State Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, is stressing the importance of education and health care as she seeks re-election in Senate District 23, Dresden and Sagadahoc County.
Laura Fortman, D-Nobleboro, is challenging incumbent Sen. Dana Dow, R-Waldoboro, for the Senate District 13 seat. The former state labor commissioner is focusing on education, health care, the economy, and the environment.
State Sen. Dana Dow, R-Waldoboro, is running for re-election to his second straight term and fourth overall. Dow, owner of Dow Furniture in Waldoboro and a former teacher, wants to improve the economy and bring more business into the state.
The Maine Department of Transportation has added turning lights at the intersection of Route 1 and Route 220 in Waldoboro, a response to concerns about a new traffic pattern at the intersection.
An Amish family in North Whitefield has started a seasonal business: Miller’s Custom Apple Pressing. The business does not sell its own cider, but makes cider for customers who bring in at least 5 bushels of apples.
Newcastle residents will vote by referendum on whether to adopt a new land use ordinance, which it calls the Newcastle Character Code, and whether to adopt a ban on certain types of plastics Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Damariscotta residents will vote on whether to ban the distribution of single-use carryout plastic bags and whether to “opt in” to allow medical and adult-use marijuana establishments on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
After deciding not to run for re-election in 2016, Jeffrey Evangelos, I-Friendship, hopes to recapture his seat in House District 91: Friendship, part of Union, Waldoboro, and Washington.
A Waldoboro businessman, selectman, and shellfish harvester is running for a second term as representative of House District 91: Friendship, part of Union, Waldoboro, and Washington.
A lobster boat crashed into the bridge over The Gut in South Bristol during stormy weather Saturday, Oct. 27, damaging the boat and temporarily closing the drawbridge to boat traffic.
About 300 people participated in the 21st annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Damariscotta, raising over $50,000 for breast cancer research and patient support.
Skidompha Library recently received a $30,000 grant for a digitization project that would make the complete archives of The Lincoln County News available to the public online for the first time.
Kerri Lilly, a nurse at Great Salt Bay Community School and LincolnHealth, has received the Sister Consuela White Spirit of Nursing Award from the Maine chapter of the American Nurses Association.
Lincoln Academy has three finalists for its next head of school: Jeffrey Burroughs, Chris English, and Scott Spence.