Although Lincoln County saw only one new case of COVID-19 over the past week, the county and the rest of Maine are preparing for a surge in hospitalizations in the coming weeks.
An anonymous donation is allowing Damariscotta’s Main Street Grocery to distribute $9,500 in gift cards to first responders and out-of-work restaurant staffers.
Lincoln County Sheriff Todd Brackett is using emergency authority to appoint special deputies in case several regular deputies contract COVID-19, but so far the force remains healthy.
A bicyclist suffered a broken ankle when a pickup truck hit her on Route 32 in Round Pond the morning of Tuesday, April 7.
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.