Sheepscot General Store and Farm in Whitefield installed a 55-kilowatt solar array this summer, the first array to take advantage of a new program for Maine businesses and institutions.
Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust, in partnership with Kieve-Wavus Education Inc., plans to install a 243-kilowatt ground-mounted solar array behind its headquarters at Round Top Farm in Damariscotta.
A developer plans to build an approximately 5-megawatt commercial solar farm on 32.9 acres off Christian Hill Road, just north of the village of Bristol Mills.
As COVID-19 continues to surge in Maine, Lincoln County is also seeing a steady rise in cases, adding a second straight weekly high of 13 this week.
An employee at Cove’s Edge, a long-term care facility on LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta, has tested positive for COVID-19, but universal testing has found no other cases among workers or residents.
The town of Bristol is preparing for a second phase of the Bristol Mills fish ladder project — but first needs to raise another $400,000 to pay for it.
Newcastle celebrated the reconstruction of Academy Hill Road with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 29.
Democrats won five of the nine legislative districts that include some part of Lincoln County, including the top prize — the Senate District 13 seat covering most of the county.
Waldoboro voters favor the transfer of A.D. Gray to Volunteers of America for redevelopment as affordable senior housing, indicating as much in a nonbinding referendum by a more than 4-to-1 margin.
As cases of COVID-19 surge across Maine, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 12 new cases in Lincoln County, the highest weekly total since the beginning of the pandemic, and confirmed community transmission in the county for the first time.
Newcastle voters approved a new Core Zoning Code and a new roads, driveways, and entrances ordinance by a vote of 668-625 in a special referendum on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3.
A COVID-19 outbreak has been identified at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro, according to a Monday, Nov. 2 letter from school officials to students, families, and staff.
A group of high school and college students who spend summers in Pemaquid Beach jammed their way around Lincoln County this summer as the jazz and funk band Wharf Cats — formed to honor the late local jazz musician Pete Collins.
In the fall of 1983, Douglas Parent was counting down the days until his well-earned retirement. After years of running the Waldoboro News Stand, the Waterville native and World War II veteran was planning to start the next chapter of his life. Set to retire on Jan. 1, 1984, Parent was instead killed sometime between the evening of Oct. 2 and the early morning of Oct. 3, 1983. Thirty-seven years later, the events that led to Parent’s death remain unclear.