The family of Gregori Jackson, the Whitefield 18-year-old shot and killed by a Waldoboro police officer in 2007, made an emotional plea for the officer’s prosecution during a press conference in Augusta on Thursday, June 11.
The Bristol Mills fish ladder is in the midst of a banner year, though this may be its last. Well over 100,000 alewives have ascended the ladder thus far in the migratory season, stretching the aging ladder’s capacity and working volunteers hard.
Five candidates to represent Lincoln County towns in the Maine House of Representatives discussed the COVID-19 emergency, nationwide protests, and climate change during a candidates forum at the Lincoln County Television studio in Newcastle on Thursday, June 4.
Joanna Breen, executive director of Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library, joked that the restrictions on public gatherings in place due to COVID-19 have almost been a dream come true for librarians – the shelves are neat, the reading rooms are quiet.
Newcastle’s Lincoln Academy conducted a physically distant graduation ceremony, adhering to state public health guidelines, on the William A. Clark Field on Friday, June 5.
The four candidates for two seats on the Waldoboro Board of Selectmen will field questions during a forum June 16.
Peaceful protests of racial injustice and police brutality have grown in Newcastle and spread to Wiscasset.
An open-air market in downtown Damariscotta will debut Saturday, June 13.
Local firefighters quickly put out a house fire caused by a lightning strike at 99 Atwood Lane in Bristol the afternoon of Saturday, June 6.
The Damariscotta Planning Board approved a site plan review application from Coastal Cannabis Co. LLC on Monday, June 1. The company is on track to become the town’s first retail shop for recreational cannabis.
Two veterans of the gardening business in Lincoln County have formed a new partnership to grow and deliver microgreens, touted for both culinary and nutritional benefits.
An issue with base gravel for the new Bristol Road sidewalk has slowed construction, but the town still expects to see the project complete on schedule.
Cary Myles, a longtime seasonal customer of the Samoset Restaurant and then The Harbor Room in New Harbor, has taken over the business and plans to reopen in late June, with few changes.
A proposal to build new facilities for a sportsman’s club on the Sheepscot River in Alna continued to draw opposition during a three-hour public hearing before the Alna Planning Board on Friday, May 29.