A Waldoboro chimney sweep reported Monday an inspection done at a local senior’s home by someone else resulted in filing an erroneous report to the Maine State Housing Authority (MSHA).
During the Sunday snowstorm, a motor vehicle crashed into the corner of the home at 4 Old Sheepscot Rd. causing an estimated $10,000 damage to the structure and $5000 damage to the 2002 Subaru.
Carrie Lynn Reynolds of Augusta and Harold Fredric Lothrop Jr. of Newcastle are pleased to announce their engagement. Carrie and Fred will exchange their marriage vows and begin their life together on Feb. 14, 2009 at the Second Congregational Church in Newcastle.
Testifying in Kennebec County Superior Court Monday, psychiatrist Carlisle Voss said without hesitation that John A. Okie suffers from schizophrenia, which drove him to kill two people in July 2007.
The debate between Jefferson and the State as to who would plow a three-mile section of road in town was resolved at the town selectmen’s meeting Monday night.
Although seriously injured last week, a young cat is alive and currently under medical care in Damariscotta after a desperate dash for survival.
Firefighters and other emergency personnel want people to be especially careful during these cold winter months as many are turning toward alternative heating sources.
A fire in a small shed on a Lessner Rd. property was quickly contained by firefighters from Damariscotta and Newcastle.
The attic of a large house at 52 Depot St. in Waldoboro caught fire from what firefighters believe may have started from a chimney early in the morning of Dec. 26. The fire in the house occupied by husband and wife Yancy and Sarah Harvey and their eight children erupted just before 2 a.m., according to Waldoboro Fire Chief Ernest Vannah.
Before a Kennebec County jury found John A. Okie, 22 of Newcastle, guilty of two counts of murder last week, jurors absorbed approximately two weeks of compelling testimony, culminating in hours of final arguments the morning of Dec. 19.
Using organic ingredients and buying fresh Maine Jonah and Peaky toe crab from local pickers, Woolwich’s Stephanie Redfern Danahy, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, makes award-winning crab cakes, now available as holiday gifts. She’ll send these tasty morsels overnight or she’ll hand deliver them locally.
Fires have been heating up around Lincoln County in the increasing cold and as a result of several calls, firefighters and departments are urging people to play it safe.
The Damariscotta Mills fish ladder has already undergone some major changes and the work that began in September, thanks to the help of fundraising efforts, will continue into the winter.
A special day for Salvation Army bell ringers to honor the memory of Bill Earle has been scheduled for Sat., Dec. 13.