Help wanted signs line the major business corridors in Lincoln County, as a long-predicted workforce shortage hits home in Maine’s coastal communities.
The Maine Department of Transportation has studied Wiscasset traffic congestion for more than 40 years and spent more than $1 million exploring a bypass that is no longer an option, Project Manager Gerry Audibert said. Three new proposals are on the table to improve traffic flow through downtown Wiscasset and the DOT needs the town to make a decision, he said.
The Maine Department of Transportation’s plans to place a conservation easement on more than 130 acres around Sherman Marsh has frustrated a group of property owners living around the marsh.
A Bremen resident with long ties to the community recently discovered several boxes of historic municipal documents in the attic of a family residence.
Lincoln County fire departments will host their first-ever county-wide open house Wednesday, May 18 in what fire officials call a sign of the recruitment issues throughout the volunteer fire service.
Mark Zaccadelli and Nick MacPhee, both of Bristol, broke RAW American Powerlifting Federation Maine records at the Maine state championships held at Fournier Karate in Westbrook on Saturday. Sixty power lifters competed in the event.
With the 2016-2017 budget approved by the RSU 12 Board of Directors in April and a tour of the district’s towns complete, RSU 12 will present its $20.8 million budget to voters at the district budget meeting in Chelsea on Thursday, May 19.
A Newcastle man has started a new vehicle detailing shop at 74 Biscay Road in Damariscotta.
A sweet addition is coming to Main Street in Damariscotta.
Under a new manager, Damariscotta Lake Farm is gearing up for another busy summer season on the Jefferson side of the lake.
Starting this summer, S. Fernald’s Country Store in Damariscotta will have a new manager with a familiar name.
It was with a certain amount of pride that Arlene Cowan cut the white ribbon spanning the entrance to the recently completed Damariscotta River Suites at The Lincoln Home in Newcastle in the early evening of Wednesday, April 27. After all, Cowan is both a Lincoln Home resident and a founding member of the Twin Village Woman’s Club, which has been a supporter of The Lincoln Home since the club’s inception in 1946.
Nobleboro officials presented the Boston Post Cane to the town’s oldest resident on Tuesday, May 3.
He has hiked mountains and valleys, visited national monuments, run 5Ks for charity, and been featured on the cover of a magazine. His name is Gizmo, and he is retired Wiscasset Police Department Lt. John Allen’s pet Shih Tzu.