Downtown Damariscotta business owners and members of the public attended a community conversation on upcoming improvements to the waterfront and municipal parking lot at Great Salt Bay Community School on Thursday, Jan. 17.
After nearly 17 years and eight town managers, John O’Connell is coming back to Wiscasset to serve as interim town manager.
A Woolwich woman who currently works as an associate planner for the town of Old Orchard Beach will become Lincoln County’s first new county planner in more than 20 years.
Legendary official Walt Gorneau, of Wiscasset, has been pounding the hardwood for 46 years as a basketball official. He has equally impressive numbers officiating soccer and baseball games.
“When I left Mumbai 23 years ago, I never imagined in my wildest dreams that Boothbay, Maine would one day be my home, my happy place, my creative muse,” writes Cherie Scott in her blog “Mumbai to Maine.”
“He’s kind of ‘Moneyball’ed’ the entire thing,” Medomak Valley High School girls varsity basketball coach Ryan McNelly said of the stats tracking his older brother, Lucas McNelly, does for the basketball team.
Westport Island Fire Chief Stacey Hutchison will mark a year on the job Feb. 1.
The new owner of 51 Water St. in Wiscasset – a downtown commercial building with six storefronts – hopes to attract a “craft beer/oyster bar” and a coffee roaster to fill two vacancies.
Midcoast CoWork LLC, a coworking space currently in an office above Weatherbird Shops at 72 Courtyard St., Suite 4 in Damariscotta, hopes to expand into a larger space downtown.
As a reporter, my interactions with law enforcement officers tend to be accompanied by flashing lights and the urgency of an emergency scene. On Thursday, Jan. 10, I was able to ride along with two Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies for a behind-the-scenes look at what it is like to be on patrol even when the scanner is relatively quiet.
A mobile home at 139 Old Sheepscot Road in Wiscasset sustained extensive interior damage in a fire the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 16, but a quick response prevented further damage.
Concord Coach Lines suspended service to Wiscasset as of Jan. 7, according to the bus line’s website.
The Waldoboro Planning Board signed off on an entrepreneur’s plan to build a 27,000-square-foot facility for her eel aquaculture business at the Waldoboro Business Park on Wednesday, Jan. 9.
A Lincoln County nonprofit that fixes up about 20-25 houses a year, primarily with donations and volunteer labor, is in search of more projects and more volunteers.
For the last 26 years, Ellen Brown has transformed Lincoln County News calendars – the popular free ones featuring photography of local scenery by the LCN’s Paula Roberts – into elaborate family scrapbooks. Each visually interesting calendar-turned-scrapbook is chock-full of photographs, poems, bits of schoolwork, colorful artwork, and quotes – mementos of the lives of Brown and her close family members.