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Famous Wheels

LINCOLN--It’s not everyday a local gets asked to be in a music video, but when country singer Alan Jackson was searching for a classic beauty for his 1991 single “Someday,” he found the perfect catch, who now resides in town of Lincoln. Alan Jackson’s song “Someday” is...
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Baileyville man killed in single vehicle crash

PRINCETON — A Baileyville man is dead following a single vehicle crash in Princeton. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, at around 11 a.m. Wednesday morning a 911 call came in from a passing motorist reporting a single vehicle crash on West Street in Princeton. Deputies and...
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An Elderly Lincoln Man Was Found Safe by a Drone in Deep Woods

An elderly man with dementia was found safe in the deep woods of Lincoln, through the use of a drone camera. Searching for any missing person must be challenging, but when you're talking about an elderly person with dementia, it has to be especially tough. That person may be hard of hearing, so calling out for them might not be effective. If they're confused, they may not even recognize their name, even if they do hear it, or may not have the presence of mind to call out and signal their location.
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Baileyville man killed in crash in Princeton

PRINCETON, Maine (WABI) - Authorities say a Baileyville man was killed Wednesday morning after losing control of his pick-up. It happened on West Street in Princeton just before 11 a.m. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, 43-year-old John Gagner was driving on Route 1 when his truck left the...

Burlington Food Pantry seeks help to expand

BURLINGTON — The Burlington Food Pantry is doing its part to help those in need, and lately, the number of people in need has grown exponentially. The pantry, which has served at its current location for about a year, recently began an expansion project in order to help more hungry Mainers.

Lincoln man found using drone capabilities

LINCOLN — The Lincoln Police Department received reports of a missing elderly male suffering from dementia who was thought to have wandered into the woods sometime on Monday. The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue, Forest Rangers, and K-9 units from both the Maine Warden Service and State...

Lincoln Police rescue missing elderly man

LINCOLN — A missing Lincoln man was found through the use of drones and what Lincoln Police call a collective effort to quickly respond. “The drones were sent up and able to find him in a short amount of time. He was laying down in a bushy area that was not being observed from the ground,” said Lincoln Police Chief, J.D Sparks.

Local Girl Qualifies for World Championship Horse Show

Ten-year-old Zoey Theriault, of Princeton, has qualified to go to the World Championship Morgan Show in Oklahoma, but she needs help from her community to get there. In the three years that Zoey has been riding horses she has loved everything about it. “She spends hours a day with her horses. She is as happy grooming and mucking stalls as she is riding. She just loves every aspect of being in the barn,” mentioned her mother Penni Theriault.

New art show, prix fixe dinner June 29

Join us for dinner Thursday evening, June 29 for the opening night of our new exhibit showcasing the art of Sandra Leinonen Dunn, Gwendolyn Evans and Sandra Harper. To celebrate the artists, the Grill is hosting a Prix Fixe three course menu, with a choice of wine pairings, or choose a selection from the regular menu. A portion of the dinner proceeds will be used to fund a scholarship for a Lincoln Academy student pursuing an art education. Please call ahead to make a reservation. Art can be viewed through Aug. 8.

Lincoln Police receives generous donations for new bulletproof vests

LINCOLN — The Lincoln Police Department has received new protective equipment thanks to generous community members. The standard old vests only protects police officers from hand gun fire, but the new vests are made to stop a rifle’s bullet. “I sleep better at night knowing my officers have...

Hall-Dale downs Mattanawcook to claim 2nd-straight Class C state title

BREWER – For the second straight season, the Hall-Dale Bulldogs raised the Class C Softball Gold Glove, defeating Mattanawcook 5-1. Mattanawcook scored first, in the first, on good baserunning from Natalie Tash to make it 1-0, but that would be the only blemish from the Bulldogs. Sammy Thornton would...

Lions roar to Lincoln Little League championship

The undefeated Lions wrapped up their season perfectly (12-0) with a 2-1 win over the American Legions to win the Lincoln Little League baseball championships on June 18 in South Bristol. The game was a pitching show down between Lions pitchers Drew Nichols (3I, 7K, 0B, 3H, 1R) and Andreas...

One person hospitalized after Lee crash

LEE, Maine (WABI) - One person was taken to a hospital after a crash in Lee Thursday night. Crews say when they got to the scene on Lee Road, they found a truck had hit two poles and then the corner of a house. The extent of the driver’s injuries...

Truck crashes into house

LEE- A truck crashed into a home in Lee last night and left people in the area in the dark. Authorities said police and rescue crews were called to the Lee Road after a truck truck hit and broke two power line poles before striking the corner of a home.