A driver was taken to Miles by ambulance after a single-vehicle accident on River Road in Newcastle the morning of Monday, Sept. 19.
The combined efforts of bystanders along the Kennebec River saved the life of a 2-year-old from Augusta found unresponsive in the river near the East Side Boat Landing Playground on the evening of Friday, Sept. 16.
After three hours of deliberation on U.S. Cellular’s application to construct a 190-foot monopole cellphone tower on Townhouse Road, the Whitefield Planning Board ruled the application incomplete Wednesday, Sept. 14.
Thursday, Sept. 8 marked the 50th anniversary of the premiere of “Star Trek: The Original Series.” While fans celebrated the anniversary across the globe, Lincoln County has its own connection to the series.
A Lincoln Academy graduate and former Newcastle resident is back in the U.S. after participating in an endurance horse race across Mongolia during August.
The failed “war on drugs” and the lack of effective treatment options for individuals struggling with heroin or opioid addiction amounts to “negligent homicide,” said Tim Cheney, Walpole resident and co-founder of the addiction resource directory Chooper’s Guide and its nonprofit advocacy arm, Chooper’s Foundation.
After four decades working as an ophthalmologist, Dr. Roy Seibel Jr. has decided it is time to take a step back from private practice.
Lifelong Waldoboro resident Martha Boggs celebrated her 100th birthday by going out to breakfast with friends at Moody’s Diner the morning of Monday, Sept. 12.
Wiscasset community members raised concerns about stagnant economic development and a significant hike in tax bills during a Thursday, Sept. 8 community forum organized by former Selectman Tim Merry.
Maine House District 87 Rep. Jeff Hanley, R-Pittston, believes the State House should run like your house. “Fix the roof and the driveway … don’t overspend … save for the future” is his campaign slogan in his bid for re-election to a second term as the representative for Wiscasset, Alna, Pittston, and Randolph.
The economy and the lack of good-paying jobs is a primary concern for the constituents of House District 87, which encompasses Wiscasset, Alna, Pittston, and Randolph, said Democratic challenger Wendy Ross.
The Newcastle Board of Selectmen has rescheduled a meeting to discuss the Maine Department of Transportation’s Sherman Marsh Wetland Bank project to Monday, Oct. 3.
In an effort to get ahead of the budget-setting process for 2017-2018, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen is touring town departments for a hands-on understanding of department needs. The tours kicked off Monday, Sept. 12 with Wiscasset’s public safety departments, and selectmen heard a laundry list of capital improvement requests – some of which needed to be filled yesterday, department heads said.
The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen delayed establishing its tax rate in a special meeting Monday, Sept. 12 until the town has “hard numbers” for its surplus balance.