After nearly two hours of debate on a single warrant article, Westport Island voters ended up with a tie vote, 37-37, at their special town meeting Saturday, Feb. 24.
Following an executive session Tuesday, Jan. 2, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to appoint Emily Rabbe as the next executive director of the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission.
Westport Island residents will have the opportunity to meet their new snowplow contractor during a meet and greet event planned for the town office Monday, Dec. 18.
The Wiscasset School Committee has scheduled a special meeting for Monday, Nov. 13, to discuss the investigation that led to the decision to put Wiscasset Middle High School Principal Gina Stevens on paid administrative leave.
We must never forget the dedication of American veterans who fought in several wars and conflicts, dating back to the Revolutionary War, from 1775-1783. What followed was World War I (1914-1918); World War II (1939-1945); the Korean War (1950-1953); the Vietnam War (1955-1975); the Persian Gulf War (1990-1991); the War in Afghanistan (2001-2021); and more.
Wiscasset Middle High School Principal Gina Stevens was placed on administrative leave, effective Monday, Oct. 30.
Westport Island residents honored former select board member George Richardson Jr. and the late Ruth and John Nelson during a brief ceremony at the Wright Landing on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 30.
Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19, Lincoln County Commissioners approved a contract with the town of Boothbay for the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission to assist the town’s planning board incorporating L.D. 2003 changes in their ordinances.
Members and friends of Wiscasset’s First Congregational Church celebrated its 250th anniversary Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9-10, as a place of worship since 1773, before the Declaration of Independence was signed.
During a special meeting Friday, Sept. 1, the Westport Island Select Board set the town’s mil rate of $6.55, a $1.75 reduction from last year’s rate of $8.30.
Westport Island residents approved the 60 articles before them at their annual town meeting Saturday, June 24, including accepting the donation of the former town dump, setting up various reserve accounts and agreeing to provide health benefits for town office employees.
Westport Island residents have the opportunity to participate in the purest form of government when their annual town meeting convenes at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 24 in the historic town hall, located at 1217 Main Road.
Wiscasset voters returned incumbent select board member Terry Heller to office for a second two-year term and reelected former select board member Pam Dunning in during Wiscasset’s annual town meeting by referendum on Tuesday, June 13.
One of Wiscasset’s Memorial Day traditions was missing this year, but not forgotten, the laying of a wreath by Clara Wentworth, a tradition that will be carried on in her honor.
According to Wiscasset Town Clerk Linda Perry, 20 registered voters attended the Wiscasset 2023-2024 school budget validation meeting Wednesday, May 17, with only one question submitted from the public.