The Colonel’s Commendation is the highest commendation an employee at Two Bridges Regional Jail can achieve; this year, the award was presented to Correctional Officer Matt Atwood.
The chair of the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen has announced her candidacy for the Maine House of Representatives.
At an executive session of the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen on March 2, Town Manager Matt Lutkus, who had earlier announced his decision to retire at the end of 2016, agreed to stay on in a part-time capacity for another year.
Whitefield voters will decide two contested elections when polls open at the municipal fire station Friday, March 18 from 4-8 p.m. Three people are vying for two seats on the Whitefield Board of Selectmen.
Following decades of engineering studies, meetings, and failed proposals, the Maine Department of Transportation has released two new design concepts to reduce traffic congestion in Wiscasset; the DOT hopes to move forward with one by 2017.
The Whitefield Elementary School plans to open the doors of the school library this summer – the result of a combined effort of the Whitefield Board of Selectmen, the school administration, and community volunteers.
South Bristol voters approved the municipal and education budgets, as well as two capital projects for South Bristol School, during a relatively quiet annual town meeting Tuesday, March 8.
Southport residents needed almost three full hours to dispense with the 72-article warrant during their annual town meeting Monday, March 7.
A dozen Bremen residents voted to authorize the town to borrow $190,000 to go into the roads and bridges reserve account and eventually pay for the replacement of the Heath Road bridge during a special town meeting on Thursday, March 3.
Despite support from the governor, frontrunner Donald Trump placed second to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in the Lincoln County Republican caucus on Saturday, March 5.
Lincoln County voters gave U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders double the support of former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in presidential voting during the Democratic caucus on Sunday, March 6.
An Arrowsic man has announced his candidacy for House District 53, making him the second Democrat vying for the position. William Neilson hopes to bring his experience as the owner of the Solo Bistro restaurant in Bath, a former corporate attorney, and a community volunteer to the Legislature.
A Waldoboro resident has formally declared her intentions to run for the House District 91 seat in the state Legislature.
A 77-year-old Dresden man convicted of drug trafficking in Spain was the subject of a Feb. 10 U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing about a new scam that is turning unsuspecting seniors into drug mules.