Maine State Music Theatre’s 2014 season will explode on stage on Wednesday, June 4. While season tickets have been and remain currently available, single tickets to individual shows are on sale, April 30 starting at 9 a.m. Many shows will sell out, so call to get your tickets today. Tickets will be available online at www.msmt.org, over the phone by calling 207-725-8769, or in person by visiting the Box Office located at 22 Elm Street in Brunswick.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.