A debate over whether a new tax should fund the Dirigo Health program has both sides criticizing the process that led to Question 1 on the Nov. 4 ballot.
An alternative use for expensive thermal imaging cameras area fire departments now use for fires could well end up helping homeowners during a potential heating crisis this winter.
The second 2008 candidate forum hosted by The Lincoln County News took place on Oct. 22, and the remaining candidates in the county appeared and voiced their views on the issues important to Mainers going to the polls on Tues., Nov. 4.
The Fed Up With Taxes Coalition, which advocates for the repeal of a beverage tax enacted by the legislature in April, continues to collect robust donations from a range of sources, most of them restaurant chains or beverage peddlers.
Like the famed swallows returning to Capistrano, pumpkins large and small made their way back to their ancestral homes on Sunday, in this case Pinkham’s
More than $600,000 has been poured into the effort to sway voters one way or the other regarding Question 2 on the November ballot, but the vast majority of it has been donated and spent by those pushing for the question’s passage.
On Oct 22 candidates expected to appear include Lincoln County Commissioner District 3 incumbent Sheridan Bond (R-Jefferson) and his opponent, un-enrolled candidate Josh Pinkham of Damariscotta. House District 53 contestants Tim Nason (D-Dresden) and Les Fossel (R-Alna), and District 50 Rep. Wendy Pieh (D-Bremen) and her opponent Henry Simmons (R-Nobleboro).
Want to get in shape fast? If the thought of pounding the pavement doesn’t appeal, check out the latest fitness phenomenon to arrive at The ComeFIT Zone in Newcastle.
Washington Republican John Stewart is making his second bid for the state legislature.
Even with slowly dropping fuel prices, local lobstermen are having trouble making ends meet with the high cost of bait and low off-the-boat prices offered for their catch.
Firefighters from all over the state spent this past Saturday attending a day-long conference at the Wiscasset High School sponsored by the Lincoln County Fire Academy training.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is always ready to inform the public about a scam.
A smoky two-alarm fire occurred in a farmhouse at 318 Pond Rd. in Newcastle at around 2 p.m. on Oct. 28.
A completely revamped website for The Lincoln County News premiered Oct. 9 with a fresh look and a new domain name.