A high-speed chase from Route 27 in Boothbay to Route 1 in Wiscasset, with damage to multiple vehicles and speeds of up to 100 mph, resulted in the arrest of a 19-year-old Boothbay Harbor man on Thursday, Aug. 2.
A motorboat operated by a Massachusetts man struck and killed a 32-year-old Lincolnville woman who was swimming in Damariscotta Lake around 8:45 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 2.
After 11 years of raising cattle for beef, Jeff and Linda Biden, of Eastern River Cattle Co., recently got out of the cattle business. However, the barn that previously housed the company’s herd will now have a new purpose: storing automobiles.
Dyer Long Pond property owners expressed concern about the pond’s water level and what they say is the failure of a dam owner to maintain the water level during a hearing at Jefferson Village School on Thursday, July 26.
Contractors started work on the Wiscasset School Department’s long-awaited energy project in late June. The project consists of a series of improvements to save energy at department buildings, including installation of insulation, LED lighting, and new windows.
A LifeFlight helicopter flew a Massachusetts bicyclist to Maine Medical Center in Portland after a collision involving the bicycle and a Subaru on Route 1 in Newcastle the afternoon of Tuesday, July 31.
A cat product doubles as house decor when it comes from Marion and Dana Perkins, of Dresden, who also share a love for the curious animal.
Georgina “Gina” Rayburn, 98, recalled her days as a store owner in pre-statehood Alaska and a dancer touring with her late husband during a brief ceremony recognizing her as Bristol’s oldest resident Friday, July 20.
The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop celebrated its 50th anniversary with a 1960s theme, in honor of the decade of its founding, Saturday, July 21.
A new sculpture trail in Boothbay Harbor is drawing both art lovers and many who may have previously had little interest in sculpture. Either way, it’s hard not to be drawn in by the art adorning the lawns and dooryards of several spots in the harbor.
A campaign to revitalize the historic Waldo Theatre in the heart of downtown Waldoboro is getting ready for a barn party at Tops’l Farm, on Bremen Road in Waldoboro, to benefit the theater’s restoration.
There’s a new breakfast place in Damariscotta. Well, not exactly a new place, but now, after serving lunch and dinner for a year and a half, The Penalty Box Pizza & Pub is offering breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays.
Bonus Redemption LLC, at 116 Mills Road in Newcastle, is under new management. The new owner, Janet Fairfield, bought the business from Ken and Lisa York earlier this month. Fairfield is asking for patience from customers during the transition period, as the business will have flexible hours for a couple of weeks.
Lincoln County Communications Center Director Joseph M. “Joe” Westrich is no longer on the job, but the veteran dispatcher is appealing the county’s action in regard to his employment.