Area athletes came one step closer to being able to play sports this fall when the Maine Principals’ Association approved the fall sports plan on Aug. 27 . But it is not a done deal yet. There are still two hurdles left, the biggest being State approval from Gov. Janet Mills, the Department of Education, […]
Young families looking for a picnic spot with a playground have two choices in Lincoln County: the Wiscasset Community Playground and the Harold B. Clifford Playground in Boothbay. State guidelines advise using hand sanitizer before and after playground use, and users should maintain physical distancing.
FlingGolf, a sport where almost anything goes, made its debut at Wawenock Golf Club in Walpole in mid-July. The sport, played with a golf ball on a golf course, uses a single club called a FlingStick. The ball is placed in the pocket of the stick and is thrown, tossed, pushed, or putted around the course.
A new welcome sign recently appeared on Route 1 in Wiscasset, in the form of a tree carving at Cromwell Coastal Properties. The tree, carved by national chainsaw carving champion Josh Landry, features a variety of domestic animals.
Bailey Plourde, 21 of Newcastle, tied Ruby Haylock after three 18 hole rounds at the Maine Women’s Amateur championships on Wednesday, July 22. Haylock won the tie breaker with a chip shot from the lip of the green. Plourde’s putt for a tie fell just short of the cup. Plourde held a three stroke lead […]
The Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum in Alna is carrying out expansion efforts despite the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to the dedicated efforts of an army of volunteers. The virus and state regulations effectively shut down regular operations in March.
Maine Game Warden Joey Lefebvre was named the Maine Warden Service’s 2019 Warden of the Year on Thursday, June 25. Lefebvre, who has been a game warden for 25 years, mostly in Lincoln and Knox counties, said this is his final year.
The 2.3-acre site was the landing site for a ferry between Wiscasset and Westport Island that was used before the bridge was constructed. The town purchased the property in 2004 from the Wright family. Grants from Land for Maine’s Future and other state agencies helped with the cost of acquisition and site improvements. The town’s Wright Landing Committee maintains the property.
Palermo Preserve consists of more than 75 acres with 5,400 feet of frontage on the Sheepscot River. There are two separate trail systems on the property, which is owned by Midcoast Conservancy.
The Rev. Frederick Lipp grew up listening to his father tell him stories. One of those stories inspired his new children’s book, “Lady of the Lobster,” illustrated by Sam Van Dam.
On the books, 2020 looked like it was going to be a banner year for Country Coach Charters, of Nobleboro. Then the COVID-19 pandemic flatlined business.
Max McCool, 8, of Newcastle, received a super-cool thank you from Central Maine Power Co. on Thursday, May 14.
Kieve-Wavus Education Inc. has shut down its Camp Kieve for Boys, in Nobleboro, and Wavus Camp for Girls, in Jefferson, for the summer due to COVID-19 concerns.
After several weeks of consideration, the Mid Coast Babe Ruth League has decided to cancel the 2020 Babe Ruth Season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several reasons led to this decision.