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  1. Lawmakers want more money for schools, but differ on how muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The Legislature's Education Committee voted Monday to increase funding for public schools over the next two years above the level recommended by Gov. Paul LePage, though Republicans and Democrats on the committee disagreed about the amount. The votes constituted part of the committee's recommendations on LePage's $6.57 billion two-year budget proposal, which faces further debate and votes in the coming weeks and months.


  2. Maine educator, winner of Global Teacher Prize welcomed home by studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Ann Atwell-Mcleod stands with her seventh- and eighth-grade class to recite a poem the class wrote together about the Center for Teaching and Learning. The poem spoke of the school's past, present, and future.


  3. Edgecomb mom denies giving pot brownie to teen daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Jennifer Becker, 49, of Old County Road, Edgecomb, faces a Class C charge of furnishing a Schedule Z drug and a Class D charge of endangering the welfare of a child. "It's hurting my children that it's being blown out of proportion like this," she said in a phone interview Tuesday.


  4. Woman pleads guilty to bringing heroin to Maine from MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Bangor Daily News

    A 25-year-old Edgecomb woman was sentenced March 4 to 3.5 years in prison after pleading guilty to felony charges of trafficking and importing heroin. Stephanie M. Little pleaded guilty to Class A aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs and Class C illegal importation of scheduled drugs during a hearing on March 4 at Sagadahoc County Criminal Court in West Bath, according to court documents.


  5. Maine educator Nancie Atwell wins Global Teacher PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Bangor Daily News

    A teacher of teachers from Maine won what has been called the "Nobel Prize of Teaching" on Sunday in Dubai, as well as the $1 million prize that comes with it. "I'm honored to accept this award, especially so in the company of these extraordinary teachers," Nancie Atwell, 63, of Edgecomb said Sunday morning, moments after her name was announced.


  6. Boothbay man injured in fire that destroyed mobile homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Bangor Daily News

    An elderly man was hurt and a home was destroyed after fire broke out in a mobile home Saturday night. Boothbay Fire Chief Richard Spoffard told CBS 13 News that crews received reports of the fire around 5:30 p.m. Firefighters from Boothbay Harbor, Southport, Edgecomb and Newcastle all responded to help.


  7. Thread Stars and S-hooks, Colonial PossessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Bangor Daily News

    "What Is It? Possessions of a Colonial Household" was the topic of a recent visit between Louise Miller and the students at the Center for Teaching and Learning in Edgecomb. Louise Miller is the Education Coordinator for Lincoln County Historical Association, and she shared with the students several items that would be found in most Colonial households.


  8. Brewer woman injured after her car slides into truck on Route 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A Brewer woman was taken to a hospital in Damariscotta on Wednesday with complaints of chest pain after a collision at the intersection of Route 1 and Route 27 in Edgecomb, according to Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputy Chad Gilbert. Stephanie Hamlin, 46, of Brewer, was driving a red Subaru Outback north on Route 27. As Hamlin was attempting to stop at the Route 1 intersection, her vehicle slid past the stop sign and into Route 1 traffic, striking a northbound silver Toyota Tacoma pickup, Gilbert said.


  9. Man who strolled nude along Route 1 pleads guilty to indecencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A man who walked nude along Route 1 in Edgecomb in June 2014 pleaded guilty to indecent conduct Feb. 3. Matthew F. Meservey, 40, of Westbrook received an unconditional discharge, according to court documents. The sentence means Meservey has been convicted of the crime but will not serve jail time or be subject to other penalties.


  10. Trout, moose, slingshots, and pink hunting clothes debated at the legislature todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    It was an interesting afternoon with the legislature's Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee, hosting hearings on four issues highlighted by Representative Danny Martin's bill, LD 134, calling for more research on moose mortality from ticks. That was the only bill I testified on, and I will provide my testimony at the end of this column.


  11. Quick action by fire crews saves Edgecomb homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Tightly packed plaster and the quick response of the Edgecomb, Boothbay, Newcastle and Wiscasset fire departments prevented flames in a basement crawl space from encompassing the house, Edgecomb Fire Chief Roy Potter said. The Edgecomb Fire Department was paged to Route 27 approximately 9:13 a.m., Potter said.


  12. Merger of Agriculture, Forestry, Parks, and Lands questioned at legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    "When the battle is over" is one of my favorite hymns. But it doesn't apply at the Maine legislature.


  13. Founder of Edgecomb school one of 10 to compete for $1M prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    An Edgecomb teacher and founder of the nonprofit Center for Teaching and Learning is among 10 finalists for the "Nobel Prize of Teaching," the Varkey GEMS Foundation Global Teacher Prize, which includes a $1 million award. Atwell is one of only three U.S. educators to make the final 10, according to a release from the foundation.


  14. Superintendent of Houlton-area schools to leave in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Houlton-area school district once again finds itself in need of a new superintendent after Mike Hammer's surprise resignation on Jan. 5. In a resignation letter, Hammer cited the strain of being away from his family as a contributing factor in his decision. His wife, Julie, who is a physical education instructor at Ellsworth High School, and their two children remained in the Ellsworth area when Hammer relocated to Houlton to take the job.


  15. 'Fuzz therapy': Bowdoin College uses cuddly dogs to ease stress of finals weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Handler Marcia Welch and Riot, an Australian shepherd, prepare to greet Bowdoin College students as part of an animal therapy session at the college library on Monday, Dec. 15. Tugboat, a Bernese mountain dog, gets ready to greet Bowdoin College students at an animal therapy session at the college library on Monday, Dec. 15. Bowdoin College students, including Laura Block, left, and Liam Gunn, right, cuddle with Riot, an Australian shepherd, during a pet therapy session at the college library Monday, Dec. 15. Bowdoin College juniors Zach Albert and Claire Velez cuddle with Riot, an Austrailian shepherd, during an animal therapy session at the college library on Monday, Dec. 15. BRUNSWICK, Maine - Like celebrities evading paparazzi, six furry guests were quietly slipped through a side door into a nondescript first-floor reading room at the Bowdoin College library, barely noticed by the ... (more)


  16. Man arrested, charged with abusing 20-month-old child in EdgecombRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Police say the infant was brought to Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta on Dec. 5 for an evaluation of a swollen elbow. It was determined that the child had extensive bruising to his face, torso and arms, and a broken arm below his elbow.


  17. Edgecomb woman in critical condition in single-vehicle Wiscasset crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A 25-year-old Edgecomb woman is in critical condition at Central Maine Medical Center after a crash Saturday morning. Kristin Ramile was traveling south on Route 27, also known as Gardiner Road, when the 2007 Toyota Yaris she was driving crossed the center line, struck a ditch on the northbound side and flew into the air, striking a tree before rolling over, according to a release from Wiscasset Police Chief Troy Cline.


  18. A Republican for Michaud: LePage's policies have hurt usRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    That doesn't make me any less of a Republican. Four years ago I volunteered with the Gov. Paul LePage's campaign and believed he would be the right choice for our state.


  19. Belfast woman dies in Warren crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A 72-year-old Belfast woman died Monday afternoon when her car crossed the centerline and struck another vehicle head-on. Blanche Foss was declared dead shortly after a LifeFlight helicopter arrived at the nearby Odd Fellow Hall parking lot, according to Knox County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tim Carroll.


  20. Lincoln County Business Resource event slated in EdgecombRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A free Business Resource Event will be held 8-10:00 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Water's Edge Banquet Facility on Route 1 in Edgecomb. Representatives from a number of federal, state and local business development agencies will be on hand to discuss resources available to support businesses and to network with you and other attendees.


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