Somerville voters approved a proposal to borrow $632,250 to cover half the cost of a municipal broadband network, 49-45, on Tuesday, April 21.
A woman was LifeFlighted to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston after a crash on Route 1 in Waldoboro on Sunday, April 18.
Edgecomb Eddy School Principal Ira Michaud will leave at the end of the school year for a new position as principal of Nobleboro Central School.
Wiscasset Elementary School and Wiscasset Middle High School have both switched to remote learning after two high school students tested positive for COVID-19, Wiscasset School Department Superintendent Terry Wood announced in a letter to staff, students, and families on Monday, April 12.
Lincoln County saw 41 new cases of COVID-19 in residents over the past week, up from 35 the week before.
Members of Newcastle’s Taniscot Engine Company remember longtime Fire Chief Clayton V. Huntley Jr. fondly as a friend and mentor and for his 50 years of service working to improve training and recruit firefighters.
Three occupants were able to get themselves out of a silver Ram Power Wagon after it crashed on Bristol Road in Pemaquid and landed in a vertical position on its front end, stuck between trees, late Tuesday, April 13.
Members of the Round Pond United Methodist Church voted Tuesday, April 6 to close the church after 168 years.
Handsome Dan XIX, an olde English bulldogge born and raised at Wicked Good Bulldogges in Bristol, started his new life as the official mascot for Yale University on Feb. 28.
By a vote of 79-1 in a special town meeting on Saturday, April 10, Westport Island residents advanced a proposal that could expand high-speed internet access throughout the island.
Lincoln Academy moved to virtual learning April 12-16 after eight individuals associated with the school tested positive for COVID-19. As of Wednesday, April 14, 235 students and 30 staff members are in quarantine.
State Rep. Michael Lemelin, R-Chelsea, became inspired when he saw a news story last December about a woman who could not visit her disabled daughter at Maine Medical Center in Portland because of COVID-19 protocols.
A nonprofit wants to turn its 63 acres of land in Dresden into Maine’s first location for open-air cremation, hoping to give people a new option for managing death.
Clayton V. Huntley Jr., 69, a Newcastle firefighter for 50 years and fire chief for the last 31, died Monday, April 5 after a yearlong bout with cancer. The next day, the Newcastle Board of Selectmen named the fire station in his honor.
The 19th-century Wawenock Block building in downtown Wiscasset needs “emergency stabilization” after hundreds of bricks fell from the building’s facade Saturday and Sunday, April 3 and 4.