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  1. Wiscasset School Resource Officer Back on the WarrantRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

    The question of Wiscasset's school resource officer will be decided by voters at the annual town meeting. Wiscasset selectmen voted 3-2 to restore a warrant article asking for the appropriation of $47,400 for the school resource officer in the final minutes of a special meeting held to finalize the warrant Friday, April 24. School committee members and school administrators turned out for the special meeting to advocate for the continuation of a school resource officer in the Wiscasset school system.

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  2. Wiscasset Family Sponsors Plate for The Barbara Bush Children's HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

    The Westrich family, Kim, Madison, and Joe, poses with former first lady Barbara Bush. A Wiscasset family whose daughter was helped by The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital wanted to give back, and so they teamed up with the hospital's director of special and annual giving to develop a new charity license plate.

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  3. New Wyeth Exhibition at the Farnsworth: Andy and KostiRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Dix Island, and Grand Banks fishermen and the Olson House. As Andy states in his forward to Night Train at Wiscasset Station, a book of Kosti's Maine photographs: "Kosti Ruohomaa had the insight and intelligence to see through his lens the essential ...

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  4. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Lincoln County News

    ... parked inside the garage at the time of the fire, according to the release. Friday, April 24, 2015 The question of Wiscasset's school resource 0fficer will be decided by voters at the annual town meeting. Wiscasset selectmen voted 3-2 to restore a ...

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  5. Wiscasset School Resource Officer Back on the WarrantRead the original story

    Friday | Lincoln County News

    The question of Wiscasset's school resource officer will be decided by voters at the annual town meeting. Wiscasset selectmen voted 3-2 to restore a warrant article asking for the appropriation of $47,400 for the school resource officer in the final minutes of a special meeting held to finalize the warrant Friday, April 24. School committee members and school administrators turned out for the special meeting to advocate for the continuation of a school resource officer in the Wiscasset school system.

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  6. What makes police departments prime targets for cyberattacks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Sun Journal

    Earlier this month a number of local police departments revealed how unprepared they are to face the 21st century threat posed by cyber-criminals. The computer files of the Houlton, Boothbay Harbor, Damariscotta, Wiscasset and Waldoboro police departments and the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office were taken hostage when an aggressive form of malware was loaded onto them and encrypted their files.

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  7. Dresden House Destroyed Due to Structure FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Lincoln County News

    A Hunter Road house in Dresden is destroyed due to a structure fire reported at approximately 11:40 a.m., Friday, April 24. Dresden, Wiscasset, Pittston, Richmond, Randolph, West Bath, and Bowdoinham fire departments responded to the fully involved structure fire. A Lincoln County News reporter is currently at the scene.

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  8. Wiscasset Welcomes Little Village Bistro to TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Lincoln County News

    Tony Bickford cuts the ribbon during a ceremony at Little Village Bistro Friday, April 17. Front from left: Pat Cloudier, Cheryl Rust, bistro owners Cassandra and Tony Bickford, and Wiscasset Selectman Pam Dunning. Le Garage Restaurant owner Cheryl Rust greets Cassandra Bickford with a hug at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Little Village Bistro Friday, April 17. The Little Village Bistro opened its doors for business Friday, April 17. Town officials had a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 65 Gardiner Road to welcome Tony and Cassandra Bickford's new business to town the same day.

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  9. People with intellectual disabilities oppose LePage-supported billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Sun Journal

    ... to change MaineCare reimbursement rates for people with intellectual disabilities and autism. Anna McDougal, of Wiscasset, told the Health and Human Services Committee the measure would "silence families" and urged lawmakers not to take away her ...

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  10. DHHS bid to change autism care without hearings meets oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... funding without public legislative hearings. "We have feelings. We are people and individuals," Anna McDougal, a Wiscasset woman with intellectual disabilities, said to the Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee. "Right now, families and ...

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  11. Alna's Juniper Hill Goes Old SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lincoln County News

    ... The Center Schoolhouse was built in 1795. It closed in the 1960s when most Alna students began attending school in Wiscasset. The building has since become Alna's history museum, run by the Committee for Alna History. Due to a shortage of ...

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  12. CourtsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Lincoln County News

    Afton Sinclair of Wiscasset and Giovanni Sinclair of Wiscasset were granted a divorce on Feb. 27. They were married in Brunswick on July 31, 2010. Shared parental rights of two minor children.

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  13. Burgess, Chadwick, Watson nab checkers at Wiscasset SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Harbor Times Soup

    The excitement was palpable for fans and drivers on Saturday, April 18 at Wiscasset Speedway as the reverberation of engines in the air and the scent of fresh exhaust finally put the nightmarish winter in the rear view mirror. The 50-lap Pro Stock feature started the racing action for the new season as James Osmond dominated the heat and started the feature at the pole.

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  14. Missing Edgecomb woman's body found in riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Michael Murphy of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said. Lynn Crink, 74, of Edgecomb was found in the water by Wiscasset's wastewater treatment plant by a couple walking their dog, Murphy said. Crink has been missing since Friday, when she left ...

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  15. Missing Edgecomb Woman Found DeceasedRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Lincoln County News

    ... Murphy with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said. Lynn Crink, 74, of Edgecomb was found in the water by Wiscasset's Waste Water Treatment Plant by a couple walking their dog, Murphy said. Crink has been missing since Friday, April 17 when she ...

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  16. Burgess, Chadwick, Watson nab checkers at Wiscasset RacewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Capital Weekly

    The excitement was palpable for fans and drivers on Saturday, April 18 at Wiscasset Speedway as the reverberation of engines in the air and the scent of fresh exhaust finally put the nightmarish winter in the rear view mirror. The 50-lap Pro Stock feature started the racing action for the new season as James Osmond dominated the heat and started the feature at the pole.

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  17. It's Racing Season in MaineFinallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... machines in high horsepower mode for the summer event at Loring. The WAR team took part in their 2015 home track, Wiscasset Speedway, season opener. The bad weather held off as the Pro-Stock 50 lap feature was won by the veteran Jeff Burgess from ...

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  18. Outdoor fun: Oceanside doubles up Wiscasset in preseason gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Capital Weekly

    The Oceanside baseball team enjoyed its first foray outdoors on its home field on Saturday, April 18 with a doubleheader sweep of visiting Wiscasset in preseason high school games. The Mariners won the first game 13-5 and the second 21-0, which meant the Oceanside lineup outscored Wicasset 34-5 in the two games.

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  19. Wiscasset man arrested at gunpoint after barefoot chase in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Lincoln County News

    Drew James Bibber, formerly of Wiscasset, led police on a lengthy chase through a marsh, a creek and across busy streets before he was arrested. Arcata police were notified by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office early Friday morning that Bibber was known to be in the Arcata area with a converted yellow school bus, according to a release Friday from the Arcata Police Department.

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  20. Nobleboro man's assault charges dropped after victim 'disappeared'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Bangor Daily News

    WISCASSET, Maine - Charges of aggravated assault and tampering with a witness against a Nobleboro man have been dismissed because the victim apparently "disappeared." "Unfortunately our victim seems to have disappeared," Assistant District Attorney Andrew Wright said April 14. "After multiple attempts to try to contact her at multiple locations and phone numbers, we were simply unable to find her or contact her.

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