The Lincoln County News will publish early the week of July 4.
Farm & Table, the third issue of Lincoln County Magazine for 2019, will hit newsstands in July with local copies of The Lincoln County News.
Congratulations to Owen Williamson who has been selected for the 2019 Willow Grange scholarship. He will be studying diesel hydraulic mechanics at Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle and is a recent Lincoln Academy graduate. He will receive his $500 check after successfully completing his first semester.
As part of their natural reproductive cycle, honeybees will swarm. A swarm is when a queen and a good portion of the worker population of bees leave the hive to find a new home. While a honeybee swarm is relatively harmless, it can be a frightening sight to people. Swarms should not be sprayed with water or disturbed in any other way. It is best to clear the area until a beekeeper arrives to make the removal.
Mark Lazzari, of Damariscotta, recently visited Alaska, his 50th state in the United States to have visited. His daughter, Emma, accompanied him, making Alaska her 36th state to visit.
New research connects recent changes in the movement of North Atlantic right whales to decreased food availability and rising temperatures in the Gulf of Maine’s deep waters. Right whales have been showing up in unexpected places in recent years, putting the endangered species at increased risk. The study, which was published in Oceanography, and conducted by scientists from more than 10 institutions, provides insights to this key issue complicating conservation efforts.
Several local organizations are coming together to provide kids and teens with free, healthy meals throughout the summer through the USDA-funded summer food service program.
Live from Lincoln County, the second issue of Lincoln County Magazine for 2019, will hit newsstands in June with local copies of The Lincoln County News.
Anglers who fish in Maine now have a new tool that makes it quick and easy to find out the fishing regulations on any of Maine’s inland waters.
This weekend is Maine’s free fishing weekend and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife is encouraging everyone to get outside and enjoy a day fishing with family or friends on one of Maine’s many waters.
All Mainers should be interested in a report recently issued by the Maine Land Conservation Task Force titled “Shaping the Next Generation of Land Conservation in Maine.” The task force comprised a diverse range of interests and perspectives, including state legislators, town managers, sporting groups, ecologists, Indian nations, land trusts, and tourism experts.
When Steve MacMaster, of Pittston, drove himself to the emergency room on Feb. 6, 2018, he thought the pain in his shoulder was a rotator cuff injury. He smoked three cigarettes between leaving his maintenance job at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle and arriving at Maine General in Augusta.
The Lincoln County News will host a forum with the candidates for Waldoboro selectman at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 30.
Healthy Lincoln County invites the public to participate in the Substance Use Prevention Partnership – SUPP — and join the efforts in reducing youth substance use by attending the next meeting on Thursday, May 23.
The Rotary Club of Damariscotta-Newcastle will hold an electronic waste collection on Saturday, May 18 from 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of Floor Magic, 45 Biscay Road, Damariscotta.