The local nonprofit Hearty Roots, after the completion of its pilot season this summer, will continue operations with a more permanent status and add sessions for boys. The organization is now seeking funding for its week- and month-long sessions where Lincoln County kids learn outdoor sports like cross-country skiing, fat-tire biking, and stand-up paddleboarding in order to build confidence and social and emotional skills.
A pair of Bremen shellfish harvesters are expressing concern about the state of the Storer Landing boat ramp and hope to see the town repair the ramp, which provides public access to Broad Cove for clammers, fishermen, and recreational boaters alike.
Whitefield Elementary School parents expressed concern about the school’s leadership and response to incidents of bullying and a Whitefield representative to the Sheepscot Valley Regional School Unit Board of Directors floated the idea of withdrawal from the district during a board meeting at Chelsea Elementary School on Thursday, Dec. 14.
The new Dollar General and Sherwin-Williams stores at the corner of Main Street and Biscay Road are now open.
An anonymous donor has paid South Bristol’s portion of the cost for the sidewalk on the new bridge over The Gut.
No injuries were reported after a small aircraft slid off the runway during takeoff at Wiscasset Municipal Airport on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 17.
The investigation into the death of a 4-year-old Wiscasset girl Friday, Dec. 8, found evidence of numerous recent injuries and “chronic physiological stress,” police said.
Medomak Valley High School Principal Andrew Cavanaugh has resigned effective Thursday, Dec. 14.
The Maine State Police have arrested a Wiscasset woman and charged her with the murder of her fiance’s 4-year-old granddaughter Friday, Dec. 8.
Whitefield Elementary School Principal Joshua McNaughton recently announced that he will resign from his position in June 2018, at the end of the current school year. This is his seventh year as principal of the school.
Kids and parents learned how to code with computer games and puzzles during Great Salt Bay Community School’s first-ever Family Code Night on Thursday, Dec. 7.
Detectives from the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit are working with the Wiscasset Police Department to investigate the death of a 4-year-old girl from Wiscasset on Friday, Dec. 8.
Saturday, Dec. 9 marked Lincoln County’s first measurable snowfall of the 2017-2018 season, followed by a mix of snow and freezing rain Tuesday, Dec. 12. The two incidents brought sloppy road conditions to the county and the first resulted in several traffic accidents, as well as scattered power outages.
The membership of Bristol Fire and Rescue has asked the Bristol Board of Selectmen to consider budgeting for and appointing a full-time chief, and the town plans to appoint a committee to gather information from other towns with full-time chiefs.