Former Great Salt Bay Community School Assistant Principal Ira Michaud will lead the Edgecomb Eddy School in 2017-2018. He began his new position as principal Monday, July 17.
While the Newcastle Board of Selectmen continues to support the placement of at least one seasonal speed bump in Damariscotta Mills, the Maine Department of Transportation recently told the town administrator it will not place any speed bumps in the Mills.
There were no injuries in the rollover of a pickup truck on Medomak Road in Bremen the morning of Tuesday, July 18.
The Camden National Bank on Route 1 in Waldoboro was robbed the afternoon of Monday, July 17. On Tuesday, police arrested a Newcastle man in connection with the incident.
In a rare night with no guests at the Inn at Cuckolds Lighthouse on Wednesday, July 12, guests at a special event were treated to an insider’s view of the results of a restoration more than a decade in the making.
A 61-pound Labrador-retriever mix who was the longest-tenured resident in the history of the Lincoln County Animal Shelter has found a happy home.
A rear-end collision on Route 130 in Bristol the late morning of Saturday, July 15 sent the operators of both vehicles to the hospital with minor injuries.
The Damariscotta River Association recently closed on a 178-acre parcel in Edgecomb, permanently protecting critical wetlands habitat and a half-mile tract of the River-Link Trail between the Damariscotta and Sheepscot rivers.
Town Manager Matt Lutkus announced in an email to the Damariscotta Board Of Selectmen he has appointed Jason Warlick as Damariscotta’s police chief on Friday, July 14. The selectmen will vote on whether to confirm the appointment during their meeting the evening of Wednesday, July 19.
A century-old farmhouse on Boothbay Road in Edgecomb has been given new life as an art gallery with future plans to add a vineyard and a creative, community-oriented space. The 1906 farmhouse and adjacent 1904 barn at 146 Boothbay Road is now home to Brad and Danielle Betts’ Down East Gallery, which celebrated its grand opening July 1.
Myles Wotton, 12, of Bristol, has been watching his father, Donald, older brothers, Mitchell and Merritt, and other area fishermen bring in tuna since he was a toddler in his mother Rebecca’s arms. The Wotton dock in New Harbor buzzes with excitement when they receive word the boat is returning with a prized catch. Family members anxiously wait to catch a glimpse of newly landed tuna. Myles has listened to their tales of hauling in the big fish, of their adventures and misadventures, all his young life.
A South Bristol native recently opened Sea Smoke Shop, a store offering handmade glass pipes, vintage ashtrays, and other products on Main Street in Damariscotta.
Waldoboro Planning and Development Director Emily Reinholt will depart effective Thursday, July 13. For the next year, the Midcoast Economic Development District will provide planning services to the town at a cost of $61,000, a savings of about $4,000.
The Lincoln County Fire Chiefs Association is in the process of creating a strike team of firefighters from departments across the county to respond to major incidents and provide additional manpower around the county.