More than 100 people attended a presentation to hear about the first draft of Newcastle’s new comprehensive plan and land use code in the Lincoln Academy Alumni Dining Commons on Tuesday, Dec. 6.
The Bremen Board of Selectmen will convene a public hearing and special town meeting to allow voters to decide whether to enact a six-month ban on retail marijuana sales and cultivation.
The energy conservation project the Wiscasset School Department has worked for the past year to develop came under fire from the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen at the board’s Tuesday, Dec. 6 meeting.
The Damariscotta Planning Board has found Stepping Stone Housing Inc.’s application to be complete, however, the nonprofit will need to provide additional documentation to the town before the board decides whether to approve the project on the former Blue Haven property.
For about 25 years, Chris Coose has worked as an alcohol and substance abuse counselor. He launched Top of the Hill, a state-licensed substance abuse treatment agency, in Portland about 12 years ago.
The Damariscotta Planning Board approved LincolnHealth’s proposal for a $13.7 million outpatient health center on the Miles Campus on Monday, Dec. 5.
Maine Transportation Commissioner David Bernhardt will attend the next meeting of the Newcastle Board of Selectmen to discuss the Sherman Marsh Wetland Bank project.
Chief Deputy Ken Mason and Sgt. Jason Nein, of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, are moving on to the next journey in their lives: Mason to become the sheriff of Kennebec County and Nein to become an investigator at the Secretary of State’s Office in Augusta.
Waldoboro Town Manager Linda-Jean Briggs will resign effective Jan. 20 to take a position with another community.
The Great Salt Bay Community School Student Council gave people in the Midcoast one less worry after holding a toilet paper drive that brought in more than 600 rolls for donation to local food pantries and shelters.
During the RSU 40 Board of Directors meeting at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro on Thursday, Dec. 1, district administration announced the lifting of a ban on drinking the water at MVHS, in place for more than a week.
A Ford SUV struck a garage door and continued almost all the way through a garage in Nobleboro the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 2. There were no life-threatening injuries in the accident, which appears to have been caused by a medical event.
A Damariscotta woman sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in an accident at the intersection of Biscay and Lessner roads in Damariscotta on Friday, Dec. 2.
Black ice was a factor in accidents in Bristol and Dresden during the morning commute Friday, Dec. 2. There were no injuries in either accident.