Wiscasset Elementary School and Wiscasset Middle High School have both switched to remote learning after two high school students tested positive for COVID-19, Wiscasset School Department Superintendent Terry Wood announced in a letter to staff, students, and families on Monday, April 12.
Police chiefs and town managers from Damariscotta, Waldoboro, and Wiscasset discussed the benefits of community policing, cooperation with community organizations, training for how to handle mental health-related crises, and recruitment of officers during a two-hour forum via Zoom on Thursday, April 8.
After three years, Jefferson village has a general store again. On Thursday, April 8, the new Jefferson Market & General Store opened for business.
Lincoln County saw 41 new cases of COVID-19 in residents over the past week, up from 35 the week before.
Members of Newcastle’s Taniscot Engine Company remember longtime Fire Chief Clayton V. Huntley Jr. fondly as a friend and mentor and for his 50 years of service working to improve training and recruit firefighters.
Three occupants were able to get themselves out of a silver Ram Power Wagon after it crashed on Bristol Road in Pemaquid and landed in a vertical position on its front end, stuck between trees, late Tuesday, April 13.
Members of the Round Pond United Methodist Church voted Tuesday, April 6 to close the church after 168 years.
Handsome Dan XIX, an olde English bulldogge born and raised at Wicked Good Bulldogges in Bristol, started his new life as the official mascot for Yale University on Feb. 28.
By a vote of 79-1 in a special town meeting on Saturday, April 10, Westport Island residents advanced a proposal that could expand high-speed internet access throughout the island.
It seems like everyone knows and likes Kyle LeBeau. During a March 25 interview in the parking lot of the Damariscotta Hannaford where he works, it seemed like every few minutes he was smiling and waving at another person.
Lincoln Academy moved to virtual learning April 12-16 after eight individuals associated with the school tested positive for COVID-19. As of Wednesday, April 14, 235 students and 30 staff members are in quarantine.
In their second season as owners of Harbor Ice Cream in New Harbor, Norma and Heather Leeman have expanded the business to include a coffee shop: Cafe on the Hill.
State Rep. Michael Lemelin, R-Chelsea, became inspired when he saw a news story last December about a woman who could not visit her disabled daughter at Maine Medical Center in Portland because of COVID-19 protocols.
Bristol artist Sarah Lynn Richards opened a new gallery, showcasing watercolor paintings of horses and Maine wildlife, in downtown Damariscotta on Thursday, April 1.
A nonprofit wants to turn its 63 acres of land in Dresden into Maine’s first location for open-air cremation, hoping to give people a new option for managing death.