Kenneth Desmond, a training and operations specialist at the Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency since February 2007, retired effective April 29 after more than 50 years in emergency services.
Wiscasset voters will decide whether to approve a plaque to honor James Weldon Johnson, lyricist of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” who died in Wiscasset on June 26, 1938.
Lincoln County has a new communications director, believed to be the first woman to serve in the role. The county selected Tara Doe from a pool of six candidates to lead the agency that fields 911 calls and dispatches emergency services throughout the county.
By a vote of 79-1 in a special town meeting on Saturday, April 10, Westport Island residents advanced a proposal that could expand high-speed internet access throughout the island.
The 19th-century Wawenock Block building in downtown Wiscasset needs “emergency stabilization” after hundreds of bricks fell from the building’s facade Saturday and Sunday, April 3 and 4.
The Barnhouse Grill & Pub now offers American and Mexican food on Route 1 in Wiscasset, opening Dec. 18, 2020 after nearly a year of preparations.
Wiscasset Middle High School Head Custodian Jeffrey Speed is known as a man of few words. Over the past 46 years, he has gained the respect and appreciation of students, teachers, staff, and principals at Wiscasset schools.
A member of the Wiscasset Academy Class of 1950 made a New Year’s resolution to call her classmates twice a month this year, after a year when the COVID-19 pandemic forced many into isolation and kept them from family and friends.
The Wiscasset School Committee voted, during a Zoom meeting Tuesday, Dec. 8, to name the upper field at Wiscasset Middle High School after Jeffrey Speed, who will retire in February 2021 after 46 years of service to Wiscasset schools.
In a near-unanimous vote, 156 Wiscasset residents approved the parks and recreation budget during a special town meeting Thursday, Sept. 17. Although voters had approved the same budget at the annual town meeting by referendum Sept. 8, Thursday’s vote was necessary to resolve an error on the ballot.
A Westport Island man wants to convert the Maine Heritage Village property, on Route 1 in Wiscasset, into the Maine Tasting Center — an educational campus focused on Maine food and drink, complete with a museum in the Judi’s Country Store building and a tasting room in the Lighthouse Restaurant.
The soon-to-open Westport Island History Center offered townspeople a sneak peek at the space Sunday, Sept. 13.
The town of Wiscasset will use contingency funds to keep the Wiscasset Community Center open until it can hold a new vote to correct an error on the ballot for the recent annual town meeting by referendum.
Wiscasset voters will choose among six candidates to fill three seats on the board of selectmen Tuesday, Sept. 8.
Lincoln County dedicated a memorial Tuesday, Aug. 4 to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.