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.
Cindy Flavin, of Wiscasset, was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy about 10 years ago, while in her 30s, and relies on a van with a lift to maintain her independence. In April, when she was about to make her last payment on her specially equipped van, she found out the van, which had more than 200,000 miles on the odometer, was not worth being fixed.
A citizens petition for the town of Westport Island to pledge $50,000 toward the purchase of a 144-acre property on Squam Creek for conservation met with some opposition and a lot of support during a public hearing at the town hall Thursday, May 26.