Friends and family of Lincoln Academy’s class of 2023 crowded into the Nelson Bailey gymnasium the afternoon of Friday, June 2 to watch as 150 students crossed the stage and received their diplomas.
GSB Officials File for Dismissal of Newcastle Mother’s Suit, Deny Allegations
AOS 93 and Great Salt Bay Community School officials filed response to a Newcastle mother’s complaint in U.S. District Court on Friday, June 2, denying her statements and motioning to dismiss claims that her 14th Amendment rights had been violated by the school.
Damariscotta Man Dies in Biscay Road Crash
A 42-year-old Damariscotta man died in a single-vehicle crash on Biscay Road the morning of Tuesday, June 6.
Characters of the County: Glenn Angell is a Character
Whitefield Planning Board Chair Glenn Angell is what happens when the wisecracking kid from high school matures and brings the same irreverent sense of humor to the serious business at hand.
Newcastle Crash Slows Route 1 Traffic
A two-vehicle crash that resulted in non-life-threatening injuries in the vicinity of Mike’s Place in Newcastle temporarily closed Route 1 traffic as responders removed one of the vehicles from the road on the afternoon of Sunday, June 4.
Edgecomb Select Board Talks Route 27, Foreclosure Fire Costs
The Edgecomb Select Board made plans for requesting repairs to Route 27, heard updates on broadband, and discussed a potential $40,000 expense from a recent fire on town-owned property at its Tuesday, May 30 meeting.
Waldoboro Gears Up for Memorable 250th Anniversary Celebration
A three-day celebration of Waldoboro’s 250th anniversary will kick off in two weeks, marking a year of planning efforts to celebrate the previous centuries and those to come. From Friday through Sunday, June 16-18, special events, live music, movie screenings, and activities for all ages will spread throughout the town.
GSB’s Bike Rodeo: A Legacy of Safety, Smiles, and Fun
Great Salt Bay Community School’s annual bike rodeo took place on Thursday, May 25, with bike giveaways, obstacle courses and safety education.
Waldoboro Native to Premiere Film at The Waldo June 6
A fishing trip gone horribly wrong will play out on the big screen, as filmmaker Lucas McNelly premieres “Up Country” at The Waldo Theatre on Tuesday, June 6.
Wiscasset Voters Set $10.3 Million School Budget for Referendum Vote
According to Wiscasset Town Clerk Linda Perry, 20 registered voters attended the Wiscasset 2023-2024 school budget validation meeting Wednesday, May 17, with only one question submitted from the public.
Alna Ethics Hearing Rescheduled
The public hearing on the ethics complaint filed against Alna Select Board member Ed Pentaleri has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 8.
Crash Closes Route 1 for Six Hours
Route 1 in Wiscasset was closed for roughly six hours Wednesday morning, May 31, after a traffic crash in the vicinity of 342 Bath Road.
Characters Of The County: Walt Johansson Talks Free Medications, Good Communication
The few Bristol locals who haven’t met Walter N. “Walt” Johansson by now almost certainly know him by sight. Johansson is well known locally for his daily habit of walking his neighborhood on Pemaquid Harbor Road.
Whitefield Select Board Agrees to Help with Sober Center Moratorium Effort
Convinced by a crowded meeting room expressing unanimous opposition to the potential opening of a residential substance abuse treatment center in Coopers Mills, the Whitefield Select Board agreed to consult with the town’s attorney on the best way to proceed developing a moratorium that could potentially delay or derail the project entirely.
Bremen Family Remembers Hometown Hero
Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is set aside each year to honor the men and women who gave their lives in service to their country, Veterans Day, on Nov. 11 is celebrated each year to honor all living veterans; those who faced death and lived, and those who continue to serve today. Their stories, when given the opportunity, should be told.
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