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.
Representatives of the American Legion and Maine’s congressional delegation gathered at the Legion’s state headquarters in Winslow on Saturday, Sept. 28 to dedicate a new memorial to service members from Maine who went missing in action or were taken as a prisoner of war and remain unaccounted for.
Former Wiscasset Fire Chief Tim Merry and the department’s membership are expressing concern about the town manager’s removal of Fire Chief T.J. Merry – Tim Merry’s son – for his handling of the Huber’s Market training burn.
Lincoln County will erect a memorial at the courthouse to commemorate the sacrifice of local law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.
Wiscasset Fire Chief T.J. Merry has been removed from his position for his handling of the Huber’s Market training burn Aug. 4.
A new “boutique” bed-and-breakfast with one guest room is now open at 87 Federal St. in Wiscasset.
After several years without a Toys for Tots campaign in Lincoln County, two members of Wiscasset’s Huntoon Hill Grange will take on the challenge this year.
The first female commander of the American Legion post in Waldoboro is a native of Waldoboro and 1972 graduate of Medomak Valley High School who served in the military for nearly 34 years.
Westport Island voters approved the $465,000 first phase of a five-phase paving program, with an amendment to require a competitive bid process, at annual town meeting, Saturday, June 22.
Several people gathered at the Wiscasset waterfront on Wednesday, June 19 to bid farewell to the Providence and its crew. The Providence, built in 1976, is a replica of a Continental Navy sloop once commanded by John Paul Jones. The vessel has been docked at Wiscasset Harbor for repairs since September 2018.
Wiscasset voters opted for experience Tuesday, June 11, reelecting Selectman Katharine Martin-Savage and returning former Selectman Jefferson Slack to the board over newcomer Kim Dolce. Voters also approved a part-time planner and all other warrant articles in the annual town meeting by referendum.