Wiscasset voters will have three choices June 9 for two selectmen’s seats. The three-way race emerged as the only contest when nominations closed at the town clerk’s office at 5 p.m., Monday, April 27.
Candidates for two, two-year terms on the Board of Selectmen are former Comprehensive Plan Committee member William David Cherry, former Wiscasset Municipal Airport manager Ervin Deck and former selectman Judy Flanagan, Town Clerk Christine Wolfe said.
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Maine Coast Book Shop will host Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair, and former laureate Betsy Sholl, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 30.
The poet laureate is an honor bestowed upon a person whose work is nationally recognized and of exceptional quality.
McNair will read from his new poetry collection, “The Lost Child, Ozark Poems,” and explain how the collection evolved and how its poems have affected him.
There is likely a more conventional way to open a season than a walk-off suicide squeeze.
But that's how Wiscasset High School boys baseball team started the year on Friday, April 24.
Playing at home due to Boothbay Region's fields being wet, both Wiscasset teams opened the year with a win, but in very different fashions.
The Little League Pledge is a historical document, written in the mid-1950s by an official of Little League. The text of the Little League Pledge has remained unchanged since its inception:
I trust in God
I love my country
And will respect its laws
I will play fair
And strive to win
But win or lose
I will always do my best
Charlotte Nutt is living in Nepal in Udaypur in the Gaighat region about 200 kilometers east of Kathmandu. The earthquake was very powerful in her area, but the damage was not to the extent that occurred in Kathmandu.
The village buildings are much smaller and often use wood and thatch roofs lessening the earthquake damage.
People from near and far have often said that visiting the 1811 Lincoln County Museum and Old Jail in Wiscasset is like stepping into the past. Its curator, the Lincoln County Historical Association, is planning to fast forward a bit with a new summer exhibit featuring artifacts from the first 50 years of the 20th century.
Registration has begun for the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce education program entitled “Local Access to Healthcare Services: Today’s Challenges and Tomorrow’s Expectations.” This insightful program focusing on healthcare from the business perspective will be presented by Jim Donovan, president and CEO of Lincoln County Healthcare, on Thurs, Apr 30, 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room at Miles Memorial Hospital.
This summer Hidden Valley Nature Center (HVNC) in Jefferson is excited to kick off the Little Dyer Adventure Club for youth ages 8-14. In collaboration with the Maine Winter Sports Center (MWSC) HVNC will host two 3-day sessions during which participants will explore HVNC on foot, on bike, and in canoes while building friendships and learning how to explore the outdoors.
PC Construction joined local nonprofit leaders at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath on April 15 to present three Maine-based nonprofits with donations totaling $15,000 as part of the company’s Building Communities: PC Construction Gives Back contest.
Here in Wiscasset, we’re fortunate to have several first rate nature trails to enjoy, all within a five-minute drive of downtown. One of the more interesting is Cushman Mountain Preserve, owned and maintained by Chewonki Foundation. Hiking it carries you high over Cushman Cove and the Back River, offering a fine view from its summit.
The Merrymeeting Arts Center’s “Vernal Pools: Ferns and Fiddleheads” show is held annually and features emerging student artists aged 18 and under. Each year there is a focus on a plant or animal related to the distinctive Maine spring woods ecological feature: vernal pools.
Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency has begun to review the Lincoln County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan using the guidelines as provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, and we need your help to be successful in this endeavor.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office says the owner of a Waldoboro auto repair shop is missing following a fire that destroyed his Route 1 business early Friday morning, April 24.
The body of a man was recovered from the basement of Pinkham’s Auto Repair by fire investigators.
The body was burned beyond recognition and was transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Augusta for autopsy and identification, which may not be completed until next week.