Westport Island voters approved the $465,000 first phase of a five-phase paving program, with an amendment to require a competitive bid process, at annual town meeting, Saturday, June 22.
Shawna L. Gatto, 44, of Wiscasset, was sentenced to 50 years for the December 2017 murder of 4-year-old Kendall Chick during a hearing at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset on Tuesday, June 25.
The Waldoboro Public Library will open a new secondhand bookshop at 25 Friendship St. in early July.
Several people gathered at the Wiscasset waterfront on Wednesday, June 19 to bid farewell to the Providence and its crew. The Providence, built in 1976, is a replica of a Continental Navy sloop once commanded by John Paul Jones. The vessel has been docked at Wiscasset Harbor for repairs since September 2018.
The first phase of a three-phase plan to restore and revitalize the historic Waldo Theatre is nearly complete and volunteers hope to reopen the theater by next fall and see it become a thriving cultural center in the village.
A 21-year-old Jefferson woman died in a single-vehicle crash on Route 126, near Hinks Road, in Jefferson the night of Sunday, June 23.
Mammy’s Bakery, formerly of Damariscotta, has reopened in Wiscasset village. At the new location, Mammy’s offers everything from its Damariscotta menu, plus more traditional Italian entrees.
Two Navy divers from Naval Submarine Support Facility New London received the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on Wednesday, May 12 at the Dealey Center Theater aboard Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.
Bristol Consolidated School is losing one of its key personnel this year as Sue Shiminski retires from her role as administrative assistant for the school at the end of the current school year. Shiminski has completed 22 years of service to the school, serving under five different principals.
On Tuesday, June 11, the talent show at Bristol Consolidated School had a surprise ending. Principal Jennifer Ribeiro presided over a well-planned celebration of one of the school personnel who will be retiring at the close of this school year, Bob Onorato. Onorato has served the school as head custodian for 33 years.
Founded by a mother-daughter duo with their husbands in May 1998, Moody’s Gifts in Waldoboro is celebrating more than 20 years as a family business.
Newcastle voters approved a $2 million line of credit for a full rebuild of Academy Hill Road during annual town meeting in the Lincoln Academy Alumni Dining Commons on Monday, June 17.
Family, friends, and community members filled the Medomak Valley High School gym to watch 133 high school seniors graduate Wednesday, June 12.
Damariscotta voters approved all 44 articles on the warrant for annual town meeting by a wide margin, including a 4.2% increase in municipal spending and a new subdivision ordinance.
A vibrant and colorful new mural on the Newcastle-facing side of S. Fernald’s Country Store now greets all who enter downtown Damariscotta.