News

  • Over the past year a group of local, youth-serving organizations have been working collaboratively on the development of a county-wide network supporting the development of mentoring communities across Lincoln County.

  • A baseball player, musician, trial judge, shopkeeper, selectman – Charles E. Knight wore many hats in the 90 years he called Wiscasset home. The day journals he left behind were the subject of the Feb. 21 Town Talk, a monthly program hosted by Wiscasset Public Library.

  • The Popham Colony was established in 1607, just a few months after the Jamestown Colony in Virginia. The site was rediscovered in 1994 and much of it is located in the present day Popham Beach State Park.

  • BRHS basketball

    The sixth-seeded Boothbay Region High School boys varsity basketball team lost to the second-seeded Winthrop Ramblers, 61-60  in the semifinal round of the Class C South state basketball tournament at the Augusta Civic Center Thursday evening.

  • BRHS basketball

    The top-seeded Boothbay Region High School girls varsity basketball team defeated the fourth-seeded Madison Bulldogs, 53-45 in the semifinal round of the Class C South state basketball tournament at the Augusta Civic Center Thursday afternoon.

  • 27 percent increase in deaths due to illegal fentanyl and fentanyl

    AUGUSTA — The State of Maine saw 418 drug-induced deaths in 2017, according to figures released today by Maine’s Attorney General, Janet Mills. Drug overdose deaths increased by 11 percent in 2017 over 2016. The data was collected and analyzed by Marcella H.

  • Lincoln County Commissioners

    Lincoln County Commissioners agreed to an audit contract with Berry-Talbot Royer of Falmouth, which turned in a bid of $5,000 for three years.

  • On Friday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m., the Charles Lilly Post 149 American Legion will host a benefit bingo at its hall in Waldoboro for the Giles family of Boothbay. The Giles family of eight, including three children with special needs, lost their home in a fire on Jan. 30.

  • The man who received more votes for Maine governor than any in history was the featured speaker Feb. 17 at the Lincoln County GOP caucus. Paul LePage addressed local partisan Republicans in Damariscotta prior to a gubernatorial straw vote.

  • Woolwich selectmen received approval to transfer $33,522 from the undesignated fund balance at a special town meeting Feb. 20. The monies were to replenish three accounts depleted by the Oct. 30 windstorm.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 218 calls between Feb. 14 and Feb. 20, and year to date, LCSO has responded to 2,572 calls.

  • Lincoln County Republican Caucus

    The Lincoln County Republican Caucus met at Great Salt Bay Community School on Saturday, Feb. 17 for a gubernatorial straw poll. Gov. Paul LePage and wife Ann addressed the audience as keynote speakers and five gubernatorial, two U.S. Senate, one U.S.

  • Don’t miss Channel 6’s “207” program Wednesday, Feb. 21 when the Y-Arts Youth and Junior Theater Festival show airs at 7 p.m.

  • The Coastal Senior College of Lincoln and Knox County Events Committee is collaborating with the Damariscotta Land Use Committee in holding a panel discussion and public forum on the draft of a proposed Historic District Ordinance for the town of Damariscotta, and the broader issues surrounding t

  • Wiscasset Historic Preservation Commission

    The Wiscasset Historic Preservation Commission on Feb. 15 reviewed parts of the preservation ordinance that relate to how information is supplied to the public, abutters and other interested parties about upcoming certificate of appropriateness reviews.