At their first joint meeting of the 2019-2020 budget cycle, Wednesday, March 13, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen and Wiscasset Budget Committee agreed to meet every Monday and Wednesday for the next three weeks as they review departmental budgets.
The Damariscotta Police Department has filled one of two full-time vacancies with a former sergeant at the Wiscasset Police Department.
With the exception of one suggestion for a revision, there was little resistance to new ordinances on false alarms and food sovereignty during a public hearing in Alna on Tuesday, March 12.
The Waldoboro Board of Selectmen has voted unanimously to start the process necessary to increase water rates and to sit down with the Maine Water Co. to discuss the sale of the town’s water utility.
Dresden voters will no longer elect the staff of their town office, voting 41-14 during a special town meeting Monday, March 11 to instead allow the selectmen to hire the staff.
Nobleboro voters will head to town meeting Saturday, March 16, where they will discuss a municipal budget up 7.42 percent and an education budget up 2.37 percent.
After a 23-minute public hearing and further discussion, the Wiscasset Planning Board approved an application to demolish the former Huber’s Market and build a Dollar General store in its place Monday, March 11.
The public water supply, the replacement of the roof on the Coopers Mills firehouse, and culvert repairs are some of the major issues residents will vote on at Whitefield’s annual town meeting.
There’s a woman in Waldoboro who’s making some very creative, unusual cakes and candies.
The St. Denis Food Pantry in Whitefield is now open two days a month instead of one and offers more choice to the Whitefield and Alna residents it serves.
Wiscasset Police Chief Larry Hesseltine taught his first D.A.R.E. class to the fifth grade at Wiscasset Elementary School on Thursday, Feb. 28.
The Damariscotta River Association will buy and preserve an 87.8-acre property in Damariscotta, once part of the Piper Village Subdivision.
A Somerville woman on her way to church escaped injury when her minivan rolled over on East Pond Road in Nobleboro, near Route 1, the morning of Sunday, March 3.
A Wiscasset car dealership will revive its giveaways of former loaner cars to local families in need, as a 2015 gift to an Alna family continues to benefit the community.