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More Maine State Prison leadership placed on leave in wake of harassment investigation
There's been more fallout from an investigation into alleged misconduct by staff at the Maine State Prison in Warren. In addition to reassignment of the warden to the Department of Corrections' central office, several other high level staff have been placed on administrative leave. Earlier this week, Corrections Commissioner Randall...
Porch pirate caught on camera: Rockland police seeking help identifying suspect
ROCKLAND (WGME) -- The Rockland Police Department is attempting to identify an individual caught stealing a package off of a front porch in the north end of Rockland. Rockland police ask that anyone with information or a tip that may help in the search for the suspect contact Sargant Duhamel at Dduhamel@rocklandmaine.gov or by direct messaging the department on Facebook.
Janet Mills requests federal assistance for January’s back-to-back storms
Mills said that the $70 billion damage to Maine's infrastructure from the January storms is beyond the ability of the state to address.
Factory Road in Port Clyde closed Feb. 26 - March 1
ST. GEORGE — Factory Road in Port Clyde will be closed to all through traffic from Monday, February 26, 2024 through Friday, March 1, 2024 in order to perform road repairs that are needed after the January storms. Residents will be able to access their properties on either side...
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.
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...
Oceanside girls defeat Spruce Mountain to capture B South title
Oceanside goes on to the state championship game at 6:05 p.m. on Friday, March 1 against the winner of Ellsworth vs. Old Town.
2024 Maine Class B Boys Basketball 1/2 Final Oceanside vs. Medomak Valley 2/20/24
Watch this 2024 Maine Class B Boys Basketball Semi Final game between the Mariners of Oceanside and the Panthers of Medomak Valley. This game was played at the Portland Expo on Tuesday 2/20/2024. The play-by-play announcer was Charlie Crockett and the sports videographer was Penny Crockett.
Fetch ME a Home: Rabbit DeNiro 'You talkin' to me?'
THOMASTON, Maine — At just seven months old Rabbit DeNiro has a long life ahead of him, and loves to give. He's currently at Pope Memorial Humane Society in Thomaston waiting to be adopted. He's a Rex bunny, which can live six to eight years. Their breed is known...
Letter: Offshore wind can help us preserve the things we love in Maine
“We cannot preserve the things we love most unless we are willing to accept the solutions that are best able to save us.”
PAWS Welcomes New Board Members and the 2024 Officers
In January, PAWS Animal Adoption Center appointed the 2024 slate of officers to the Board of Trustees and welcomed two new board members, Debra Hall and Andrew Weeks. The 2024 officers are Michelle Davis, President, Jill Parker, Vice President, Karen Foxwell, Secretary, and Rieko McCarthy, Treasurer. Other members of the board are Cheryl Ayers, Thomas Griffith, Jean White, and new members, Debra Halll and Andrew Weeks.
Fostering healthy lives, together
Whether teaching kids about nutrition, helping townspeople prevent substance abuse, or collaborating with farms to distribute fresh produce, Healthy Lincoln County (HLC) works with partners across the community to support wellbeing throughout the region. Director Larissa Hannan likes to describe the Damariscotta-based organization as a community health department. Hallinan said...
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.
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
Courthouse cupola getting new paint job in its bicentennial year
A 200 year-old building is getting a new look. The Lincoln County Courthouse turns 200 this year, and county officials want to make sure it looks good in its bicentennial year. Commissioners voted, 3-0, to allow County Administrator Carrie Kipfer to search for a contractor to paint the building’s cupola for a cost not exceeding $18,235. Kipfer told commissioners the cupola is in “dire need of a new paint job.”
Pen Bay Medical Center to attend Fishermen’s Forum
ROCKPORT — As part of its ongoing commitment to increasing access to high quality health care in Knox County, Pen Bay Medical Center will provide free skin screenings and other resources at the 49th Annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum, to be held Feb. 29 to March 2, at the Samoset Resort in Rockport.
Wiscasset Senior Center
The next Public Supper will be Wednesday, March 6. Menu will consist of French onion soup, rolls, salad, roast turkey, mashed potato, stuffing, gravy, squash, peas, and pumpkin carrot cake. Cost is $10 for members, $12 for non-members. Additional meals for takeout are available at the same cost when reserved. Please call 882-8230 for reservations and more information.
Community Dinner at Brady’s for 5/6th grade boys basketball
Sunday from 4-6pm at Brady’s the 5/6th grade boys basketball team will be holding a Community Dinner to raise funds for tournaments and travel. The boys themselves will be serving and bussing tables to earn their keep! Lisa Hallinan will be making haddock chowder along with great comfort food made by volunteers and parents. This is a donation only event! Come down and enjoy great fellowship and food. There will be a cash bar available.
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...
Auxiliary's volunteers make Valentine's Day even sweeter for medical staff
St. Andrews Auxiliary members were busy on Valentine's Day with their annual luncheon tradition thanking LincolnHealth medical staff on the Boothbay peninsula. Lunch was provided at St. Andrews Village for 37 employees, and at the family care/urgent care campus for 63 employees. Auxiliary director and social activities chair Linda Clapp...