Lincoln County’s second community-owned solar farm, located at The Morris Farm in Wiscasset, went online Thursday, March 31. The installation, owned by the Morris Farm Community Solar Association, is generating renewable energy for the grid as the Maine Legislature enters the final stages of debate on a bill that could have a significant impact on Maine’s solar energy industry.
Special Olympics Maine has inducted a Waldoboro police officer into the organization’s hall of fame and honored him with its most prestigious award for his work on behalf of athletes.
For decades, Wiscasset volunteer firefighters have been able to wash their personal vehicles at the firehouse. The long-standing practice built camaraderie among the crew and brought volunteers into the station, which improved response time to calls, Wiscasset Fire Chief T.J. Merry said.
During the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, April 5, Sheriff Todd Brackett honored four deputies for outstanding service: Deputy 1st Class Brian Collamore, Deputy Ken Hatch, Detective Jared Mitkus, and Deputy James Read.
Boothbay Region children and their parents know how lucky they are to have a devoted teacher who volunteers her time to help develop young girls into better basketball players. Six years ago, Lauren Brown, physical education teacher at Boothbay Region Elementary School, started the Lady Dribblers for girls in grades one through five.
The uncertain future of RSU 12’s pre-kindergarten program came to an end with the passage of a federal spending bill that restored previously eliminated funds for a five-year grant RSU 12 won in 2014.
After purchasing the 31-acre Chapman Farm property in December, Inn Along the Way is moving closer to starting construction on an interdependent senior community in Damariscotta.
A former Jefferson Village School student and current sophomore at Lincoln Academy has proposed a project for the JVS school grounds as his Eagle Scout Project.
The Lincoln County News is pleased to welcome Christine LaPado-Breglia, who joined the editorial staff March 17 as a copy editor and reporter.
The Wiscasset School Department plans to take its commitment to providing athletic opportunities to students with disabilities one step further in 2016-2017 by instituting a unified sports team, where students with and without disabilities join together to compete against other schools.
A couple of weeks after giving a presentation about the risk of pollutants to the Medomak River and potential closures of clam flats, the Waldoboro Shellfish Committee is urging the town to take the matter seriously.
The pipe organ has been a part of Jay Zoller’s life since he was in high school, and on April 3, he will share his love of the instrument with the community during a benefit concert at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Newcastle.
A lobster boat with a long history of plying the waters around the Friendship peninsula will stay in the fishing community, changing hands from one generation to another, thanks to a generous donation.
A summer job in Boothbay Harbor in the early 1970s, taken to pay off student loans, turned into a new life for Irish-born John O’Connell – one which would involve seats at the table of municipal and county government.