A reworked design for the affordable senior housing project planned to replace Waldoboro’s vacant A.D. Gray School was met with resounding approval at the Waldoboro Planning Board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9.
The iconic market is making a return following a six-month absence from the Round Pond community now that Steve Brackett, a longtime Round Pond resident and former bookkeeper at Shaw’s Fish and Lobster Wharf in New Harbor, is taking over King Ro Market store duties from the store’s co-owners B.J. Russell and Lori Crook.
The South Bristol Select Board appointed Sandee MacPhee, of Walpole, as interim deputy clerk for the town at its Thursday, Nov. 9 meeting. According to MacPhee, she will serve until the select board fills the open positions of town clerk, administrative assistant, and tax collector/treasurer.
Richard “Moose” Genthner, of Waldoboro, has been terminated as Nobleboro fire chief.
The lucky few know exactly what they want to be when they grow up. For Nobleboro resident Col. Dave Kramer, a retired, decorated U.S. Air Force officer and founding member of the Bates College soccer team, he never imagined that he would go from building model planes as a child to flying them as an adult.
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.