The Wiscasset Water District celebrated the completion of an 11-year, $8.8 million project to replace about 35,000 feet of century-old waterlines with a valve-turning ceremony Monday, Aug. 13.
In March 2017, three Amish families moved into Whitefield. Today, the population has quadrupled. The town is home to 13 Amish families, about 50 people in all, and another family is on its way.
After 10 years running her small but stuffed-to-the-gills store, Burnham’s Bloomers, just off Route 1 in Waldoboro, Dianne Burnham has decided to close its doors.
The new principal of Whitefield Elementary School, whose predecessor resigned amid a community outcry about the school’s response to bullying, left his previous school amid criticism about bullying and sexual harassment by seventh-grade boys.
The driver of a pickup truck towing a camper on Route 1 fell asleep and went off the road, slowing traffic at the Nobleboro-Waldoboro line for about an hour the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 16.
The driver of a box truck was transported to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta after an accident near Mike’s Place on Route 1 in Newcastle the morning of Thursday, Aug. 16.
The South Bristol Board of Selectmen reviewed renderings of a new veterans memorial and discussed the use of security cameras at South Bristol School on Thursday, Aug. 9.
Waldoboro Police Chief William Labombarde will step down as chief effective Aug. 31 and transition into a new role as the department’s school resource officer.
The Bremen Board of Selectmen discussed the arrest of the town’s attorney, Jonathan Hull, during an emergency meeting Monday, Aug. 13. The selectmen did not take action, deciding to monitor Hull’s case. All three expressed general support for Hull and satisfaction with his work.
LincolnHealth celebrated the completion and upcoming opening of the Herbert and Roberta Watson Health Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony the evening of Friday, Aug. 10.
With only one full-time officer on the Wiscasset Police Department roster, the town is relying on the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office to fill the gaps in the patrol schedule while it rebuilds the department’s staff.
Broad Bay Church, in downtown Waldoboro, has begun a $750,000 capital campaign to build the congregation’s “dream church” by making the 1832 building safe, accessible, and flexible.
A group of volunteers is building an outdoor classroom at Wiscasset Elementary School.
The South Bristol convenience store and restaurant Harborside reopened under new ownership the first week of July.
The Damariscotta Police Department is warning area businesses and residents to be on the lookout for fake $20 bills after one was used at a local business on Sunday, Aug.5.