In December 2015, Lincoln County’s top law enforcement officials met to discuss a program to connect heroin addicts to treatment before their addiction results in imprisonment or death. On Friday, July 15, the same officials signed a formal agreement launching the Lincoln County Recovery Collaborative, a joint effort of the county’s law enforcement agencies and health care providers to combat the drug crisis through outreach and treatment.
A new science summer camp for grades four through six at Bristol Consolidated School is using fun activities to give young students a head start on science. Eight students will meet each Thursday in July, with activities led by science teacher Kevin Crafts. The activities, from 4-H National Youth Science Day booklets, range from building […]
When David and Summer Galvis moved to Boothbay Harbor last year, they quickly fell in love with a quaint ice cream stand, Sarah’s Scoops. But as Summer and her two oldest children are lactose-intolerant, their ice-cream options were limited.
The Lincoln County News has launched a new website that greatly improves the online experience for both readers and advertisers.
After a car accident on Route 1 in Newcastle left his family’s car resting against a tree at the bottom of an embankment, a 10-year-old Wiscasset boy helped his younger siblings and full-term pregnant mother, who was trapped, get out of the car and find help.
For the past four years, a woman has created a women’s clothing line out of her home in Newcastle.
Stepping Stone Housing Inc. announced the hire of its first executive director and addressed concerns from neighbors about the nonprofit’s plans for the former Blue Haven property during the Damariscotta Planning Board meeting on Monday, July 11.
The Maine Department of Marine Resources recently granted a pollution abatement closure for certain mud flats in Bremen at the town’s request, with the goal to prevent another “depuration” dig unpopular with Bremen clamdiggers and town officials.
The acquisition of a generator has led to the ongoing development of a cooperative emergency management agreement between six towns in central Lincoln County.
The flooding in West Virginia in late June was a one-in-1,000-years event for the state, according to meteorologists. For Edgecomb Selectman and American Red Cross disaster mental health worker Dr. Jack Sarmanian, it was one of his most difficult deployments to date.
More than 80 voters in attendance at a special town meeting at the Miller School in Waldoboro approved the one article rejected at the annual town meeting by referendum in June, but not before reducing the recommended amount.
Gov. Paul LePage voiced his opinion on November’s referendum questions and urged voters to elect Republicans at a sparsely attended town hall-style meeting on Wednesday, July 6 at the Boothbay Region Elementary School in Boothbay Harbor.
A Jefferson motorcyclist involved in a collision with a Jeep SUV on Winslow Mills Road (Route 32) on July 5 in Waldoboro remains in critical condition at a Lewiston hospital as of Tuesday, July 12.
The Newcastle Board of Selectmen set the town’s 2016 mil rate at $18.05 during its Monday, July 10 meeting. The rate is the same as the previous year’s rate.