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Friday, May 22, 2015 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 140 Issue 21

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Memorial Day: A Veteran Remembers
On Monday, May 25, Americans celebrate Memorial Day, a day set aside each year to honor the men and women who gave their lives while in the service of the country.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Sports Statistics
Lincoln Academy Softball 11-0
Lincoln Academy softball shut out Morse 7-0 Friday in Newcastle to improve their record to 10-0. The team defeated Spruce Mountain 6-1 on May 13 at the Eagles home field raising their record to 11-0.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Letters to the Editor
A good story, as any storyteller knows, involves some sort of conflict.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Current News
News | Police/Sheriff | Courts
Medomak Middle School Oil Cleanup Winding Down
Replacement leach fields at Medomak Middle School are up and running and water testing will be ongoing following an event in February where Rockland-based Maritime Energy accidentally pumped 2,087 gallons of heating fuel into part of the school's septic system.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Hannaford and Waldoboro Planning Board Keep Talking Details
Representatives from Hannaford Supermarkets talked through some finer details about the company's proposed expansion of its Waldoboro location with the town's planning board May 13.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Memorial Day: A Life at Sea
Retired Navy Chief Warrant Officer Rowland Gilbert Sr., of Damariscotta spent most of his working life at sea. He comes by his love of the water naturally: his father was a lobsterman, but the family heritage that drew Gilbert to the Navy dates much further back than his parents.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Bremen Doctor Honored by Governor, Maine EMS
A Bremen man who has worked in emergency and transportation medicine for over 40 years was honored at the State House May 18 with the State of Maine Emergency Medical Services' Governor's Award.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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RSU 12 Voters Approve Budget
Updated with exact local contribution figures

The seven towns of the Sheepscot Valley Regional School Unit approved the district's 2015-2016 budget of $20,271,921 during a meeting at Chelsea Elementary School Tuesday, May 19.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Truck Hits Bristol Town Hall and Veterans Monument, Driver Leaves Scene
A Bristol woman faces a misdemeanor charge after striking the Bristol town hall and a veterans monument with a pickup truck and leaving the scene.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Wiscasset's Seventh Grade Shares Lessons From the Holocaust
The lights went out in the Wiscasset Middle School gym Friday, May 15. In darkness, the seventh grade walked in holding handmade butterflies illuminated by a small electronic tea light.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Full-time Fire Chief, Use of Woodend Boat Fund Voted Down in Edgecomb
Updated May 20 at 2:00 p.m.
Edgecomb voters turned down a full-time fire chief and using the Woodend Boat Fund to augment the town's surplus account at the 2015 annual town meeting. The meeting had a higher than average turnout and lasted approximately 4½ hours with numerous amendments made to the warrant.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Jefferson Snowplowing Contract to Jump by a Third
After discussions at their two May meetings, the Jefferson Board of Selectmen voted May 18 to award the plowing and sanding of town roads for the next two winters to Gordon Libby Forest Products at an overall rate roughly one-third higher than this year.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Damariscotta to Reconsider Secondary Education Budget
Damariscotta voters will reconvene Thursday, May 28 to consider the same 2015-2016 secondary education budget proposal voted down at a special town meeting May 6.

Friday, May 15, 2015
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