The public hearing on the ethics complaint filed against Alna Select Board member Ed Pentaleri has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 8.
Crash Closes Route 1 for Six Hours
Route 1 in Wiscasset was closed for roughly six hours Wednesday morning, May 31, after a traffic crash in the vicinity of 342 Bath Road.
Characters Of The County: Walt Johansson Talks Free Medications, Good Communication
The few Bristol locals who haven’t met Walter N. “Walt” Johansson by now almost certainly know him by sight. Johansson is well known locally for his daily habit of walking his neighborhood on Pemaquid Harbor Road.
Whitefield Select Board Agrees to Help with Sober Center Moratorium Effort
Convinced by a crowded meeting room expressing unanimous opposition to the potential opening of a residential substance abuse treatment center in Coopers Mills, the Whitefield Select Board agreed to consult with the town’s attorney on the best way to proceed developing a moratorium that could potentially delay or derail the project entirely.
Bremen Family Remembers Hometown Hero
Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is set aside each year to honor the men and women who gave their lives in service to their country, Veterans Day, on Nov. 11 is celebrated each year to honor all living veterans; those who faced death and lived, and those who continue to serve today. Their stories, when given the opportunity, should be told.
Adam Ezra Group to Headline Fish Ladder Fundraiser
The Adam Ezra Group has played a number of shows and house concerts in the Midcoast, but to founder and lead singer Adam Ezra, the most memorable performances were those at Lincoln Theater benefitting the restoration of the Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder.
All Articles Pass, Maxim Elected in Edgecomb
Edgecomb voters approved a $5.4 million municipal budget and elected Michael Maxim to the select board in the town’s only contested race on Saturday, May 20.
Fire Destroys Edgecomb Home, Occupants Escape without Major Injury
An early morning structure fire in Edgecomb on Friday, May 19 resulted in a total loss of the home. Two occupants escaped without major injury.
Alna Select Board Schedules Hearing on Ethics Complaint
Following a heated public hearing Thursday, May 18, two members of the Alna Select Board voted to schedule an ethics hearing in two weeks to consider of the merits of complaint filed against board Chair Ed Pentaleri.
Mother and Three Minor Children Escape Jefferson Blaze
A mother and three young children are safe and uninjured after a fully involved house fire destroyed their home in Jefferson on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 23. Two additional school-age children were not home at the time of the fire.
Characters Of The County: Cathy Johnson Has Spent a Lifetime Loving Maine
Alna resident Cathy Johnson first came to Maine when she was an undergraduate at Yale University in the early 1970s. The summer after her sophomore year, she took a job at Acadia National Park as a student conservation associate.
Honor Flight Maine Veterans Receive Heroes’ Welcome
Two Lincoln County Vietnam-era veterans experienced an enthusiastic welcome home on April 30 after returning from an Honor Flight Maine trip to Washington, D.C.
All AOS 93 School Committees Approve Restructuring Exploration
AOS 93 could be restructured into fewer school districts over the next two years, following a proposal by administration approved by each of its member towns’ school committees. Committees made a nonbinding vote at their regular meetings this month to authorize exploring changes with joint legal counsel from a Drummond Woodsum attorney.
Miller School Teacher Named Lincoln County’s Teacher of the Year
Edith Berger, sixth grade writing and social studies teacher at Waldoboro’s Miller School, was named the 2023 Lincoln County Teacher of the Year last week. She is the third county Teacher of the Year from RSU 40 in the last four years.
Edgecomb Voters to Consider 10.38% Budget Increase, Waterfront Ordinance
A $5.4 million budget, amendments to the waterfront ordinance, and a contested select board race await voters at Edgecomb’s annual town meeting by referendum on Saturday, May 20.
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