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Lincoln County Courts
Tara Brewer, 33, Boothbay Harbor, failing to make oral or written accident report, Oct. 29, 2023, $500. Jordyn Brown, 17, Thomaston, motor-vehicle speeding: 30-plus mph over speed limit, Aug. 27, 2023, dismissed (other). Daniel Campbell, 37, Friendship, operating while license suspended or revoked, Oct. 2, 2023, $250; violating condition of...
1995 Jeep CJ VIN 1J4FY19P222207
Coggins Road Auto, of 60 Coggins Rd., Bristol, Me. is seeking the owner of a 1995 Jeep CJ VIN 1J4FY19P222207. The owner has 14 days to retrieve/remove from the above mentioned property or the ownership of vehicle will pass to the owner of the premises. Contact me at 207-529-5994.
Allegations of hazing, misconduct at Maine State Prison
WARREN, Maine — The Maine Department of Corrections is investigating allegations of misconduct by and among employees at the Maine State Prison in Warren. According to a statement from Commissioner Randall Liberty, the department became aware of the allegations in August 2023 and the allegations including harassment, hazing, and retaliation among employees, and allegations of misconduct related to inappropriate relations between employees and residents.
The total snowfall Lincoln County got in January
Stacker compiled data on the snowfall that Lincoln County, Maine received in January 2024 using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information
People United Against Racism Open Meeting
People United Against Racism will hold an open meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, at the Friends Meetinghouse, located at 77 Belvedere Road in Damariscotta. Anyone who lives or works in Lincoln County and is interested in helping the county feel welcome, safe, and inclusive to people of all races and backgrounds is warmly invited to attend and share perspectives and ideas.
Damariscotta boy receives magical wish from Make-A-Wish Maine
PORTLAND (WGME) -- Ian Michaud and his father share a love of Harry Potter and spent a lot of time reading the series while the 11-year-old was being treated for bone cancer. The family from Damariscotta used the books to inspire their son's wish-trip. "I’m a really big fan of...
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office: 2 arrests
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to 210 calls for service for the period of Feb. 13 to Feb. 20. Year to date, LCSO has responded to 1,551 calls for service. A 15-year-old female from Pittston was issued a summons Feb. 16 for Operating Vehicle without a License, on Alna Road, Alna, by Deputy Nathaniel Aronson.
Local Hero Shirey Leads Wiscasset Wolverines to Class D Semis Despite Injury
Landin Shirey, a freshman on the Wiscasset boys’ basketball team, significantly contributed to the team's win over Buckfield in the Class D South quarterfinals on February 17. Despite a broken foot and limited playtime during the season, Shirey scored 21 of his 22 points in the second half, leading Wiscasset to a 49-47 victory. The Wolverines were behind 18-13 at halftime, with Shirey scoring only one point from a free throw.
WE’RE ALL CHARACTERS
Before its debut in December 2020, we wrote that the “Characters of the County” column was meant to spotlight some of the people who call Lincoln County home. As the column has grown, it’s become one of, if not our most, read columns. The excitement we see building around celebrating the people of this area has been a wonderful reminder of how we cherish the people that make this place so special.
Charming 1761 Federal Home
Welcome to 671 Main Street and take a step back in time. This gracious 1761 Federal home is located on 36 acres close to downtown Damariscotta. Throughout the house, you will find many original details such as plank pine wood floors, a fire side kitchen, soapstone sink, molding and many fire places. The beautiful screened in porch is a perfect spot to enjoy the private lot. In addition, an attached private 3-bedroom apartment is perfect for guests. Tremendous development potential! The historic charm of this place would be a perfect event venue.
RSU 40 Eyes Energy Efficient Remodels as Avenue to Capital Improvement
Some of the facilities improvements urgently needed across RSU 40 schools could be funded through investments in energy efficiency and accomplished through alignment with an energy service company, RSU 40 Facilities Director Brian Race told the district’s board of directors at their meeting Thursday, Feb. 15. Race recommended the...
A Taste of Italy in Maine: 4 Must-Visit Italian Restaurants in Boothbay Harbor
This article presents a guide to four exquisite Italian restaurants located in Boothbay Harbor. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Three injured in Thomaston’s Main Street head-on collision
THOMASTON — The two bumpers and grills involved in a head-on collision in Thomaston this morning were so well molded together that when one wrecker tried to pull one of the vehicles onto the flatbed, the other vehicle moved right along with it. In the end, it was the increased incline of that bed that finally broke the two apart.
Anthony Stanford Hopkins
Anthony Stanford Hopkins, “Hop or Tony,” was born on June 6, 1959 at Miles Memorial Hospital, now LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus, in Damariscotta, to Barbara Elizabeth Ann Knott and Mahlon Hopkins. He passed away, in comfort with his family and friends, at the Maine General Medical Center in the early morning hours of Feb. 12, 2024.
TOWN OF NOBLEBORO
1 Selectmen, Assessor, Overseer of the Poor, Fish Committee Member 3-Year Term. 1 Trustee to Great Salt Bay Sanitary District- 2-Year Term. **Absentee Ballots for Municipal Election are now available**. *Saturday, March 16, 2024, Open Town Meeting. Continues10:00 AM @ the Nobleboro Central School Gym. To vote on Articles 3-38.
Finn Kelly Named MVHS 2024 Principal’s Award Winner
The Maine Principal’s Award was established in 1984 to recognize students for academic excellence and good citizenship. Each member school names a senior class student as its award recipient. Medomak Valley High School’s 2024 Principal’s Award winner is Finn Kelly. Kelly is an outstanding citizen who serves...
A possible future for Mason Station
In January, I received an email from Ryan Gahagan, president of Mason Station Redevelopment Company LLC, based in Portland. His comments were in response to publication of a column I’d written about the former power station that faces Wiscasset harbor. I’ve never met Mr. Gahagan, although I’d interviewed him for the Boothbay Register-Wiscasset Newspaper this past June. He told me then he, along with a partner, were in the early stages of formulating a potential plan to develop the huge brick building and pier left behind when the plant shut down in 1990-91.
Maine man accused of assaulting elderly woman
THOMASTON (WGME) -- A Maine man has been accused of assaulting an 87-year-old woman in Thomaston. Christopher Hooper was arrested on Old County Road on Sunday and charged with domestic violence assault, according to the Courier Gazette. Thomaston Police Chief Tim Hoppe told the Courier Gazette that Hooper allegedly twisted...
Maine beachfront state park reopens after severe storm damage
The damages at the midcoast park totaled about $250,000, according to park manager Haylee Parsons.
Maine woman rescued after she was injured on New Hampshire mountain
Cassandra Haskell, 37, was using a small sled to assist her down Mount Avalon when she lost control and hit a tree.