The Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency and emergency managers throughout the county are preparing for a major storm expected to arrive in Lincoln County on Thursday, Jan. 4. The storm brings a high possibility of power outages.
As sub-zero temperatures continue across the state of Maine, the Maine Emergency Management Agency urges Mainers to use extreme caution to avoid hypothermia, frostbite, or even death.
The public will have a chance to witness firsthand how The Lincoln County News gets printed during an open house at Lincoln County Publishing Co. the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 17. The event is free to attend and open to all.
For the oyster lover who doesn’t mind getting a little muddy, cold, and damp, Damariscotta River Association offers a two-year oyster gardening program. Participants grow oysters for noncommercial use, with instruction and support from professional aquaculturists and industry experts.
The winners of Bristol’s first annual “Deck the Homes” contest are as follows:
Central Maine Power Co., a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., a diversified energy and utility company, urges customers to take measures to stay safe and warm during the bitterly cold weather that is forecast for Maine.
For the last 30 years, registered nurse Cindy Coyne has worn many hats throughout LincolnHealth: director of nursing at Cove’s Edge, executive director of Chase Point, Care Partners manager, manager of case management and social services, and for the last decade, director of quality, patient safety, and patient advocacy. What has remained constant throughout the years is Coyne’s unparalleled commitment to LincolnHealth’s patients, residents, staff, and community.
Post offices in Maine will be closed on Monday, Jan. 1 to celebrate 2018, a year that will offer many new stamps, such as the new Fred Rogers tribute stamp.
The Coastal Humane Society and Lincoln County Animal Shelter Board of Directors has named Trendy Stanchfield as its new executive director. Stanchfield takes the position after former director Joe Montisano left the organization in August to be director of the Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth, Minn.
Whether young or young at heart, everyone can find something at Damariscotta River Association this winter. Programs include a scientific drawing workshop with David Wheeler, guided hikes, the Winter Fest at Round Top Farms, and a winter gear show-and-tell with Maine Sport Outfitters.
The Maine Department of the Secretary of State is providing petition forms for Maine residents who plan to run for public office as of Wednesday, Dec. 27. All those who seek to have their name on the ballot for federal, state, or county public office in 2018, including current officeholders who will seek re-election, must complete the petition forms.
The Lincoln County News office will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 and Monday, Jan. 1 for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. The deadline for letters to the editor and press releases – normally 5 p.m. Monday – is 5 p.m. Friday for the Dec. 28 and Jan. 4 editions. The deadline for advertisements is noon Friday.
A gift to the community, Damariscotta River Association’s ice rink at Round Top Farms in Damariscotta depends on Mother Nature for ice and numerous volunteers for ice maintenance.
On Dec. 8, 9-year-old Madison Lorrain found out her wish will be granted. She is going on an all-expenses paid trip to Disney World with her family, thanks to Make-A-Wish Maine.