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Saturday, April 25, 2015 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 140 Issue 17
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Property Tax Hike Expected in Edgecomb
A significant tax increase may be the only long-term solution to Edgecomb's budget woes, selectmen said at their meeting Monday, April 20.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Medomak Boys Win Opening Track Meet
Valley boys won their opening track meet on April 17 at Camden Hills.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Money, a very wise man once said, is only important, not for baubles it buys, but for the thing it creates...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Man's Body Recovered After Garage Fire In Waldoboro, Business Owner Missing
Updated April 24 at 9:00 p.m.
The body of a man found in the basement of Pinkham's Auto Repair & Tires in Waldoboro after a fire April 24 has been taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Augusta for an autopsy and identification, according to a press release from the State Fire Marshal's Office. Meanwhile, the business's owner, Jeff Pinkham, is missing and his truck was parked inside the garage at the time of the fire, according to the release.


Friday, April 24, 2015
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Wiscasset School Resource Officer Back on the Warrant
The question of Wiscasset's school resource 0fficer will be decided by voters at the annual town meeting. Wiscasset selectmen voted 3-2 to restore a warrant article about the position in the final minutes of a special meeting held to finalize the warrant Friday, April 24.

Friday, April 24, 2015
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Hilltop Stop's Waldoboro Location Set to Open Monday
Hilltop Stop's expansion to Waldoboro is nearly complete and the company's location at Kaler's Corner is expected to open at 6 a.m. on Monday, April 27, according to co-owner Gary Gravel.

Friday, April 24, 2015
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Fire Destroys Dresden Home
Fire destroyed a home on Hunter Road in Dresden around midday Friday, April 24. Ten fire departments battled the blaze for more than two hours.

Friday, April 24, 2015
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Dow's Discount Opens in Waldoboro
Dow's Discount furniture store opened its doors April 22, and owners Dana and Lisa Dow have offered part of the building's space to the Midcoast Sports Hall of Fame for a nominal fee, according to Dana Dow.

Friday, April 24, 2015
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Bremen Shellfish Processor Moves Into New Plant
After an 18-month process, Bremen's Community Shellfish LLC moved into its brand new facility on Route 32 in mid-March, according to owner Boe Marsh.

Friday, April 24, 2015
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State Recognizes Dresden, Edgecomb Schools for Performance
Dresden Elementary and Edgecomb Eddy are two of just 12 schools to earn recognition as High Performance Reward Schools from the Maine Department of Education.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Wiscasset Welcomes Little Village Bistro to Town
The Little Village Bistro opened its doors for business Friday, April 17. Town officials had a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 65 Gardiner Road to welcome Tony and Cassandra Bickford's new business to town the same day.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Wiscasset Family Sponsors Plate for The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital
A Wiscasset family whose daughter was helped by The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital wanted to give back, and so they teamed up with the hospital's director of special and annual giving to develop a new charity license plate.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Helicopter That Crashed In Whitefield Had Fuel, No Mechanical Anomalies
Reports by the National Transportation Safety Board and Rolls-Royce about a helicopter crash in Whitefield in May 2014 say examinations found no anomalies that would have prevented normal operation of the aircraft.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Lincoln Academy Cuts Ribbon for New Buildings
Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, cut the ribbon to mark the opening of Lincoln Academy's new residence hall and technology center in Newcastle Friday, April 17.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Benefit for Walt and Vikki Hilton Set for Saturday
The community is rallying to support longtime Damariscotta residents Walt and Vikki Hilton. A spaghetti supper and silent auction is planned for Saturday, April 25 beginning at 4:30 p.m. Both of the Hiltons are facing medical challenges that require travel and services that insurances cannot provide. Laura Benner and Judy McLain decided to take matters into their own hands and help their friends.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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