Damariscotta Police Chief Jason Warlick told the selectmen, during a Zoom meeting Wednesday, April 1, that Gov. Janet Mills’ stay-at-home order presents an opportunity for the department to educate residents about COVID-19 prevention.
At 8 a.m., Monday, March 30, about 30 elver fishermen were at the Pemaquid Falls town landing to claim their fishing spots for a shortened season.
After a full week with no new COVID-19 cases, Lincoln County saw three new cases Monday, March 30.
Damariscotta native and world-renowned opera singer Kate Aldrich has been in the middle of Italy’s country-wide lockdown with her husband and 9-year-old daughter since it began the evening of March 10.
A COVID-19 task force on Monhegan Island is urging new arrivals to self-quarantine for 14 days and asking nonresidents to stay where they are.
Lincoln County has three new cases of COVID-19 since last week and a total of five, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Lincoln County schools are extending the closures that began March 16 in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Four new cases of COVID-19 were announced by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Friday, March 20, including a new case in Lincoln County.
After the number of confirmed and presumptive positive cases of the coronavirus jumped to 42 in Maine, with one additional presumptive positive case in Lincoln County, Governor Janet Mills ordered all restaurants and bars in Maine to close beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18.
Lincoln County businesses and community organizations are adapting or closing to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but even those closing are banding together to provide services to those in need.
Lincoln County municipalities are canceling or scaling back annual town meetings, closing town offices to the public, and taking other steps to prevent community spread of COVID-19.
Public and private schools across Lincoln County have closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Initial closures range from two to six weeks. School officials say they will reevaluate as the situation develops.
Due to coronavirus concerns, Bristol held an abbreviated annual town meeting that lasted about 13 minutes in the Bristol Consolidated School gymnasium at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 17.
Lincoln County has its first two cases of COVID-19: in a woman in her 30s who works in health care and a man in his 40s who works as a nurse at LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta.
LincolnHealth has updated its visitation policy for its Miles Campus in Damariscotta and St. Andrews Campus in Boothbay Harbor, beginning at 11 a.m., Monday, March 16, to prevent community spread of the coronavirus.