As Lincoln Academy plans to hold off on returning to full-time, in-person instruction until September, some parents and students are urging the school to reconsider its decision.
During Bristol’s first ever town meeting by referendum on Monday, March 15, 184 voters approved all articles on the warrant, including the municipal and education budgets, funds for the completion of the Bristol Mills fish ladder project, and the creation of a committee to review the town’s comprehensive plan, by wide margins.
New COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County residents ticked up in the past week to 16, up from 12 last week, but are still well below the new case numbers seen during the height of the winter surge of the respiratory illness.
The Bremen, Damariscotta, Nobleboro, and Waldoboro town offices have closed after a shared employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials from the four towns.
A developer wants to build a 12-acre, 3.5-megawatt solar farm across Bristol Road from the Bristol-South Bristol Transfer Station, the third and likely last major solar installation proposed for Bristol in recent months.
About 35 South Bristol voters approved the town’s education and municipal budgets, accepted a land donation, and OK’d changes to the shoreland zoning ordinance at annual town meeting on Tuesday, March 9.
New cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County residents continue to stay low, with 12 new cases reported by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the past week.
Sabrina Doray’s heart never left her hometown of Dresden. Even after moving when she was young and attending high school in Richmond, Doray moved back across the bridge to her hometown after graduation and promptly joined the Dresden Fire Department on her 18th birthday.
Lincoln County saw 11 new cases of COVID-19 over the past week, the lowest weekly increase since cases began to surge across Maine last November.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported the second death of a Lincoln County resident from complications due to COVID-19 on Thursday, Feb. 25.
Barn Door Baking Co. will open a breakfast and lunch restaurant in the 212 Main St. space recently home to Crissy’s Breakfast & Coffee Bar. The company will continue to operate its 158 Main St. cafe that adjoins Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop.
Verizon Wireless is proposing to install wireless communications equipment in the bell tower of The Second Congregational Church in Newcastle.
Lincoln County saw 23 new cases of COVID-19 in the past week, down slightly from 25 new cases last week.
An underwater cable that will connect the New England Aqua Ventus I wind turbine off the coast of Monhegan Island to the mainland power grid will come ashore in the Boothbay region, developers said in a Zoom meeting Wednesday, Feb. 3.