The American Legion building in Waldoboro received some major upgrades the week of Veterans Day thanks to a $12,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation and about 25 volunteers from Home Depot stores in Maine.
A few dozen campaign signs were removed from their original locations, painted over with hearts, and placed in the area around a busy Newcastle intersection.
For unknown reasons, a Kennebec County inmate suffered a severe medical emergency while at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset and became unresponsive the morning of Sunday, Oct. 16, said Capt. James Bailey, acting jail administrator.
Republicans were the big winners of the 2016 election in Lincoln County, taking a Senate seat from a three-term incumbent and winning six of the county’s seven House seats.
By more than a 2-to-1 margin on Tuesday, Nov. 8, Wiscasset voted to allow volunteer firefighters to wash their personal vehicles at the fire station.
Waldoboro voters overwhelmingly rejected the pay-as-you-throw method of waste disposal in a local referendum on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.
World War II veteran George Whitten, of Boothbay Harbor, built bridges during the war, built houses when he returned home from the war, and is still keeping busy, at the age of 93, making things that are useful to society.
A local veteran of the war in Iraq helps other veterans apply for and receive the benefits their service entitles them to, from education to health care and much more.
A recent fundraising video for United Way of Mid Coast Maine features a Damariscotta child for her success in overcoming developmental obstacles, thanks in part to Coastal Kids Preschool.
A Gleason Road property that has been the subject of a court order for zoning violations since 2013 has been cleared as required, but the town has accrued about $14,000 in legal fees in the process, Edgecomb town attorney Bill Dale said at the Edgecomb Board of Selectmen’s Monday, Nov. 8 meeting.
Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash on Route 1 in Damariscotta on Monday, Nov. 7.
A rekindling of an earlier fire caused further damage to a home in Waldoboro on Saturday, Nov. 5.
Fire badly damaged a home at 35 Back River Landing in Boothbay the morning of Saturday, Nov. 5, but the home’s occupants were not hurt.
If voters approve Question 1 at the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen will consider a temporary ban on marijuana establishments and social clubs.