While two medical experts disagree on the timing of a fatal abdominal injury to a 4-year-old Wiscasset girl, they agree she was a victim of child abuse.
Despite the chair’s call to table the issue, the Damariscotta Board of Selectman moved forward with its review of draft ordinances to govern licensing of medical and recreational marijuana businesses during a workshop Wednesday, March 27.
Fire caused significant damage to a mobile home at 1384 Old Route 1 in Waldoboro the evening of Tuesday, April 2.
During the first day of the trial of Shawna Lyn Gatto, charged with depraved indifference murder in connection with the death of 4-year-old Kendall Chick, prosecutors presented photos of the girl’s numerous injuries. Gatto, in a recording of an interview with police, blamed the injuries on the girl’s clumsiness.
A quick response from two firefighters prevented flames from spreading throughout a two-story home in Jefferson on Monday, April 1.
The bench trial of Shawna L. Gatto, the Wiscasset woman charged with depraved indifference murder in connection with the December 2017 death of 4-year-old Kendall Chick, is underway at the Capital Judicial Center in Augusta.
The name and image of the late composer John Morris, who passed away at age 91 on Jan. 25 of last year, appeared on the big screen during the approximately four-minute-long “In Memoriam” video tribute at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in the star-studded Los Angeles neighborhood of Hollywood on Feb. 24.
Fire destroyed a sawmill at N.C. Hunt Lumber in Jefferson early Saturday, March 30. The business will rebuild and hopes to have a new sawmill in operation in four months, though it will lay off 17 employees in the interim.
The Whitefield Library has five months to raise $25,000 to buy the Arlington Grange building from the Maine State Grange.
After the construction of a house too close to Damariscotta Lake in Newcastle and the town’s denials of its attempts to gain approval, a family may have to move the house back 4 feet or take the matter to court.
The estate of a late selectman is offering the town of Dresden $105,281.62 to restore the Eastern River town landing, at the end of Town Landing Road and under the Route 197 bridge.
Alna voters adopted a new false alarm ordinance after much debate at annual town meeting Saturday, March 23.
Lincoln Academy graduates Sarah and Mark Lutte are growing flowers at their farm in Farmingdale, and the colorful, aromatic blooms are making their way to the coast by way of florists and wedding planners.
Current Third Selectman Doug Baston was voted into the second selectman seat on Election Day in Alna Friday, March 22.