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Thursday, August 27, 2015 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 140 Issue 35

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Bremen Adventurer Becomes First Woman to Solo Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Laurie Chandler, of Bremen, became the first woman to solo the length of the 749.7 mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail in mid-August. Chandler started her adventure on the Fulton Chain of Lakes in Olde Forge, New York June 20.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Nobleboro Accident Temporarily Slows Traffic
A Damariscotta woman who appeared to be suffering from fatigue drove into a ditch on East Pond Road in Nobleboro Wednesday Aug. 26, a Lincoln County Sheriff's Office deputy said.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
New Harbor Firefighter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
A New Harbor firefighter who remains active with his department after 65 years of service received the Chief Bob Maxcy Lifetime Achievement Award Aug. 19.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Wiscasset Police Department Announces New School Resource Officer
The Wiscasset Police Department has named its new school resource officer. Thomas Hoepner, a veteran law enforcement official with approximately nine years of experience as a school resource officer in Lincoln County, will serve as Wiscasset's second school resource officer.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Bristol Planning Board Denies Kayak Shop's Application
The Bristol Planning Board denied an application by Maine Kayak to continue to operate a kayak rental site at Ellingwood Park at its meeting Thursday, Aug. 20.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Dresden Man Among Group of BIW Employees to Win Lottery
John Mott, of Dresden, is one of 14 employees from Bath Iron Works who won $3 million in the Maine Lottery's Mega Millions game in July.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Bristol to Lower Water Level, Inspect Dam
The town of Bristol, with assistance from engineering firm Wright-Pierce, will inspect and complete a structural analysis of the Bristol Mills Dam in early September.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Crime & Courts

Damariscotta Police Respond to Break-in at Yellowfront

Waldoboro Man Gets Four Years for Crack Cocaine Trafficking

Court Orders Teen to Repay $18,809 for Forging Grandmother's Checks

Nobleboro Man's Sexual Assault Trial Begins

Woolwich Woman Agrees to Plea Deal on Fentanyl Charges

Boothbay Man Reaches Plea Deal in 2013 Home Invasion Case



Wednesday, August 26, 2015
South Bristol Dam Repairs Complete
A dam between Clark's Cove and Clark's Cove Pond in Walpole was repaired Tuesday, Aug. 25 with the goal of preserving the pond.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Whitefield Selectmen Grapple with Bid Policy for Roadwork
A newly adopted bid policy to guide the distribution of funds for roadwork in Whitefield may undergo additional revisions after selectmen grappled with a series of issues raised by awarding work previously handled by the town's road commissioner to outside companies.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Paving to Begin in Damariscotta; Sidewalk Project Delayed
Construction on High Street in Damariscotta will begin Thursday, Aug. 27.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Bristol Mills Man Receives Firefighter of the Year Award
Lincoln County's Firefighter of the Year is a young but accomplished Bristol Mills man who represents the kind of firefighter local departments need more of, according to Bristol's fire chief.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Conservation-Minded 'Hospitality Solution' Pitches Idea to Edgecomb
Growing up, Finley Merrill, of Boston, spent his summers on a wooden boat traveling the coast of Maine. The experience instilled in him a deep appreciation for the natural environment.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015


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