A political action committee (PAC) was fined $10,000 Monday for what its CEO called an “administrative mistake,” marking the second time this year that the Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices has assessed the maximum penalty allowed by law.
Eden Hutchins and Garret Matthews of New Harbor are pleased to announce the arrival of a baby girl, Kayla Alexandra Penny Matthews.
The Lincoln County Family Holiday Wishes Program is hobbled by reduced donations and faced with a greatly increased need in the last week of their annual gift collection drive.
Governor John Baldacci and Maine Emergency Management Agency Director Rob McAleer visited the Wiscasset Community Center to survey the power outage situation here in Lincoln County on Sunday night.
At their Dec. 18 meeting, the Lincoln County Television (LCTV) Board of Trustees celebrated moving into their new building, and beginning to set-up it as a television production studio.
Waldoboro-based Borealis Breads opens its new location on Dec. 17 located at 182 Ocean Avenue near Back Cove in Portland. Governor John Baldacci is scheduled to attend the grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony at the new bistro and bakery at 10 a.m. and praise the creation of 18 full and part time jobs.
The drastic market fluctuations up and down recently, have multiple causes, local and national impacts, and possible solutions, all of which can be difficult for the layman to understand.
Perry and Sharon Thompson of New Harbor are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer M. Thompson, to Mathew A. Cunningham, son of Owen and Deborah Cunningham of Nobleboro.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued several alerts for what forecasters have described as a “dangerous winter storm” expected to blast through Lincoln County beginning Thurs. afternoon.
Heavy snowfall is marking the first official day of winter in Lincoln County as a Nor’easter storm moved into the area for an overnight visit. At 12:47 p.m. the National Weather Service (NWS) reported that snowfall totals in Bristol were already at the 4-inch mark – well on the way to a total of up to 20 inches now forecast by the NWS in their latest advisory. The Bristol total was the highest in the state at the time of the NWS report. The intensity of the storm is forecast to increase after dark, with the possibility of snowfall rates exceeding 1-inch per hour, according to forecasters.
Opening arguments in the double murder trial of John A. Okie, of Newcastle, were held Dec. 8 at the Kennebec County Courthouse in Augusta.
Departments across state government are resorting to reductions in services and changes in what they do to balance their budgets in an economic climate that dredges up memories of the early 1990s.
The public’s chance to weigh in on the proposed 2009 supplemental budget begins at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5 when the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee is scheduled to oversee three days of hearings in room 228 of the State House.
As part of its holiday promotion this season, the Nobleboro Antique Exchange is offering Free Lobsters for every $50 of merchandise purchased between Dec. 13 and 21.