Two Bridges Regional Jail, once a champion of recidivism and reentry programs, is transforming into a warehouse for inmates, jail officials said to Lincoln and Sagadahoc county legislators Friday, Dec. 11. There are solutions to the budget crisis that has reduced staffing to critical levels; options are on the table, Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multicounty Jail Authority members said.
Wiscasset Police Chief Troy Cline was allegedly assaulted and the department’s 2008 Crown Victoria damaged after a Pittston man was detained following an accident on Gardiner Road in Wiscasset Monday, Dec. 14.
Voters approved a $692,825.87 budget for the AOS 93 central office budget during the annual budget meeting at Great Salt Bay Community School Dec. 15.
For the second time in a year, a Union man pleaded guilty to charges related to a high-speed chase. Anthony Baker, 24, pleaded guilty to eluding a police officer and passing a roadblock, both class C felonies, in Lincoln County Superior Court Monday, Sept. 14.
The condition of a 24-year-old Dresden man has been upgraded to satisfactory after he sustained potentially life-threatening injuries in a high-speed, single-vehicle rollover on Middle Road in Dresden Tuesday, Dec. 8.
Great Salt Bay Community School second-graders learned about recycling from two guests Dec. 7.
Saturday, Dec. 19 will hereby be known as Ruth Kierstead Day in Wiscasset.
The Maine Yankee Community Advisory Panel on Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage and Removal met Monday afternoon for their annual meeting at the Taste of Maine Restaurant in Woolwich.