Waldoboro, MElcnme.com

Waldoboro Recognizes EMS Personnel for Lifesaving Actions

During a selectmen’s meeting on Tuesday, June 22 two members of the town’s emergency medical services were honored for helping save the life of a resident. Waldoboro Emergency Medical Services Deputy Director Derek Booker called Justin Hills and Kobe Lincoln to the podium and presented them with a citation to thank them for their part in responding to a May 9 cardiac event.
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Boothbay, MEboothbayregister.com

Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor pass $10,898,543 budget

Boothbay and Boothbay Harbor voters passed a $10,898,543 Community School District budget June 23. The budget is a 2.6% increase in spending or 0.8% increase in taxes raised. The warrant’s 22 articles all passed with only a few getting slight push-back from the public; for the first time in recent memory, not a single article passed unanimously.
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Boothbay Harbor, MEwiscassetnewspaper.com

BHPD: Did you lose a ring?

The Boothbay Harbor Police Department would like to return an engagement or wedding ring to the rightful owner. The ring was found off Pear Street at the end of May. Chief Bob Hasch said people can call the department at 633-5616 and provide a description of the ring in order to claim the ring.
Wiscasset, MElcnme.com

Westport Island Voters Approve All Articles at Annual Town Meeting

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Westport Island voters enjoyed a little humor, honored outgoing Second Selectman Gerald Bodmer, and approved the entirety of the warrant in about 90 minutes at the annual town meeting on Saturday, June 19. The meeting was conducted under the gavel of moderator Chris Cooper. Following the...
Maine Statepenbaypilot.com

Pinny Beebe-Center announces run for Senate District 12

ROCKLAND — Former State Representative Anne “Pinny” Beebe-Center, D-Rockland, announced her candidacy Thursday evening for the Maine State Senate District 12 seat that will be open during the November 2022 elections. "I am thrilled to announce my candidacy for Maine Senate District 12," said Beebe-Center. "I’ve dedicated my career to...
Lincoln County, MElcnme.com

No New COVID-19 Cases in Lincoln County for First Time in Eight Months

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 identified in Lincoln County residents in the past week, a benchmark not seen since October 2020. According to Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention data current as of Tuesday, June 22, since COVID-19 arrived in Lincoln County in mid-March 2020, 1,078 residents have had the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus — 891 confirmed cases and 187 probable.
Dresden, MEwiscassetnewspaper.com

Town to talk Middle Bridge repair or replacement with MDOT

Dresden Town Administrator Michael Faass told selectmen Tuesday night, June 22, Maine Department of Transportation plans to repair or replace Middle Bridge. The bridge carries Route 197 over the Eastern River. Andrew Lathe from MDOT contacted Faass asking to speak with the select board about the bridge. Lathe said MDOT...
Freeport, MEWGME

Freeport creates committee to promote police transparency

FREEPORT (WGME) -- The town of Freeport has created a new committee to keep residents informed of what goes on at their local police department. Council members in Freeport say while there aren’t any major complaints with the local police force right now, this committee is meant to keep it that way.
Bremen, MElcnme.com

Without Quorum, Bremen Holds Informal Discussion

Two out of three selectmen were not available for the selectmen’s meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, resulting in the lack of a quorum. Wendy Pieh, chair of the board of selectmen, was the only member of the board on hand. Selectman Hank Nevins had a prior engagement and Selectman Boe Marsh planned to attend via Zoom, but was traveling and unable to get a connection. Had Marsh been in attendance there would have been a quorum despite Nevins’ absence.
Lisbon, MESun-Journal

Lisbon adopts $9.1 million budget

The Lisbon Town Council adopted an $9.1 million municipal budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 — a $247,616 or 2.7% increase over last year’s spending. Homeowners will see a 67-cent or 2.9% decrease in their property taxes, bringing the tax rate to $22.43 per $1,000 of assessed property value. This means a property tax bill for a $200,000 home would decrease by $134.
Rockland, MEpenbaypilot.com

Farnsworth Art Museum receives $25,000 donation toward First Friday Art Walk

ROCKLAND — First National Bank and First National Wealth Management recently contributed $25,000 to the Farnsworth Art Museum in support of First Fridays and other projects. The First Friday events run from July through October and allow visitors to view the Farnsworth’s galleries free of charge from 5 to 8 p.m. The 2021 First Fridays at the Farnsworth, part of the Arts in Rockland First Friday Art Walks, are on July 2, August 6, September 3 and October 1. First National Bank employees will volunteer at each event to assist patrons at each of the Farnsworth entrances.
Boothbay Harbor, MEboothbayregister.com

Board bids Laser adieu

The Alternative Organizational Structure (AOS) 98 board bid adieu to outgoing Superintendent Keith Laser June 22. Lisbon Community School Principal Robert Kahler takes over July 1. Laser said the central office is primed to receive Kahler and get him up to speed with goings-on. With 10 pages of notes from...
Rockland, MEpenbaypilot.com

Donald A. Lunt, obituary

Donald Albert Lunt passed away June 20, 2021, at the age of 88, at his daughter’s residence in Union after a period of declining health. He was born November 17, 1932 in Rockland, Maine the son of Otis and Doris (Wilson) Lunt. Donald grew up in Rockland and attended local...
Lincoln County, MEboothbayregister.com

Special exhibit of Lincoln County photos at Wiscasset’s Old Jail Museum

The 1811 Lincoln County Museum & Old Jail in Wiscasset opens on July 3 for tours of the granite Jail and Jailer’s House plus a special exhibit of mounted and framed photos of Lincoln County at the beginning of the 20th century. The images were retrieved from 5” x 7” glass plate negatives that belonged to Eastern Publishing Company, a publisher of postcards.