Concerned parents, Jefferson residents, members of the school board, and Jefferson’s state representative showed up at the Jefferson Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Monday, Aug. 23 to have their voices heard on both sides of the mask issue.
Richard Lash, director of Waldoboro Emergency Medical Services, took the podium during the Waldoboro Board of Selectmen’s meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 24, to inform the board about staffing issues in his department.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen heard from the public on Wednesday, Aug. 18 about how to spend approximately $227,000 in funding the town will receive through the federal American Rescue Plan’s Coronavirus State and Local Recovery Funds program.
Ella Rogerson won the August #LCNme365 photo contest with her picture of a garden at sunset by Jones Cove in South Bristol.
Lincoln County celebrated the state of Maine’s delayed bicentennial over the course of nine days from Aug. 15-22. The Bicentennial Plus One Pilgrimage featured artifacts, architecture, and activities across 16 historic sites in eight towns.
Even as ominous clouds and mist rolled into the Wiscasset waterfront, forewarning tropical storm Henri’s grazing of the Midcoast, enthusiasts crowded upon visiting vessels, toured along the Sheepscot, and enjoyed performances and other festivities at the community pier in Wiscasset the night before Wiscasset’s Schoonerfest came to a close.
Internationally-acclaimed musician, composer and Alna resident Jamie Saft drops a lot of names. But for him, name dropping isn’t about being boastful. It doesn’t come from a place of ego. Saft has been fortunate to collaborate with masters of jazz, rock, new wave, funk, metal and more. And he wants to share the music and musicians that inspire him.
The gleaming white tower of the Burnt Island lighthouse stands above a sprawl of seaweed draped rocks. The ruby panels of the lantern room surround a 300 mm Fresnel lens. A slow mist moves in from the sea.
n the past week, 57 more Lincoln County residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and one more resident has been hospitalized—the fifth straight weekly increase in case counts and up from 32 last week and 24 the week prior.
The U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an appeal by cable companies and upheld a 2019 Maine law that will keep Lincoln County Television at Spectrum’s channel 7 and out of what critics call “digital Siberia” on Tuesday, Aug. 3.
Five dance students rehearse for an upcoming performance on the second floor of the historic Progressive Grange building in Waldoboro.
Lincoln County Sheriff Todd Brackett met with Whitefield’s Board of Selectmen on Tuesday Aug. 17, to brainstorm methods to address an uptick in car and buggy crashes in Whitefield and surrounding towns.
There’s a lot of history in Lincoln County – it’s been around since 1760, after all. And much of that history is on display during the Lincoln County Historical Association’s Bicentennial Plus One Pilgrimage celebrating Maine’s 200th year of statehood.
Damariscotta’s Great Salt Bay Community School, Bristol Consolidated School, and South Bristol School are all moving forward with back-to-school plans that are similar to last year’s, but less stringent—with daily health screenings, masking indoors, and recommended physical distancing.