Stephanie and Shayne Reichard envision their gym at 75 Winslows Mills Road in Waldoboro as a welcoming hub where exercise enthusiasts from the area can find community and a fully equipped spot to stay healthy.
The Wiscasset School Committee has scheduled a special meeting for Monday, Nov. 13, to discuss the investigation that led to the decision to put Wiscasset Middle High School Principal Gina Stevens on paid administrative leave.
Last week, a federal judge narrowed the scope of a lawsuit against Great Salt Bay Community School officials and employees that alleges the school’s transgender student policies violated the constitutional rights of a parent.
When agencies, health care providers, and educators from across Maine convened at the Central Lincoln County YMCA in Damariscotta on Thursday, Nov. 2 for the Midcoast Community Collaborative’s early childhood convening, one thing they agreed upon is that the current system is not working.
A community center for people impacted by addiction that was established in Boothbay Harbor five years ago and attempted a move to Wiscasset this summer is now finding a home in Newcastle.
With votes cast during the state referendum held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, residents of the five towns in RSU 40 overwhelmingly struck down the $81 million capital bond improvement project proposed by the school board.
Fitting in is something Jim Hazell, the enthusiastic, affable Bristol Parks and Recreation employee and maple syrup maker, has done so well in the area that people assume he’s always been in Lincoln County. In a spiritual sense, Hazell may have, but physically, the former Marblehead, Mass. police officer and award-winning Realtor has only been in Bristol since 2015.
A pioneering partnership between the Central Lincoln County YMCA and Lincoln County government is taking shape this month, as the two organizations work together to bring the Y’s successful community navigator program to communities across the entire county.
Newcastle interim Town Manager Kevin Sutherland will take on the role for the long term next week following a vote by the select board on Thursday, Oct. 26.
At this time each year, dozens of heirloom bean varieties from a collection of hundreds are in their final stages of drying to prepare for another year of planting by the Friends of Sam Birch, a local seed saving network.
Wiscasset Middle High School Principal Gina Stevens was placed on administrative leave, effective Monday, Oct. 30.
Emotions ran high in the Medomak Valley High School cafeteria on Thursday, Oct. 26 during a public hearing hosted by the RSU 40 Board of Directors to discuss the proposed $81 million capital improvement bond. While board members and district staff said that the bond was a necessary step to remedy issues from years of wear and tear on underfunded facilities, taxpayers balked at the high price tag the proposal carries.
Lincoln Academy junior Kellen Adickes, 16, of Bristol, won the New England boys golf championship on Monday, Oct. 30 at Mohegan Sun Golf Club in Baltic, Conn.
Whether Gary Stone is on his daily run along the roads of Newcastle and Damariscotta, at a community fundraiser or event, or walking into downtown Damariscotta on his lunch break, he’s a man about town who is all about community.