News

  • After an exhaustive national search, Beth Israel Congregation in Bath, Maine, is excited to welcome Lisa Vinikoor as their new Rabbi. Rabbi Vinikoor moves to Bath from Brooklyn, New York, and will start as the spiritual leader of Beth Israel on August 1.

  • Lincoln County Democrats are planning a variation on their annual August lobster bake, this year offering food and fun for the whole family. The event will be held Sunday, Aug. 13 at Cider Hill Farm on West Main Street (no.

  • The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association announces the 7th annual benefit rally “Burgers, Bikes & Rods” to support Kieve-Wavus Veterans Camp on Saturday, July 29.  The ride begins at L-A Harley Davidson in Lewiston and will run through Sabattus and Gardiner on Route 126 and will last approx

  • The Northeast Lumber Manufacturers Association (NeLMA) announced in June that it has given Hammond Lumber Company two awards for outstanding safety performance during 2016 at Hammond’s sawmill and planer mill in Belgrade.

  • I got a call one morning from what sounded like my old friend from whom I have kept in touch with for years. He started asking about my back, as he had back surgery years ago and knows I have chronic back pain.

  • Suzette Cloutier is on the move in Woolwich from one side of the busy town office to the other. A year after becoming the town’s tax collector she’s been promoted to town administrator.

  • The Wiscasset Historic Preservation Commission is a pillar of the town’s comprehensive plan and has granted nearly all the two dozen project requests it has handled, commission member John Reinhardt said Monday night.

  • The Edgecomb Planning Board finished a first draft July 20 for a proposed floating structures ordinance. The board’s next step is revising the plan in time for a public hearing later this fall.

  • Organizers of the Olde Bristol Days Vintage Car Show at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site on Saturday, Aug. 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., request vintage and collectible vehicles of all kinds for the event. There is no charge to enter the vehicle.

  • Dresden selectmen signed a contract with Wiscasset Ambulance Service on Monday, July 24, having cleared up a question raised at the previous meeting.

  • Food and family fun is the theme for Woolwich Day to be held from 9 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, on the grounds at the town office on Nequasset Road.

  • Whatever the Maine Department of  Transportation’s final plan for downtown Wiscasset looks like, some business owners say, it will be necessary for everyone in town to work together to bring the kinds of new businesses Wiscasset wants in the downtown area, not just for the summer tourist season,

  • Every wonder what it felt like to wear a bustle? Find out at Fashions of Their Times 1805-1925, an interactive fashion workshop at the Nickels-Sortwell House on Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to noon.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following

  • In order to raise funds to pay the bill for fixing its iconic New England steeple, St. Philip’s Church, Wiscasset, is holding, in the second of its summer supper series, an iconic New England event:  a baked bean and casserole supper.