Midcoast Humane is inviting residents and businesses to join them at two town hall meetings in Damariscotta and Boothbay Harbor to hear how the community can continue to help them make life better for animals and people in Lincoln County.
The Consolidated School District (CSD) School Committee received updates and further discussion on a few topics Feb. 14 including a potential Boothbay Region High School boys’ lacrosse team. Members also heard from BRHS teachers Mark Gorey and Skip L'Heureux on cyberbullying.
Post offices across the state will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, as we celebrate Presidents Day. Street delivery on Monday will be limited to guaranteed overnight parcels and there will be no collection of mail.
Full retail and delivery operations will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 19.
Eugene Sukeforth, 83, of Wiscasset, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release, after he pleaded guilty in November to one count of Gross Sexual Assault, a Class A crime, involving a minor.
Edgecomb residents are likely to see a hefty increase in the next year’s school budget. The school committee is recommending a $3,172,191 budget which reflects a 10.9 percent increase. Edgecomb school officials explained their proposed FY20 school spending plan on Feb.
On March 2, The Morris Farm and Chewonki will co-convene the 5th annual Lincoln County Food Security Forum at Chewonki. We are fortunate this year to bring Dr. Donna Beegle, a nationally renowned public speaker, author, and national poverty expert to Maine to give the forum’s keynote address.
The days of taxation without representation for some Boothbay Harbor Sewer District members may be numbered. The district is seeking a charter change to let Boothbay residents serve as trustees. The district was created in 1962 and incorporated Boothbay’s geographic region in 2006.
Midcoast Conservancy’s Conservation Committee recently met for the first time following the merger between Midcoast and Medomak Valley Land Trust. The event yielded a summary of progress to date and plans for the future, and offered a picture of a growing, thriving organization.
Rebuilding Together-Lincoln County, an affiliate of leading national nonprofit organization Rebuilding Together, announced Feb. 13 it will receive a $30,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).