The Waldoboro Board of Selectmen have scheduled a public hearing to discuss a potential townwide vote in November on whether to adopt pay-as-you-throw at the Waldoboro Transfer Station.
The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen will meet with the fire department in an effort to repair a relationship that has been fractured since the board voted down allowing firefighters to wash their personal vehicles at the station. The meeting was requested by Selectman Judy Flanagan as an opportunity for both the board and the department to explain their positions.
Dresden’s new boat ramp at the site of the old Dresden-Richmond bridge now has a parking area to encourage its use during the first summer season since its completion. The grassy area across the street from the boat ramp on Lincoln Road was recently mowed and can accommodate several cars, or about four vehicles with trailers, Third Selectman Allan Moeller said.
A 58-year-old man survived a 60-foot fall from an oak tree in South Bristol the afternoon of Thursday, July 21.
As of July 1, Bonita’s Early Childhood Learning Center in Damariscotta has a new owner, a Jefferson woman with experience in child care and education.
Firefighters extinguished a fire in an oven at Maxwell’s Market on Gardiner Road in Wiscasset in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 26, Wiscasset Fire Chief T.J. Merry said.
The Republican National Convention has come to a close with Donald Trump the undisputed presidential nominee for the GOP. Despite the protests from anti-Trump delegates that broke out on the floor July 18, the first day of the convention, the convention ended with the party unifying behind the chosen candidate, said Barbara Campbell Harvey, secretary of the Maine Republican Party.
The Bremen Board of Selectmen set the mil rate for 2016 during a meeting Thursday, July 21.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen upheld its decision to deny Inn Along the Way tax-exempt status for a portion of its 31-acre property Wednesday, July 20.
More than 80 farms throughout the state of Maine opened their barn doors to the public for Open Farm Day on Sunday, July 24. The annual event gives the public an opportunity to learn about agriculture, tour local farms, and enjoy fun activities ranging from pony rides to blueberry picking to alpaca wool spinning lessons.
A proposed cellphone tower that would provide new and improved coverage for several areas of Whitefield is heading for a public hearing, following the submission of what Whitefield Planning Board members called “a very thorough proposal.”
Jim Torbert, of Whitefield, took the helm of the Lincoln County Democratic Committee in January 2015 with the intention of increasing the visibility of the county’s Democratic candidates. Now, Torbert is himself a candidate.
Fire destroyed a home at 99 Atlantic Highway (Route 1) in Waldoboro in the early hours of Thursday, July 21.
Wiscasset Middle High School junior Kayla Torgersen was in danger of flunking biology and English during the 2015-2016 school year, which would leave her without the credits necessary to graduate with the class of 2017.