“Heave, ho,” onlookers called out as six volunteers from the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum in Alna pushed Engine No. 9 on the museum’s new turntable Saturday, Oct. 15. The turntable, built from an 1894 Portland Co. design, is the latest addition to the museum, which is devoted to the mission of reconstructing Maine’s historic 2-foot narrow-gauge railway line, engineer Jason Lamontagne said.
Investigators with the Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office have determined that a child playing with matches started the fire that killed two Chicago men in Boothbay the morning of Sunday, Oct. 9, according to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland.
A 24-year-old Waldoboro woman was taken by ambulance to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus with non-life-threatening injuries after a rollover at the corner of Main Street and School Street in Damariscotta the morning of Thursday, Oct. 13.
Two people were transported to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus after a two-car collision on Route 1 in Damariscotta on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Despite a rain-plagued day for the Regatta, the 2016 Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta was a success, according to the event’s co-founder, Buzz Pinkham.
Candidates to represent Lincoln County towns in the Maine State Legislature discussed drug addiction, health care, and solar energy during a forum Thursday, Oct. 6.
The future of net metering for solar energy producers remains uncertain; however, the Whitefield Board of Selectmen voted to move forward with a lease agreement for a grid-tied solar installation at its Tuesday, Oct. 11 meeting.
The Bristol Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to move forward with a feasibility study on the Bristol Mills Dam funded by a conservation organization during its meeting Wednesday, Oct. 5.
Damariscotta voters will decide in November whether to borrow more than $500,000 for a construction project in the Elm Street neighborhood, the construction of public restrooms in the municipal parking lot, a new tractor, and the replacement of a large culvert on Egypt Road.
A Waldoboro selectman is hoping to parlay his time at the municipal level of government into a role in the Maine State Legislature.
A Waldoboro Democrat is seeking election to the State House, touting her business experience and work as a physician in her effort to win a seat in Augusta.
The Lincoln County News invites voters to hear directly from local candidates for the Maine State Legislature during its second and final candidates forum of 2016 on Thursday, Oct. 13.
After a week of back-to-back calls, including a rollover, a major structure fire that displaced 13 people, and a kitchen fire in Richmond that displaced one, the Dresden Fire Department opened its doors to the community Wednesday, Oct. 5 for its annual open house.
A June 2015 accident that took the Wiscasset Fire Department’s ladder truck, Ladder 1, out of service for more than a year is now the subject of a lawsuit. The State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. is suing the town of Wiscasset for the cost of the insurance payment made when the wheel of the ladder truck separated from the vehicle and rolled across the roof of a car parked at the Little Village Bistro.