Handsome Dan XIX, an olde English bulldogge born and raised at Wicked Good Bulldogges in Bristol, started his new life as the official mascot for Yale University on Feb. 28.
By a vote of 79-1 in a special town meeting on Saturday, April 10, Westport Island residents advanced a proposal that could expand high-speed internet access throughout the island.
It seems like everyone knows and likes Kyle LeBeau. During a March 25 interview in the parking lot of the Damariscotta Hannaford where he works, it seemed like every few minutes he was smiling and waving at another person.
Lincoln Academy moved to virtual learning April 12-16 after eight individuals associated with the school tested positive for COVID-19. As of Wednesday, April 14, 235 students and 30 staff members are in quarantine.
In their second season as owners of Harbor Ice Cream in New Harbor, Norma and Heather Leeman have expanded the business to include a coffee shop: Cafe on the Hill.
State Rep. Michael Lemelin, R-Chelsea, became inspired when he saw a news story last December about a woman who could not visit her disabled daughter at Maine Medical Center in Portland because of COVID-19 protocols.
Bristol artist Sarah Lynn Richards opened a new gallery, showcasing watercolor paintings of horses and Maine wildlife, in downtown Damariscotta on Thursday, April 1.
A nonprofit wants to turn its 63 acres of land in Dresden into Maine’s first location for open-air cremation, hoping to give people a new option for managing death.
Clayton V. Huntley Jr., 69, a Newcastle firefighter for 50 years and fire chief for the last 31, died Monday, April 5 after a yearlong bout with cancer. The next day, the Newcastle Board of Selectmen named the fire station in his honor.
The 19th-century Wawenock Block building in downtown Wiscasset needs “emergency stabilization” after hundreds of bricks fell from the building’s facade Saturday and Sunday, April 3 and 4.
A report of a man with a suspicious package and the man’s flight into a Damariscotta swamp led to a four-hour search by air and land Saturday, April 4. The man remains at large, but police say the package was harmless and there is no threat to the public.
Millard Hassan had his 15 minutes of fame. But his life hasn’t changed. He still works seven days a week bending steel into tines for the worm hoes and clam hoes that first brought him to the attention of the world outside Lincoln County.
The Whitefield Board of Selectmen is working with a civil engineer to develop a plan for replacing a culvert on South Hunts Meadow Road that collapsed Thursday, April 1.
Word problem: If the Medomak Valley High School varsity math team finished third and the junior varsity team finished 10th out of 19 schools in the Central Maine Math League; and if the team came in 23rd out of 98 schools in the state, finishing the year in the top 25% of competing schools; and if the varsity and JV teams have a combined total of 21 students between them, what is the cumulative effect of the three statements on the success of the math program at MVHS? Show your work.