As overdose deaths throughout the state reach historic proportions, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Damariscotta Police Department plan to stock their patrol vehicles with Narcan, an antidote for heroin or opioid overdoses.
More than 50 county residents gathered at Skidompha Public Library in Damariscotta as local candidates for the Maine State Legislature discussed economic development and the minimum wage Thursday, Oct. 13.
The Waldoboro Food Pantry hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location on the lower level of the former Taction building at 251 Jefferson St. on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
The legal agreement between Wiscasset and the Maine Department of Transportation, which has sparked the formation of a grass-roots group of taxpayers, will be the lone agenda item at the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen’s Tuesday, Nov. 1 meeting.
The state senator for the majority of Lincoln County is looking to continue working to ensure Maine residents can live and thrive in the state.
A Waldoboro businessman with experience in Augusta is running to once again represent local residents in the State Senate.
A Windsor physician who practiced at Sheepscot Valley Health Center in Coopers Mills for more than 30 years died Thursday, Oct. 13 from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident in Windsor three days earlier.
A Maine State Police K-9 helped rescue a missing woman in Dresden on Saturday, Oct. 15.
A Dodge Caliber was totaled in a two-vehicle accident on Route 1 in Newcastle near the Sherman Marsh rest area the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct. 18, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
Just in time for Halloween, Newcastle artist Glenn Chadbourne has published his first adult coloring book: “Uncle Glenny’s Zombie ‘Pocalypse!”
“Goodnight Bob,” the newest book from Waldoboro husband-and-wife team Ann and John Hassett, is one of those one-of-a-kind children’s books about bedtime – like Anna Dewdney’s “Llama Llama Red Pajama” and Peggy Rathman’s “Good Night, Gorilla” – that has the word “classic” written all over it. Released in September by Illinois-based children’s book publisher Albert Whitman & Co., “Goodnight Bob” tells the story – in simple language and endearing, colorful pictures – of a little boy named Bob who repeatedly shines his flashlight on all the eyes he sees in the night as he tries to fall asleep. It is both a universally familiar story and one with a wonderful twist near the end of the book (no spoiler here).
After a 5:30 p.m. potluck dinner in the vestry of the Broad Bay Congregational United Church of Christ in Waldoboro, potluck attendees filed into the church’s sanctuary for the Waldoborough Historical Society’s final program of the 2016 season on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 12. The program featured 55-year-old Warren metal artist Jay Sawyer, “one of its own,” as the historical society described him in a press release announcing the event. The burly, bright-eyed, and bearded former Merchant Marine is a graduate of Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro.
“Heave, ho,” onlookers called out as six volunteers from the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum in Alna pushed Engine No. 9 on the museum’s new turntable Saturday, Oct. 15. The turntable, built from an 1894 Portland Co. design, is the latest addition to the museum, which is devoted to the mission of reconstructing Maine’s historic 2-foot narrow-gauge railway line, engineer Jason Lamontagne said.
Investigators with the Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office have determined that a child playing with matches started the fire that killed two Chicago men in Boothbay the morning of Sunday, Oct. 9, according to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland.