With its long evergreen forests and storied glacial coast, Maine’s history of nurturing outdoorsmen almost goes without saying. Lincoln County shares in that history, evidenced by residents like Kyle O’Brien, a fourth generation Bremen lobsterman, who, when not on the boat, is hunting for deer and occasionally moose.
The South Bristol Select Board extended the town’s aquaculture lease moratorium for six months at the board’s meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14. The extension gives the town additional time to gather information and draft an aquaculture ordinance.
The town of Waldoboro may put the Hoffses house on the market, after residents voted to allow the sale during a special town meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
Paul Leeman Jr. has worn many hats during his life: Bristol’s first full-time fire chief, a shotokan martial arts instructor, and owner and cook at New Harbor’s fabled Samoset Restaurant, to name a few.
The Bristol Consolidated School renovation project is proceeding on time and meeting schedule, AOS 93 Superintendent Lynsey Johnston told the Bristol School Committee at the committee’s Wednesday, Sept. 6 meeting.
Norman C. Hunt was a passionate and vocal community member who helped found integral institutions in Lincoln County and wasn’t afraid to speak what was on his mind.
When Don Carrigan isn’t landscaping or working in the garden of his home in Walpole where he lives with his wife, Donna, he’s maintaining the trust he’s built with Maine communities over a 50-year career on the airwaves as one of the state’s most beloved media figures.
Mother-daughter duo Carol Heaberlin and Mindy Jones, of Alna, have talked occasionally about finding a permanent home for their restaurant Y-Knot since first opening the business in an orange food trailer alongside Route 1 in Newcastle in 2017.
Blenheim Park, a cherry orchard estate with a farm store apothecary and creative retreat, put up its open sign in June along Turner Road. Owners Kerry Payne and Justin Stailey have worked on and owned the 16-acre property since 2017.
The Waldoboro Select Board heard a presentation from the RSU 40 Board of Directors about its $81 million capital improvement plan and bond proposal and voted to move forward with warrant for the sale of the Hoffses house at its Tuesday, Aug. 22 meeting.
The fire chiefs of Lincoln County recognized excellence and resilience in the members of their service at an annual business meeting and award ceremony in the South Bristol fire station on Wednesday, Aug. 16.
The residents of Lincoln County are connected to the powerful, living landscapes of the area simply by residing in them, whether on the jagged shores of Bristol or the elevated fields of Newcastle. However, there are few who feel that bond with the earth more than Jan Goranson does to the farmlands in Dresden.
A member of the Lincoln County community, Emma Lazzari, formerly of Damariscotta, had her residence in Lahaina, Hawaii destroyed by the devastating fires engulfing the western shores of Maui, Tuesday, Aug. 8.
Community, like a good boat, needs to be maintained regularly if it’s going to stay afloat. For Greg Anderson, a marine technician, Maine outdoorsman, and Bristol native, doing his part in the community means doing what he does best: keeping boats working in the water.
Author and Vietnam War veteran Michael Uhl recently published his ninth book, “Safe Return: Inside the Amnesty Movement for Vietnam War Deserters,” a political memoir, with McFarland and Company, Inc.