Post offices across the state will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, as we celebrate Presidents Day. Street delivery on Monday will be limited to guaranteed overnight parcels and there will be no collection of mail.
Full retail and delivery operations will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 19.
On March 2, The Morris Farm and Chewonki will co-convene the 5th annual Lincoln County Food Security Forum at Chewonki. We are fortunate this year to bring Dr. Donna Beegle, a nationally renowned public speaker, author, and national poverty expert to Maine to give the forum’s keynote address.
Maine Department of Transportation unplugged a culvert the week of Feb. 4 after ice briefly blocked a Central Maine and Quebec Railway freight train's crossing of Route 144 in Wiscasset. Responding to email questions Feb.
Eugene Sukeforth, 83, of Wiscasset, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release, after he pleaded guilty in November to one count of Gross Sexual Assault, a Class A crime, involving a minor.
Edgecomb residents are likely to see a hefty increase in the next year’s school budget. The school committee is recommending a $3,172,191 budget which reflects a 10.9 percent increase. Edgecomb school officials explained their proposed FY20 school spending plan on Feb.
Midcoast Conservancy’s Conservation Committee recently met for the first time following the merger between Midcoast and Medomak Valley Land Trust. The event yielded a summary of progress to date and plans for the future, and offered a picture of a growing, thriving organization.
The Wiscasset School Committee has a goal of proposing a 2019-2020 budget with little or no increase. Superintendent of Schools Terry Wood plans to have a first draft of the budget for the committee’s review before a Feb. 26 workshop.
On Wednesday, Jan. 23, in accordance with the Lincoln County Democratic Committee’s (LCDC) bylaws, the membership packed the community room of the Newcastle Fire Station to elect the organization’s four officers, each for a two-year term.