The investigation into the death of a 4-year-old Wiscasset girl Friday, Dec. 8, found evidence of numerous recent injuries and “chronic physiological stress,” police said.
Medomak Valley High School Principal Andrew Cavanaugh has resigned effective Thursday, Dec. 14.
The Maine State Police have arrested a Wiscasset woman and charged her with the murder of her fiance’s 4-year-old granddaughter Friday, Dec. 8.
Whitefield Elementary School Principal Joshua McNaughton recently announced that he will resign from his position in June 2018, at the end of the current school year. This is his seventh year as principal of the school.
Kids and parents learned how to code with computer games and puzzles during Great Salt Bay Community School’s first-ever Family Code Night on Thursday, Dec. 7.
Detectives from the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit are working with the Wiscasset Police Department to investigate the death of a 4-year-old girl from Wiscasset on Friday, Dec. 8.
Saturday, Dec. 9 marked Lincoln County’s first measurable snowfall of the 2017-2018 season, followed by a mix of snow and freezing rain Tuesday, Dec. 12. The two incidents brought sloppy road conditions to the county and the first resulted in several traffic accidents, as well as scattered power outages.
The membership of Bristol Fire and Rescue has asked the Bristol Board of Selectmen to consider budgeting for and appointing a full-time chief, and the town plans to appoint a committee to gather information from other towns with full-time chiefs.
Dollar General hopes to begin construction of a new store at 320 Bath Road in Wiscasset in the spring of 2018 with a goal to open in late fall.
The National Weather Service has extended a winter weather advisory warning of hazardous road conditions caused by mixed precipitation overspreading Lincoln County during the evening hours Tuesday. The winter weather advisory, originally in effect until 6 p.m., is now in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday.
The Maine Department of Transportation presented its plans to remove ledge under one side of the new bridge over The Gut during a meeting at South Bristol School on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Wreaths Across America, the annual procession from Down East Maine to Arlington National Cemetery in honor of the nation’s veterans, stopped at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro for the third year in a row Sunday, Dec. 10.
By a vote of 49-20, a 180-day moratorium on recreational-marijuana businesses in the town of Whitefield was approved during a special town meeting at Whitefield Elementary School on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Crews from Central Maine Power Co. succeeded in restoring power before nightfall to all of the over 300 Lincoln County households with outages, according to a Sunday afternoon report from CMP. The outages followed the first measurable snowfall of the season Saturday night.
A number of factors have combined to cause power outages to increase in Lincoln County following the first measurable snowfall of the season. A total of 310 Lincoln County households were without electrical power, according to the report from Central Maine Power Co. at 11:57 a.m. on Sunday; up from 160 outages reported Saturday night at 10:28 p.m. That number puts Lincoln County in the unenviable position of highest number of outages state-wide, followed by Kennebec with 208.