Jim Donovan, president of LincolnHealth since its inception in 2013, will retire effective Friday, March 26.
The Lincoln County News judges have spoken. Now it’s up to readers to decide the March winner of the #LCNme365 photo contest.
Nearly 100 fishing boats gathered off Monhegan Island to trace the proposed route of an undersea cable that would connect an offshore wind turbine to the mainland power grid in East Boothbay on Sunday, March 21.
A total of 19 new cases of COVID-19 were identified in Lincoln County residents in the past week, up from 16 last week. LincolnHealth’s number of tests performed and its positivity rate have both crept up in the past two weeks.
In the 16 years Erin King has managed Country Corners Grocery, the one-stop shop in the Whitefield village of Coopers Mills, she has never faced such a challenge as being an essential business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whitefield voters elected a new member to the RSU 12 school board and two new members of the planning board during the town’s municipal election Friday, March 19.
Nobleboro voters reelected Selectman Dick Spear and Road Commissioner Dale Wright, and approved the purchase of a $508,240 fire truck, during the annual town meeting by referendum Friday, March 19.
Since coming to Newcastle, Keleen Watson and Peter Ebanks have not always found it easy to locate Jamaican sauces and seasonings to prepare their favorite dishes. Before opening their own business, J & J Jamaican Grocery and Gift Shop, the couple frequently traveled to specialty markets in Portland, Lewiston, and Boston to pick up products that Lincoln County lacked.
After a long and unprecedented year of closure, the Lincoln Theater will reopen with a showing of the award-winning film “Nomadland” at 7 p.m., Friday, March 19.
E.J. Hunt, of Newcastle, won the statewide Patriot’s Pen essay contest, a Veterans of Foreign Wars program, this year.
As Lincoln Academy plans to hold off on returning to full-time, in-person instruction until September, some parents and students are urging the school to reconsider its decision.
During Bristol’s first ever town meeting by referendum on Monday, March 15, 184 voters approved all articles on the warrant, including the municipal and education budgets, funds for the completion of the Bristol Mills fish ladder project, and the creation of a committee to review the town’s comprehensive plan, by wide margins.
New COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County residents ticked up in the past week to 16, up from 12 last week, but are still well below the new case numbers seen during the height of the winter surge of the respiratory illness.
The Waldoboro Planning Board approved an application to expand Delano Seafood Market, on Route 1, Wednesday, March 10.