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  1. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lincoln County News

    Updated March 27 at 11:37 a.m. Students were evacuated and sent home from Whitefield Elementary School the morning of March 27 after a fire started in a gymnasium light fixture. Friday, March 27, 2015 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.

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  2. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lincoln County News

    Update March 27 at 10:51 a.m. The Whitefield Fire Department is currently on scene at Whitefield Elementary School after being paged out for a reported fire in the school's gymnasium. Friday, March 27, 2015 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.

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  3. Edgecomb Selectmen Hear Case for Full-Time Fire ChiefRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lincoln County News

    Edgecomb Fire Chief Roy Potter, former fire chief Tom Trowbridge, and Capt. Stephen Fenton discuss the need for a full-time fire chief with Edgecomb selectmen Monday.

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  4. Towns Would Bear the Brunt of Proposed RSU 40 Budget IncreaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lincoln County News

    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. The Regional School Unit 40 Board of Directors approved a budget proposed at $24,032,456.26, up $1,138,886.46 or 4.97 percent over the current year, at the board's March 19 meeting.

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  5. Local man Indicted for Allegedly Tampering with Witness in Sexual Abuse CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lincoln County News

    A local martial arts instructor awaiting trial on four felony charges, including a sexual abuse charge involving a former student, now faces a new charge of tampering with a witness. Brant W. Perkins, 56, of Boothbay Harbor and formerly of Edgecomb, allegedly told another of his students to fabricate a journal of their jiujitsu sessions in order to establish an alibi defense against a child pornography possession charge, according to an affidavit by Maine State Police Detective Joshua Birmingham.

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  6. CourtsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lincoln County News

    A Lincoln County Grand Jury indicted an Alna man March 10 on one misdemeanor charge of assault, though he was originally charged with felony aggravated assault. Wednesday, March 18, 2015 A 32-year-old Bristol woman pleaded guilty to felony theft charges Feb. 26 in connection with her theft and resale of two firearms in spring 2014.

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  7. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lincoln County News

    Newcastle artist, writer, and animal activist Kelly Patton Brook will unveil a special exhibition of her artwork in a fundraising effort for the Lincoln County Animal Shelter in Edgecomb. Thursday, March 19, 2015 Damariscotta residents quickly and unanimously approved permanent restrictions on where adult entertainment establishments can open during a special town meeting Wednesday, March 18. Wednesday, March 18, 2015 For more than 10 years, the Midcoast Economic Development District has served as one of Maine's seven economic development districts - a regional partner to the federal government in efforts to stimulate the economy and create job growth.

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    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lincoln County News

    A Lincoln County Grand Jury indicted an Alna man March 10 on one misdemeanor charge of assault, though he was originally charged with felony aggravated assault. Wednesday, March 18, 2015 A 32-year-old Bristol woman pleaded guilty to felony theft charges Feb. 26 in connection with her theft and resale of two firearms in spring 2014.

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  9. Edgecomb School Founder Wins 'Nobel Prize' of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lincoln County News

    Center for Teaching and Learning students proudly hold up homemade signs Monday, March 16 congratulating school founder Nancie Atwell for winning the Global Teacher Prize. The Center for Teaching and Learning has operated quietly in Edgecomb for over 20 years as a "demonstration school" to teach both students and educators a unique, innovative, and joyful approach to learning.

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  10. Edgecomb Man Indicted on Child Abuse ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lincoln County News

    An Edgecomb man has been indicted on charges of aggravated assault, a class B felony; and domestic violence assault on a child less than six years old, a class C felony, for allegedly striking a 20-month-old toddler in the face and pulling his arm, causing broken bones. Matthew Grasser Jr., 21, of Edgecomb, was indicted March 10 on felony charges stemming from his Dec. 9, 2014 arrest.

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  11. Police/SheriffRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Lincoln County News

    On March 8, Reserve Deputy Mark Walsh was dispatched to a report of a vehicle fire at a business in the Nobleboro area. The complainant stated that when he arrived at his business, one of the trucks, which was parked in the parking lot, appeared to have been fully involved by fire at one point and apparently ran out of fuel and self-extinguished.

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  12. Edgecomb Woman Allegedly Gives 13-year-old Daughter Pot BrowniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Lincoln County News

    Lincoln County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested an Edgecomb woman Monday, March 16 for allegedly giving her 13-year-old daughter marijuana-infused brownies. Jennifer Becker, 49, of Old County Road, faces charges of endangering the welfare of a child and furnishing a schedule Z drug .

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  13. Edgecomb School Founder Wins "Nobel Prize" of EducationRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Lincoln County News

    The Center for Teaching and Learning has operated quietly in Edgecomb for over 20 years as a "demonstration school" to teach both students and educators a unique, innovative, and joyful approach to learning. On March 15, the impact the Center for Teaching and Learning has had on the field of education was recognized on the world stage.

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  14. Edgecomb Woman Gets 3 1/2 Years for Importing HeroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Lincoln County News

    A 25-year-old Edgecomb woman was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison March 4 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 at Sagadahoc County Criminal Court in West Bath March 4, according to court documents.

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  15. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Lincoln County News

    It takes many businesses, small and large, to support what is far and away the state's most valuable fishery, including one Lincoln County company that is steadfast when it comes to the notion of staying local. Eric Dedoes, president of Plante Buoy Sticks in Somerville, said the company has been manufacturing plastic gear for lobster and crab traps for more than 30 years.

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  16. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Lincoln County News

    The Edgecomb School Committee submitted a budget of approximately $2.15 million to the budget committee Monday, March 9. Despite the previously stated hopes for a decrease in the school budget, Eddy School's budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year is a 2.4 percent increase from the previous year. Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Alna's third selectman seat is the only contested race to be voted on at the March town meeting and a recent email from a private resident has turned up the heat of the election.

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  17. is this a CaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Lincoln County News

    We are not surprised to hear a local fire chief has asked his town to consider budgeting for a full-time fire department position. If anything, we are only surprised many other towns haven't considered it before now.

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  18. Edgecomb Fire Chief Requests Full-Time PositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Lincoln County News

    Edgecomb's fire chief and assistant fire chief attended the Edgecomb Board of Selectmen's meeting Monday, March 9 to request the creation of a full-time fire chief position. A full-time position is necessary to complete the fire department's mandated responsibilities and offset the dwindling number of volunteers able to respond to calls, Potter said.

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  19. Local Man to Avoid Jail Despite Theft of $10,000-PlusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Lincoln County News

    From left: Jeremy J. Geroux stands in court with his court-appointed defense attorney, Justin Andrus, and Assistant District Attorney Andrew Wright Feb. 26. Geroux will avoid jail time despite his guilty plea to the theft of more than $10,000 from a Jefferson home. A local man will avoid jail and repay only $5,000 despite his guilty plea to the theft of more than $10,000 from a Jefferson home.

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  20. Edgecomb Firefighters Respond to Burst Pipe at ElderCare Network HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Lincoln County News

    Edgecomb firefighters responded to a report of smoke filling a hallway at Edgecomb Green, an assisted-living home at 31 Cross Point Rd., shortly after 4 p.m., Saturday, March 7. Mutual aid was alerted but canceled once firefighters arrived on the scene and discovered a section of the building filling with steam from a burst heating pipe, Edgecomb Fire Chief Roy Potter said. The pipe had apparently been frozen, Potter said, and burst open due to a partial thaw.

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