The crown of Lincoln County, its highest point, is rumored to be in North Nobleboro, which is where local hairdresser at Blush Boutique for Hair and Beauty, dahlia specialist, and North Nobleboro Community Association member Holly Harlow grew up.
At the RSU 40 Facilities Committee meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16, members of the RSU 40 Board of Directors discussed next steps for funding necessary maintenance at the district’s aging facilities and improving their relationship with the community after an $81 million bond proposed to cover maintenance and upgrades was quashed by voters earlier this month.
“What do you like best about our garden?” Debora Thibodeau, guidance counselor at South Bristol School, asked her preschool students as the class prepared for their last harvest of the season on a cool autumn afternoon.
Wiscasset Middle High School students held a walkout on Monday, Nov. 20 in support of the school’s principal, who is currently on paid administrative leave.
After months of development, member towns of AOS 93 have specific options to consider for restructuring the school system, which administrators said will reduce inefficiency, improve education options, and save money.
A 102-bed nursing, rehab, and assisted living facility proposed last year for Piper Mill Road in Damariscotta is no longer in development.
With the input of shellfish harvesters from Waldoboro and other towns in coastal Maine, Dartmouth environmental science student and researcher Rachel Freer hopes to understand how people in coastal communities approach marine conservation.
Those who have driven down Bristol Road toward Pemaquid may know Ron McCrary as the proprietor of River Mist Kayaks or the picturesque cut-flower business he runs out of a roadside stand during the warmer months. Some longtime residents may know his Bristol Mills home as the site where Busy Bee Ice Cream once stood; still others may find his hand-painted “Feck Putin” sign more memorable.
Tensions ran high at a special Wiscasset School Committee meeting on Monday, Nov. 13 and a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14.
Star of the Sea, an Edgecomb business offering antiques and custom home sewing, combines owner Kate Jackson’s love for making things and repurposing old items.
A reworked design for the affordable senior housing project planned to replace Waldoboro’s vacant A.D. Gray School was met with resounding approval at the Waldoboro Planning Board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9.
The iconic market is making a return following a six-month absence from the Round Pond community now that Steve Brackett, a longtime Round Pond resident and former bookkeeper at Shaw’s Fish and Lobster Wharf in New Harbor, is taking over King Ro Market store duties from the store’s co-owners B.J. Russell and Lori Crook.
The South Bristol Select Board appointed Sandee MacPhee, of Walpole, as interim deputy clerk for the town at its Thursday, Nov. 9 meeting. According to MacPhee, she will serve until the select board fills the open positions of town clerk, administrative assistant, and tax collector/treasurer.
Richard “Moose” Genthner, of Waldoboro, has been terminated as Nobleboro fire chief.
The lucky few know exactly what they want to be when they grow up. For Nobleboro resident Col. Dave Kramer, a retired, decorated U.S. Air Force officer and founding member of the Bates College soccer team, he never imagined that he would go from building model planes as a child to flying them as an adult.