As Lincoln County schools approach the three-month mark of the 2021-22 school year, they are putting to use the hard lessons from the previous 18 months of COVID-19 and looking to new strategies to ensure that students have the best opportunity for learning.
A double row of holiday wreaths are displayed on a short wooden railing facing Route 1 at Depot Street in Waldoboro. More wreaths fill a nearby trailer. A couple of folding tables are arrayed with whoopie pies, banana breads, candy and cookies. There are trays of freshly-baked yeast rolls, ready to eat or easy to freeze.
I wrote a story for this week’s edition on the Waldoboro Food Pantry. In the story, I included the names of as many of the volunteers who were working at the pre-Thanksgiving food distributions as I could. I’m sure I didn’t get them all, but I’m also pretty sure it doesn’t matter to them.
“We are ready,” said Pam Edwards as she and a team of experienced volunteers geared up for the Waldoboro Food Pantry’s distribution day on Nov. 16. It was the last food pantry day before Thanksgiving and there were fresh turkeys making their way into the wagons rolling out to waiting cars.
On the rocky ground below Burnt Island Lighthouse an impromptu chorus of “happy birthday” broke out among those gathered Nov. 9 to witness as the lamp glowed red on the 200th anniversary of its first lighting.
It is not uncommon for military veterans to be reticent to talk about their time in the service and Bruce Poland is no exception. But he does have a message he wants to convey to younger vets: The importance of service, not just to the military, but to the community.
Shelley Pease’s father called her “Flower” when she was a girl, but that was the only real connection she had to the blooms that became her livelihood and her claim to fame.
Heartwood Regional Theater’s student production of “Oklahoma” is a blend of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and the more somber 2019 Broadway revival conceived by Tony award-winning director Daniel Fish.
On Aug. 30, a motorcycle went off the road in Wiscasset. According to Wiscasset Police Chief Larry Hesseltine, the injured motorcyclist lay in a ditch for hours before recovering enough to seek help on his own.
A house fire turned tragic in Somerville the morning of Saturday, Oct. 30.
Bremen will fill a vacant seat on the town’s board of selectmen during the Nov. 2 election.
They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re all together ooky and they’re coming to the Ronald E. Dolloff Auditorium at Medomak Valley High School for six shows and two matinees.
While ambulance services and Emergency Medical Service departments in Lincoln County face losing emergency medical technicians to the Gov. Janet Mills administration vaccine mandate, combined departments such as Nobleboro, Edgecomb, and Jefferson, face the possibility of losing firefighters, as well.
“I think you have to go to a vote,” said Town Manager Julie Keizer regarding the once again unresolved fate of Waldoboro’s A.D. Gray School.
A Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputy acted in self defense and the defense of others while using deadly force in response to a Dec. 18, 2020 incident in Jefferson, according to Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey.