A recent special meeting reveals Edgecomb residents have mixed feelings, but share general interest in exploring ways to improve efficiency and access in the town office, as well as forming a public works department.
The Damariscotta-born and Newcastle-based department store chain Renys recently received Maine Preservation’s Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. Preservation Champion Award for its commitment to Maine downtowns and their historic buildings.
Merry Barn, of Edgecomb, was one of a dozen projects in the state to win a 2019 Honor Award from Maine Preservation.
A very important milestone for our family has commenced, the start of our 100th year in business as the publishers of The Lincoln County News. This is an extremely exciting milestone, one that we are both proud of and honored by: proud to be a part of this community by capturing the history of its people and happenings, and honored to be trusted with the responsibility of operating the community’s newspaper.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen approved a fee schedule for marijuana businesses modeled after the fees in Auburn, which has the highest fees in the state, Wednesday, Dec. 4.
A chef and proprietor of three restaurants plans to reincarnate the Water’s Edge Banquet & Function Facility, on Davis Island in Edgecomb, as a restaurant, which he hopes to open in mid-April.
The owners of the former Wiscasset Primary School are exploring the potential redevelopment of the property as workforce housing and a memory care facility.
Rob Bickford, previously Wiscasset’s fire chief from 2010-2013, began a second run as chief Monday, Dec. 9.
Lincoln County Publishing Co. honored two employees with a retirement party the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 27.
The Christmas season kicked off in Damariscotta and Newcastle during the Villages of Light celebration on Saturday, Nov. 30.
The replacement of a concrete walkway at the base of the Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder is underway.
The Lincoln Academy Climate Action Club asked the Newcastle Board of Selectmen to pass a “climate emergency resolution” this week but the selectmen declined, saying they do not have the authority to pass a resolution on behalf of the town.
Colleagues and friends remember Kathy M. Sherman Blagdon as an exceptional emergency dispatcher with an intense dedication to her work throughout 36 years with Lincoln County, the last six with cancer.
The tenants of a house at 211 Medomak Road in Bremen were able to exit safely when a chimney fire spread to the roof around the chimney the evening of Monday, Dec. 2.
With two harvests under their belts, the Lincoln County Gleaners are expanding their food security-focused mission from seasonal to year-round.