Damariscotta-based Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service approved its 2022 budget in the amount of $1,641,570.43, an increase of $448,870.43 or 37.63%, on Monday, Oct. 25.
LincolnHealth spokesperson John Martins said by email that the plan to distribute booster shots has been finalized.
While ambulance services and Emergency Medical Service departments in Lincoln County face losing emergency medical technicians to the Gov. Janet Mills administration vaccine mandate, combined departments such as Nobleboro, Edgecomb, and Jefferson, face the possibility of losing firefighters, as well.
J & J Jamaican Grocery and Gift Shop offers an authentic street food experience on Saturdays and Sundays in the heart of downtown Damariscotta.
Community members are invited to the Wiscasset Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 23 to honor civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson and discuss the future of a marker and annual observance of James Weldon Johnson Day.
The Wiscasset Police Department apprehended four indiviThe Wiscasset Police Department apprehended four individuals trespassing at the former Wiscasset Primary School on Oct. 17.duals trespassing at the former Wiscasset Primary School, on Oct. 17.
The annual Spirit of America Awards in-person ceremony was canceled for the second year in Lincoln County, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To honor the volunteerism of the recipients nominated by their town officials, Lincoln County Commissioners voted, at their meeting Oct. 19, to send awards and letters of congratulations to the recipients of 12 towns participating in the program this year.
LincolnHealth spokesperson John Martins said by email that the continuing influx of COVID-19 cases is having an impact on the hospital’s occupancy, similar to what other hospitals across the state are facing.
“I think you have to go to a vote,” said Town Manager Julie Keizer regarding the once again unresolved fate of Waldoboro’s A.D. Gray School.
Emily Elliott officially joined the Dresden community as the librarian at the Bridge Academy Public Library on Aug. 31.
Newcastle documentarian and visual storyteller Liz McGregor published her first book, “Portrait of Patagonia – Futaleufú, Chile,” about the place she considers her southern home on Oct. 1.
The Edgecomb Historical Society will hold a meeting to discuss the future of the organization at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Edgecomb Town Hall.
Project Appleseed, a national nonprofit that teaches rifle marksmanship and its importance in American history, held its first event in Midcoast Maine at the Lincoln County Rifle Club in Damariscotta on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9 and 10.
The Whitefield Appeals Board voted not to overturn the planning board’s approval of Central Maine Power’s development application on Thursday, Oct. 7.
Former Gov. Paul LePage, who is mounting a campaign to run against Gov. Janet Mills next year, urged attendees to vote no on state referendum question 1, during a visit to the Wells-Hussey American Legion Post 42 in Damariscotta on Monday, Oct. 11.