News

  • The Edgecomb Economic Development Committee is being inspired by “The Peanuts Gang” this Christmas season.

  • The Community Center

    On Wednesday Sept.

  • Everyone is welcome at a gathering to learn more about the services of New Hope for Women and what the organization does to support those affected by domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and elder abuse.

  • Ever since the Pagurko family of Whitefield escaped a fire that destroyed their 1850s farmhouse Sept. 3, the local community has been responding to their needs to help them move on.

  • United Way of Mid Coast Maine’s fall campaign to help residents of Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties, Brunswick and Harpswell, was launched Tuesday, Sept. 12.

  • Two Bridges Regional Jail Authority

    Sagadahoc County Sheriff Joel Merry said Sept. 13, the Two Bridges Regional Jail Authority has missed several opportunities for short-term contracts with sending jails due to the slow process of approving the contracts.

  • Wiscasset Police Department

    Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity for the week of Sept. 3 – Sept. 9:

    Arrests

  • A team of experienced counselors and state and federal agency staff will present a morning workshop Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. for people planning a new business or considering changes to their existing enterprise.  

  • The Boothbay home Maine First Lady Ann LePage purchased in 2014 is up for sale. Coldwell Banker Plourde Real Estate has listed the three-bedroom home on Firth Drive for $409,000. Mrs. LePage purchased the property for $215,000.

  • Lincoln County Superior Court

    Five properties associated with the Sheepscot Harbour Village complex at Eddy Road and Route 1 in Edgecomb were slated for a real estate auction sale in October.

  • Miles & St. Andrews Home Health & Hospice and LincolnHealth will host a screening and panel discussion of the PBS Frontline documentary “Being Mortal,” 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4 in the Porter Meeting Hall at the Skidomphia Library in Damariscotta.

  • First responders are at the scene of a truck accident on Route 27 in Edgecomb near Edgecomb Potters as of around 2:30 p.m.
     
  • Alna selectmen

    Alna selectmen on Sept. 13 announced this year’s tax rate is the same as last year’s, at $20.45 per $1,000 of a property’s assessed valuation. But bills should head down slightly because the homestead exemption is up this year, from $15,000, to $18,000, First Selectman David Abbott said.

  • First responders are at the scene of a car accident on Route 27 in Edgecomb near Edgecomb Potters as of around 2:30 p.m. Traffic is being held up until the scene is cleared.

    This story will be updated when more information is gathered.

  • Friends of the Wiscasset Library hosted a successful fundraiser at Seafield Farm in Wiscasset, the home of Katharine Martin Savage, on Sunday, Sept. 3. It was the fourth Bands for Books annual fundraiser, and many guests said it was the most fun ever, despite the pouring rain.