A June 2015 accident that took the Wiscasset Fire Department’s ladder truck, Ladder 1, out of service for more than a year is now the subject of a lawsuit. The State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. is suing the town of Wiscasset for the cost of the insurance payment made when the wheel of the ladder truck separated from the vehicle and rolled across the roof of a car parked at the Little Village Bistro.
This fall marks the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Miles Memorial Hospital League art committee. To celebrate the occasion, Connie Bright, director of volunteers at LincolnHealth and a longtime member of the art committee, got together with fellow committee members Pemaquid artist Julie Babb and Bristol artist Judy Nixon on a recent sunny fall afternoon at Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop cafe. The women chatted about the committee’s history and projects, and their hopes for the work of the 14-member committee down the road, including the annual jurying on Tuesday, Oct. 18 of artwork to be considered for LincolnHealth – Miles Campus’ 2017 series of Hall Gallery art exhibitions.
In an era of mass-produced, throw-away furniture, two independent businesses have joined forces in Edgecomb to give new life to family heirlooms and create new, unique pieces catered to each customer’s wants and needs.
As a quick survey of license plates in downtown Damariscotta on Columbus Day weekend will show, the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest draws tourists to the area from across the state, the Northeast, and beyond. But if anyone still doubts what festival co-founder Buzz Pinkham often calls “the power of the pumpkin,” this year’s crowd also included a couple who traveled more than 10,000 miles – from Australia.
A two-car collision resulted in a car fire near the Route 1 southbound on-ramp in Newcastle the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Two men died and four people were injured in a house fire at 116 Pleasant Cove Road in Boothbay the morning of Sunday, Oct. 9.
Baldomero Zamora, 50, and Lucas Farias, 23, both of Chicago, died in the fire, according to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland.
A Waldoboro motorcyclist was taken to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta after an accident on Waldoboro Road (Route 32) in Bremen the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 7.
The Lincoln County News invites the public to hear directly from local candidates for the Maine State Legislature during its candidates forums on Thursday, Oct. 6 and Thursday, Oct. 13.
The Damariscotta Planning Board got a look at LincolnHealth’s proposed $13 million outpatient health center for the Miles Campus on Monday, Oct. 3.
Wiscasset is currently negotiating the sale of the former Wiscasset Primary School, Town Manager Marian Anderson said at the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen’s Tuesday, Oct. 4 meeting. Negotiations are ongoing, but the entity the town is coming close to entering into a purchase-and-sale agreement with is taxable, Anderson said, which would return the Gardiner Road (Route 27) property to the tax rolls.
Stepping Stone Housing Inc. will submit a new application for the development of the former Blue Haven property in Damariscotta after announcing it will scale back its plans during a Damariscotta Planning Board meeting Monday, Oct. 3.
Renewable energy, the opioid crisis, and issues facing Maine’s veterans are some of the issues state Rep. Michael “Mick” Devin hopes to address if re-elected for a third term in the Legislature.
The chair of the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen hopes to bring a fiscally conservative approach to the Maine House of Representatives.
Fourteen people participated in a “Life Chain” anti-abortion rally near the busy intersection of Route 1 and Route 27 in Wiscasset on Sunday, Oct. 3.