Carolyn Hatch tested positive for COVID-19 on May 14. When she was taken to the hospital about two weeks later, she was in such bad shape that she didn’t know if she would come back or ever see her family again.
Wiscasset voters elected Kimberly Andersson, Pamela Dunning, and Sarah Whitfield in a six-way race for three seats on the board of selectmen. During the annual town meeting by referendum Tuesday, Sept. 8, the voters also repealed the town’s historic preservation ordinance and approved ordinance changes to allow the redevelopment of the former Wiscasset Primary School.
The Sea Gull Shop, the iconic gift shop and oceanside restaurant at Pemaquid Point, was destroyed in a fire early Wednesday, Sept. 9.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention did not report any new cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County residents this week.
State Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, is seeking her third consecutive term representing Senate District 23, which includes Dresden in Lincoln County and all of Sagadahoc County.
Holly Kopp, R-Topsham, vice chair of the Maine School Administrative District 75 school board, is seeking to represent Maine Senate District 23, which includes Dresden in Lincoln County and all of Sagadahoc County.
Despite frustration from families, RSU 40 has delayed the start of school to Monday, Sept. 14, due to a delay in the shipment of fans necessary to ventilate classrooms.
Opening a new business during a pandemic comes with challenges, but the owners of a new Wiscasset wine bar appreciate the slower pace.
Democratic candidates for local and state offices discussed climate change, health care accessibility, and racial justice at the Lincoln County Democrats’ “Drive-in for Democracy” rally at the Wiscasset Speedway, Sunday, Aug. 30.
After close to a decade in business, a downtown Damariscotta favorite will close this weekend.
Jefferson School Committee Chair Russell “Al” Vorhis, elected July 14 to a fourth term on the committee, died Aug. 25 at an Augusta hospital.
New Harbor solar developer Midcoast Solar LLC and consultants framed a proposal for a 12.7-acre community solar farm as an opportunity for Bristol residents to buy locally produced renewable energy at a meeting of the Bristol Planning Board on Thursday, Aug. 20.
Edgecomb voters rejected the 2020-2021 education budget in their annual town meeting by referendum Saturday, Aug. 29.
Great Salt Bay Community School will start the school year under a hybrid model Tuesday, Sept. 8. Hybrid instruction will continue for two weeks, when the school will reevaluate the situation.