The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen, in a special meeting Tuesday, March 31, voted to delay the annual town meeting by referendum until it is safe to proceed.
A citizen’s petition to repeal the Wiscasset Historic Preservation Ordinance has enough signatures to force a vote.
The owners of Seacoast Coffee Co. plan to start operations at their new location in Wiscasset on May 1.
During a meeting of the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen and Wiscasset Budget Committee on Monday, Feb. 10, much of the discussion was about restoring a position to work on economic development and planning.
Wiscasset Town Manager John O’Connell will resign effective in June, citing “family and other commitments.”
The veterinarian who will open the Wiscasset Veterinary Hospital this spring has a diverse background, including three years as the head of an Army veterinary facility.
A wine bar will open at 65 Main St. in Wiscasset as soon as possible, the proprietors told the Wiscasset Planning Board on Monday, Dec. 23.
The owners of the former Wiscasset Primary School are exploring the potential redevelopment of the property as workforce housing and a memory care facility.
The Wiscasset Planning Board approved an application to open a veterinary hospital at 161 Gardiner Road on Monday, Nov. 25.
Most of the historic homes in Wiscasset share qualities of grandeur and luxury, including the 1807 Castle Tucker, 1807 Nickels-Sortwell House, and 1792 Smith House, all large homes built by wealthy and prominent residents of the 1700s and early 1800s. Those homes are more imposing than the 1790 tiny house at 16 Fort Hill St., but it is no less a part of the town’s heritage.
A husband and wife who live in Damariscotta both served their country in World War II: Bill Connell as a merchant mariner and Lyn Connell as a pilot in the Civil Air Patrol and member of the American Women’s Voluntary Services.
The business partners behind the restoration of the former Musical Wonder House in Wiscasset now plan to open a new restaurant in a long-vacant building on Route 1 next to Shaw’s.
Beginning at the age of 12, Michael Connors struggled with alcoholism and addiction for more than 20 years. He overdosed on drugs six times and was saved six times. He was often in jail. But today, more than five years after his last day in custody, the former Wiscasset resident is an alcohol and drug counselor who uses his story to bring hope and encouragement to others as they confront the same issues.
Crooker Construction LLC, of Topsham, will complete the first phase of Westport Island’s long-term paving plan for $347,516.
A local businessman and former Wiscasset selectman was one of 33 veterans to receive a hero’s welcome upon his return from a trip to Washington, D.C. with Honor Flight Maine.