Westport Island voters enjoyed a little humor, honored outgoing Second Selectman Gerald Bodmer, and approved the entirety of the warrant in about 90 minutes at the annual town meeting on Saturday, June 19.
Wiscasset voters elected Terry Heller and Dusty Jones in a three-way race for two seats on the board of selectmen Tuesday, June 8.
Wiscasset will elect two new selectmen Tuesday, June 8, and will pick among three candidates for the jobs.
Westport Island has won a $225,542 grant from the ConnectMaine Authority that, with investments from Spectrum and the town, will enable an expansion of high-speed internet infrastructure throughout the island.
Bette Monfort enthusiastically accepted Westport Island’s Boston Post Cane, honoring her as the town’s oldest resident, during a presentation at her home on Friday, May 21.
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.