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Friday, April 17, 2015 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 140 Issue 16
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Inspection Reveals All Light Fixtures in Whitefield Gymnasium Overheating
Whitefield Elementary School Principal Joshua McNaughton held up a 250 watt metal alloy bulb and a piece of melted wire, taken from a light fixture in the Whitefield Elementary School gymnasium at the RSU 12 Board of Directors meeting Thursday, April 9.

"It's a miracle the whole place didn't burn down," he said.


Friday, April 10, 2015
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Sports
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Two Damariscotta Men Love Competing in Grueling Sport of Arm-Wrestling
Two Damariscotta men, Justin Vannah and Nate Riley, have taken their love of arm-wrestling to a whole other level. They have spent the past three years driving around New England competing in arm-wrestling events.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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WE HEAR YOU, WE THANK YOU
The folks at the Lincoln County Communications Center are a daily part of life at The Lincoln County News. We hear their voices over the scanner as we go about our daily bustle. Most of the breaking news stories we write starts with them.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Lincoln Academy Cuts Ribbon For New Buildings
U.S. Sen. Angus King cut the ribbon to mark the opening of Lincoln Academy's new residence hall and technology center Friday, April 17.

Friday, April 17, 2015
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Damariscotta Explores Solar Power
The town of Damariscotta is exploring the feasibility of installing solar panels on the roof of the fire station, according to Town Manager Matt Lutkus.

Friday, April 17, 2015
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State to Install Rumble Strips on Route 1
The Department of Transportation will install rumble strips on Route 1 in Damariscotta, Edgecomb, Newcastle, Nobleboro, and Waldoboro this summer.

Friday, April 17, 2015
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Walpole Residents Discharged From Hospital After Route 1 Crash
A car accident on Route 1 in Edgecomb at approximately 2:47 p.m. on April 15 sent two Walpole residents to different area hospitals. They have since been discharged.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Lincoln County Communications Center Recognized for Service
They stand ready 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer every 9-1-1 call made in Lincoln County. The response of every fire department, ambulance service, and law enforcement agency in Lincoln County depends on them.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Westport Island Volunteers Hard at Work
Volunteers have always been an important part of Westport Island town government, as with most towns and cities throughout the country. The week of April 12 to 18 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week, the time for towns to show their appreciation to their volunteers.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Hannaford Reps Talk Expansion With Waldoboro Planning Board
Representatives from Hannaford Bros. met with the Waldoboro Planning Board April 8 to discuss the company's plans to expand its store at the corner of Routes 1 and 32.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Lincoln County Detective to Focus on Domestic Violence
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Detective Jared Mitkus will focus on domestic violence investigations in his new position.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Bond Brothers Hardware Building Sold
The former Bond Brothers Hardware building, located on Route 32 in Jefferson, was sold on March 30 to a Massachusetts couple. The property was purchased by James (Jim) and Marie Lindsey, summer residents who own a house on South Clary Road.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Dogs and Handlers Train on Search and Rescue at Wavus
About 25 handler/dog teams came to Wavus Camps in Jefferson between April 11 to 13 to learn about scent and do practical training with Maine Search and Rescue Dogs.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Twin Villages Selectmen Agree to Continue Joint Public Works
The Damariscotta and Newcastle boards of selectmen have agreed to continue working toward an extension of the interlocal agreement between the towns for public works.

Monday, April 13, 2015
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Fire Destroys Damariscotta Cottage, Shed
Fire destroyed a small house and shed at 65 Cathedral Pines Road in Damariscotta the afternoon of Saturday, April 11.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
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