The Maine Bureau of Veterans Services will be observing National Vietnam War Veterans Day at the State House (Hall of Flags) in Augusta on March 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. The afternoon’s events will include opening remarks by Governor Janet Mills and the Adjutant General Douglas Farnham.
After much debate at the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, the attendees approved the concept behind the impeachment of government officials. Come to the rescheduled talk at The Lincoln Home Tuesday, March 5 from 2 to 3 p.m.
On Feb. 19, in the absence of outgoing Road Commissioner Doug Fowler, School Maintenance Director John Merry addressed the select board about the need for overall asbestos abatement in the municipal building and, more immediately, in the Fire and Rescue portion.
Woolwich officials hope a survey will give them an idea if the town wants to opt in to Maine’s cannabis industry. On Tuesday night, the select board approved the survey the planning board developed. It will be included with property tax bills mailed to residents this week.
The Friends of Wiscasset Village announced that two subcommittees met over the past month. The first discussed extra amenities such as benches, trash cans and planters; the second discussed overall goals and objectives for the group.
Freshman State Rep. Allison Hepler, D - Woolwich, is sponsoring bills to aid people with brain injuries, encourage small businesses' growth and wipe out the sales tax on newspapers. The ideas all came from constituents, the House District 53 representative said.
Sgt. Perry Hatch returned to the Wiscasset Police Department Feb. 1. Hatch had worked for the department beginning in 2011, then left briefly in 2015, then left again in 2017. Hatch’s background also included tenure with the Maine State Police.
Wiscasset Elementary School second grader Leilani Doronio said she likes books about bugs best. Her classmate Graham Oyster prefers graphic novels like the popular series, “Plants vs Zombies.” Starting Feb.