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  • On March 20, a group of lobstermen, their families, and concerned citizens submitted 189 signatures to the Department of Marine Resources (DMR) to open rulemaking regarding the siting of aquaculture leases.

  • All aboard at the Lincoln Home for a presentation on the history and current restoration progress of the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway on Monday, April 22, at 3 p.m.

  • Edgecomb residents face three articles on marijuana at the annual town meeting May 18.

    David Nutt brought the proposed warrant articles to selectmen on Tuesday, April 9 for approval after discussion and approval by the Ordinance Review Committee Jan. 3.

  • Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission

    Join area businesses next Wednesday, April 17, for a free Maine PTAC workshop on how to build your business and decrease risk through subcontracting opportunities.

  • The Lincoln County Council of the Mountains to Shore Board of REALTORS is sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive at Ames True Value Hardware, 447 Bath Road, Wiscasset on Thursday, May 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Carolyn Potter and Madison Westrich, eighth graders at Wiscasset Middle High School, joined 100 girls from across Maine at the State House March 29 for a dynamic and immersive day learning about how our state government works, the importance of women’s leadership, and how young women ca

  • Tourism is one of Maine’s largest industries providing jobs and supporting local, regional and state-wide economies. At the Governor’s Conference on Tourism held April 9 and 10, the Maine Office of Tourism shared the 2018 economic impact figures:

  • The Sheepscot River was once teeming with sea-run fish including Atlantic salmon, alewives, shad, lamprey, and eels but today these fish are all at less than 1% of their historical abundance.

  • The Wiscasset Town Office was closed Wednesday when Public Works employee Steve Christiansen arrived at 4:30 a.m. and discovered the floor flooded up to the parking lot door.

  • Students and teachers came together April 9 to show the public their accomplishment at the second annual STEM (Science, Technology,Engineering and Mathematics) Night at Wiscasset Middle High School.

  • Alna Town Clerk Liz Brown and Deputy Clerk Lynette Eastman might miss the town office cape a little for its character, but the one-time home wasn't designed to be a town office, and they won't miss that, they said.

  • Capital Judicial Center

    The bench trial of Shawna Gatto, 44, of Wiscasset, concluded Monday, April 8, with her defense lawyers trying to sow doubt about who may have killed 4-year-old Kendall Chick on Dec. 8, 2017.

  • Matt Chapman of Wiscasset Middle High School is among the 2019 recipients of Maine Principals Association’s Principal’s Award. WMHS Principal Charles Lomonte made the announcement at Tuesday night’s school committee meeting. He introduced Chapman who received a round of applause.

  • The Wiscasset School Committee approved a $9.38 million 2019-20 budget submitted by School Superintendent Terry Wood Tuesday night. The budget will be presented to the select board on April 23.

  • Wiscasset selectmen approved the warrant for fiscal year 2020 on April 9. The budget committee on Monday passed all the warrant articles except the School Resource Officer, which members voted against, 3-2. Selectmen voted for the SRO, 5-0.