shows that more high school students are using marijuana than alcohol for the first time since the assessments began in 2009.
“We began pretty modestly 20 years ago,” Eldercare Network of Lincoln County founder and Chair Dr. Allan “Chip” Teel said of the organization during a 20th-anniversary reception at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle on Thursday, Sept. 13.
Members of the Damariscotta River Association and the Pemaquid Watershed Association will vote on whether to merge the land trusts Tuesday, Sept. 25.