Whitefield veteran Hallis “Hal” Thayer traveled to Washington, D.C. and the Arlington National Cemetery in December with the nonprofit Wreaths Across America to place thousands of wreaths at memorials and veterans’ graves.
Glenn Chadbourne, a Newcastle artist best known for his illustrations of Stephen King books, has illustrated a special edition of the thriller “Bird Box,” which has become a Netflix film starring Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich.
Readers selected Dennis Boyd, of Damariscotta, as the winner of the 2018 #LCNme365 photo contest with his photograph of Parsons Creek in Edgecomb.
The Clary Lake Association has completed repairs to the Clary Lake Dam that have restored the lake’s water level after several years of low levels and frustration for lakefront property owners.
The new district attorney for the Midcoast took the oath of office during a ceremony at The Samoset Resort in Rockport on New Year’s Day.
Gov. Paul LePage, in his last days in office, pardoned former Rep. Jeffrey K. “Jeff” Pierce, R-Dresden, of a 35-year-old felony conviction for drug trafficking.
A single-wide mobile home at 45 Orff Road in Jefferson burned down early New Year’s Day. The sole resident was not home.
Last year, I had the opportunity to visit Kelly Girard’s eighth-grade language arts classes at Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta during the students’ investigative journalism unit. The presentations were fun (at least for me), The Lincoln County News later published some of the students’ work, and the whole experience was truly one of the highlights of my year.
Fire destroyed one apartment in a six-unit, three-story building near downtown Waldoboro the evening of Thursday, Dec. 27.
Tarbox Farm in Westport Island has expanded to include Sasanoa Brewing, an organic brewery that uses Maine farm-grown ingredients.
Gov.-elect Janet Mills announced on Friday, Dec. 21 that she will nominate Laura Fortman to serve as the commissioner of the Maine Department of Labor and John Rohde to serve as executive director of the Workers’ Compensation Board.
In a vote that came down to the wire, Chris Carter, of Nobleboro, won the December #LCNme365 photo contest with his picture of New Harbor at sunrise by three votes.
Hello Sailor TMH, a gay lifestyle brand that offers clothing, accessories, and home goods, has recently moved its operations from Maryland to Newcastle.
Hundreds of readers submitted thousands of photos to The Lincoln County News’ reader photo contest in its second year. Now it will be up to readers to decide which of the 12 finalists will win the 2018 #LCNme365 photo contest.