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Alna voters will replace two of their three selectmen at the polls Saturday, March 27. The town has two candidates for second selectman and two for third selectman.
Nearly 100 fishing boats gathered off Monhegan Island to trace the proposed route of an undersea cable that would connect an offshore wind turbine to the mainland power grid in East Boothbay on Sunday, March 21.
A total of 19 new cases of COVID-19 were identified in Lincoln County residents in the past week, up from 16 last week. LincolnHealth’s number of tests performed and its positivity rate have both crept up in the past two weeks.
Whitefield voters elected a new member to the RSU 12 school board and two new members of the planning board during the town’s municipal election Friday, March 19.
Nobleboro voters reelected Selectman Dick Spear and Road Commissioner Dale Wright, and approved the purchase of a $508,240 fire truck, during the annual town meeting by referendum Friday, March 19.
After a long and unprecedented year of closure, the Lincoln Theater will reopen with a showing of the award-winning film “Nomadland” at 7 p.m., Friday, March 19.
E.J. Hunt, of Newcastle, won the statewide Patriot’s Pen essay contest, a Veterans of Foreign Wars program, this year.
As Lincoln Academy plans to hold off on returning to full-time, in-person instruction until September, some parents and students are urging the school to reconsider its decision.
During Bristol’s first ever town meeting by referendum on Monday, March 15, 184 voters approved all articles on the warrant, including the municipal and education budgets, funds for the completion of the Bristol Mills fish ladder project, and the creation of a committee to review the town’s comprehensive plan, by wide margins.
New COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County residents ticked up in the past week to 16, up from 12 last week, but are still well below the new case numbers seen during the height of the winter surge of the respiratory illness.
The Bremen, Damariscotta, Nobleboro, and Waldoboro town offices have closed after a shared employee tested positive for COVID-19, according to officials from the four towns.
State Rep. Jeffrey Evangelos is sponsoring a bill that aims to end qualified immunity for police officers in Maine, but Lincoln County Sheriff Todd Brackett says such a move could “cripple public safety.”
As of Feb. 1, Lincoln County has a K-9 team of its own for the first time in six months.