The overnight hours on Thurs. are forecast to bring a mix of ice and rain to Lincoln County, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), which has issued several alerts for what forecasters have described as a “dangerous winter storm”. The latest forecasts indicate that Lincoln County may fare better than some neighboring areas – with the possibility of more rain and less ice – especially for the coastal areas and peninsulas.
Heavy snowfall and high winds marked the first official day of winter in Lincoln County as a Nor’easter moved into the area on Sun. afternoon for an overnight visit. Lincoln County woke up on Mon. morning to snowfall accumulations in the 12-17 inch range inland and the 10-15 inch range along the coast, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). NWS observer Arlene Cole in Newcastle reported a total accumulation of 14.5 inches on Mon. morning. A WGME channel 13 weather observer in Westport Island reported 17 inches of accumulation Sun. night.
The First Bancorp (Nasdaq: FNLC), announced Dec. 4 the company has received preliminary approval to obtain $25 million under the U.S. Treasury Capital Purchase Program.
The Damariscotta Police Department reports the following activity:
Dec. 18, Diane Marie Crudell, 41, of Rockland was issued a summons to court for theft from Renys department store.
A Waldoboro chimney sweep reported Monday an inspection done at a local senior’s home by someone else resulted in filing an erroneous report to the Maine State Housing Authority (MSHA).
Carrie Lynn Reynolds of Augusta and Harold Fredric Lothrop Jr. of Newcastle are pleased to announce their engagement. Carrie and Fred will exchange their marriage vows and begin their life together on Feb. 14, 2009 at the Second Congregational Church in Newcastle.
The debate between Jefferson and the State as to who would plow a three-mile section of road in town was resolved at the town selectmen’s meeting Monday night.
Lincoln County commissioners and the local Sheriff’s Dept. union chairman signed a three-year union contract Tuesday morning affecting 27 employees, giving them a 3 percent increase.
Chimney fires and other hazards pose a threat to homeowners, but a Waldoboro chimney sweep tells how dangers can be avoided and prevented, along with other problems.
During the past three weeks, 270 wreaths decorated by local businesses and individuals were sold to the highest bidders throughout Knox, Lincoln, and Waldo Counties in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bids For Kids Annual Wreath Auction.
Food pantries around Lincoln County are receiving plenty of donations, but sources say they won’t turn up their noses at more.
Cheryl C. Gray of Damariscotta and Steven P. Gray of York are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Lyn Gray, to Brett Keith Verney, both of Newcastle.
Reduction in state support threatens jobs and beds at the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset.
Heavy snowfall and high winds marked the first official day of winter in Lincoln County as a Nor’easter moved into the area on Sun. afternoon for an overnight visit. Lincoln County should wake up on Mon. morning to snowfall accumulations in the 12-17 inch range inland and the 10-15 inch range along the coast, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Scattered snowfall is forecast to continue through the day, and accumulated snowfall will be blown about by 20-30 mph winds from the west-northwest, according to the NWS.