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  • Edgecomb Selectmen

    On Nov. 20, class was in session during the Edgecomb selectmen’s meeting. Several Edgecomb Eddy School students learned about local government as they attended the bi-weekly board meeting.

  • The Wiscasset Select Board got its first look at a list of budget cuts as a starting point for the 2018-19 municipal budget Nov. 21.

  • Westport Island selectmen on Nov. 20 set a Saturday, Dec. 9 hearing on the Griffin-Groto ramp and float permit for map 2A, lot 71.01A. The hearing starts at 1 p.m. at the property.

  • One may not associate the art of fine dining with senior living communities, but the chefs at The Lincoln Home in Newcastle take their food preparation very seriously.

  • The Wiscasset select board got an earful during the public comment portion of Tuesday’s meeting. Over 50 residents crowded into the hearing room.

  • Now in its 17th season, the Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway Museum in Alna will welcome a special visitor from the North Pole to the museum for it Victorian Christmas trains. Victorian Christmas will take place the two Saturdays prior to Christmas Day, Dec. 16 and 23.

  • Do you want to teach your dog positive behavior? Join professional dog trainer Jean Conte for the Central Lincoln County YMCA's dog obedience classes. Held each Tuesday, the next program session runs from Dec. 5-26, and looking ahead to the new year, the winter session runs Jan. 2-23.

  • Edgecomb is joining an Alna selectman’s request for state Sen. Dana Dow to stay out of a Maine Department of Transportation project designed for improving U.S. Route 1 traffic flow. Edgecomb’s select board voted unanimously Nov.

  • The Wiscasset Annual Christmas Tree-Lighting is Saturday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m. on the town common.

    There will be holiday music performed by grades five through 12, with a sing-a-long of familiar songs.

  • For Edgecomb residents, the new year will bring a special town meeting. Selectmen authorized a special town meeting Monday to seek voter approval for implementing two moratoriums and additional municipal funds. Selectmen set Tuesday, Jan.

  • The Maine Department of Transportation opened bids Nov. 15 on demolition and removal of the Haggett building.

  • Plans are continuing for the state’s $5 million traffic improvement project for downtown Wiscasset. In December, the Public Advisory Committee will make its recommendations to the select board for street lighting and sidewalk construction.

  • A solar array that will provide some of Woolwich’s electrical needs is taking shape at the former landfill off Middle Road. The array’s metal racking system is in place awaiting the solar panels.

  • The students and staff of Wiscasset Middle High School were generous for this year’s Turkey Thyme Food Drive.

  • On Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Lincoln Home, learn why the Damariscotta River produces some of the best-tasting oysters.