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Monday, October 20, 2014 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 139 Issue 42
139/42 - October 16, 2014 139/41 - October 09, 2014 Pumpkinfest 2014 139/40 - October 02, 2014 139/39 - September 25, 2014 139/38 - September 18, 2014 139/37 - September 11, 2014 139/36 - September 04, 2014 139/35 - August 28, 2014 139/34 - August 21, 2014 139/33 - August 14, 2014 139/32 - August 07, 2014 139/31 - July 31, 2014 139/30 - July 24, 2014 139/29 - July 17, 2014 139/28 - July 10, 2014 139/27 - July 3, 2014 139/26 - June 26, 2014 139/25 - June 19, 2014 139/24 - June 24, 2014 139/23 - June 05, 2014 139/22 - May 29, 2014 139/21 - May 22, 2014 139/20 - May 15, 2014 139/19 - May 08, 2014 Home and Garden 139/18 - May 01, 2014 139/17 - April 24, 2014 139/16 - April 17, 2014 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 - November 14, 2013 138/45 - November 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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Pumpkinfest Draws Record Breaking Crowds
The 2014 Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta drew banner crowds this year on Columbus Day weekend. Local police estimated the crowd at the Pumpkin Parade on Saturday alone as greater than 8,000 spectators.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Sports
Sports Statistics
Panthers Crush Lions, Get Picked Off By Eagles
Medomak Valley split a pair of games this week, falling to Erskine Academy 5-1 on Tuesday, and crushing Belfast in the Lions' den 7-1 on Oct. 9.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Wiscasset Boys Pick Up Second Win of Season
Wiscasset boys soccer team picked up their second win of the season Tuesday on their home field, with a 2-0 shutout over Winthrop. The Wolverines are 2-10 headed into their final week of the season.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Letters
Letters to the Editor
LOOKING AHEAD
We almost made it all the way through this election season with very little in the way of vandalism to political signs, but it seems our luck has run out with barely three weeks to go until the election.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Current News
News | Police/Sheriff | Courts
Petition on Closing of Wiscasset Primary School Submitted Oct. 15
A citizens' petition requiring a referendum vote on the Wiscasset School Board's decision to close the Wiscasset Primary School was submitted to the town office Oct. 15.

Friday, October 17, 2014
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Jury Finds Man Not Guilty of Strangling Pregnant Wife
A jury has found a U.K. citizen not guilty of assault charges in connection to allegations he strangled his pregnant wife with a belt in Boothbay Harbor in December 2013.

Friday, October 17, 2014
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Twin Villages Need Volunteers for Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee
The towns of Damariscotta and Newcastle are in search of bicyclists, runners, walkers, and other volunteers to develop a Twin Villages bicycle and pedestrian plan.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
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Damariscotta Announces Delay for Bristol Road Sidewalk
The construction of a sidewalk on Bristol Road from Main Street in Damariscotta to the Miles Campus of LincolnHealth, long in the works, now appears unlikely to start before 2016.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
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Waldoboro Attorney to Serve 28 Days in Jail
Prominent Waldoboro attorney Philip Cohen will serve 28 days in jail after pleading guilty in July to charges of disorderly conduct and violation of condition of release.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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The Gut to Close Periodically For Bridge Work
The Gut in South Bristol will be subject to periodic closures to marine traffic in the coming months as Cianbro Corporation works to replace the swing bridge spanning the channel, according to the Department of Transportation.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Fossel Running for Senate District 13 Against Johnson
Alna Republican Leslie T. "Les" Fossel is running against Democrat incumbent Sen. Chris Johnson for Senate District 13, representing Washington, Windsor, and all of Lincoln County except Dresden. This is the second go-round for both candidates; Johnson and Fossel previously faced off to represent the same region in 2012.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Long-Time Sheriff and County Commissioner Both Seek Additional Terms
Lincoln County's sheriff and county commissioner for District 2 are both Democrats, both long-serving county officials, and both unopposed in their re-election bids this year.

Sheriff
Todd B. Brackett, D-Nobleboro, is currently in his third term as Lincoln County sheriff.


Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Waldoboro Business Owner Seeks Second Term
Representative Ellen Winchenbach, R-Waldoboro, is a small-business owner in support of a minimum wage increase, access to affordable health care, and looking into ways to keep energy costs down.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Johnson Runs for Re-Election in Senate District 13
Sen. Chris Johnson, D-Somerville, is defending his seat representing Senate District 13, formerly known, before last year's redistricting of the House and Senate, as District 20.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Vandalism of Collins Campaign Signs with Nazi Symbol Being Treated As Hate Crime
Swastikas spray-painted on Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins' campaign signs in Franklin, Kennebec and Lincoln counties over the weekend are being treated as a hate crime, according to Maine law enforcement officials.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Independent Candidate Aims For Civility in Politics
Representative Jeffrey Evangelos, I-Friendship, has his eye on addressing the minimum wage, healthcare, and education funding if reelected this fall and hopes to achieve his goals with a cooperative approach.

Evangelos, an incumbent in the current House District 49, is running against another incumbent, Rep. Ellen Winchenbach, R-Waldoboro.


Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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