A Newcastle 19-year-old sustained life-threatening injuries on Monday, Feb. 26 while driving on Interstate 95 near mile marker 113 in Augusta.
The Bristol Select Board, planning board, and comprehensive plan committee held a joint meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the town office to find a way forward for Bristol’s draft comprehensive plan.
When locals think of famed Pemaquid Oyster Company co-founder and head of operations Jeff “Smokey” McKeen they might focus on the aquaculture industry he’s helped foster on the Damariscotta River. While the business is a big part of McKeen’s day-to-day, the South Bristol resident is also a carpenter who built his own home, a folklorist, and a world-traveling musician.
The owner of a Connecticut-based company attended the Dresden Planning Board’s Wednesday, Feb. 14 meeting to discuss plans to expand a mobile home park in Dresden.
The Somerville Select Board convened a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 14, to meet with Somerville Fire Chief Mike Dostie for a preliminary discussion of a rule proposed by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration for emergency responders.
Three Lincoln Academy wrestlers were crowned State Class B champions on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Mt. Valley High School in Rumford.
Amy Mussman’s Westport Island kitchen table was full of Maine wildlife one Saturday morning – a loon wearing a bow tie, a smiling seal, a crow with a top hat, a fox in a scarf, a big round bear, and many more. The animals were handmade creations she and her mother, Phyllis Mussman, of West Bath, have been sewing together for eight years as “Mainely Primsicals.”
Some of the facilities improvements urgently needed across RSU 40 schools could be funded through investments in energy efficiency and accomplished through alignment with an energy service company, RSU 40 Facilities Director Brian Race told the district’s board of directors at their meeting Thursday, Feb. 15.
Edgecomb is one of several Lincoln County towns long ineligible for federal Land and Water Conservation Fund grants because it sold land where improvements had been made using the fund.
The process of making art is almost as important as the product. For local artist, pumpkin decorator, and puppet-maker Melissa Glendenning, of South Bristol, the art of storytelling and creating is a way to connect children and adults with the magic that lives all around us.
The future of emergency medical services in Somerville is uncertain as town leaders weigh a rate increase from current provider Delta Ambulance against limited options for timely, local, and affordable service.
On Wednesday, Feb. 14, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Maine game wardens confiscated a silver fox from the Waldoboro residence of Danielle Katherina Brann, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Communications Director Mark Latti said in an email on Friday, Feb. 16.
A new assisted living facility is slated to open on Gardiner Road in Wiscasset this fall.
The Edgecomb School Committee tabled its vote Monday, Feb. 12 on a recommended education budget that needs to account for reduced subsidy, drained reserve accounts, and student needs. Members said they want more time for public input on an existing draft before making a recommendation at a special meeting within the week.
Today, Timber Bear the 9-month-old silver fox is safe at home, reclining on the plush carpet of his playroom and cuddling with his lifelong friend, a Maine Coon cat named Princess. But for a nine-day stretch between Friday, Feb. 2 and Sunday, Feb. 11, Timber Bear was on the lam, traversing a broad swath of northern Lincoln County and possibly leaving a genetic legacy among the area’s population of wild foxes.