Almost 200 members of the Damariscotta River Association and Pemaquid Watershed Association overwhelmingly approved the unification of the land trusts in a town meeting-style vote at Darrows Barn in Damariscotta, Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Damariscotta has received an anonymous $1 million pledge for improvements to the waterfront, including the new public restrooms, according to Town Manager Matt Lutkus.
A Damariscotta man was sentenced to a decade in prison for the sexual assault of a minor during a hearing at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset on Monday, Sept. 24.
A medical emergency caused a collision on Bristol Road in Damariscotta that sent a South Bristol man to the hospital with internal injuries the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 25.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen decided to remove all mention of polystyrene foam containers from a draft single-use plastics ordinance after a public hearing Wednesday, Sept. 19.
“This whole area suddenly becomes your backyard,” Flighttime member Sean Rafter said of flying, looking at a map of New England on the wall of a hangar at the Wiscasset Municipal Airport.
A recent assessment of substance use by local youth shows that more high school students are using marijuana than alcohol for the first time since the assessments began in 2009.
“We began pretty modestly 20 years ago,” Eldercare Network of Lincoln County founder and Chair Dr. Allan “Chip” Teel said of the organization during a 20th-anniversary reception at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle on Thursday, Sept. 13.
Members of the Damariscotta River Association and the Pemaquid Watershed Association will vote on whether to merge the land trusts Tuesday, Sept. 25.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen heard resistance, including from several business owners, as well as support for a proposal to ban plastic bags and Styrofoam during a public hearing Wednesday, Sept. 5.
Seamus Gilbert, 18, of Bremen, started his own excavation business early this summer, shortly after his graduation from Lincoln Academy.
Democratic candidate for district attorney Natasha Irving, of Waldoboro, believes community-based restorative justice needs to be a priority in the district.
William “Bill” Blodgett, of Waldoboro, is running for his seventh consecutive term as a county commissioner. He has been on the board for 24 years.
“He will be missed by many, however forgotten by none,” South Bristol School Principal Scott White said of South Bristol School Committee member Donald Edwards, who passed away Aug. 16.