After receiving feedback opposing the placement of speed bumps in the village of Damariscotta Mills, the Nobleboro Board of Selectmen reversed its earlier decision and voted unanimously against the placement of speed bumps on the Nobleboro side of the village.
2016 marks the 56th year that the Pemaquid Group of Artists has shown its artwork at Pemaquid Art Gallery in New Harbor. This year, this venerable group of artists showing at the gallery numbers 30. They are as follows: Barbara Applegate, Debra Arter, Bruce Babb, Julie Babb, Stephen Busch, Mark B. Chesebro, Trudi B. Curtis, William Curtis, Dianne Smith Dolan, Peggy Farrell, Sarah L. Fisher, Helen Viola Glendinning, Claire Hancock, Kay Sawyer Hannah, Jean Nelson Harris, Kathleen Horst, Hannah Ineson, Will Kefauver, Jan Kilburn, Barbara Klein, Patti Leavitt, Sally Loughridge, Marlene Loznicka, Nancy O’Brien MacKinnon, Judy Nixon, Paul Sherman, Liliana Thelander, Ernest “Tommy” Thompson, Bob Vaughan, and Bev Walker.
Waldoboro’s new car dealership is open.
Maine native Craig Worster has returned to his home state to work for the Wiscasset Police Department. Worster will serve as a permanent part-time officer while full-time patrol officer Nadean Crossley attends the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, Wiscasset Police Chief Jeffrey Lange said.
Lincoln Academy sophomores scattered across Damariscotta and Newcastle to perform a variety of tasks as part of the annual Sophomore Service Day on Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Facing a 14.1 percent hike in tax bills, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen voted Tuesday, Sept. 6 to use $1 million of the town’s fund balance to reduce the tax commitment for 2016-2017.
A New Hampshire woman was arrested for allegedly operating after suspension after a single-vehicle rollover on Route 1 in Damariscotta on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
The Bremen Board of Selectmen will discuss a potential change from a calendar year to a fiscal year for budgetary purposes during the board’s meeting Thursday, Oct. 20.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office asked for public assistance twice during Labor Day weekend to locate missing teenagers. Both returned home safely.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what caused a vehicle to go into the Pemaquid River off Hanna’s Landing in Bristol the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 5.
The Lincoln County News office will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 5. The deadline for letters to the editor and press releases – normally 5 p.m. Monday – is 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2 for the upcoming edition. The deadline for ads is noon Friday.
After an unsuccessful application for a grant to help finance improvements to the Bristol Mills fish ladder, the Bristol Board of Selectmen met Aug. 24 to discuss alternatives to the project, including the possibility of removing the Bristol Mills Dam.
In the past 50 years, Mark Johnston can count on one hand the number of times he has been absent from his seat at the organ of the Bunker Hill Baptist Church. He has been playing the 1888 pump organ for the church since 1967, when he was a freshman at Lincoln Academy.
In early August, a swarm of honeybees from Ray Shadis’ Edgecomb farm took off to find a new home. The swarm will not survive the winter without help, Shadis said.