A second resident of Lincoln County — a man in his 50s — has died of COVID-19. The county added 29 cases of the respiratory illness this week, slightly lower than the record 31 recorded the previous week.
A Lincoln Academy student recently tested positive for COVID-19, the school said in an email Monday, Nov. 23.
Lou Cook, the recently retired manager of the Waldoboro Food Pantry, received the town’s Spirit of America tribute during a selectmen’s meeting Nov. 10.
After a discussion about space concerns and rising enrollment at the Bristol School Committee’s Nov. 4 meeting, a new committee has formed to address urgent space needs and look for long-term solutions, including an addition or possibly a new building.
Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta has canceled school Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 23 and 24, after an individual associated with the school tested positive for COVID-19.
An approximately 90-year-old tradition of smoking herring is continuing for another year next to the S Road School in South Bristol, in the same building where it started.
Waldoboro resident Viola Stone lost her home and possessions in a fire at 391 North Nobleboro Road the night of Wednesday, Nov. 18.
The first recreational, or adult-use, cannabis shop in Lincoln County, Coastal Cannabis Co. LLC, opened in Damariscotta on Nov. 9.
The owners of Skip Cahill Tire, at 236 Route 1 in Edgecomb, are selling the property after 31 years in business there.
Dresden residents and local dignitaries dedicated a 65-year-old bridge in honor of veterans during a ceremony on Veterans Day, after learning the 1955 dedication didn’t stick.
As the fall surge of COVID-19 continues in Maine, Lincoln County continues to see a rise in new cases. The 31 new cases in the past week more than double the past weekly high of 13 — set last week — and the county has its first two outbreaks.
A part-time community navigator will start work at the Waldoboro town office on Dec. 1.
The contractor replacing sewer lines in Damariscotta’s municipal parking lot temporarily halted work because two employees on its pipe crew tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, Nov. 16.
A Newcastle woman was flown from LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston after crashing into a tree on River Road in Newcastle the afternoon of Monday, Nov. 16.