After a disappointing 2018, Whitefield’s annual Fourth of July parade and fundraiser saw a considerable uptick in floats and visitors.
A 64-year-old Whitefield man died when a car struck him as he walked across Head Tide Road to check his mail the afternoon of Tuesday, July 9.
Every summer, the Creamery Pier on Route 1 in Wiscasset offers strolling locals and visitors an outdoor mall of sorts with a breeze and an up-close view of the Sheepscot River. This summer the pier introduces two new apparel shops – Maine Life and Lobstaholic.
The Water Street Kitchen and Bar, a new restaurant with a focus on Mediterranean flavors, opened in the former location of Le Garage in Wiscasset on Thursday, June 27.
Only four markets in, the new Wiscasset Farmers Market on the recreational pier is off to a great start, no matter what the weather has in store.
The Whitefield Library Association celebrated the purchase of the former Arlington Grange with a tribute to donors and a ribbon-cutting during its second annual open house on Saturday, June 22.
Shawna L. Gatto, 44, of Wiscasset, was sentenced to 50 years for the December 2017 murder of 4-year-old Kendall Chick during a hearing at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset on Tuesday, June 25.
The Waldoboro Public Library will open a new secondhand bookshop at 25 Friendship St. in early July.
Laura K. Foley, 21, of Jefferson, died in a single-vehicle crash on Route 126 in Jefferson the night of Sunday, June 23. An artist, musician, and employee of Sheepscot General in Whitefield, she was described by a manager as “always full of joy.”
Two male juveniles broke into Alna’s old town office, smashed glass items, and spray-painted obscenities on the walls in early June.
A new map and guide showcases the activities and businesses of Whitefield and its villages, the work of a small group of volunteers.
A Wiscasset man has been arrested after allegedly fleeing police by car at 100 mph, crashing, then fleeing on foot May 24, and fleeing police on foot again June 4.
An Edgecomb woman became an ordained interfaith minister Sunday, June 2 after completing a two-year program, including 150 hours each of community service and an internship.
A science teacher at Wiscasset Middle High School and member of the Edgecomb School Committee hopes to see the Maine Legislature give teachers more influence through a series of bills, although school boards and superintendents oppose the changes.