Lincoln County News | Newcastle, ME
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 139 Issue 51
139/50 - December 11, 2014 139/49 - December 04, 2014 139/48 - November 27, 2014 139/47 - November 20, 2014 139/46 - November 13, 2014 139/45 - November 06, 2014 Early Bird 2014 139/44 - October 30, 2014 139/43 - October 23, 2014 139/42 - October 16, 2014 139/41 - October 09, 2014 Pumpkinfest 2014 139/40 - October 02, 2014 139/39 - September 25, 2014 139/38 - September 18, 2014 139/37 - September 11, 2014 139/36 - September 04, 2014 139/35 - August 28, 2014 139/34 - August 21, 2014 139/33 - August 14, 2014 139/32 - August 07, 2014 139/31 - July 31, 2014 139/30 - July 24, 2014 139/29 - July 17, 2014 139/28 - July 10, 2014 139/27 - July 3, 2014 139/26 - June 26, 2014 139/25 - June 19, 2014 139/24 - June 24, 2014 139/23 - June 05, 2014 139/22 - May 29, 2014 139/21 - May 22, 2014 139/20 - May 15, 2014 139/19 - May 08, 2014 Home and Garden 139/18 - May 01, 2014 139/17 - April 24, 2014 139/16 - April 17, 2014 139/15 - April 10, 2014 139/14 - April 03, 2014 139/13 - March 27, 2014 139/12 - March 20, 2014 139/11 - March 13, 2014 139/10 - March 06, 2014 139/09 - February 27, 2014 139/08 - February 20, 2014 139/07 - February 13, 2014 139/06 - February 06, 2014 139/05 - January 30, 2014 139/04 - January 23, 2014 139/03 - January 16, 2014 139/02 - January 09, 2014 139/01 - January 02, 2014 138/52 - December 26, 2013 138/51 - December 19, 2013 138/50 - December 12, 2013 138/49 - December 05, 2013 138/48 - November 28, 2013 138/47 - November 21, 2013 138/46 - November 14, 2013 138/45 - November 07, 2013 Early Bird 2013 138/44 - October 31, 2013 138/43 - October 24, 2013 138/42 - October 17, 2013 138/41 - October 10, 2013 138/40 - October 03, 2013 138/39 - September 26, 2013 138/38 - September 19, 2013 138/37 - September 12, 2013 138/36 - September 05, 2013 138/35 - August 29, 2013 138/34 - August 22, 2013 138/33 - August 15, 2013 138/32 - August 08, 2013 138/31 - August 01, 2013 138/30 - July 25, 2013 138/29 - July 18, 2013 138/28 - July 11, 2013 138/27 - July 4, 2013 138/26 - June 27, 2013 138/25 - June 20, 2013 138/24 - June 13, 2013 138/23 - June 06, 2013 138/22 - May 30, 2013 138/21 - May 23, 2013 138/20 - May 16, 2013 138/19 - May 09, 2013 138/18 - May 02, 2013 138/17 - April 25, 2013 138/16 - April 18, 2013 138/15 - April 11, 2013 138/14 - April 04, 2013 138/13 - March 28, 2013 138/12 - March 21, 2013 138/11 - March 14, 2013 138/10 - March 07, 2013 138/09 - Feb. 28, 2013 138/08 - Feb. 21, 2013 138/07 - Feb. 14, 2013 138/03 - Jan. 17, 2013 138/06 - Feb. 07, 2013 138/04 - Jan. 24, 2013 138/05 - Jan. 31, 2013
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Top Story
Deputies Attend Wreaths Across America Ceremony In D.C.
For the first time in the history of Wreaths Across America, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office was represented. Deputy Kevin Dennison and Detective Scott Hayden traveled to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia Saturday, Dec. 13 to honor those who have fallen in service to their country.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Sports
Sports Statistics
Bulldogs nip Lady Wolverines
Hall-Dale defended their home turf Tuesday night for a 41-32 win over Wiscasset girls basketball team.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Letters
Letters to the Editor
A LAUDABLE GOAL
We are delighted by the news that RSU 12 is one of 13 Maine school districts to share in a $14.8 million Department of Education preschool expansion grant.

To date, all available research indicates the earlier children start learning, the better they do over life's long haul. We certainly support pre-K classes in concept. As always, however, the devil is in the details.


Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Current News
News | Police/Sheriff | Courts
Jefferson's Education Shortfall Narrows; Officials Sit Tight
Schools officials reported a better outlook regarding Jefferson's anticipated budget shortfall in a meeting with the town's selectmen Dec. 15, and both bodies opted to continue a wait-and-see approach on the issue.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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RSU 12 Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Preschool Expansion Grant
RSU 12 was one of 13 school districts in Maine awarded a multimillion-dollar Department of Education preschool expansion grant on Dec. 10. A total of $14.8 million in federal funds will go to Maine schools to increase access to preschool education - approximately $3.2 million will go to RSU 12.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Round Pond's Washington School Raises Belfry
After seven years and $40,000 raised by donations and fundraisers, the 1885 Washington School's belfry was raised and attached to the building in Round Pond Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Lincoln County Celebrates Chester Fossett's 44 Years of Service
Municipal officers and court officials gathered at the Lincoln County Courthouse to celebrate Chester Fossett's 44 years of service to Lincoln County on Tuesday, Dec. 16. Fossett has served as the Register of Probate since 1987, overseeing the operations of the Probate Court.

He leaves his post in January 2015.


Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Early Deadlines
Christmas
The Lincoln County News will be closed Thursday, Dec. 25 due to the holiday. Any early copy will be appreciated.

Advertising deadline is Friday, Dec. 19, noon; News copy, Monday, Dec. 22, 2 p.m.


Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Wiscasset Airport Manager Makes Resignation Official
Wiscasset's Municipal Airport Manager Ervin Deck's resignation became official Monday, Dec. 15 when he submitted letter to Town Manager Marian Anderson.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Jefferson Road Commissioner Stepping Down in April
Jefferson Road Commissioner Alan Johnston submitted a letter of resignation to the town's selectmen Dec. 15. He plans to step down from his role effective April 1.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Edgecomb Fire Chief, School Committee Recommend Sale of Tractor
Edgecomb Fire Chief Roy Potter and the Edgecomb School Committee have reached consensus on what to do with the Edgecomb Eddy School's old tractor, currently in need of repairs.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Wiscasset Police Seek Local Man Following High Speed Pursuit
Wiscasset Police are currently looking for a Wiscasset man who allegedly eluded apprehension following a high speed pursuit this morning.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Edgecomb Man Arrested For Alleged Child Abuse
An Edgecomb man has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly striking a 20-month-old toddler in the face and breaking the child's arm, according to a Dec. 12 Lincoln County Sheriff's Office press release.

Friday, December 12, 2014
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