Area departments were fighting a structure fire on Feylers Corner Road in Waldoboro the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 25.
After nearly 135 years of manual winding by volunteers, the town clock and 900-pound bell inside the steeple of the Damariscotta Baptist Church have new automatic controls.
After three meetings and a site walk, the Nobleboro Planning Board unanimously approved an application for a bakery at the intersection of East Pond Road and Route 1 on Thursday, Aug. 15.
New signs will soon greet drivers as they enter Whitefield, all with the same slogan: “Welcome to Whitefield. We share the roads.”
The Damariscotta Lake boat launch on Bunker Hill Road in Jefferson closed for construction Monday, Aug. 19 and will remain closed until Sept. 21.
Local lobstermen and state legislators are resisting an effort to impose new restrictions on lobster gear in an effort to protect right whales, saying the regulations would have negative financial and safety impacts on lobstermen without any benefit to the whales.
Third-term Newcastle Selectman Christopher Doherty plans to resign after missing the board’s last nine meetings during a leave of absence to help his son build a house in Colorado.
A Gardiner researcher says hundreds of people, including veterans and residents of the Old Men’s Camp in Jefferson, are buried in unmarked graves in area cemeteries.
After taking over day-to-day operations of Damariscotta-based Medomak Construction Inc. in late January, Newcastle native Cameron Creamer bought the company in June.
Sheepscot General Farm, of Whitefield, will test a new crop this year – and a new way of selling the crop – when it opens a pick-your-own hemp field in September.
A Thomaston motorcyclist was flown to Maine Medical Center in Portland with serious injuries after he crashed into the back of a horse-drawn carriage in Jefferson the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 14.
The Maine Department of Education has denied a family’s appeal of the Jefferson School Committee’s decision not to allow their child to attend Jefferson Village School. Meanwhile, a Jefferson selectman plans to consult the Maine Municipal Association on the matter.
Local recycling and waste-management researchers and activists Michael Uhl and Mark Ward hope to further awareness and discussion of recycling and trash in Lincoln County with a public forum Thursday, Aug. 22.
Capt. Gorham Lilly, a volunteer firefighter in Dresden for nearly 60 years, was recognized as a “Hometown Hero” during a ceremony at Pownalborough Hall in Dresden on Wednesday, Aug. 7.
Authorities have confirmed that the body found in Greenland Cove, Bremen, on Monday, Aug. 19, was that of a Bremen man missing since Aug. 12.