A nonprofit wants to turn its 63 acres of land in Dresden into Maine’s first location for open-air cremation, hoping to give people a new option for managing death.
The Whitefield Board of Selectmen is working with a civil engineer to develop a plan for replacing a culvert on South Hunts Meadow Road that collapsed Thursday, April 1.
Alna First Selectman Melissa Spinney will resign effective Friday, April 2, saying she does not want to work with the new second and third selectmen.
May Davidson decided at a very young age that she’d never live anywhere but Maine.
Alna voters rejected a citizen-initiated amendment to the town’s shoreland zoning ordinance and elected Linda Kristan and Charlie Culbertson second and third selectman, respectively, in the annual town meeting by referendum Saturday, March 27.
Alna voters will replace two of their three selectmen at the polls Saturday, March 27. The town has two candidates for second selectman and two for third selectman.
Whitefield voters elected a new member to the RSU 12 school board and two new members of the planning board during the town’s municipal election Friday, March 19.
State Rep. Jeffrey Evangelos is sponsoring a bill that aims to end qualified immunity for police officers in Maine, but Lincoln County Sheriff Todd Brackett says such a move could “cripple public safety.”
The residents of a home at 1817 Alna Road in Alna escaped unhurt when a fire broke out at the home early Wednesday, March 10.
A fourth grade class at Edgecomb Eddy School is using a classroom economy system to teach students financial skills while motivating them to turn in homework and treat each other kindly.
The new director of the Wiscasset Ambulance Service says she will “lead from the front” by continuing to spend much of her time in an ambulance, responding to emergencies.
The Juniper Hill School for Place-based Education has reopened after an abrupt five-week closure that started in January. Meanwhile, the school’s board of trustees is disputing portions of a former administrator’s explanation for the closure.
The owners of a farm in the Whitefield village of Coopers Mills say someone used a tractor to destroy their farm stand late Wednesday, Feb. 24. Now, the community is eager to help them rebuild.
Donations began to pour in after Wiscasset’s Morris Farm asked the community for help covering a $30,000 revenue shortfall early this month, covering almost all of the shortfall after one week.
The Juniper Hill School for Place-based Education in Alna closed in January after multiple health and safety violations and has yet to reopen.