Medomak Valley cheerleaders successfully defended their Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference title on Monday, Jan. 18 at the Augusta Civic Center. The KVAC championship was the fourth in six years for the Lady Panthers. They also won in 2011, 2013, and 2015. They were runners-up in 2012 to Leavitt and 2014 to Gardiner.
For five students RSU 12 might otherwise have placed outside the district in a specialized program, the ABLE program for grades five through eight at Whitefield Elementary School is providing engaging, hands-on education that is helping students achieve academic standards.
Members of Alpha Sigma Gamma, Lincoln Academy’s service fraternity, scattered across the county to help residents out by doing a variety of jobs, chores, and tasks in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20.
The Clary Lake Dam, a center of controversy in Jefferson and Whitefield, is up for auction, according to a notice of public sale filed with the Lincoln County Registry of Deeds on Jan. 5. The auction, the result of a foreclosure on the mortgage on the dam, is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. on the steps of the Lincoln County Courthouse.
The engineer of Bremen’s Heath Road bridge project recommended replacing the single-lane bridge with a two-lane bridge, more than doubling the length of the bridge, and moving the bridge upstream during a public meeting Thursday, Jan. 14.
A Waldoboro selectman is throwing his hat in the ring to represent the GOP in the upcoming election for House District 91.
Eloise Vitelli is back on the campaign trail, announcing her bid for the Democratic nomination for Maine Senate District 23, which includes Sagadahoc County and Dresden, in a kickoff event at the Bath Freight Shed Alliance on Saturday, Jan. 16.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage and First Lady Ann LePage will attend the Lincoln County Republican Committee’s Lincoln Day dinner in Bristol Mills on Feb. 12.
A Pemaquid woman is looking for committee members to help make a Bristol dog park a reality.
The Hannaford Supermarket chain will complete the expansion of its Waldoboro location by the end of 2016.
The town of Damariscotta is planning to request bids for winter maintenance on the town’s roads and the downtown area. The board is scheduled to discuss the matter during the board’s meeting Wednesday, Jan. 20.
During the holidays at the beginning of the winter season, there was a posting on the wall at Wiscasset Middle High School offering free handmade mittens and hats to students. According to school nurse Joanne Krejsa, the mittens and hats went very quickly during the onset of winter.
Lincoln County Administrator John O’Connell announced his resignation to the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners at the board’s meeting Tuesday, Jan. 19. His resignation will be effective at the end of March or early April. The commissioners accepted his resignation and his recommendation to advertise in-house to fill the position.
Clayton Grover, of Newcastle, started his career at Bath Iron Works on Aug. 21, 1952. With the exception of a stint in the Army from 1953 to 1955 and a brief layoff in 1963, Grover has remained on the job at BIW and, at 83, has no plans to retire.