The district attorney’s office plans to ask for a sentence of eight to 15 years in prison for an 83-year-old Wiscasset man who pleaded guilty to one count of class A gross sexual assault Tuesday, Nov. 27.
The Friendship lobsterman whose feud with another fisherman led him and his sternmen to torch the other man’s Waldoboro boathouse has pleaded no contest to arson more than six years after the fire.
Samovar Tea, which has multiple locations in California and is served in restaurants across the country, has opened its first location on the East Coast in downtown Newcastle as a tea shop and tasting room.
South Bristol School students celebrated local veterans, including family members and late school committee member Don Edwards, during a Veterans Day assembly in the gym the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 13.
A quick response prevented a fire in the furnace of a mobile home at 747 Bristol Road from spreading the morning of Saturday, Nov. 10.
A Maine Superior Court justice has sided with the town of Damariscotta and Damariscotta Main Street LLC in a lawsuit that attempted to block the latter’s 435 Main St. development.
Newcastle residents approved a ban on certain plastics and rejected a new land use ordinance, or character code, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Damariscotta residents banned plastic bags, opted in to allow both medical and recreational marijuana businesses, and rejected a moratorium on medical marijuana businesses at the polls Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Lincoln Academy has named its next head of school: Jeffrey Burroughs, assistant headmaster for academics at St. Johnsbury Academy in Vermont.
Bristol Fire Chief Paul Leeman Jr. will become the town’s first full-time fire chief and only the second in Lincoln County on Monday, Nov. 5.
Two half-sisters who met for the first time in middle age recently traveled to Round Pond in search of answers about their family and past – including the identity of a half-brother.
Laura Fortman, D-Nobleboro, is challenging incumbent Sen. Dana Dow, R-Waldoboro, for the Senate District 13 seat. The former state labor commissioner is focusing on education, health care, the economy, and the environment.
State Sen. Dana Dow, R-Waldoboro, is running for re-election to his second straight term and fourth overall. Dow, owner of Dow Furniture in Waldoboro and a former teacher, wants to improve the economy and bring more business into the state.
Newcastle residents will vote by referendum on whether to adopt a new land use ordinance, which it calls the Newcastle Character Code, and whether to adopt a ban on certain types of plastics Tuesday, Nov. 6.