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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
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
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
Damariscotta's Draft Adult Entertainment Ordinance Restricts Locations
Adult entertainment establishments in Damariscotta could only operate in two areas of town if voters adopt a draft ordinance.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Damariscotta Waterfront Survey Results Mixed on Boardwalk, Misery Gulch
Respondents to a recent survey want the town of Damariscotta to rebuild its municipal parking lot, add more parking, and build public restrooms, but disagree about a potential boardwalk and improvements to Misery Gulch.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Edgecomb Planning Board, Salt Point LLC Settle Subdivision Dispute
The Edgecomb Planning Board ended their dispute with Salt Point LLC by approving a clarified subdivision plan that lists two tracts of land at the center of the debate as lots.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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