• Bristol students prepare for overnight at Plimoth Plantation

    The Friends of Colonial Pemaquid is offering the sixth graders of the Bristol Consolidated School a chance to experience living history at Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts.

    With proceeds from the Howell Fund, an endowment established in the name of founding president Jan Howell, the Friends are funding this initial trip.

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  • Bristol man LifeFlighted to Lewiston hospital after Route 27 accident

    An accident on Route 27 backed up traffic for more than 40 minutes at approximately 6:52 a.m. on April 18.

    Crews from Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single car accident on Route 27 near Jason Circle and Hardwick Road after a red Ford pickup truck left the road and hit a tree.

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  • Wiscasset Public Library

    Easter egg hunt at Story Time

    In celebration of Easter, the children at the Wiscasset Public Library searched the children’s room for almost 50 eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny on April 16.

    Inside the plastic eggs they found treats, baby toy chicks and a secret note that they redeemed for a prize. Some of the prizes awarded were Easter book bags, Bunny hand puppets, and Easter egg bouncy balls.

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  • LCSO

    Detective Terry Michaud named '2013 Deputy of the Year'

    On April 4, the dining common at Lincoln Academy was once again host to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office annual awards banquet. Each year, for the past nine years, Sheriff Todd Brackett and his command staff have hosted a dinner and awards ceremony honoring staff, as well as community members and service organizations that support the mission of the sheriff’s office.

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Wishing Rep. MacDonald a fine retirement

    Dear Editor:

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  • Facebook, text messages land Wiscasset man in hot water

    A Wiscasset man was arrested after violating the conditions of his release.

    Randee Jarrett, 30, of Wiscasset, was charged with violating the conditions of his release after he allegedly sent text messages to someone he was court-ordered not to contact. Jarrett stated in the court records that the person contacted him via Facebook and Jarrett responded by texting, which went against the court order.

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  • Wiscasset Speedway set to open for 45th season

    Maine's fast oval track is ready to embark on its 45th season on Saturday afternoon, April 19 at 2 p.m. It also marks the second full season under the ownership and guidance of Richard and Vanessa Jordan on Kingfield.

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  • Wiscasset School Committee

    Insights into a middle school move-up

    Eugene Stover, Deb Taylor

    Much work would need to be done to add grades seven and eight to Wiscasset High School, officials said.

    That work would involve everything from moving science labs, to deciding if ninth grade should stay part of the high school model, or be grouped with the seventh and eighth grades.

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  • Sen. Susan Collins

    Lessons learned from Lac-Megantic disaster

    In the early morning hours of Saturday, July 6, 2013, a freight train carrying more than a million gallons of crude oil was sent hurtling toward Lac-Megantic, a small, picturesque Canadian village located only 30 miles from the Maine border. The train derailed in the center of town, leveling several blocks and killing 47 residents. This was an unthinkable loss that touched every member of that close-knit community and so many people in our state.

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  • Wiscasset Senior Center: Brainstorming ideas

    Last Wednesday Ellie Tracy did an excellent job in running the membership meeting. A good number of people stayed for the meeting that was held right after the dinner. Trustee Chairman Carl Hewitt was unable to attend as he was a bit under the weather that day.

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  • What’s Cooking

    The ham is the star

    When I hear “Easter dinner,” the first picture that pops into my head is my father carrying a huge glazed ham to the dining room table and of course, everyone ooh-ing and ahh-ing as he placed it right plunk in the center for all to ogle before carving.

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  • Wiscasset Police Department

    Wiscasset man who allegedly sold marijuana to teen arrested again

    On April 15 at approximately 9:30 a.m., Wiscasset Police Chief Troy Cline received information that Kris Sliker, 57, of Wiscasset had violated his current conditions of release. A former friend of Sliker notified the police.

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  • Midcoast Artist of the Year contest

    Bring on the art

    Join the Boothbay Register/Wiscasset Newspaper in selecting the 2014 Midcoast Artist of the Year.

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