The spending Alna taxpayers approved at their annual town meeting in March came home to roost in the form of the first mil rate increase for the town in three years.
Despite the likelihood of a stiff mil rate increase this year, Somerville voters took a pragmatic approach while dispatching a 26-article warrant during a three-plus hour annual town meeting at the Somerville Elementary School on Saturday, June 24.
Jefferson Fire Chief Darren Walker credited a rapid response by the homeowner and six area fire departments for quickly extinguishing a structure fire on Monday, June 26.
Following an occasionally tense two hour meeting at the Alna town office Thursday, June 22, the Alna Select Board formalized the findings of a June 8 ethics hearing recusing Alna First Selectperson Ed Pentaleri from further participation in litigation issues related to Jeffry Spinney’s private boat ramp.
Agreeing Ed Pentaleri’s actions as a private citizen were enough to create an appearance of bias, the two remaining members of the Alna Select Board voted to recuse Alna’s First Select Board member from participating in litigation related to a controversial boat ramp.
Friends and families gathered in the Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta on Tuesday, June 6 to celebrate the graduation of the seven members of Central Lincoln County Adult Education class of 2023.
Whitefield Planning Board Chair Glenn Angell is what happens when the wisecracking kid from high school matures and brings the same irreverent sense of humor to the serious business at hand.
The public hearing on the ethics complaint filed against Alna Select Board member Ed Pentaleri has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 8.
Route 1 in Wiscasset was closed for roughly six hours Wednesday morning, May 31, after a traffic crash in the vicinity of 342 Bath Road.
The few Bristol locals who haven’t met Walter N. “Walt” Johansson by now almost certainly know him by sight. Johansson is well known locally for his daily habit of walking his neighborhood on Pemaquid Harbor Road.
Convinced by a crowded meeting room expressing unanimous opposition to the potential opening of a residential substance abuse treatment center in Coopers Mills, the Whitefield Select Board agreed to consult with the town’s attorney on the best way to proceed developing a moratorium that could potentially delay or derail the project entirely.
Following a heated public hearing Thursday, May 18, two members of the Alna Select Board voted to schedule an ethics hearing in two weeks to consider of the merits of complaint filed against board Chair Ed Pentaleri.
Potential neighbors have expressed alarm, but the future executive director of a residential substance use disorder treatment facility in Whitefield says there is no cause for concern.
Dresden Elementary School students wrapped up an extended writing program with a Literacy Arts Celebration held at the school Thursday, April 27.