With heroin-related deaths and arrests on the increase across the state, Lincoln County’s top law enforcement officials assembled in Damariscotta Dec. 10 to discuss the possibilities of connecting drug addicts to treatment and recovery programs before they enter into the criminal justice system.
The Dresden Planning Board unanimously approved Dick Condon’s mining application with conditions during a meeting at Pownalborough Hall Tuesday, Dec. 15, despite opposition from residents.
The two-year quest to determine the owner of the Columbia came to an end when Doug Wood, of Bremen, presented the bill of sale to the Bristol Harbor Committee Dec. 10.
Nearly 100 people, families with children in carriages, students, friends, neighbors and strangers met at the Veterans Memorial Park in Newcastle on Monday evening.
After nine years as executive director of the Pemaquid Watershed Association, Donna Minnis announced she would be resigning from her post in early 2016.
Two Bridges Regional Jail, once a champion of recidivism and reentry programs, is transforming into a warehouse for inmates, jail officials said to Lincoln and Sagadahoc county legislators Friday, Dec. 11. There are solutions to the budget crisis that has reduced staffing to critical levels; options are on the table, Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multicounty Jail Authority members said.
Wiscasset Police Chief Troy Cline was allegedly assaulted and the department’s 2008 Crown Victoria damaged after a Pittston man was detained following an accident on Gardiner Road in Wiscasset Monday, Dec. 14.
Voters approved a $692,825.87 budget for the AOS 93 central office budget during the annual budget meeting at Great Salt Bay Community School Dec. 15.
For the second time in a year, a Union man pleaded guilty to charges related to a high-speed chase. Anthony Baker, 24, pleaded guilty to eluding a police officer and passing a roadblock, both class C felonies, in Lincoln County Superior Court Monday, Sept. 14.
The condition of a 24-year-old Dresden man has been upgraded to satisfactory after he sustained potentially life-threatening injuries in a high-speed, single-vehicle rollover on Middle Road in Dresden Tuesday, Dec. 8.
Great Salt Bay Community School second-graders learned about recycling from two guests Dec. 7.
Saturday, Dec. 19 will hereby be known as Ruth Kierstead Day in Wiscasset.
The Maine Yankee Community Advisory Panel on Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage and Removal met Monday afternoon for their annual meeting at the Taste of Maine Restaurant in Woolwich.