Kennebec County has expanded its contract with Two Bridges Regional Jail, and will pay an increased fee to send 10 additional inmates to the jail. The Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multicounty Jail Authority approved an amended contract with Kennebec County at its Wednesday, Sept. 14 meeting.
A Boothbay Harbor business owner is seeking a second term in the Maine House of Representatives to make the state more business-friendly.
A Boothbay Harbor selectmen, physician, and former national policymaker hopes to ensure all Maine residents have access to health care if she wins a seat in the Maine House of Representatives.
Wiscasset officials will examine pursuing foreclosure on the six Mason Station properties still on Wiscasset’s tax rolls following the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen’s Tuesday, Sept. 20 meeting. Selectmen voted 4-1 to begin the lien process on the Mason Station properties, which include the Mason Station plant, after meeting with attorney Ben Smith, of Skelton, Taintor & Abbott.
The Lincoln County News invites the public to hear directly from local candidates for the Maine State Legislature during candidates forums Oct. 6 and 13.
With new sources of revenue established for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the deficit budget adopted for Two Bridges Regional Jail in June has been revised. The Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multicounty Jail Authority voted 7-1 at its Wednesday, Sept. 14 meeting to amend the 2016-2017 budget to reflect a perfect balance between the jail’s estimated $7.29 million in revenue and $7.29 million in expenditures.
“It all came about because I had my girlfriends come up and they stayed in the apartment. They thought it would be so perfect for a writers retreat,” said Amy Kefauver in a recent interview at the Barn Loft Apartment, which is attached to the Damariscotta home she shares with her husband, artist Will Kefauver. Amy Kefauver was referring to the two upcoming writers workshops she will host at the spacious, recently renovated three-bedroom apartment in October and November.
A driver was taken to Miles by ambulance after a single-vehicle accident on River Road in Newcastle the morning of Monday, Sept. 19.
The combined efforts of bystanders along the Kennebec River saved the life of a 2-year-old from Augusta found unresponsive in the river near the East Side Boat Landing Playground on the evening of Friday, Sept. 16.
After three hours of deliberation on U.S. Cellular’s application to construct a 190-foot monopole cellphone tower on Townhouse Road, the Whitefield Planning Board ruled the application incomplete Wednesday, Sept. 14.
Thursday, Sept. 8 marked the 50th anniversary of the premiere of “Star Trek: The Original Series.” While fans celebrated the anniversary across the globe, Lincoln County has its own connection to the series.
A Lincoln Academy graduate and former Newcastle resident is back in the U.S. after participating in an endurance horse race across Mongolia during August.
The failed “war on drugs” and the lack of effective treatment options for individuals struggling with heroin or opioid addiction amounts to “negligent homicide,” said Tim Cheney, Walpole resident and co-founder of the addiction resource directory Chooper’s Guide and its nonprofit advocacy arm, Chooper’s Foundation.
After four decades working as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Roy Seibel Jr. has decided it is time to take a step back from private practice.