This edition of The Lincoln County News is very special, as it marks the completion of 100 years of family ownership of the newspaper. What makes up 100 years and what does this really look like?
In its fourth year, the annual Villages of Light event adapted to bring a safe, physically distanced event to Damariscotta and Newcastle on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27 and 28.
Dresden has a new town administrator — Michael Faass, of Edgecomb.
After a record 31 new cases of COVID-19 two weeks ago and 29 a week ago, Lincoln County added a comparatively low 15 cases this week.
Edgecomb’s special election to fill a vacancy on the board of selectmen is Saturday, Dec. 5. The polls will be open at the town hall from 1-7 p.m.
On Thursday, Nov. 12, the Medomak Valley High School math team meets for practice. Seventeen different computers boot up in 17 different homes and a grid of students fills the screen. Instructor William Hinkley posts a three-point problem to the group. Several students stare intently into their monitors, reasoning through the logic in their heads. Others immediately put pencil to paper as they begin making calculations, angling toward the correct answer.
A man robbed Maxwell’s Market & Deli, on Route 27 in Wiscasset, at about 9:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 27, brandishing a handgun and demanding cash.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to search for a Wiscasset man after a standoff in Dresden on Saturday, Nov. 28.
One Christmas morning, James “Skip” Middleton, “dressed as Santa Claus, came up the cellar stairs with a sack of toys,” remembers his daughter, Maria Middleton-Rackliff. “And I asked my mother why Santa was dragging his right leg.”
With just a one-vote margin, Gayla Braley won the November #LCNme365 photo contest with her photo of the cemetery at the Old German Church in Waldoboro.
The Bristol Planning Board approved a permit to rebuild the Seagull Shop, at Pemaquid Point, by a vote of 4-0 on Thursday, Nov. 19.
A second resident of Lincoln County — a man in his 50s — has died of COVID-19. The county added 29 cases of the respiratory illness this week, slightly lower than the record 31 recorded the previous week.
A Lincoln Academy student recently tested positive for COVID-19, the school said in an email Monday, Nov. 23.
Lou Cook, the recently retired manager of the Waldoboro Food Pantry, received the town’s Spirit of America tribute during a selectmen’s meeting Nov. 10.
After a discussion about space concerns and rising enrollment at the Bristol School Committee’s Nov. 4 meeting, a new committee has formed to address urgent space needs and look for long-term solutions, including an addition or possibly a new building.