Lincoln County News | Newcastle, ME
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 139 Issue 15
139/15 - April 10, 2014 139/14 - April 03, 2014 139/13 - March 27, 2014 139/12 - March 20, 2014 139/11 - March 13, 2014 139/10 - March 06, 2014 139/09 - February 27, 2014 139/08 - February 20, 2014 139/07 - February 13, 2014 139/06 - February 06, 2014 139/05 - January 30, 2014 139/04 - January 23, 2014 139/03 - January 16, 2014 139/02 - January 09, 2014 139/01 - January 02, 2014 138/52 - December 26, 2013 138/51 - December 19, 2013 138/50 - December 12, 2013 138/49 - December 05, 2013 138/48 - November 28, 2013 138/47 - November 21, 2013 138/46 - October 14, 2013 138/45 - October 07, 2013 Early Bird 2013 138/44 - October 31, 2013 138/43 - October 24, 2013 138/42 - October 17, 2013 138/41 - October 10, 2013 138/40 - October 03, 2013 138/39 - September 26, 2013 138/38 - September 19, 2013 138/37 - September 12, 2013 138/36 - September 05, 2013 138/35 - August 29, 2013 138/34 - August 22, 2013 138/33 - August 15, 2013 138/32 - August 08, 2013 138/31 - August 01, 2013 138/30 - July 25, 2013 138/29 - July 18, 2013 138/28 - July 11, 2013 138/27 - July 4, 2013 138/26 - June 27, 2013 138/25 - June 20, 2013 138/24 - June 13, 2013 138/23 - June 06, 2013 138/22 - May 30, 2013 138/21 - May 23, 2013 138/20 - May 16, 2013 138/19 - May 09, 2013 138/18 - May 02, 2013 138/17 - April 25, 2013 138/16 - April 18, 2013 138/15 - April 11, 2013 138/14 - April 04, 2013 138/13 - March 28, 2013 138/12 - March 21, 2013 138/11 - March 14, 2013 138/10 - March 07, 2013 138/09 - Feb. 28, 2013 138/08 - Feb. 21, 2013 138/07 - Feb. 14, 2013 138/03 - Jan. 17, 2013 138/06 - Feb. 07, 2013 138/04 - Jan. 24, 2013 138/05 - Jan. 31, 2013
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Damariscotta Selectmen Decline to Pursue Affordable-Housing Ban
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen will not pursue a temporary ban on construction of low-income housing, at least for now.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Sports
Sports Statistics
St. Cyr New England Runner-up
CLAW wrestler Adam St. Cyr placed second last this weekend at Marshwood's 2014 New England Youth Wrestling Invitational Classic.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Ryan Ball Hired As New LA Boys Varsity Basketball Coach
Lincoln Academy athletic director KJ Anastasio announces this week that long-time freshman basketball coach, Ryan Ball, has been hired as the new head boys basketball coach for the Eagles.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Medomak Boys Track Rebuilds
Medomak Valley boys track team lost their major point scorers to graduation, but returning coach Jake Newcomb is encouraged by his young talent.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Bowles Brings A Wealth Of Experience To Wiscasset Baseball
New baseball coach Mike Bowles brings a wealth of varsity coaching experience to Wiscasset High School.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Letters
Letters to the Editor
THINKING CONSERVATIVELY
We were cheered by Waldoboro's decision to move ahead with the purchase of a 70-foot vehicle scale for the Waldoboro Transfer Station last week.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Current News
News | Police/Sheriff | Courts
High Winds, Heavy Rain, Possible Flooding With Tuesday Storm
A storm forecast to visit Lincoln County beginning Tuesday afternoon will bring high winds and heavy rainfall, along with the possibility of flooding, according to the National Weather Service. The combination of rainfall and wind could bring down tree limbs and power lines, leading to power outages, according to the NWS.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Newcastle to Consider Increase in Secondary Education Budget
Newcastle will pay 2.47 percent more to educate high-school students next year if voters approve the 2014-2015 secondary education budget.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Newcastle to Appoint Town Administrator
The Newcastle Board of Selectmen is going to promote longtime Town Clerk Lynn Maloney to the position of town administrator.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Jefferson School Committee Approves Budget up 5.6 Percent
The Jefferson School Committee voted unanimously April 7 to approve a proposed $5,212,720 K-12 education budget for 2014-2015, though committee members were split on whether to include certain staffing changes.

Monday, April 14, 2014
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Stolen Car Recovered in Waldoboro but in Rough Shape
A car stolen from Rockland last week was found in Waldoboro April 13 as law enforcement were investigating an unrelated matter on Old County Road, according to Waldoboro Police Chief Bill Labombarde.

Monday, April 14, 2014
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Damariscotta Police Partner With Businesses to Benefit Special Olympics
Every year, the Damariscotta Police Department and law enforcement agencies throughout the state partner with their local businesses to raise money for Special Olympics Maine.

Sunday, April 13, 2014
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Boothbay Man, Defendant in Child Pornography Case, Allegedly Violates Bail
A Boothbay man who faces 10 counts of child pornography possession is back in jail after a recent arrest for allegedly violating his bail conditions.

Sunday, April 13, 2014
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Wiscasset Adult Education Budget Slashed
Although most of the Wiscasset School Board agreed the Wiscasset Adult & Community program is a great program, they also agreed Wiscasset cannot afford the nearly $80,000 cost of operating the program.

Saturday, April 12, 2014
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Shellfish Processing Plant Plans Postponed
The construction of a shellfish processing plant originally planned to be built in Bremen this year is being put off, according to John "Boe" Marsh, owner of Community Shellfish LLC.

Friday, April 11, 2014
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Lincoln Academy Celebrates 'Historic Milestone'
Lincoln Academy broke ground on the Cable-Burns Applied Technology and Engineering Center with the help of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins at a ceremony April 11.

Friday, April 11, 2014
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Inmate Allegedly Assaults Corrections Officers
A maximum-security inmate at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset faces new felony charges for allegedly punching two corrections officers.

Friday, April 11, 2014
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New Home for Whitefield Food Pantry
With 41 boxes of food ready to be distributed to the Whitefield community, volunteers of the Whitefield Food Pantry hosted an open house April 3 at its new location at St. Denis Hall.

Friday, April 11, 2014
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