Lincoln County News | Newcastle, ME
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 140 Issue 09
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Happy Farm Barn in Whitefield Collapses
The Happy Farm barn in Whitefield, a community landmark, collapsed Sunday, Feb. 22, due to the weight of snow, owner Robin Chase said.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Sports
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Medomak Boys Win East B Basketball Championship
Medomak Valley boys basketball team rallied from behind in the fourth quarter in the East Class B Regional finals to beat Winslow 51-48 and earn a berth in the State Class B championships.



Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Letters
Letters to the Editor
ON THE MERITS
Governor Paul LePage laid out a convincing case for his proposed budget in Waldoboro last Wednesday. Granted, he had a receptive audience in the form of the Lincoln County Republican Committee, but it was still an impressive performance given the budget's complexity.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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News | Police/Sheriff | Courts
Update: Details of Waldoboro Incident Still Unclear, But Not a Hoax, Police Say
An incident that began in Waldoboro the night of Feb. 25 and ended in Augusta may not be a kidnapping as was originally reported to police, but Waldoboro Police Officer Larry Hesseltine doesn't believe it was a hoax.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Alna to Vote on Developing Fireworks Ordinance
Alna voters will decide whether to develop a new ordinance regulating the use of fireworks at the March annual town meeting, due to a citizens petition.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Round Pond-filmed Horror Movie to Premiere at Texas Festival
A low-budget horror movie filmed in Round Pond last winter will premiere at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas at midnight March 16.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Without Helping Hands, Jefferson Area Food Bank Could Close
With the two volunteers who run the Jefferson Area Food Bank planning to step down in June, the food bank could close its doors for good if no one takes the place of Ellis and Donna Bond.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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County's New Chief Democrat Talks Philosophy, Priorities
The new leader of the Democratic Party in Lincoln County takes over after a disappointing 2014 election for Democrats across the state and the nation.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Damariscotta Salt Shed Collapses
Damariscotta's salt shed collapsed around 2 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, under the weight of wet snow, according to Damariscotta Superintendent of Roads, Buildings, and Grounds Steve Reynolds.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Governor LePage Addresses Lincoln County Republicans
Taking to the road to rally support for his proposed budget, Maine Gov. Paul LePage brought his case to the people Wednesday night, appearing before the monthly meeting of the Lincoln County Republican Committee Feb. 18.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Coast Guard Vessel Frees Ice-Bound Boats in Bremen
A few fishing vessels in Bremen got a helping hand from the U.S. Coast Guard when the Rockland-based cutter Tackle came to town on an ice-breaking mission Feb. 24.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Snowy Roads Contribute to Edgecomb Accident
A Brewer woman was taken to LincolnHealth - Miles Campus in Damariscotta Feb. 25 with complaints of chest pain after an accident at the intersection of Routes 1 and 27 in Edgecomb, according to Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputy Chad Gilbert.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Hoffman Collectibles Finds New Home in Wiscasset
Five months after closing his Waldoboro store, Herman Hoffman has found a new home for Hoffman Collectibles at 291 Bath Rd. in Wiscasset.

Monday, February 23, 2015
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