News

  • Woolwich Fire Department’s annual open house Wednesday evening, Oct. 17 drew area residents of all ages to the firehouse.

  • County Administrator Carrie Kipfer has announced Thomas Nelson of Damariscotta has accepted the job of Lincoln County 9-1-1 Communications Director.

  • Lincoln County EMA

    Lincoln County EMA Director Casey Stevens announced a high wind alert for Lincoln County for Thursday, Oct. 18 from 3 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • ORONO — The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine Composites Center) received $500,000 from the Maine Technology Institute to form a technology cluster to help Maine boatbuilders explore how large-scale 3D printing using economical, wood-filled plastics can provide

  • Prosecutorial District VI

    Republican Jonathan Liberman of West Bath is running for election to his office of District Attorney for the Midcoast counties – Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo. He was appointed by Gov. Paul LePage in 2016 at the elevation of Geoffrey Rushlau to judge for the Maine District Court.

  • Prosecutorial District VI

    Democrat Natasha Irving is challenging Jonathan Liberman for District Attorney in District VI, which covers the four Midcoast counties of Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo.

  • Maine House of Representatives, District 89

    Holly Stover is running as a Democrat for Maine House of Representatives District 89. Stover faces Republican incumbent Stephanie Hawke on Nov.  6.

  • Maine House of Representatives, District 89

    Stephanie Hawke is the Republican incumbent for Maine State House of Representatives District 89. Hawke, who faces Democratic opponent Holly Stover in the Nov. 6 election, had a few things to share about the challenges her district and the state are facing.

  • John Whittaker was downstairs in Wiscasset Public Library Oct. 13 shopping for books to buy his mother Alice Whittaker and his daughter Olivia, 8.

  • Lincoln County Courts

    The following are closed cases for September. All information was furnished by the Lincoln County court clerk. Unless otherwise noted, all sentences are served at Two Bridges Regional Jail.

  • The Maine Yankee Community Advisory Panel on spent nuclear fuel storage and removal heard information Tuesday about a canister inspection project that needs to be completed by November 2020, concerns about  agencies pulling back from regional partnerships, and lack of support on Capitol Hill to m

  • Wiscasset selectmen

    In a contentious public hearing Tuesday, selectmen and the public examined options for ambulance service.

    The Nov. 6 ballot asks, “Shall the Town vote to discontinue the Wiscasset Emergency Medical Services Department and utilize Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service?”

  • The deadline for submitting political letters to the editor (for print and online) for the Boothbay Register and Wiscasset Newspaper is 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22. This includes letters endorsing national, state and local candidates and issues.

  • Arrests

    On Oct. 5 at 1:13 a.m. on Atlantic Avenue, Officer Braley arrested Marla Mott, 25, of Naples, Florida for operating under the influence.

  • Lincoln County Commissioners

    Lincoln County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Rand Maker had minor injuries in an accident on Route 1 in West Bath Oct. 2. The accident totaled the Ford SUV he was driving, according to Sheriff Todd Brackett, during the Oct. 16 commissioner’s meeting. 

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