Wiscasset community members raised concerns about stagnant economic development and a significant hike in tax bills during a Thursday, Sept. 8 community forum organized by former Selectman Tim Merry.
Maine House District 87 Rep. Jeff Hanley, R-Pittston, believes the State House should run like your house. “Fix the roof and the driveway … don’t overspend … save for the future” is his campaign slogan in his bid for re-election to a second term as the representative for Wiscasset, Alna, Pittston, and Randolph.
The economy and the lack of good-paying jobs is a primary concern for the constituents of House District 87, which encompasses Wiscasset, Alna, Pittston, and Randolph, said Democratic challenger Wendy Ross.
The Newcastle Board of Selectmen has rescheduled a meeting to discuss the Maine Department of Transportation’s Sherman Marsh Wetland Bank project to Monday, Oct. 3.
In an effort to get ahead of the budget-setting process for 2017-2018, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen is touring town departments for a hands-on understanding of department needs. The tours kicked off Monday, Sept. 12 with Wiscasset’s public safety departments, and selectmen heard a laundry list of capital improvement requests – some of which needed to be filled yesterday, department heads said.
The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen delayed establishing its tax rate in a special meeting Monday, Sept. 12 until the town has “hard numbers” for its surplus balance.
The Waldoboro Board of Selectmen voted to follow the police chief’s recommendation and award a bid for a new police cruiser to Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep.
A popular Damariscotta restaurant will soon reopen under new management.
Amid signs for bait and directions to the footbridge across the harbor, a handmade sign posted along Townsend Avenue in Boothbay Harbor has drawn complaints of racism from tourists and residents.
Proponents and opponents of an application by Maritime Energy to install a 30,000-gallon propane tank had a chance to review and discuss the project during a public hearing in the Nobleboro Central School gymnasium Thursday, Sept. 8.
The Maine Department of Transportation will not seek federal funds for Wiscasset’s downtown improvement project, DOT Project Manager Ernie Martin said.
After learning that the Maine Department of Transportation will meet with local property owners to discuss Sherman Marsh easements later this week, the Newcastle Board of Selectmen has decided to host a meeting on Monday, Sept. 19 to discuss the project.
There were no injuries when a motorcycle drove into the back of a pickup truck on the southbound on-ramp to Route 1 in Newcastle the evening of Friday, Sept. 9.
The Newcastle Board of Selectmen reaffirmed its decision to place at least one seasonal speed bump in the village of Damariscotta Mills, despite the Nobleboro Board of Selectmen’s recent reversal of its decision to install two bumps on the Nobleboro side of the village.