Maine Modular and Manufactured Homes in Waldoboro is going to have an open house from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 17, 18, and 19 as part of a special offer of free land with the purchase of a home.
The closure of a section of Charleston Correctional Facility and a reduction in state payments to hospitals were on a track toward being spared last week as legislative committees scrutinized spending cuts proposed by Gov. John Baldacci.
In polling Jan. 27, voters overwhelmingly rejected the proposed Alternative Organization System (AOS) proposed for 11 Lincoln County towns but enough voters approved the measure that a local AOS will still be formed.
A Northern Hawk Owl, normally found in the boreal forests of Alaska and Canada, made its way to Bristol and attracted quite a crowd of people from Maine and beyond this week.
Becca Hamilton’s writing featured in The Lincoln County News comes from a quill dipped in a palette of worldly experience.
The Whitefield native has traveled to Chile, Argentina and South Africa and spent two years living in the Bahamas.
Lincoln County remained under a Winter Weather Advisory Weds. afternoon as morning snowfall changed over to sleet, making for slippery road conditions and leading to numerous school closures.
There were school and business closings and cancellations, but otherwise no major incidents have been reported as the leading edge of a winter storm began tracking through Lincoln County Weds. morning. Snowfall is forecast to become heavier as the day progresses, falling at the rate of 1-2 inches per hour at times, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The heaviest snowfall should visit Lincoln County in the late afternoon and evening hours, according to forecasts. Perhaps the most dangerous aspect of this storm is the possibility that coastal temperatures are forecast to creep up close to the 32-degree mark just as the heavy snowfall chugs through the area during the evening commute.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a 20-year-old male for furnishing a place for minors to consume alcohol the night of Sept. 20, when Loren St. Cyr, 20, of Jefferson was killed on N. Clary Road.
A day-long storm on Sun. left a blanket of snowfall over inland areas of Lincoln County and a mix of snow, sleet and rain on coastal areas. More snowfall is expected before sunrise as yet another — albeit smaller — weather system is forecast to track through the area leaving an additional 2 to 5 inches of accumulation, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The NWS extended a Winter Storm Warning for Lincoln County from midnight until 4 a.m. in anticipation of the second wave of weather. The total snowfall forecast for both storms is expected to range between 8 to 11 inches along the midcoast, according to forecasts. Areas near the coast may have much lower totals as rainfall may have reduced snowfall amounts.
Dana and Cathy Wallace of Waldoboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica J. Wallace, to Seth A. Genthner, son of Peter and Ramona Genthner of Waldoboro.
North Cottage Coffee is marking its first anniversary with a celebration on Sat., Feb. 21. One year to the date the coffee shop opened its doors, the owners of North Cottage Coffee want to thank all their patrons for their loyalty and devotion with a day of celebration.
The Waldoboro Police report the following:
Sagadahoc and Lincoln County commissioners at least agreed last Thursday they need to come up with a cost-sharing formula they both can live with.
Rapid response to a fire that erupted in the back of the Rideout Market on Rt. 17 in Windsor, just over the Lincoln County line, kept the entire structure from burning to the ground on Monday.