After 11 years as Bristol’s fire chief, including 2 1/2 years as the town’s first full-time fire chief, Paul Leeman Jr. hung up his white helmet Saturday, May 1.
Local builder Scott Sutter Jr. became Bristol’s second full-time fire chief effective Saturday, May 1, succeeding Paul Leeman Jr. in the role.
St. Denis Church, in Whitefield, plans to sell its current parish hall, across the street from the church, and build a new one behind the church.
Waldoboro will hold a forum Thursday, May 13 to provide information to the public regarding the two proposals for the former A.D. Gray School on the ballot for the annual town meeting by referendum June 8.
Though vaccination options in Lincoln County are expanding, COVID-19 cases continue to climb, with 63 new cases identified in Lincoln County residents in the past week, up from 59 the week prior.
The pilot of a plane flying over the area reported a fire surrounding several structures in the area of Bunker Hill Road and Gates Road in Jefferson on Monday, May 3.
There’s a small cottage on John’s Bay in New Harbor. Inside, collections of books and art and things from faraway places clutter the shelves and walls and surfaces. Tall glass doors frame a view of sparkling waves and smoothly gliding gulls. When the tide is high, the salt water laps the edge of a small slice of green where a large pine stands.
A free ride service in Lincoln County will once again offer transportation — to passengers who have had the COVID-19 vaccine only — after a long interruption due to the pandemic.
A fire in the bar area at Aunt Gin’s Restaurant in Whitefield early Saturday, May 1 has closed the business, but there were no injuries and the structure remains intact.
With 70.7% of votes cast, Germaine Waltz won the April #LCNme365 photo contest with a picture she snapped during a morning walk at her home in Jefferson.
A 23-year-old female inmate at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset died after a medical emergency on Thursday, April 29, according to a press release from the jail.
Seven trainees were among the firefighters gaining live fire experience during the burning of an old chicken barn in Nobleboro on Saturday, April 24 — and a little extra training when an unplanned grass fire erupted during the exercise.
In the biggest COVID-19 outbreak in Lincoln County to date, 30 people — 27 inmates, two staff members, and one contracted worker — at Two Bridges Regional Jail have tested positive for the virus.
Lincoln County has a new communications director, believed to be the first woman to serve in the role. The county selected Tara Doe from a pool of six candidates to lead the agency that fields 911 calls and dispatches emergency services throughout the county.
Firefighters from eight departments protected a Somerville home from a brush fire that ignited several acres of surrounding forest on Tuesday, April 27.