Lincoln County saw few new COVID-19 cases over much of the past week, then added five on Monday, Dec. 14 and 14 on Tuesday, Dec. 15. Tuesday’s was the highest single-day increase for the county since the pandemic began.
Great Salt Bay Community School has received $23,000 in donations toward a greenhouse, where students will start and care for seedlings before they move to Twin Villages Foodbank Farm.
The Damariscotta selectmen are proposing to expand the town’s historic preservation review commission from three members to five in the latest revision to the new ordinance.
Lincoln County added 25 new cases of COVID-19 in the last week as the winter surge of the pandemic continues in Maine and across the country.
The merger of Damariscotta Bank and Trust into Bangor Savings Bank is official as of Dec. 1, and changes are underway at the bank’s three branches in Lincoln County.
The Bristol Planning Board approved a permit to rebuild the Seagull Shop, at Pemaquid Point, by a vote of 4-0 on Thursday, Nov. 19.
A second resident of Lincoln County — a man in his 50s — has died of COVID-19. The county added 29 cases of the respiratory illness this week, slightly lower than the record 31 recorded the previous week.
A Lincoln Academy student recently tested positive for COVID-19, the school said in an email Monday, Nov. 23.
After a discussion about space concerns and rising enrollment at the Bristol School Committee’s Nov. 4 meeting, a new committee has formed to address urgent space needs and look for long-term solutions, including an addition or possibly a new building.
An approximately 90-year-old tradition of smoking herring is continuing for another year next to the S Road School in South Bristol, in the same building where it started.
As the fall surge of COVID-19 continues in Maine, Lincoln County continues to see a rise in new cases. The 31 new cases in the past week more than double the past weekly high of 13 — set last week — and the county has its first two outbreaks.
The contractor replacing sewer lines in Damariscotta’s municipal parking lot temporarily halted work because two employees on its pipe crew tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, Nov. 16.
A Newcastle woman was flown from LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston after crashing into a tree on River Road in Newcastle the afternoon of Monday, Nov. 16.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention opened an outbreak investigation Monday, Nov. 16 after three more employees at Cove’s Edge, a long-term care facility on LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta, tested positive for COVID-19.