• 6.7 percent monthly bill increase

    In competitive solicitations concluded Dec.

  • Wiscasset Police Department

    Chief Larry Hesseltine reported the following activity for Dec. 3-9:


    On Dec.  5, Allen Simmons, 29, of Woolwich was summonsed for inspection and proof of insurance.

  • Lincoln County Courts
  • During Tuesday night's Wiscasset school committee meeting, member Jason Putnam had a question about a policy on the agenda, regarding transgender students. According to the policy, students who identify as a gender other than their birth gender are welcome to use facilities appropriate to the gen

  • Lincoln County ARC

    Bill Ellsworth was 80 when he died in a motor vehicle accident in Nobleboro Dec. 6. He’d recently been ill and had been considering retirement, according to Lt. Rand Maker of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

  • On Dec. 4, Wiscasset Middle High School's high school student council traveled to visit the veterans at Togus. This is the fifth year the students have visited. It has become a tradition the students really look forward to.

  • Stephanie McSherry has a vision for the Merry barn in Edgecomb. And after receiving approval from the town’s planning board Dec. 6, what once was a local dance hall will now be a literacy center for the area’s writers, educators and schoolchildren.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to 375 calls for service from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11. Year to date, LCSO has responded to 15,728 calls for service.

  • Midcoast Humane will host its annual Home for the Holidays special adoption event on Dec. 15 and 16 at the shelter’s Brunswick Campus at 30 Range Road. The adoption event will feature over four dozen puppies, as well as kittens, dogs, cats, and small animals for adoption.

  • LincolnHealth

    This holiday season, LincolnHealth wishes to remind community members of the difference they can make year round by becoming a volunteer.

  • On Saturday night, when the temperature outside was well below freezing and still falling, the temperature inside the Water’s Edge banquet facility was getting hot. That is because the first-ever Snow Ball was getting off to a rocking good start.

  • Inside the barn of Nickels-Sortwell House Saturday, Melissa Hunniwell told Natalie Dunbar and her grandmother Sherri Dunbar of Wiscasset, the 8-year-old was right: A fortune cookie starts as a circle.

  • Many people resort to desperate measures to control their weight and the way they eat—expensive diets, surgery, medications, excessive exercise, purging, abuse of laxatives, and extreme food restriction. Others don’t know where to turn or have just given up hope.

  • On Dec. 7 at Wiscasset Community Center, many people got into the holiday spirit by decorating gingerbread houses.

  • Wiscasset Holiday Marketfest kicked off Dec. 6 with festivities on the Main Street Pier. Bundled up against the cold, families, carolers, and even the man in the red suit himself kept warm with hot cocoa and Christmas cookies before the fireworks show Big Al’s Fireworks put on.