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.
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.
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.
A recent lobster stock assessment shows the population of the state’s famous bottom-dwelling crustacean at record highs in the Gulf of Maine.
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 […]
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.
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.
The two-year quest to determine the owner of the Columbia came to an end when Doug Wood, of Bremen, presented the bill of sale to the Bristol Harbor Committee Dec. 10.
Nearly 100 people, families with children in carriages, students, friends, neighbors and strangers met at the Veterans Memorial Park in Newcastle on Monday evening.
After nine years as executive director of the Pemaquid Watershed Association, Donna Minnis announced she would be resigning from her post in early 2016.
Two Bridges Regional Jail, once a champion of recidivism and reentry programs, is transforming into a warehouse for inmates, jail officials said to Lincoln and Sagadahoc county legislators Friday, Dec. 11. There are solutions to the budget crisis that has reduced staffing to critical levels; options are on the table, Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multicounty Jail Authority members said.
Wiscasset Police Chief Troy Cline was allegedly assaulted and the department’s 2008 Crown Victoria damaged after a Pittston man was detained following an accident on Gardiner Road in Wiscasset Monday, Dec. 14.
Voters approved a $692,825.87 budget for the AOS 93 central office budget during the annual budget meeting at Great Salt Bay Community School Dec. 15.
For the second time in a year, a Union man pleaded guilty to charges related to a high-speed chase. Anthony Baker, 24, pleaded guilty to eluding a police officer and passing a roadblock, both class C felonies, in Lincoln County Superior Court Monday, Sept. 14.