Lincoln County News | Newcastle, ME
Sunday, January 25, 2015 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 140 Issue 04
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Fire Service Remembers Newcastle Firefighter as Leader, Mentor
Newcastle 1st Assistant Fire Chief Michael "Newman" Santos died unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 16. Santos, 67, was the president of the Lincoln County Fire Academy and authored "The Hose Line" column for The Lincoln County News.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Medomak Valley Cheerleaders Rock Their Way to KVAC Championships

Medomak Valley cheerleaders won the 2015 KVAC Class B cheering championships on Monday, at the Augusta Civic Center. The title is the Panthers' third in five years. Medomak also won the KVAC crown in 2011 and 2013, and were runners-up to Leavitt in 2012 and runners-up to Gardiner in 2014.


Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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A TASK SUCH THAT IT CAN NEVER BE COMPLETED
We can't think of a more difficult job in Maine public service right now than that of overseeing county corrections.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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News | Police/Sheriff | Courts
Major Storm Looms For Tues.
Forecasters are in agreement that a major storm will plow through Lincoln County beginning late Monday night and continuing into Tuesday night, bringing the possibility of heavy snowfall, high winds and blizzard conditions. The National Weather Service has already issued a Winter Storm Watch, which is soon expected to be upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning, regarding this event.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Fast Moving Sunday Storm Leaves Fresh Blanket of Snowfall
The effects of an ocean storm reached far enough into Lincoln County to leave an estimated 4 to 8 inches of snowfall accumulation, but little else in the way of damage.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
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No Injuries in Wiscasset Rollover
No injuries occurred when the driver of a GMC SUV lost control of his vehicle on Route 1 in Wiscasset around 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 24.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Maine Ethics Commission Fines Waldoboro Man who Sent Defamatory Mailer in House Race
Members of the Maine Ethics Commission had tough words for a Waldoboro man Friday when the panel levied fines totaling $285 against him for election finance filing violations.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Area Firefighters Contain Chimney Fire in Damariscotta
The Newcastle, Bristol, and Damariscotta Fire Departments received a report of a potential structure fire on Standpipe Road in Damariscotta at approximately 9:11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 24.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
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LePage Wants to Replace Secretary of State With a Lieutenant Governor
Republican Gov. Paul LePage wants to get rid of the secretary of state position and replace it with a lieutenant governor.

Friday, January 23, 2015
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Waldoboro Woman Allegedy Hits Handicapped Man with Minivan
A Waldoboro woman faces misdemeanor charges after she allegedly hit a handicapped man with a minivan in the parking lot of the Damariscotta Hannaford. Police said the woman then parked illegally in an handicapped space and continued into the store.

Friday, January 23, 2015
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Somerville Planning Board Moves Proposed Ordinances Ahead
Following a lightly attended public hearing where one resident raised a number of concerns, the Somerville Planning Board voted to move ahead with proposed subdivision and site plan review ordinances as written and address any concerns at a later time.

Friday, January 23, 2015
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Special Town Meeting in Somerville Feb. 7
Somerville voters will decide whether to transfer $252,000 from the town's general fund to several reserve accounts and whether to approve two new ordinances at a special town meeting scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7.

Friday, January 23, 2015
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RSU 40 Board Approves Medomak Valley Varsity Football Team
Acting in front of a sea of blue and gold, the RSU 40 Board of Directors voted Jan. 22 to approve a varsity football team at Medomak Valley High School for a three year probationary term, just one year after its approval of a school club team.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
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Five Area Conservation Groups Consider Merger
Five conservation organizations spanning from Southport to Montville are exploring consolidating into a new, regional organization, and proposals could go before their respective boards and memberships as early as this summer.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
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L.A. Students to Move Into New Dormitory
Forty Lincoln Academy students and several school employees with their families plan to move into the school's new dormitory by the end of February vacation.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
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