Jim Torbert, of Whitefield, took the helm of the Lincoln County Democratic Committee in January 2015 with the intention of increasing the visibility of the county’s Democratic candidates. Now, Torbert is himself a candidate.
Fire destroyed a home at 99 Atlantic Highway (Route 1) in Waldoboro in the early hours of Thursday, July 21. According to Waldoboro Assistant Fire Chief William Maxwell, two people who were inside the home when the fire started escaped without injury. The fire gutted the home and Maxwell said that by the time firefighters […]
Wiscasset Middle High School junior Kayla Torgersen was in danger of flunking biology and English during the 2015-2016 school year, which would leave her without the credits necessary to graduate with the class of 2017.
Ignore what is outside the room, focus on your mind and your heart, breathe – these were the words retired nurse and certified yoga instructor Joan Taylor said to six inmates at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset who gathered for a yoga class Thursday, July 14
Alna and Jefferson selectmen met to investigate the exact location of the town line off Egypt Road at noon, Monday, July 18.
Mook Sea Farms Inc.’s application for a 10-year, 3.66-acre aquaculture lease in the Damariscotta River in South Bristol drew concerns about navigation and property access from neighbors during hearings on Wednesday, July 13 and Monday, July 18 at the South Bristol town office.
The Damariscotta Board of Appeals will hold meetings in the upcoming weeks to discuss three appeals of two recent decisions of the Damariscotta Planning Board.
U.S. Sen. Angus King toured Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay on Friday, July 15 during its annual open house and spoke with scientists about current oceanic and climate change research.
A mother and her two daughters plan to bring a “21st-century workplace” to the historic Gilbert E. Gay building at 133 Main St. in downtown Damariscotta.
In December 2015, Lincoln County’s top law enforcement officials met to discuss a program to connect heroin addicts to treatment before their addiction results in imprisonment or death. On Friday, July 15, the same officials signed a formal agreement launching the Lincoln County Recovery Collaborative, a joint effort of the county’s law enforcement agencies and health care providers to combat the drug crisis through outreach and treatment.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Lincoln County and surrounding areas in regard to unsettled weather expected to arrive with a cold front during the afternoon and evening hours of Monday. Strong winds and isolated areas of torrential rainfall may accompany any thunderstorms that develop, according to the NWS.
The Lincoln County News has launched a new website that greatly improves the online experience for both readers and advertisers.
After a car accident on Route 1 in Newcastle left his family’s car resting against a tree at the bottom of an embankment, a 10-year-old Wiscasset boy helped his younger siblings and full-term pregnant mother, who was trapped, get out of the car and find help.
Stepping Stone Housing Inc. announced the hire of its first executive director and addressed concerns from neighbors about the nonprofit’s plans for the former Blue Haven property during the Damariscotta Planning Board meeting on Monday, July 11.
The Maine Department of Marine Resources recently granted a pollution abatement closure for certain mud flats in Bremen at the town’s request, with the goal to prevent another “depuration” dig unpopular with Bremen clamdiggers and town officials.