A car crashed into a veterans monument on Route 32 in Jefferson the afternoon of Thursday, March 23, sending all five occupants of the car to the hospital and damaging the monument and the vehicle.
The Bremen Board of Selectmen and other town officials say a new land use ordinance would fix issues with the town’s present rules, but opponents argue that the new ordinance would create new problems.
Whitefield’s annual town meeting on Saturday, March 18 was the last official business for outgoing Selectmen Sue McKeen and Dennis Merrill – neither sought re-election.
In the same month it received approval for its Damariscotta housing development, Stepping Stone Housing Inc. purchased a house on Waldoboro Road (Route 32) in Bremen. The nonprofit now owns four properties in Lincoln County for the purpose of providing transitional housing to individuals and families in need.
State Rep. Stephanie Hawke, R-Boothbay Harbor, is sponsoring a bill that would shift the final authority over Lincoln County’s budget from the county commissioners to the county’s budget advisory committee.
Nobleboro voters approved each of the 46 warrant articles during the annual town meeting at Nobleboro Central School on Saturday, March 18.
Whitefield voters approved a $1,098,799 million municipal budget and received an update on the town’s economic development committee during the annual town meeting Saturday, March 18.
After a half-hour discussion, Bristol voters authorized the Bristol Parks and Recreation Commission to hire a parks director during the annual town meeting at Bristol Consolidated School on Tuesday, March 21.
A rear-end accident on Route 27 in Wiscasset sent the drivers of both vehicles to area hospitals the early evening of Tuesday, March 21.
In a letter dated Tuesday, March 21, Wiscasset Parks & Recreation Director Todd Souza announced his resignation, effective April 15.
Bristol voters elected Laurie Mahan to the Bristol Parks and Recreation Commission for a three-year term during the election of officers Monday, March 20.
Almost 50 people gathered on the Damariscotta-Newcastle bridge for a rally to support constitutional rights Sunday, March 19.
Two long-standing debates came to a rest at Alna’s annual town meeting Saturday, March 18 – a plan to modify Head Tide Dam and a consumer fireworks ordinance both met with voter approval.
South Bristol residents made quick work of the annual town meeting’s 40-article warrant in the span of 1 1/2 hours the evening of Thursday, March 16 at South Bristol School.
Charlene Donahue and Bill McKeen will join the Whitefield Board of Selectmen following the election of municipal officials on Friday, March 17.