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Monday, July 27, 2015 Serving Maine and Lincoln County for over a century. Volume 140 Issue 30

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Dresden Accident Sends One to Hospital
A rear-end accident on Route 127 in Dresden caused a truck to flip onto its side and sent the driver to the hospital shortly before 9:30 a.m. Thursday July 23.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
South Bristol dedicates veterans monument
South Bristol dedicated a new monument to its veterans with help from Maine's first lady and state legislators at the town office Friday, July 17.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Pemaquid Point Restaurant Reinvents Itself With New Look, Menu
Pemaquid Point's Bradley Inn restaurant has reinvented itself with an updated menu, a redesigned bar and dining room, and a more comfortable, less formal atmosphere.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Newcastle Prepares for End of Interlocal Public Works
The Newcastle Board of Selectmen met Monday, July 20, and addressed Damariscotta's decision to terminate the interlocal public works agreement.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Lincoln Academy Shares Progress and Plans at Annual Meeting
The Lincoln Academy Board of Trustees held its annual meeting Tuesday, July 21, announcing the school's growth in residential enrollment and plans for the upcoming year, including a student union in the Hall House basement.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Wiscasset Author Releases Second Book On Town's Past
Wiscasset resident Phil DiVece has filled many roles during his lifetime: a husband, father, reporter, newspaper publisher, teacher, selectman, and now author of his second book about Wiscasset's past.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Midcoast Animal Shelters Enter Into Management Agreement
After months of conversations, the Lincoln County Animal Shelter and the Coastal Humane Society entered into a four-month management agreement on July 6. The agreement comes on the heels of the public release of the Lincoln County Animal Shelter's forensic audit, a review of seven years of financial records complicated by poor record-keeping.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Mason Station, Wiscasset Primary School to Go On the Market
The Wiscasset Primary School and Mason Station will go on the market, Wiscasset selectmen decided at their Tuesday, July 21 meeting. Real estate agent Sherri Dunbar, of Dunham Realty, was instructed to aggressively pursue their sale.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Save Lupine Field Group in the Home Stretch
The grassroots effort to purchase Lupine Field in Round Pond was near its fundraising goal by the purchase deadline of July 15. The Round Pond Village Improvement Society, in partnership with the Medomak Valley Land Trust, has entered into a contract to purchase and preserve the field.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Updated - Damariscotta Votes to Discontinue Interlocal Public Works Agreement
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen met July 15 and approved the termination of the interlocal public works agreement with Newcastle effective Oct. 31. Selectmen Josh Pinkham, Jim Cosgrove, George Parker, and Ronn Orenstein voted in favor of the motion, and Chair Robin Mayer abstained. Mayer did not explain her abstention.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
South Bristol Celebrates 100th Birthday
The town of South Bristol celebrated its 100th birthday with a fair, fireworks, and a parade, as well as ceremonies and exhibits, Friday through Sunday, July 17 to 19.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Texas Flying Legends Museum to Appear in Wiscasset
Due to last-minute cancellations, the Texas Flying Legends Museum is planning to make an appearance in Wiscasset at the end of July, General Manager Scott Tollefson said. Whether a public event will be organized to coincide with their stay at the Wiscasset Municipal Airport, however, remains up in the air.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Bigger Subsidy Could Mean Smaller Local Shares in RSU 40
Regional School Unit 40 ended up with more state subsidy this year than expected and, if voters approve, it could mean lower local costs for the district's five towns.
Friday, July 17, 2015


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