With its long evergreen forests and storied glacial coast, Maine’s history of nurturing outdoorsmen almost goes without saying. Lincoln County shares in that history, evidenced by residents like Kyle O’Brien, a fourth generation Bremen lobsterman, who, when not on the boat, is hunting for deer and occasionally moose.
Medomak Middle School students returned from summer vacation to new administration for the first time in eight years. Principal Michael Harris and Assistant Principal Joshua Snyder said they plan to focus on communication, connection, and involvement with their teachers, students, and families.
The South Bristol Select Board extended the town’s aquaculture lease moratorium for six months at the board’s meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14. The extension gives the town additional time to gather information and draft an aquaculture ordinance.
After two nights of practice camping in a tent in Florida, former Wiscasset native Carla Urquhart Pierce set off on the adventure of a lifetime hiking the Appalachian Trail to Maine. Although she started the epic hike in late March with her cousin, Pierce would spend almost five months of the trip as a solo hiker, often teaming up with a community of trekkers she met along the way.
AOS 93 administrators are asking for ideas to restructure the school system and hope to have a top option by the end of the calendar year.
Jamie Hanna has spent the past five years locating and documenting hundreds of artworks her father, David Hanna, created during her childhood in Bristol and earlier years in Pennsylvania. While following international clues to bring his work to the public, hoping to organize his first exhibition since 1981, she has connected to her father, his relationships, and her own early life on the peninsula.
The town of Waldoboro may put the Hoffses house on the market, after residents voted to allow the sale during a special town meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
Paul Leeman Jr. has worn many hats during his life: Bristol’s first full-time fire chief, a shotokan martial arts instructor, and owner and cook at New Harbor’s fabled Samoset Restaurant, to name a few.
A 102-bed nursing facility on Piper Mill Road and an 18-acre solar farm on Route 1 in Damariscotta both have one more year to break ground following approval extensions by the planning board on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
Members and friends of Wiscasset’s First Congregational Church celebrated its 250th anniversary Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9-10, as a place of worship since 1773, before the Declaration of Independence was signed.
The Bristol Consolidated School renovation project is proceeding on time and meeting schedule, AOS 93 Superintendent Lynsey Johnston told the Bristol School Committee at the committee’s Wednesday, Sept. 6 meeting.
Over 70 community members and 35 high school students participated in the 20th annual Community Cares Day on Saturday, Sept. 9, assisting the Community Housing Improvement Project with work across the county.
A drug recovery community center operated by Commonspace, formerly known as Amistad, partially opened in Newcastle last week after months of public opposition caused the nonprofit to pull a business license application in Wiscasset this summer.
After taking care of farm animals nonstop at Fuzzy Udder Creamery in Whitefield for more than a dozen years, farm owner Jessie Dowling is finally becoming more aware of the need to take care of herself.
Fueled by support from her community and her own knack for self-motivation, Caitlin Cass is ready for whatever the future brings her. An avid tennis player and Newcastle native, Cass’s talent for tennis continues to shine in Lincoln County, as the 19-year-old volunteers, teaches lessons, and gives back to her community.