A 32-year-old woman is in critical condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland after a crash on Main Road in Westport Island the night of Tuesday, March 19.
After nearly a half-hour of debate, Whitefield voters passed a local food sovereignty ordinance at town meeting, Saturday, March 16. Whitefield is the first Lincoln County town to pass food sovereignty, which the state first allowed in 2017.
Midcoast Conservancy plans to apply for a federal grant to study the feasibility of fish passage at the Clary Lake Dam in Whitefield.
A sow, its seven piglets, and four calves died, though five pigs were rescued, in a nighttime barn fire at 116 Bunker Hill Road in Jefferson, Sunday, March 17.
With the exception of one suggestion for a revision, there was little resistance to new ordinances on false alarms and food sovereignty during a public hearing in Alna on Tuesday, March 12.
Dresden voters will no longer elect the staff of their town office, voting 41-14 during a special town meeting Monday, March 11 to instead allow the selectmen to hire the staff.
The public water supply, the replacement of the roof on the Coopers Mills firehouse, and culvert repairs are some of the major issues residents will vote on at Whitefield’s annual town meeting.
A Waterville man who was speeding and under the influence of multiple drugs when he caused a fatal collision in Dresden in 2017 has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
The St. Denis Food Pantry in Whitefield is now open two days a month instead of one and offers more choice to the Whitefield and Alna residents it serves.
Wiscasset Police Chief Larry Hesseltine taught his first D.A.R.E. class to the fifth grade at Wiscasset Elementary School on Thursday, Feb. 28.
A Wiscasset car dealership will revive its giveaways of former loaner cars to local families in need, as a 2015 gift to an Alna family continues to benefit the community.
The student council at Great Salt Bay Community School has completed one of its biggest projects ever – establishing a “comfort closet” with hygiene items and snacks for students in need.
An electrical fire destroyed a ranch-style house at 6 Greenleaf Road in Westport Island the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 27. Three pets died, but a fourth survived. No one in the family of five that lives in the house was home when the fire started. Almost immediately, a community effort was building to support the family.
Some Dresden residents fear the town could lose its current office staff if voters approve a change from electing to appointing four positions, although the people who hold the positions support the change.