A 62-year-old West Gardiner man died when his dump truck went off Doyle Road in Whitefield and rolled onto its side the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 20.
A former Damariscotta resident and 2013 graduate of Lincoln Academy is helping millennials hone their “adulting” skills through her work at a Massachusetts business that teaches financial literacy to ages 20-40.
A Bristol woman recently purchased a business that rents bounce houses, dunk tanks, carnival games, and inflatable boxing and jousting sets for parties and other functions.
Leaders of several religious faiths gathered at The Second Congregational Church in Newcastle on Monday, Jan. 16 for a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The interfaith event was dedicated to building the “beloved community” King often referred to as the end goal of the non-violent actions he led during the civil rights movement.
The Waldoboro Board of Selectmen voted to appoint an interim town manager during the board’s meeting the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 17.
The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen voted 3-1 in opposition to a warrant for a special town meeting that would have brought the Wiscasset School Department’s proposed $1.75 million energy conservation performance contract to a vote in open session.
The data collection system Maine uses to track overdoses is “counting bodies after the fact,” said Tim Cheney, Walpole resident and founder of the addiction resource center Chooper’s Guide and its nonprofit advocacy arm Chooper’s Foundation.
A 15-year-old from Jefferson will march in the presidential inauguration parade with his Virginia school on Friday, Jan. 20.
In order to complete improvements to the town’s waterfront in a timely manner, the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen is contemplating breaking the estimated $2.8 million parking lot reconstruction project into phases to be completed over five years.
Lincoln County Communications and Emergency Management Agency Director Tod Hartung will step down Jan. 31 after four-plus years in the position.
(Updated at 6:25 a.m. on Wednesday) Steady snowfall overspread Lincoln County beginning in the wee hours of Wednesday and was expected to affect the morning commute with several inches of heavy, wet snow accumulation, according to forecasters. The snow is forecast to continue into the morning hours of Wednesday, then taper off, according to the National Weather Service. The event is predicted to leave only 2 to 4 inches of total accumulation, according to the NWS.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snowfall beginning overnight on Tuesday and continuing into Wednesday. The NWS advisory calls for 2 to 4 inches of snowfall accumulation, however, other forecasts are calling for lower totals, especially in coastal areas of Lincoln County. Regardless of snowfall totals, the timing of the storm will likely affect the morning commute on Wednesday.
A Somerville man who was a pastor in Maine for more than 40 years and the pastor of the South Somerville Baptist Church for the last 32 retired last month.
A man was brought to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta after an accident on Route 1 near Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep the afternoon of Sunday, Jan. 15.
Area residents joined students from Lincoln Academy’s service fraternity and sorority on Monday, Jan. 16 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with community service projects across the county.