Molnlycke Health Care has selected Wiscasset over Brunswick for the expansion of its MIdcoast Rynel facilities. Molnlycke Development Director James Detert made the announcement at the board of selectmen's meeting Dec. 17.
The Lincoln County News is currently engaged in a polite, but pointed, standoff with Two Bridges Regional Jail officials regarding our request for a probable cause statement related to a recent arrest.
Wiscasset's Town Manager Laurie Smith will leave her post Feb. 7, 2014, to become Kennebunkport's town manager. Smith submitted her resignation to the board of selectmen Dec. 10, and broke the news to town employees the next day during the weekly office meeting.
A Dresden woman was ejected from her vehicle and left with a leg injury following an accident on Route 128 in Dresden, which resulted in the vehicle becoming completely immersed in the Eastern River in the early morning hours of Dec. 13.
Wiscasset has a new employee at the town office. Ellin Jasmin, of Bowdoin, was hired last month to replace the retiring Becky Applin. A native Mainer, Jasmin is a former teacher, missionary, and bank employee who now works in accounts payable for the town.
A rear-end accident on Route 1 and a subsequent rear-end accident in the opposite lane occurring five minutes later in the same area, created a "substantial traffic issue" Dec. 6, according to Waldoboro Police Chief Bill Labombarde.
After 31 years of teaching, Wiscasset High School teacher Shari Templeton has decided to close the door on her public teaching career effective Jan. 24, 2014 and has accepted a position with the Maine Department of Education as a state science specialist.
Updated at 12:14 p.m. on Dec. 18 -- 12 inches of snowfall in Bristol and 11 inches in Westport Island.
Some Lincoln County schools and businesses are reporting closures and delays following an overnight snowstorm that lasted a bit longer than forecast, and may have dumped more snow than predicted. On the bright side, no power outages have been reported in Lincoln County by Central Maine Power despite the snowfall accumulation, which stayed light and "fluffy" because of low temps. Additionally, aside from the usual slide offs, no major incidents have been reported regarding the storm at the time of this posting.