Dan and Lee Bodmer moved to Westport Island on Nov. 1, along with their daughter, Bella, their dog, Lucie, their cat, Meemo, and their four alpacas, Will, Gussy, Fleecy, and Marty.
Joanne “Jojo” Russell lived a life of giving. In death, she continues to give life to others. Although her life ended at the age of 37, she lived her life to its fullest, making every minute of every day count for something, according to family members and her many friends.
The Westport Island Board of Selectmen, at its meeting Monday, Jan. 30, heard about plans for a potential craft brewery on the island, the Sasanoa Brewery.
Lincoln County Communications and Emergency Management Agency Director Tod Hartung will step down Jan. 31 after four-plus years in the position.
Chief Deputy Ken Mason and Sgt. Jason Nein, of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, are moving on to the next journey in their lives: Mason to become the sheriff of Kennebec County and Nein to become an investigator at the Secretary of State’s Office in Augusta.
World War II veteran George Whitten, of Boothbay Harbor, built bridges during the war, built houses when he returned home from the war, and is still keeping busy, at the age of 93, making things that are useful to society.
Lincoln County plans to split the position of director of communications and emergency management – currently one full-time position – into two full-time positions, according to County Administrator Carrie Kipfer.
The Lincoln County Budget Advisory Committee concluded its review of the county’s fiscal year 2017 budget Thursday, Oct. 27, approving an $11,112,592 budget, a 1.52 percent increase over the previous year’s budget.
Former Wiscasset Fire Chief and Selectman Timothy Merry will host a meeting Thursday, Sept. 8 to discuss the potential for a move away from the town manager form of government.
The Wiscasset Planning Board approved an application from Ryan Chadwick, a restaurateur from New York, to convert the historic Ledges Inn at 211 Main St. into a bed-and-breakfast with a restaurant.
The new Westport Island Time Warner Cable Contract Negotiation Committee held its first meeting Monday, Aug. 1. The goal of the committee is to negotiate a new contract with Time Warner Cable.
Many Wiscasset residents know David Cronk as a worm dealer and digger who has been featured in Down East magazine, but he also has a stable of four horses, a pony, and now two foals, born July 5.
The Wiscasset Planning Board, at its meeting Monday, July 11, approved an application from Coastal Enterprises Inc., which owns Deer Ridge Apartments, to install six additional solar panels at the site.
About 75 Westport Island voters attended their annual town meeting Saturday, June 25, at the historic town hall.
Westport Island will hold its annual town meeting at its historic town hall beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 25. Voters will decide whether to build a sand-and-salt shed, how to fund a pledge to contribute $50,000 toward the purchase of a 144-acre preserve, whether to approve a 1.75 percent cost-of-living increase for town officers, and much more.