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Thursday, March 26, 2015 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 140 Issue 13


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Hannaford to Expand Waldoboro Store
Hannaford Supermarkets announced plans to expand its Waldoboro location by over 50 percent and aims to start construction by next winter, according to a March 25 press release from the company.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Town Meetings

Alna Voters Approve All Articles, Amend Amount for Snowplowing Contract

Alna Election Ushers in New Selectmen

Nobleboro Passes All Articles at Town Meeting

Whitefield Voters Approve Parking Lot, Roads Budget

Bremen Annual Town Meeting March 28

Jefferson Town Meeting Coming up March 31

Two to Compete for Jefferson Select Board Seat

Three Vie for Spot on Jefferson School Committee

Edgecomb Selectmen Hear Case for Full-Time Fire Chief
Representatives from the Edgecomb Fire Department met with the board of selectmen Monday, March 23 to present their case for a full-time fire chief.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Towns Would Bear the Brunt of Proposed RSU 40 Budget Increase
The board-approved budget for RSU 40 includes a 4.97 percent overall increase for 2015-2016, and a drop in anticipated state subsidy means towns would shoulder 80 percent of the $1.1 million budget increase.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Whitefield Selectmen Vote to Waive Foreclosure on Clary Lake Dam
The Whitefield Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to waive foreclosure on Clary Lake dam Tuesday, March 3. The waiver of foreclosure was filed with the registry of deeds Friday, March 20, ending the possibility of transferring ownership of the dam from Pleasant Pond Mill LLC to the town of Whitefield by default.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Lincoln County Recycling Program Wants Your Food Scraps
The Lincoln County Recycling Center is gearing up to further reduce the county's waste stream by transforming food scraps into nutrient-rich compost, also known as "black gold." The food scrap composting program, which began approximately one year ago, is weighing options for expansion.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Damariscotta River Association Purchases South Bristol Island
The Damariscotta River Association has purchased 2.9-acre Crow Island in South Bristol with plans to conserve the island, ensure public access, and protect island wildlife.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Nancie Atwell, Winner of the Global Teacher Prize, Comes Home
The morning meeting is a tradition at the Center for Teaching and Learning in Edgecomb. On Friday, March 20, over 100 extra guests joined the Center for Teaching and Learning for their morning meeting to welcome Nancie Atwell home.
Friday, March 20, 2015

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