The Damariscotta Planning Board, on Monday, Jan. 6, recommended for approval a historic preservation ordinance that would encompass the Main Street historic district.
Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service Inc. will ask its six member towns to nearly double their contributions this year, but expects the requests to level off going forward.
A Phippsburg home brewer plans to break into commercial brewing by opening Bath Ale Works in the Wiscasset Marketplace this summer.
The Dresden Board of Selectmen’s proposal to buy a 1-acre parcel next to the town office will go to voters at a special town meeting at Pownalborough Hall at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15.
Meagan Hamblett, CEO of the Central Lincoln County YMCA since November 2014, will depart Jan. 31 to start a new position as executive director of the YMCA Alliances of Maine and New Hampshire/Vermont.
A Bristol couple, Jeffrey Patterson and Helen Costello, have set plans in motion for an “encore career” in sustainable agriculture on their 25 Rock School House Road property, dubbed The Byre at Piper’s Pond.
A series of smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries in Damariscotta and Wiscasset on Thursday night, with reports of similar incidents along the Midcoast, has police warning local residents to remain vigilant.
“I don’t think anyone could not love her, not respect her and like her. She had the answer to every question. … She was a lady with a capital ‘L.’” Those were the words of Whitefield resident Cathey Sell, speaking in a recent interview about her friend of more than 20 years, Mildred “Millie” Sabatine. Sabatine, a pioneering cheesemaker and farmer who lived just down the road from Sell, passed away from cancer on Nov. 7 at the age of 83.
Readers overwhelmingly selected William “Billy” Smith as the winner of the 2019 #LCNme365 photo contest with his photograph of Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park the weekend of Hurricane Dorian.
A Nobleboro activist worked with U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and many others to advocate for federal legislation to combat tick-borne diseases. Congress approved the legislation as part of a budget package Dec. 19 and President Donald Trump signed it Dec. 20.
The veterinarian who will open the Wiscasset Veterinary Hospital this spring has a diverse background, including three years as the head of an Army veterinary facility.
A fire broke out in a prefabricated metal outbuilding at 30 Hillside Lane, in the Coopers Mills area of Whitefield, the afternoon of New Year’s Eve.
A longtime member of the maintenance staff at Wiscasset Middle High School who moonlights as a carver and woodworker is working with the Wiscasset Middle High School Art Club to bring a wooden sculpture of the school’s mascot – a wolverine – to life.
The new director of parks and recreation in Wiscasset is a local man who started out in maintenance at the community center and has gradually taken on more responsibility over the last seven years.