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Saturday, February 6, 2016 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 141 Issue 05
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Commissioners Name New County Administrator
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners announced Tuesday, Feb. 2 that Carrie Kipfer will take the reigns as county administrator following the departure of John O'Connell.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Sports
Sports Statistics
Coach DePatsy Collects 300th Win
Medomak Valley boys basketball coach Nick DePatsy collected his 300th career win Feb. 2 in the Panthers' win over Mt. Ararat. Over a third (112) of his wins have come at Medomak Valley where he has coached since the 2007-2008 season. He collected 29 wins in three seasons at Lincoln Academy.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Letters
Letters to the Editor
GOOD MAN GONE
The news of Arthur Dexter's passing had barely settled in last week when we received word, just after deadline, that former Medomak Valley High School Principal Ronald Dolloff had gone on to his reward at the age of 79.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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News | Police/Sheriff | Courts
Medomak Takes Fourth at State Cheering Championships
Despite a nearly flawless routine, the Medomak Valley High School Panthers finished fourth at the state class B cheering championships at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday, Feb. 6.

Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Friday Storm Stronger Than Forecast
An all day storm on Friday hit a bit harder than expected when the center of circulation tracked further west than originally forecast.

Friday, February 5, 2016
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Damariscotta Town Office Closes Early
The Damariscotta town office will close early Friday, Feb. 5 due to weather conditions.

Friday, February 5, 2016
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Edgecomb Trio Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Grow Lights
Three Edgecomb residents have been arrested for allegedly stealing grow lights from a general store in China, Maine and trading the lights for heroin.

Friday, February 5, 2016
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Road Conditions Lead to Several Accidents
Heavy snowfall and resulting road conditions have contributed to several motor-vehicle accidents around Lincoln County on Friday morning, Feb. 5.

Friday, February 5, 2016
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Court Upholds Conviction in Murder of Former Bremen Woman
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Feb. 2 unanimously affirmed the murder conviction of a Lewiston man.

Friday, February 5, 2016
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Wiscasset Police Department Hires New Officer
The Wiscasset Police Department has hired a new full-time officer to fill the vacancy created by Sgt. Alfred "Willy" Simmons' promotion.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Updated: Waldoboro Man Allegedly Held Woman Four Days
A Waldoboro man allegedly held a woman against her will for four days last month, beating and stabbing her and holding a gun to her head, according to court documents.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Renowned Pemaquid Beach Sculptor Remembered
Celebrated artist and longtime Pemaquid Beach resident Cabot Lyford passed away at the age of 90 on Jan. 21, leaving behind countless sculptures of metal, wood, and stone.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Veteran Officer to Serve as Wiscasset PD's Second-in-Command
There is only one time in an officer's career when they are promoted to sergeant, Wiscasset Police Chief Troy Cline said. The Wiscasset Police Department, colleagues, family, and friends packed into the Wiscasset town office meeting room to celebrate that time for Alfred "Willy" Simmons.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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South Bristol Sixth-Grader Wins Lincoln County Spelling Bee
By correctly spelling the word chutney in the final round of competition, South Bristol sixth-grader Olivia Stiles secured her victory during the Lincoln County Spelling Bee at Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Thompson Ice House Addition to House Archives, Tools
Visitors to the annual ice harvest at the Thompson Ice House in South Bristol will be greeted by a new addition, as a building is under construction to house the organization's archives and an expansion of the existing museum.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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