The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in finding the individual(s) responsible for entering three private residences in Rt. 32 in Bremen sometime March 17.
The completed forensic audit of Wiscasset records has calculated the amount of town funds allegedly stolen by former Town Clerk Sandra Johnson totals $90,906.
In addition to the missing funds, Wiscasset town officials have compiled a list of costs incurred as a result of the alleged theft totaling $46,062, including $28,580 in additional payroll and $17,481 in invoiced cost.
Westport Island selectman regretfully accepted the resignation of Fire Chief Robert Mooney as the town’s coordinator for emergency management and civil defense.
Frustrated over pollution and regulations, Waldoboro clam diggers heard from state and local organizers during a Thursday night meeting focused on addressing clam flat closures in the Medomak River.
Writing on the wall at Medomak Valley High School prompted Principal Harold Wilson to call a 911 emergency and evacuate the school Feb. 26 morning. The writing indicated a bomb threat, prompting immediate action from school officials, town authorities, and emergency personnel.
In 1992, Penobscot Tribal Governor James Sappier rode in the Old Town Veterans’ Day parade as its grand marshal. Penobscot men and women veterans made up the parade’s honor guard and flag bearers, marking the first time a group of natives had served that purpose in a Maine parade.
The “E” in Mid-coast Energy Systems Inc. might also stand for “education” as the company has always been devoted to the ongoing training of its employees.
On Feb. 18 MCES recognized the completion of a new expansion project by holding a weekly staff meeting in the new classroom of the on-campus technical training facility. While this newly added structure now provides space for a much-needed larger crew room, its main function is that of a training facility.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has now upgraded a Winter Weather Advisory to a Winter Storm Warning for a weather front that is expected to arrive in Lincoln County Weds. evening. The storm is expected to dump the heaviest snowfall from late Weds. night through early Thurs. morning, then the precipitation may change over to rain or sleet just in time for the morning commute, according to forecasts.
To the many people in the many places who are wondering how much federal stimulus cash is coming to Maine, the state’s finance chief has a standard answer: “By Friday we’ll have a better idea.”
That’s what Ryan Low, commissioner of the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, told the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee Tuesday afternoon. Since the $787 billion 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act gained Congressional approval last week and President Obama’s signature Tuesday, the anticipation of knowing the details pervades conversations here and across the country.
Having had parents who grew up during the Great Depression, Sandra O’Brien has used a learned frugality to craft a gift business using recycled cloth from her home in Nobleboro.
There’s a new business at 100 Main Street in Wiscasset and owners, Gary and Sue Thompson of Woolwich, are excitedly anticipating its debut. Happy’s Pizza and Subs, located in the former Pier 1 location will open at 11 a.m. on Sat., Feb. 14, just in time for pizza and sub-loving Valentines to experience extraordinary, tasty cuisine in a relaxed, friendly environment.
This year The Damariscotta Farmers Market will celebrate 31 years in operation, making it one of the oldest farmers markets in the state.
Located at 110 Belvedere Rd. at the DRA, The Damariscotta Farmers Market has provided area residents with high quality, locally grown and produced foods every year from May through October since 1978. The market as a whole would like to take this opportunity to thank Damariscotta and the surrounding communities for so many years of support.
Lincoln County commissioners have traditionally opened bids during regular public board meeting but its recent meeting saw a departure from the norm.
It became apparent during their Feb. 17 meeting before bids went out, a predetermined time and date at the Sheriff’s Office was set for opening and examining bids for four new police cruisers for the department, according to County Administrator John O’Connell.
“We didn’t see them (the bids) at all before they went out,” O’Connell said.
As temperatures plummeted into the single digits Tues. evening, hundreds of Lincoln County residents were still without power for the second full night in a row, and may be waiting through another night without electricity according to Central Maine Power (CMP).