Nobleboro resident Pat Johnston gets up in the morning with her day planned out and always has – when she was a mother and home caterer, during her time as an insurance biller for a local eye doctor, and in her current occupation making quilts for local veterans.
After more than a year of work, the Damariscotta Police Department is accredited through the Maine Law Enforcement Accreditation Program, a voluntary process completed by less than a quarter of the state’s law enforcement agencies.
After nearly two hours of debate on a single warrant article, Westport Island voters ended up with a tie vote, 37-37, at their special town meeting Saturday, Feb. 24.
The Waldoboro Planning Board approved a 98.09-acre subdivision on Old Augusta Road and an agricultural events center slated for Robinson Road during its meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22.
Senior captain Simon McCormick scored 13 points to lead all Bates College scorers during a 79-54 loss to Wesleyan University on Feb. 10 in Lewiston. The Senior Day match was the final game of the Whitefield resident’s college basketball career.
A Newcastle 19-year-old sustained life-threatening injuries on Monday, Feb. 26 while driving on Interstate 95 near mile marker 113 in Augusta.
The Bristol Select Board, planning board, and comprehensive plan committee held a joint meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the town office to find a way forward for Bristol’s draft comprehensive plan.
When locals think of famed Pemaquid Oyster Company co-founder and head of operations Jeff “Smokey” McKeen they might focus on the aquaculture industry he’s helped foster on the Damariscotta River. While the business is a big part of McKeen’s day-to-day, the South Bristol resident is also a carpenter who built his own home, a folklorist, and a world-traveling musician.
The owner of a Connecticut-based company attended the Dresden Planning Board’s Wednesday, Feb. 14 meeting to discuss plans to expand a mobile home park in Dresden.
The Somerville Select Board convened a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 14, to meet with Somerville Fire Chief Mike Dostie for a preliminary discussion of a rule proposed by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration for emergency responders.
Three Lincoln Academy wrestlers were crowned State Class B champions on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Mt. Valley High School in Rumford.
Amy Mussman’s Westport Island kitchen table was full of Maine wildlife one Saturday morning – a loon wearing a bow tie, a smiling seal, a crow with a top hat, a fox in a scarf, a big round bear, and many more. The animals were handmade creations she and her mother, Phyllis Mussman, of West Bath, have been sewing together for eight years as “Mainely Primsicals.”
Some of the facilities improvements urgently needed across RSU 40 schools could be funded through investments in energy efficiency and accomplished through alignment with an energy service company, RSU 40 Facilities Director Brian Race told the district’s board of directors at their meeting Thursday, Feb. 15.
Edgecomb is one of several Lincoln County towns long ineligible for federal Land and Water Conservation Fund grants because it sold land where improvements had been made using the fund.
The process of making art is almost as important as the product. For local artist, pumpkin decorator, and puppet-maker Melissa Glendenning, of South Bristol, the art of storytelling and creating is a way to connect children and adults with the magic that lives all around us.