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Toddler Fatally Struck by Tow Truck, Tragedy in Chelsea, Maine.
Toddler Fatally Struck by Tow Truck, Tragedy in Chelsea, Maine. In a heartbreaking incident that has left a community in mourning, a toddler was fatally struck by a tow truck in Chelsea, Maine. The incident occurred on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at approximately 2:23 pm, prompting a swift response from the Maine State Police.
Rocky talks over rocky walk
The rocky walk-in to Pinkham Pond remained an issue at the close of Alna selectmen’s Sept. 21 meeting after partly contentious talks continued among selectmen and between selectmen and the public. Second Selectman Steve Graham and Third Selectman Coreysha Stone again urged First Selectman Ed Pentaleri to focus his comments on a solution and not preface his proposal with theories on the matter’s origins. Eventually, Pentaleri agreed to stop that part of his comments.
Wiscasset students witness democracy
Wiscasset Middle High School high school students and teacher Shanon Cotta attended recent Wiscasset and Alna selectboard meetings so the students could gain a deeper knowledge of municipal government. Student Christopher Seiders said, “I appreciate their thoughtful consideration regarding LD2003. I really appreciated the way they can move through the...
Choices: Yours are mine, too
Recently, while visiting a local park, a woman with her dog asked if I was going across the bridge. I said I wasn’t sure. She said that two people were lying on it and weren’t responding when she called out to them. Their pickup truck had the door opened and it was clear to see a purse and cell phones inside. She had already called 911. It seemed an eternity, but in reality was probably only 10 minutes, when I called 911 also.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrests and Summons in Wiscasset, Maine
The Wiscasset Police Department reported several incidents between August 15-31. Aimee Harrison, 43, of Phippsburg was arrested for Violation Conditions of Release. Benjamin Severt, 40, of Bath was summonsed for Operating With a Suspended Registration. Cory Ladwig, 31, of Boothbay was summonsed for Operating Vehicle With Expired Temporary Registration. Heather-Rae Bisson, 50, of Dresden was arrested for a Warrant.
Characters of the County: Kyle O’Brien’s Life on the Water
With its long evergreen forests and storied glacial coast, Maine’s history of nurturing outdoorsmen almost goes without saying. Lincoln County shares in that history, evidenced by residents like Kyle O’Brien, a fourth generation Bremen lobsterman, who, when not on the boat, is hunting for deer and occasionally moose.
Cement plant’s closure could ripple through Maine’s construction sector
Dragon Cement announced its plans earlier this month to idle production in Maine by 2025 and lay off about 65 workers.
‘It’s an honor to have it here’
Mine Oyster hosted the 20th anniversary celebration of the Pemaquid Oyster Festival in Boothbay Harbor Sept. 24, after tropical storm Lee postponed the event one week. An enormous crowd enjoyed oysters from the Damariscotta River region. Farmers included Glidden Point Oyster Farm, Mook Sea Farm, Norumbega Oysters, Muscongus Bay Aquaculture, Pleasant Cove Oysters, Blackstone Point Oysters, Heron Island Oysters and Pemaquid Oyster Company.
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New Medomak Middle School Admin Duo Focuses On Learning, Community
Medomak Middle School students returned from summer vacation to new administration for the first time in eight years. Principal Michael Harris and Assistant Principal Joshua Snyder said they plan to focus on communication, connection, and involvement with their teachers, students, and families. “We’re in the business of helping kids figure...
Commissioners waiting for structural report on sheriff’s building
In June, Lincoln County commissioners hired a Portland firm to perform a structural assessment of the sheriff’s building. Gale Associates began its review of the 18-year-old building earlier this month. Gale is assessing the building’s structural integrity, soil samples, and heating and ventilation system. On Sept. 19, commissioners authorized a $112,650 payment for the study.
Wiscasset Senior Center
The next Public Supper will be Wednesday, Oct. 4. Menu is vegetable bean soup, rolls, salad, roast pork, roasted root vegetables, baked potato wedges, applesauce, and apple crisp a la mode. Alternate entree of chicken is available. Cost is $10 for members, $12 for non-members. Additional meals, for take out, may be purchased for the same price when reserved. Please call (207) 882-8230 for reservations and information.
Medomak girls rob Eagles nest
Medomak Valley girls soccer team robbed the Eagles nest for a 2-0 win in Lincoln Academy’s homecoming game on Saturday, Sept. 23. Scarlett Flint drilled a shot inside the far right post to give the Panthers the lead. Grace Townsend scored the second Panther goal when she converted a Haylee Chandler direct kick. Medomak held a narrow 16-15 edge in shots. Chloe Fox made 12 saves in net for Medomak, and Jillian Chadwick 13 in net for the Eagles.
Southport Climate Action Team invites community to assess climate risks
The Southport Climate Action Team (SCAT) warmly invites members of our community to join workshops aimed at understanding how climate change might affect our town and ways we can be prepared. This is the start of an effort to plan for climate action, led by the SCAT and supported by the Community Resilience Partnership.
Lincoln County Courts
Cameron Allen, 26, Warren, domestic violence assault, April 28, 2021, dismissed (plea to other charge); assault, April 28, 2021, $300. Cole Allen, 21, Augusta, failing to make oral or written accident report, Jan. 13, dismissed after deferred disposition. Roger Bintliff, 56, Dresden, selling elvers without supplemental license, April 15, 2022,...
Republican committees to meet Sept. 28
There will be a meeting of the Boothbay and Boothbay Harbor Republican Committees on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the American Legion, 25 Industrial Drive, Boothbay. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the meeting starts at 5:30. All Boothbay and Boothbay Harbor Republicans are welcome.
Lincoln boys beat the Panthers in the Eagles homecoming nightcap
After going head to head in a scoreless tie in Medomak’s homecoming game on Sept. 18, Lincoln Academy boys soccer team rallied for a 4-1 win on Saturday, Sept. 23 in the Eagles nest in front of a large homecoming crowd. Casey Duncan led the Eagles offense with two goals and an assist. Pablo Ingleas-Martin and Lucas Houghton added a goal each. Medomak’s goal was inadvertently headed in by a Lincoln defender. Lincoln held a 27 to 9 edge in shots. Eli Pluecker made 15 saves in net for the Panthers.
Farm fresh for free, to help feed the hungry in Damariscotta
DAMARISCOTTA, Maine — On a broad hillside above the Damariscotta River, former hayfields are now growing bumper crops of vegetables. Peppers, kale, cabbages, carrots, and many other veggies fill the fields and keep filling and refilling boxes as the summer moves towards fall. “So every two weeks we harvest...
After months of planning and construction, renovations on the iconic Boothbay Harbor Footbridge are complete. Town Manager Julia Latter said the last inspections for the project took place in September, including final approval from Maine Department of Transportation. “Just as it has for over a century, the newly built footbridge...
A sunny September morning’s work in Wiscasset
From the sounds of a saw to the relative quiet of painting with a brush, Wiscasset was abuzz Sept. 21 with outside work.