Bristol residents approved a school renovation referendum at the polls on Monday, March 20, and approved all warrant articles at annual town meeting the following day.
Judge Grants Summary Judgment In RSU 40 Lawsuit
RSU 40 has been granted a summary judgment in a lawsuit filed in 2019 by a Medomak Valley High School graduate alleging two years of sexual harassment from former Principal Andrew Cavanaugh.
Nobleboro’s Jellybean Finds A Family In New Children’s Book
A Nobleboro horse is the star of a new children’s book series told from his perspective, with its first volume released last weekend by author, and owner, Virginia Shaw Genthner.
Bristol Voters Approve School Renovation
Twenty years after voters rejected a similar article, Bristol Consolidated School will see renovations, as residents approved a school renovation referendum at the polls on Monday, March 20.
South Bristol Consultant Withdraws, Refers Town To Attorney
An alleged incident at the South Bristol town office in early January will now be investigated by an attorney following the withdrawal of a consultant hired to create a report and recommend policies.
June Special Election Set for House District 45 Seat
House District 45 voters will return to the polls on June 13 for a special election to fill the legislative seat formerly held by Rep. Clinton Collamore, D-Waldoboro.
Nobleboro Voters to Consider Budget Increases for Education, Town Needs
Nobleboro voters will weigh in on municipal and education budget increases driven by new costs and projects at annual town meeting on Saturday, March 18.
CMP to Rebuild Transmission Lines Through Jefferson
Almost eight miles of 70-year-old transmission lines in Jefferson owned by Central Maine Power Co. will be rebuilt this summer as part of a 22-mile project stretching from Windsor to Warren. The Jefferson Planning Board approved a building permit for the project at its Tuesday, March 7 meeting.
No Alewife Festival In 2023, Return Dependent On Bridge Replacement
For the fourth year in a row, there will be no Alewife Festival held at the Damariscotta Mills fish ladder in May — this time, because of the deteriorating 70-year-old footbridge over the ladder.
New Consultant, Conduct Policy To Make Changes In South Bristol Town Office
South Bristol’s officials now have a code of ethics and conduct, and may see more policies once a new municipal consultant submits his report about an alleged town office incident from early January.
Waldoboro Lions Club Earns First Jones Award
Waldoboro Lions Club member Bill Blodgett received the international organization’s highest service award on Wednesday, March 1, the first time it has been awarded there in the club’s 93-year history.
Four Decades of Flowers, and Changes, In Waldoboro
Shelley’s Flowers and Gifts owner Shelley Pease, who celebrates 40 years in business this year, has won national and state awards for her work but is firmly a part of Waldoboro. She said the last four decades have brought big changes to her business and the town, and throughout all of them she has continued educating herself.
Newcastle Farm Receives Federal Grant To Enter Regional Salami Market
A Newcastle farm is one of two in the state this year to receive a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that helps rural businesses expand processing, marketing, and sales for value-added products.
Culvert Collapse Closes Route 17 Section For Month-Long Replacement
The Route 17 culvert that collapsed in Jefferson last week has led to a month-long road closure for replacement by the Maine Department of Transportation.