After a public hearing Thursday, May 16, the Edgecomb Planning Board voted 4-0 to approve the construction of three new storage buildings at Rock Solid Storage on Route 1, pending approval from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.
Heavy mist at the Wiscasset waterfront on Friday, May 17 did not deter work to prepare the Providence for its first sea voyage since arriving in town for repairs last fall.
Longtime Lincoln County Planner Bob Faunce received recognition from the national, state, county, and municipal levels during a retirement party Wednesday, May 15.
Edgecomb voters voted down proposals to allow marijuana businesses and debated education and harbor issues during a five-hour-plus annual town meeting Saturday, May 18.
Newcastle’s fire chief suspects a heat lamp or light as the cause of a fire that destroyed a chicken coop and killed two chickens the morning of Monday, May 20.
An electrical fire at a Boothbay Harbor apartment building early Saturday, May 18 displaced seven people, but all escaped the building safely.
Two Amish businessmen have opened Whitefield Metal Sales, a manufacturer of metal roofing, siding, and trim, at 69 Mills Road in Whitefield.
Newcastle’s oldest resident, retired U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Eugene Walsh, 102, became the oldest veteran to travel to Washington, D.C. with Honor Flight Maine last month.
Westport Island artist Jerry Day Mason celebrated her 100th birthday with about 150 guests at her home May 4.
The town of Alna will list the old town office and 2 acres of land for $130,000, for sale by owner, as soon as possible.
A Boothbay man who attempted to shoot another man in Edgecomb and burned down a house in Boothbay in 2017 was sentenced to two years in jail Monday, May 13 for attempted murder and arson.
Moody’s Diner will build an addition for food storage and office space at the iconic diner on Route 1 in Waldoboro.
State Rep. Michael G. “Mick” Devin, D-Newcastle, has been on medical leave from the Legislature since Feb. 5 while seeking and undergoing treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder related to his military service.
Delano Seafood will serve crab and lobster rolls, fried seafood, and ice cream from a new food wagon next to the market on Route 1 in Waldoboro.
Twenty-one voters from Bremen, Newcastle, and Damariscotta, including the seven members of the Great Salt Bay School Committee, approved the Great Salt Bay Consolidated School District’s $6,099,967.08 budget during the district’s annual budget meeting Wednesday, May 8.