The Newcastle Board of Selectmen voted 4-0 to deny Lincoln Academy’s request for an abatement of property taxes for eight dorm parent apartments Monday, Oct. 28.
A Newcastle farm lost a barn, as well as two haflinger horses, six miniature donkeys, and a pickup truck, in a fire at 116 Lynch Road early Friday, Nov. 1.
A pair of lifelong friends from Bristol found freedom in hiking an average of 20 miles a day – 352 football fields of all kinds of terrain – for six months this year.
While more than 7,000 Central Maine Power Co. customers in Lincoln County are without power after a windstorm early Friday, Nov. 1, “a lot of good progress” was made getting roads reopened to traffic, according to Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency Director Casey Stevens.
A Bremen woman’s photo of a dock surrounded by fall foliage handily won the October #LCNme365 photo contest with 69.1% of votes.
Somerville artist Mary Winchenbach, of Tirdy Works, was the center of attention at the town’s fire station Thursday, Oct. 24, as a television crew filmed her, her fellow residents, and a giant box of moose poop.
The committee behind the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta is losing a couple of key organizers and “begging” for new volunteers to help run the wildly popular festival.
A company owned by Nobleboro oyster entrepreneur Brendan Parsons is applying for a new 20-year, 12.98-acre aquaculture lease in the Damariscotta River.
The business partners behind the restoration of the former Musical Wonder House in Wiscasset now plan to open a new restaurant in a long-vacant building on Route 1 next to Shaw’s.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a new hemp program, days after Maine officials went to bat for a Whitefield farm that lost its financing and insurance over a lack of clarity in federal hemp regulations.
A single-vehicle crash on Route 1 in Wiscasset sent one person to the hospital and closed the road to traffic the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 26.
An SUV rear-ended a box truck on Route 1 in Newcastle the morning of Monday, Oct. 28, mangling the Jeep but causing no serious injuries.
Bluefields Farm, of Whitefield, will receive a conservation award next month for practices that include a successful initiative to attract wild bees and other pollinators to its blueberry fields.
The Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office says a fire at a vacant building in Waldoboro on Saturday, Oct. 26 was intentionally set.