As the daylight hours shrink, it’s time to curl up with a good book during the long fall and winter nights. The Friends of Wiscasset Public Library are offering a wonderful opportunity to stock up on your reading material.
Central Maine Power no longer has Alna's support to expand the transmission lines that run through it and some of its neighbor towns. After hearing from CMP's project spokesman, selectmen voted 3-0 Oct. 3 to retract a 2017 letter of support.
A field course on old barns will be offered by MSAD #40 to begin on Oct. 16 in Waldoboro. Future classes will be at the barns of class members. The course will be taught by Les Fossel, who will donate his portion to the Morris Farm in Wiscasset.
The Woolwich select board will meet with the planning board at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at the town office to discuss codes and ordinances including the possible regulation of recreational retail marijuana establishments.
A regular meeting of the select board will follow at 6 p.m.
The sweet, tangy flavor of fresh-pressed apple cider is always an autumn treat and the 1761 Pownalborough Courthouse in Dresden was a perfect setting for Sunday’s cider-pressing sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Association.
The wooden sloop Providence docked in Wiscasset Harbor Tuesday for repairs expected to take until late spring. The Providence will require, among other things, new masts and spurs, and restoration of much of its exterior. It will also likely need more work on its engines.
The New England Forests and Rivers Fund, a conservation program of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, has awarded Midcoast Conservancy a $73,700 grant to assist with construction at Head Tide Dam in Alna in 2019.