A vehicle fire that spread to the back of a garage at 95 Sodom Road in Bristol was extinguished quickly the afternoon of Friday, May 22.
Norma Leeman, who worked at Harbor Ice Cream as a summer job while in school, will now run the New Harbor stand with her mother, local business owner Heather Leeman.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first hospitalization of a Lincoln County resident for COVID-19 on Tuesday, May 19.
The draft 2020-2021 budget for the Great Salt Bay Consolidated School District is down $392,032.07 or 6.43% from the previous year.
The Cubbyhole Sports Pub, on West Alna Road in Wiscasset, reopened Monday, May 18 after closing May 6 due to three violations of liquor rules – including one involving COVID-19 restrictions.
Lincoln County saw two more residents confirmed to have COVID-19 in the past week, one Wednesday, May 6 and one Friday, May 8. With one more recovery, the number of active cases in the county is three.
The Damariscotta Planning Board gave final approval to the relocation of Greenport Cannabis Co. and approved a pre-application for the town’s first recreational marijuana business Monday, May 4.
After more than two weeks with no new confirmed cases, Lincoln County saw one new COVID-19 case Thursday, April 30. With one more recovery, the number of confirmed active cases in the county remains at two.
A group of volunteers led by a Damariscotta resident is sewing medical-grade face masks and building frames for face shields to supply workers in health care and other essential fields.
The organizers of the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest have canceled the 2020 festival.
At press time Wednesday, April 29, Lincoln County has not had a confirmed case of COVID-19 in two weeks. All but two of the 12 residents who have tested positive for the respiratory illness have recovered, leaving only two known active cases.
Demand at Lincoln County food pantries is up due to the coronavirus crisis – one pantry says it has doubled – but growth in donations and cooperation between organizations has allowed pantries to meet the need for the last six weeks.
One resident of Lincoln County tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 15. None have tested positive since.
Whitefield’s ProKnee Corp., a manufacturer of industrial knee pads, is now churning out face shields for essential workers in Maine.