The town of Edgecomb can add signage and request a speed study to address safety concerns on Eddy Road, Maine Department of Transportation Regional Planner Gerry Audibert said. More long-term options would require “a major effort with a low likelihood of acceptance,” he said.
The Wiscasset Historic Preservation Ordinance and the commission it established received strong support during a public hearing before the Wiscasset Planning Board about a proposal to repeal the ordinance. Voters will consider the repeal Nov. 7.
Downtown Wiscasset, the Waldo Theatre, and the Wiscasset Historic Preservation Commission are among the entries on Maine Preservation’s 19th list of most endangered historic places in Maine.
Wiscasset will again vote on the planning department budget, due to a citizen’s petition turned in less than a month after voters reinstated the department at a special town meeting.
Egypt Road in Damariscotta will be closed to through traffic for the last two weeks of September to allow for a major culvert replacement between Budweiser Lane and Cedar Lane.
A Wiscasset police officer was stuck with a used, heroin-contaminated needle earlier this week while searching a suspect during a traffic stop.
A proposal by Bremen developer Dan Goldenson to build an eight-room motel near Hilltop Stop in Damariscotta met encouragement from the Damariscotta Planning Board on Monday, Sept. 11.
The lawsuit filed against the Maine Department of Transportation over the Wiscasset downtown traffic project has been dismissed.
The driver and sole occupant of a Subaru that rolled over on East Pond Road in Nobleboro the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 12 did not appear injured, according to police.
Fire departments from Portland to Presque Isle gathered on the Boothbay peninsula Sept. 7-10 for the 54th Maine State Federation of Firefighters Convention. The convention was a time of celebration, remembrance, and friendly competition.
The Midcoast Orthodontics building at 50 Main St. in Newcastle is “likely a total loss” due to structural damage from a fire the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 12, according to Newcastle Fire Chief Clayton Huntley. The building contains three apartments in addition to the orthodontics practice.
After a legal hiccup delayed the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen’s consideration of a petition calling for a moratorium on commercial development last month, the circulators resubmitted the petition to the town for certification Thursday, Sept. 7. Town Clerk Michelle Cameron verified the petition, which received 149 signatures, the following day.
One of the most tragic events in the history of America resulted in the greatest rescue operation the nation has ever seen, said Jefferson Fire Chief Walter Morris, a keynote speaker at a 9/11 memorial service at Boothbay Region High School on Friday, Sept. 8.
An elderly driver attempting to make an illegal U-turn on Route 1 in Newcastle caused a two-vehicle accident the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 8, resulting in multiple injuries.