Thank you to everyone who has given feedback on our new drop-off policy and for giving it a chance to work.
The following questions will appear on the state referendum ballot on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8:
Saturday, Oct. 29: Cross-country states at Belfast
Saturday, Oct. 22 is Youth Deer Hunting Day, when young hunters across the state of Maine will have their own day to hunt deer.
Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep hosted a benefit for the American Cancer Society on Wednesday, Oct. 12 estimated to have raised more than $10,000 through donations and a silent auction, according to Randy Miller, dealership president.
Coastal Humane Society in Brunswick and the Lincoln County Animal Shelter announced on Friday, Oct. 14 that the shelters are waiving adult-cat adoption fees for the remainder of October in an effort to make room for additional cats rescued from southern states recently affected by Hurricane Matthew. The adoption-promotion program is called Fall for a Feline. Adult cats age one year and older are free to adopt; they have been spayed/neutered, and are up to date on vaccinations.
Absentee voting is available at the Bristol town office, 1268 Bristol Road, Bristol. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday. The deadline for a voter to request an absentee ballot is Thursday, Nov. 3 unless the voter completes a special-circumstances application.
A Bremen Appeals Board meeting scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18, has been canceled. The board was going to hold a public hearing about Diane K. and Gary A. Checchio’s appeal of a denial of an after-the-fact permit for the expansion of a cottage on Webber Pond, according to a public notice of the hearing in The […]
The Waldoboro Food Pantry has moved its location and has changed to being open on the first and third Tuesday of each month. The next food pantry will be open from 1-6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18 at its new location in the former Taction Call Center building on 251 Jefferson St.
Through Saturday, Oct. 22, the Whitefield Lions Club is hosting a pet supply drive to support the Lincoln County Animal Shelter and the Coastal Humane Society. Wish lists of needed items can be found at lincoln.coastalhumanesociety.org/wish-list and coastalhumanesociety.org/wish-list. Items include dish soap, hand cleaner, dog and cat food (wet and dry), peanut butter, cat and dog toys, paper towels, newspaper, and Swiffer pads.
The Jefferson Area Community Food Pantry provides food assistance on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, from 4-5:30 p.m., at St. Giles’ Episcopal Church, 72 Gardiner Road, Jefferson. Pantry food is purchased primarily from Good Shepherd Food Bank; donations are also received from neighbors in Jefferson and Somerville, local organizations, and the USDA.
Motorists in Maine can now easily update their address and physical attributes when obtaining a duplicate license or renewing a license using the driver-license renewal online service, Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced on Thursday, Oct.6.
For the second year in a row, RSU 12 is offering expanded pre-kindergarten opportunities at its schools, and positive benefits of this expansion are already evident. School administrators and kindergarten teachers are impressed with the gains realized by the children who participated in the pre-K program last year.
In celebration of Columbus Day, post offices across the state of Maine will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10 and there will be no mail delivery. Normal mail delivery will resume Tuesday, Oct. 11.