A propane truck crash and subsequent leak has closed Pond Road, a section of Route 215, in Newcastle for more than six hours.
The power outage originally expected for parts of the towns of Newcastle, Damariscotta, Bristol, and South Bristol on Friday, Nov. 15, resulting from an incident causing the closure of Jones Woods Road in Newcastle from West Hamlet Road to Bunker Hill Road, will not be as widespread as first expected, according to Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency Director Casey Stevens. The closure will possibly only affect parts of Newcastle and a little of Damariscotta, and not Bristol and South Bristol, as previously stated, Stevens said.
Broad Bay Church broke ground on a first phase of renovations for its historic home in Waldoboro village the morning of Friday, Nov. 8.
A Damariscotta man was flown to Maine Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after a crash at the intersection of Route 1 and Belvedere Road the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 13.
Damariscotta plans to create a tax increment financing district that encompasses the new Camden National Plaza development at 435 Main St.
A husband and wife who live in Damariscotta both served their country in World War II: Bill Connell as a merchant mariner and Lyn Connell as a pilot in the Civil Air Patrol and member of the American Women’s Voluntary Services.
The chaplain of the Edgecomb Fire Department blessed the department’s new truck during a ceremony Sunday, Nov. 3.
Lobstermen expressed a mix of frustration and acceptance upon hearing the state’s new plan to protect North American right whales during a meeting in Waldoboro on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Scientists from the Downeast Institute and Bremen shellfish harvesters were on the flats Friday, Nov. 1 for the latest step in an experiment that aims to determine the impact of “brushing” on local clam populations.
Lincoln Academy students exchanged ideas with students from the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center at the first Project Share Day on Monday, Nov. 4.
Jefferson firefighters quickly put out flames at a trailer on Sennett Road the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 7. No one was hurt in the fire.
Although work continues on a few parts of the project, a large crowd gathered Thursday, Oct. 31 in pouring rain to celebrate the near-completion of the Head Tide Dam modification project.
LincolnHealth will demolish the Teel House on its Miles Campus in Damariscotta at the end of November to make room for parking.
“If we still didn’t have the right to vote, it sure would be a different country,” Beth Maxwell said, imagining what that country would look like while standing on the Wiscasset common Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Newcastle voters elected a lifelong resident to fill a vacant seat on the board of selectmen in an uncontested special election Tuesday, Nov. 5.