Throughout the course of Robert “Bob” Cekuta’s nearly 40-year career in the foreign service, he and his family have been stationed in Yemen, South Africa, Austria, Germany, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Cekuta now holds the post of U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan, a position he has held since 2015.
The Monhegan Plantation Power District recently celebrated the completion of a $1 million-plus upgrade to a cleaner, more reliable, safer energy source in the form of diesel microturbines.
A long-awaited construction project on Elm Street and Theater Street in Damariscotta is underway.
The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen may soon call a special town meeting to request authority to use reserve funds to prevent another tax hike. With $2.5 million in lost valuation from an increase in the homestead exemption and $1.1 million in lost valuation from Maine Yankee property, the town needs about $650,000 to hold the current mil rate of $18.71, Town Manager Marian Anderson said.
For his volunteer efforts in Lincoln County the last 20-plus years, Dennis Anderson, of Newcastle, will be recognized later this month as one of WCSH’s 6 Who Care.
Students arrived at Wiscasset Elementary School for the first day of school Tuesday, Sept. 5 and were greeted by a new principal. Open communication, high visibility, and a focus on the needs of the “whole child” will define Principal Stacy White’s approach to her new position, she said.
A family of six and their dog escaped a fire at an 1850s farmhouse in Whitefield early Sunday, Sept. 3. The house burned down and two cats are missing, but firefighters saved a nearby building with more animals inside. Homeowners John and Melanie Pagurko and their four daughters were asleep when a smoke detector went off, according […]
A motel guest with a coffee mug and a firefighter with a garden hose helped prevent an electrical fire from spreading at the Pioneer Motel on Route 1 in Edgecomb on Saturday, Sept. 2. Firefighters from Edgecomb and three neighboring towns responded to finish the job and clear the building of smoke. The fire appears to have […]
Lincoln County residents are familiar with the work of local architect Rick Burt, including the Lincoln Academy Alumni Dining Commons in Newcastle and Rising Tide Community Market in Damariscotta. Recently, however, the Maine Senate recognized Burt for his role in another project – the 30-year-plus restoration of the Maine State House.
An Edgecomb man was sentenced Monday, Aug. 28 for an armed robbery at a Boothbay Harbor hotel on Sept. 18, 2016.
For 25 years, a group has gathered at the Newcastle-Alna Baptist Church for members to support each other as they work toward their weight-loss goals. At 10 a.m. Sept. 11, the members of TOPS 206 will celebrate their silver anniversary with an open house at the church.
The Field of Dreams Hair Salon, the only salon in Alna, opened its doors on West Alna Road in June. The salon is the culmination of owner Melissa Averill’s long-held career goal and a space where she can share the latest trends in hair care and style with her customers, she said.
A Waldoboro motorcyclist was transported to the hospital with a possible leg injury after a collision with a hatchback on Center Street in Nobleboro the morning of Thursday, Aug. 31.
There was no equipment or retail market to support Maine’s oyster aquaculture when Barb Scully, of Edgecomb, entered the industry 31 years ago. Maine oysters are now distributed across the country, with widespread recognition of the Damariscotta River as producing some of the finest-quality oysters on the market.