COVID-19 tests performed at LincolnHealth declined for the fourth week in a row, while positive tests stayed about the same, according to hospital spokesperson John Martins.
A storm drain in a flat section of Lincoln Academy’s roof was identified as the source of a damaging water leak that prompted the cancellation of school Thursday, Jan. 26.
The RSU 40 Board of Directors approved a new transgender and gender expansive student policy with a divided vote at its Thursday, Jan. 19 meeting following two hours of deliberation over the policy’s language and intent. With the vote approving a second read, the new policy replaced a previous version.
Sam Richards knows the value of being trained in CPR and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. On the evening of Jan. 3, he used these techniques to save the life of his father, Bristol resident Todd Richards, after Todd choked on a large piece of steak.
Clint Collamore, newly elected state representative from Waldoboro, was criminally indicted after Maine’s campaign finance regulator said it found up to 30 fraudulent signatures on forms used to qualify for the taxpayer-funded Maine Clean Election Act campaign program.
Longtime South Bristol Select Board member and board chair Ken Lincoln resigned at the end of a board meeting on Thursday, Jan. 5.
The Pampered Pooch, a new pet grooming business at 218 Upper East Pond Road in Nobleboro, is Crystal Wynn’s return to her passion.
The town of Alna will receive $570,000 in federal funds to replace a bridge on Egypt Road, the select board announced during a meeting at the town office on Wednesday, Jan. 11.
For the second time in 23 days, Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta received an emailed bomb threat hoax that forced the closure of the school.
The Great Salt Bay Community School parent information session scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 18 has been canceled.
The Roberts family has named Maia Zewert the next editor of The Lincoln County News.
COVID-19 tests dropped by 60 at LincolnHealth in the past week, but positive cases remained the same, increasing the positivity rate to 9.63%, from 6.7% last week.
The Bristol School Committee chose Portland’s Optimum Construction Co. as the contractor for the $6.4 million-plus addition and renovation project at Bristol Consolidated School its regular meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4.
Two unrelated threats at Medomak Middle School, neither of which resulted in physical injury, have raised discussion in the district about how student safety is addressed following state and federal privacy laws.
For the second straight meeting, an Edgecomb Select Board member announced their resignation from the board.