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.
Damariscotta residents will vote on whether to ban the distribution of single-use carryout plastic bags and whether to “opt in” to allow medical and adult-use marijuana establishments on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
About 300 people participated in the 21st annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Damariscotta, raising over $50,000 for breast cancer research and patient support.
Kerri Lilly, a nurse at Great Salt Bay Community School and LincolnHealth, has received the Sister Consuela White Spirit of Nursing Award from the Maine chapter of the American Nurses Association.
Lincoln Academy has three finalists for its next head of school: Jeffrey Burroughs, Chris English, and Scott Spence.
Candidates for county commissioner, district attorney, and local House and Senate seats discussed a variety of local and state issues during a forum at Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta on Thursday, Oct. 18.
Richard Van Knowe, R-Bristol, aims to bring a libertarian philosophy to the State House with his challenge of three-term incumbent Rep. Michael “Mick” Devin, D-Newcastle, in House District 90.
State Rep. Michael “Mick” Devin, D-Newcastle, is running for his fourth term in the Maine House of Representatives. Devin, a marine biologist and former naval officer, said he will focus on environmental issues and veterans issues.
State Rep. Stephanie Hawke, R-Boothbay Harbor, is running for her third term in the Maine House of Representatives. Hawke describes herself as an advocate of small businesses and an opponent of laws and regulations that harm small businesses, including a minimum wage.
Local attorney Jonathan C. Hull made his initial appearance on felony forgery and theft charges at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset the morning of Thursday, Oct. 11.
A fire started in the enclosed back porch of a house at 1181 West Alna Road in Alna the morning of Saturday, Oct. 6. No one was hurt in the fire.
The 12th annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest kicked off with a weigh-off full of both triumph and loss, as one giant pumpkin nearly cracked the event’s record, while another cracked itself en route to the event.