After three years of referendum votes and red tape, the former A.D. Gray School is set to be demolished and a 36-unit affordable senior housing development built in its place.
The Geese at the Mills: Damariscotta Couple Keeps Feathered Flock Alive
A small flock of domestic geese is known to occasionally stop traffic when they cross the road near Damariscotta Mills. The geese don’t belong to anyone, but Robert and Phyllis Elwell, of Damariscotta, have been keeping the abandoned flock going for the last seven years.
Public Hearing Scheduled for Damariscotta Senior Housing Project
The Damariscotta Planning Board reviewed an updated application for a multi-family affordable senior living development during their meeting on Tuesday, April 11. Board members requested several additional changes but agreed that the project is nearing approval. A public hearing is scheduled for Monday, May 1.
Characters of the County: Linda Blanchard Puts the Music First
Linda Blanchard would rather not talk about herself.
Jefferson Voters to Consider 20.27% Increase, Solar Moratorium
Facing higher ambulance service costs from both town providers and increased staff needs, Jefferson residents will vote on a $1,379,705.92 budget at annual town meeting on Tuesday, an increase of $232,597.92 or 20.27%.
Norgang, Mague Elected, Edgecomb Board Returned to Full Strength
More than 40 voters participated in Edgecomb’s special election Saturday, April 15, restoring the select board to full strength 35 days ahead of the annual town meeting Saturday, May 20.
Head Start, Farmers Market Returning to Waldoboro
Head Start, a farmers market, and a public playground are set to return to Waldoboro in the next year. The Waldoboro Select Board discussed these opportunities and numerous other projects at its Tuesday, April 11 meeting.
Damariscotta Artist Donates Sculpture to New Bedford Whaling Museum
For the past six months, a 10-foot-long whale sculpture has been in progress in environmental artist Marnie Sinclair’s Damariscotta studio.
AOS 93 Administrators Propose Exploring District Structure Change
Administrators in the Central Lincoln County School System have proposed the exploration of a comprehensive restructuring of the district in an effort to reduce inefficiencies and inconsistencies.
Edgecomb Voters to Choose New Select Board Members
With a little more than a month to go before the annual town meeting, Edgecomb voters go to the polls Saturday, April 15 to redraw the town’s select board. Polls will be open at the Edgecomb town office on Town Hall Road from 1-7 p.m.
GSB Officials Sued by Parent Alleging 14th Amendment Violation
A Newcastle mother has filed a complaint against the Great Salt Bay School Committee, three school employees, and AOS 93’s superintendent for allegedly violating her 14th Amendment rights.
Characters of the County: Terri Herald: Small Town Gal Makes Good
When she accepted an invitation to come to Damariscotta for a New Year’s Eve gathering in December 2005, Terri Herald had no idea she had just made a choice at a fork in the road of her life.
Bristol Area Lions Set to Disband
Much like local groups including the Bristol Footlighters and the Willing Workers, the Bristol Area Lions Club will soon pass into their town’s storied history.
South Bristol’s Rutherford Library Finding Its Rhythm With Program Expansion
South Bristol’s Rutherford Library serves a small town, but has begun to offer a mighty array of programming in the last year through the combined efforts of a new board and librarian.
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