The Salvation Army bell ringers in 2008 experienced some of the most difficult weather conditions in recent years but managed to stand by the kettle for approximately 200 hours in front of Yellowfront Grocery and the Damariscotta Post Office and raise a total of $8779.28, according to Larry Townley, the volunteer’s coordinator of the kettle drive.
The toughest part about the Jefferson Market losing their power for three days isn’t the amount of product that thawed out and couldn’t be sold, but the loss of business from being closed during that time.
A hush washed over the bustling chamber of the House of Representatives Dec. 2 as Sen. Libby Mitchell stepped to the microphone to name Maine’s first-ever female attorney general.
A fire in a small shed on a Lessner Rd. property was quickly contained by firefighters from Damariscotta and Newcastle.
Before a Kennebec County jury found John A. Okie, 22 of Newcastle, guilty of two counts of murder last week, jurors absorbed approximately two weeks of compelling testimony, culminating in hours of final arguments the morning of Dec. 19.
Fires have been heating up around Lincoln County in the increasing cold and as a result of several calls, firefighters and departments are urging people to play it safe.
A special day for Salvation Army bell ringers to honor the memory of Bill Earle has been scheduled for Sat., Dec. 13.
SueAnn Shiffer loves the idea of going to school in her own hometown.
Now working as a receptionist for a Miles Medical Group physician practice, Shiffer, 19, wants to become a nurse because she is driven to help people. The new Lincoln County Healthcare Education Center brings that dream close to home.
Lincoln County Superior Court made decisions on numerous criminal cases involving drugs, theft, and sex charges, as well as probation violations from Oct. 7 through Dec. 18.
A storm that was supposed to swing south of Lincoln County has already dropped 3.5 inches of snow on the Bristol peninsula, and a Winter Storm Watch has already been issued regarding another storm expected to arrive Sun. afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
Putting the finishing details on a log dollhouse has kept a couple of inmates at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset busy as the Dec. 17 date to raffle their creation off to raise funds for Lincoln County seniors approaches.
The Midcoast Bypass Task Force has wrapped up months of meetings on aspects of the proposed Rt. 1 bypass with an innovative solution for a Rt. 218 connector road to a full interchange at Rt. 27.
Bad news a couple of weeks ago about possible layoffs and housing pod reductions has since turned into good news for Two Bridges Regional Jail with additional revenue sources, some from the state.
Edward and Lou Reed of East Machias, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Vanessa Lorraine Reed to Andrew Richard Chapman, son of Samuel and Carolyn Chapman of Waldoboro.