Bremen residents and town officials voiced opposition to plans for a “depuration” dig on a closed mud flat during a meeting of the Bremen Board of Selectmen on Thursday, June 2.
The Jefferson School Committee voted 4-1 to approve an after-school program at JVS through the Central Lincoln County YMCA for fall 2016.
Windsong Woods Gift Shop and Greenhouse opened Saturday, June 4 in Walpole. Previous owner Elizabeth Kellett and her twin sister, Virginia Lichtman, resurrected the gift shop after it was closed for more than 20 years.
60 Main Art and Antiques, appropriately named for its location at 60 Main St. in Wiscasset, is set to open Saturday, June 11.
Hagar Enterprises Inc. is scheduled to finish its work on three of Damariscotta’s state-maintained roads later this month.
A Damariscotta restaurant was one of seven family-owned companies recognized during the annual Maine Family Business Awards gala Tuesday, June 7.
Nobleboro Selectman Walter Allen “Al” Lewis Jr. passed away unexpectedly at home in the early hours of Sunday, May 29. He was 62.
After more than four decades at Lincoln Academy, the Newcastle high school’s longest-serving faculty member has decided to retire.
The Waldoboro Public Library will celebrate its centennial Saturday, June 4.
A citizens petition for the town of Westport Island to pledge $50,000 toward the purchase of a 144-acre property on Squam Creek for conservation met with some opposition and a lot of support during a public hearing at the town hall Thursday, May 26.
The elimination of on-street parking, the impact on business during construction, what many said was inadequate opportunity for input, and future maintenance for expanded sidewalks were just a few of the reasons listed by Wiscasset business owners as they pledged to vote against the Maine Department of Transportation’s design proposals for Wiscasset village.
In the final week of May, a team from Ransom Consulting, an environmental engineering firm with an office in Portland, was combing through areas of concern on the 33 acres known in Wiscasset as the Mason Station peninsula.
The U.S. Department of Energy has cleared the University of Maine’s offshore wind project and two other over-water wind farms to receive up to $40 million more to build full-scale demonstration projects.
In less than half an hour, the Wiscasset School Department’s $8.9 million budget for 2016-2017 was approved at the budget meeting May 25 with near-unanimous support from the few people in attendance.