As members of the South Bristol School and community watched this year’s eighth grade class launch the boats the students built during the school year, Amanda Sykes was able to take in the scene from a unique perspective.
A Washington man died after his motorcycle collided with a truck and trailer on Turner Ridge Road in Somerville the afternoon of Friday, June 24.
About 40 voters approved Dresden’s $1,157,865 municipal budget, as recommended by the town’s budget review committee, and all other warrant articles during annual town meeting on Saturday, June 18.
Jodie’s Cafe and Bakery opened in Wiscasset on May 24, bringing a bit of the South to these Northern climes.
Whitefield voters unanimously adopted a moratorium on commercial and community solar facilities during a special town meeting at the Whitefield Central Fire Station, Tuesday, June 21. Beginning immediately, the moratorium is effective for 180 days unless extended or ended early by the select board.
Bremen residents needed less than 55 minutes to dispatch the balance of a 50-article warrant during their annual town meeting at the Bremen fire station on Saturday, June 18.
No “formula” businesses will be allowed in downtown Damariscotta after an ordinance amendment banning the chain stores was approved during a hybrid annual town meeting, held Tuesday and Wednesday, June 14 and 15.
Newcastle voters approved a fire protection ordinance and the return to a part-time fire chief with minimal discussion during annual town meeting on Tuesday, June 21.
In what has become a near annual tradition, the South Bristol School and community turned out Thursday, June 16, to enthusiastically support the eighth grade class as the students christened two flat bottomed Yankee Tender skiffs; the fruit of the school’s celebrated collaboration with the Maine Maritime Museum.
Savory Maine in Damariscotta will serve its last meal on Monday, June 27 and close after 11 years serving home-style cooking made with only organic and local ingredients.
COVID-19 hospitalizations stayed steady across the MaineHealth system, which includes LincolnHealth, in the past week, according to Alex Seise, senior manager of communications and public affairs for LincolnHealth and Mid Coast–Parkview Health.
In his speech at the Midcoast Adult and Community Education graduation ceremony at Medomak Valley High School on Thursday, June 9, graduate Austen Brewer called COVID-19 “a massive curveball.” He was a junior when the world shut down and he said he spent the next two years “kind of giving up on the idea of school.”
Wiscasset Middle High School’s class of 2022 went out literally with a bang with a brief fireworks display concluding commencement ceremonies at the Wiscasset Speedway on Friday, June 10.
Rainy skies faded to blue as Medomak Valley High School staff, faculty, and parents honored the class of 2022 on Wednesday, June 8.
Despite performing in over 75 plays in six different countries, acting wasn’t Teralyn Reiter’s first career choice. In fact, she never even acted during her time in grade school.