News

  • Woolwich Town Clerk Chelsea Lane reminds voters the annual town meeting is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, May 4. Voter check-in in the gymnasium of Woolwich Central School on Nequasset Road begins at 8:30.

  • In spite of damp conditions, Wiscasset Parks and Recreation held its 21st annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Wiscasset Middle High School soccer field on Saturday, April 20.

  • The Woolwich select board recently announced it hired Linda Dow of Boothbay Harbor as tax collector. Dow’s addition at the town office comes at a busy time. Property taxes are due April 30.

  • Wiscasset Historic Preservation Commission

    The signage, wood species for an egress stairway, and screens for the utilities for the former Le Garage, with a working name of 15 Water Street Bar and Grill, passed unanimously at the April 18 Wiscasset Historic Preservation Commission.

  • Unfortunately, sexual assault happens, and it is a time that is frightening, confusing and full of emotions.

  • At 9:47 Thursday evening, Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a report that at 35-year-old male was seen jumping into the Kennebec River from a pier near Kennebec Tavern. The man has not been seen since.

  • At 9:53 p.m. April 18, the Bath Police Department received a report of a male who had fallen into the Kennebec River from a floating dock located by the north parking lot of the Kennebec Tavern in Bath.

  • In its seventh year, bird watchers of all ages and experience are welcomed to attend the Birding Extravaganza, a series of free birding excursions supported by four conservation organizations in Midcoast Maine.

  • Press release

    Midcoast Escape Rooms of Damariscotta announces its “Thankful Thursday,” an  opportunity to have a great time escaping one of its amazing theme rooms and donating to one of four region non-profit and charity organizations April 28 through May 30. 

  • Members of the Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce got up to date on the Chamber’s next guidebook and looked ahead to summer as they gathered at the Nickels-Sortwell House on the corner of Main and Federal streets to conduct “Business After Hours” Wednesday evening, April 17.

  • Wiscasset Elementary School student Evelyn Herrick has won a bronze award for her entry in the 2019 Healthy Whale, Healthy Ocean Challenge sponsored by Boston-based Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs (Bow Seat) and Conservation Law Foundation (CLF).
  • Lincoln County Gleaners are ramping up for their third season, collecting fresh produce from local farms, markets, and gardens and they need more volunteers. Volunteers are needed not only for harvesting produce, but also to help with distribution, and administrative support.

  • Woolwich selectmen

    With not quite 10 percent of Woolwich’s registered voters taking part in a survey, a slight majority supports allowing retail recreational marijuana stores.

  • Wiscassset Parks and Recreation’s annual Easter egg hunt is Saturday, April 20, rain or shine, at the Wiscasset Middle High School track, according to an announcement on the department’s Facebook page.

  • During the week of March 25-31, Chief Larry Hesseltine reported the following activity:

    Arrests

    Melissa Green, 46, of Wiscasset for Domestic Violence Assault and Criminal Mischief (Domestic Violence)