Larry Hesseltine, a 30-year veteran of law enforcement, will be Wiscasset’s next police chief.
With only one full-time officer on the Wiscasset Police Department roster, the town is relying on the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office to fill the gaps in the patrol schedule while it rebuilds the department’s staff.
The governing body of Two Bridges Regional Jail continues to negotiate a long-term contract to board Penobscot County inmates.
Bonus Redemption LLC, at 116 Mills Road in Newcastle, is under new management. The new owner, Janet Fairfield, bought the business from Ken and Lisa York earlier this month. Fairfield is asking for patience from customers during the transition period, as the business will have flexible hours for a couple of weeks.
Lincoln County Communications Center Director Joseph M. “Joe” Westrich is no longer on the job, but the veteran dispatcher is appealing the county’s action in regard to his employment.
The Maine Department of Transportation will restore the same number of off-street parking spaces from its original plans for downtown Wiscasset to its current plans, according to DOT and town officials.
A local father and son with 62 years of service to the U.S. military between them visited veterans memorials in Washington, D.C. with Honor Flight Maine last month.
The new owners of the Squire Tarbox Inn on Westport Island have renovated the historic building inside and out and are excitedly welcoming customers for their first season in business.
Westport Island will appeal a justice’s decision in a lawsuit against the town and will allow the painting of a mural on the foundation of the sand shed, voters decided at town meeting Saturday, June 23.
The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen accepted the resignations of Police Chief Jeffrey Lange, Code Enforcement Officer Stan Waltz, and Harbor Master Levon Travis on Tuesday, June 19.
The five candidates for three seats on the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen fielded questions about the Maine Department of Transportation’s downtown project, the future of Wiscasset Middle High School, and several other town issues during a forum at the municipal building Thursday, May 31.
A Monday, May 7 meeting of the public advisory committee for the Maine Department of Transportation’s downtown project grew heated at times, with emotional comments from the public.
The Wiscasset House of Pizza will soon open at 74 Flood Ave., on Route 1.
The town of Wiscasset will receive $400,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to clean up four of the former Mason Station properties.