The National Weather Service has extended a winter weather advisory warning of hazardous road conditions caused by mixed precipitation overspreading Lincoln County during the evening hours Tuesday. The winter weather advisory, originally in effect until 6 p.m., is now in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday.
The Maine Department of Transportation presented its plans to remove ledge under one side of the new bridge over The Gut during a meeting at South Bristol School on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Wreaths Across America, the annual procession from Down East Maine to Arlington National Cemetery in honor of the nation’s veterans, stopped at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro for the third year in a row Sunday, Dec. 10.
By a vote of 49-20, a 180-day moratorium on recreational-marijuana businesses in the town of Whitefield was approved during a special town meeting at Whitefield Elementary School on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Crews from Central Maine Power Co. succeeded in restoring power before nightfall to all of the over 300 Lincoln County households with outages, according to a Sunday afternoon report from CMP. The outages followed the first measurable snowfall of the season Saturday night.
The first measurable snowfall in Lincoln County brought some sloppy road conditions, resulting in a number of traffic accidents, as well as scattered power outages, according to reports. As of this posting, no major storm related incidents have been reported. Steady snowfall is forecast to taper off before dawn on Sunday, and Lincoln County residents may even see some sunshine on Sunday, according to the NWS.
A rabid skunk attacked two dogs inside a fenced-in area and attempted to enter a house on Hilton Road in Whitefield late Monday, Dec. 4, but the homeowner shot and killed it in her dooryard.
Mainely Nails, a popular nail salon that opened in Newcastle almost four years ago, recently completed a move across the bridge into a larger space on upper Main Street in Damariscotta.
Lincoln Academy teacher John Jenkins has taken a leave of absence from the school to run for governor in 2018.
The Dresden Planning Board will hold a site walk and public hearing for a smelt camp business near Cork Cove in the Kennebec River.
The RSU 40 Board of Directors will hold a special meeting, to include a dismissal hearing, at the school district’s central office in Union at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 12.
When Savory Maine reopens after winter break in 2018, owner and cook Grace Goldberg will have shifted the entire restaurant from the main floor to the basement level.
After several meetings with the developer and over an hour of discussion at its meeting Monday, Dec. 4, the Damariscotta Planning Board unanimously voted to approve a Portland developer’s project for a development at 435 Main St.
A sport-utility vehicle struck a Main Street building in downtown Wiscasset during the early evening hours of Friday, Dec. 1. The accident sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and caused visible damage to the building.
An agreement between the Maine Department of Transportation and the town of Wiscasset will delay the demolition of Haggett’s Garage until at least February.