The Bremen Board of Appeals voted to overturn the harbor master’s decision to deny issuing a mooring permit for the Columbia.
Hair Salon Blush Boutique Opens for Business in Damariscotta
A duo of hair stylists hopes to offer an exceptional experience to guests at a new Damariscotta hair salon.
Lincoln County’s Secret Weapon in the War on Drugs
The number of people served through the Lincoln County Outreach Recovery Coaching program is small, but the success rate is extremely high, counselor Bill Ellsworth said.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Supports ‘A Unit’ in Cancer Treatment
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is showing its support for a veteran investigator’s wife as she undergoes treatment for breast cancer.
Logging Industry Confronts Pulpwood ‘Crisis’
The forest products industry has played an essential role in the region’s economy for more than two centuries, but a shrinking domestic market for by-products of the industry, including wood chips, has taken a heavy toll on the logging industry, pulp mills, sawmills, and local harvesters.
Lincoln Little League Looks to Add Division for Children with Disabilities
Lincoln Little League is going to host an information session about a new division that would provide children with physical or developmental disabilities the opportunity to play baseball.
Nonprofit Hopes to Build Community among LGBT Elders in Damariscotta
A nonprofit organization advocating for older members of the LGBT population has been hosting bimonthly gatherings in Damariscotta in an effort to promote community among LGBT adults and their allies.
County Commissioners Adopt 2016 Budget
With union negotiations still ongoing, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted the 2016 county budget Monday, Dec. 28 to submit to the state by the end of the year. The budget will undergo further revision when contracts with the county’s three bargaining units are finalized and the 2015 audit is complete, commissioners said.
Harvey Gamage Sails Again
Following a change in ownership and a 14-month restoration, the South Bristol-built schooner Harvey Gamage, previously used for a Damariscotta-based educational program, is back on the water and ready for students.
Local Law Enforcement Commits to Project HOPE
Lincoln County law enforcement has “bought in” to the idea of creating a county-wide program to connect addicts to treatment before addiction results in incarceration, officials said.
Lobster Stock at All-Time High
A recent lobster stock assessment shows the population of the state’s famous bottom-dwelling crustacean at record highs in the Gulf of Maine.
Dresden Woman Sustains Minor Injuries in Three-Car Accident
A Dresden woman was transported to an area hospital after a three-car accident on Middle Road in Dresden the morning of Dec. 21. Pamela McCoy, 29, of Dresden, sustained minor injuries after a pickup truck failed to yield at the intersection of Middle Road and Calls Hill Road at approximately 8:20 a.m. Pamela McCoy was […]
Lincoln County Law Enforcement Tackles Drug Crisis with Hope
With heroin-related deaths and arrests on the increase across the state, Lincoln County’s top law enforcement officials assembled in Damariscotta Dec. 10 to discuss the possibilities of connecting drug addicts to treatment and recovery programs before they enter into the criminal justice system.
Dresden Gravel Pit Approved Despite Residents’ Concerns
The Dresden Planning Board unanimously approved Dick Condon’s mining application with conditions during a meeting at Pownalborough Hall Tuesday, Dec. 15, despite opposition from residents.