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  1. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Lincoln County News

    The Wiscasset Town Office is currently unable to conduct business due to lightning striking the office's computer server during the Thursday, May 28 thunderstorm. Friday, May 29, 2015 Damariscotta voters approved the town's 2015-2016 secondary education budget during a second special town meeting for the purpose in the Great Salt Bay Community School cafeteria Thursday, May 28. Thursday, May 28, 2015 The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Lincoln County and many other areas of Maine, effective through 7 p.m. on Thursday.

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  2. Wiscasset, RSU 12 Plan New Pre-Kindergarten ProgramsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

    RSU 12 and the Wiscasset School Department, two districts that were once a single entity, are simultaneously preparing for new pre-kindergarten programs in the 2015-2016 school year. The program offered by RSU 12, a Head Start collaborative supported by a multi-million dollar federal Department of Education grant awarded to the district in December 2014, is currently accepting enrollment applications for classrooms in Whitefield, Somerville, and Chelsea.

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  3. Wiscasset Man Gets 5 1/2 Years for Trafficking FentanylRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

    A Wiscasset man with prior convictions for drug crimes and sexual assault was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison Tuesday, May 26 for trafficking in the dangerous narcotic fentanyl. Fermin A. "Chevy" Sawtell, 40, formerly of Bath and Dresden, pleaded guilty to class A aggravated trafficking in schedule W drugs and class D misuse of public benefits instrument in Lincoln County Superior Court May 18, according to court documents.

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  4. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Lincoln County News

    ... County heroin dealers has been indicted in Maine and is currently awaiting trial at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 The Regional School Unit 40 Board of Directors recognized the Medomak Middle School Science Olympiad ...

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  5. CourtsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Lincoln County News

    Boothbay: Margaret Jean Mather Westby and Marion Southworth Westby to Edge Of The Sea LLC; U.S. Bank N.A. and Manufactured Housing Contract Senior Subordinate Pass Through Certific to Susan E. Webster; Isao Kosaka and Mitsuko Kosaka to Adam D. Apps and Meredith Gray; Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Laila Ata, 47, Waldoboro, OUI , Dec. 23, 2014, $500, Two Bridges Regional Jail 48 hours, license suspended 150 days. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 As part of a deferred disposition agreement, a Wiscasset man who has pleaded guilty to felony domestic violence charges could get a break if he meets certain conditions and refrains from new criminal conduct over the next two years.

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  6. Alleged Source for Local Heroin Dealers IndictedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lincoln County News

    A 31-year-old Salem, Mass. man who allegedly supplied convicted Lincoln County heroin dealers has been indicted in Maine and is currently awaiting trial at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset.

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  7. Massachusetts man accused of supplying heroin to Maine dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    A 31-year-old Salem, Massachusetts, man who allegedly supplied convicted Lincoln County heroin dealers has been indicted in Maine and is awaiting trial at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset. Jacob T. "J.T." Snow faces charges of Class A aggravated trafficking in Schedule W drugs and Class C illegal importation of scheduled drugs, according to court documents.

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  8. Fracking debated at city forum on power plant proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Capital Weekly

    ... door. Kendall Merriam said he remembered when a nuclear power plant was proposed in Owls Head, which ended up in Wiscasset. He said that generated taxes for Wiscasset for a time, but now is gone, leaving poisonous waste behind. The gas pipeline that ...

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  9. Harrington driver survives spin, takes second at Coastal 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Bangor Daily News

    He drove nearly three hours from his Harrington home to Wiscasset for the Coastal 200 Late Model race Sunday, when he overcame a late-race spin to finish second to Dave Farrington Jr. from Jay. McLaughlin arrived home at midnight, only to turn around and report to work as a lobster fisherman three hours later.

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  10. Wiscasset | $375,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Stately 1860's Italianate located in the historic district and within walking distance to downtown. This was a well loved family home for many years.

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  11. 'It's authentic': Wiscasset family dairy becomes coffee roasteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Bangor Daily News

    ... barn where he played as a child. He now roasts beans for a living here. This coin is a sign of the former dairy in Wiscasset run by Dan Sortwell's grandfather. He roasts coffee in the former milking parlor for his Big Barn Coffee business. Dan ...

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  12. Andy and Kosti' opens at Wyeth CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Herald Gazette

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

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  13. Full-time Fire Chief, Use of Woodend Boat Fund Voted Down in EdgecombRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lincoln County News

    ... subsequently approved. Edgecomb will enter into an interlocal agreement for code enforcement officer services with Wiscasset. The line item of $8,800 for the code enforcement officer in warrant article 10, the expenditures for general government and ...

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  14. Wiscasset's Seventh Grade Shares Lessons From the HolocaustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lincoln County News

    Wiscasset Middle School seventh-graders made a presentation in remembrance of victims of the Holocaust at the school's spirit assembly Friday, May 15. The assembly marked the last time the seventh grade would present in the middle school gym. The lights went out in the Wiscasset Middle School gym Friday, May 15. In darkness, the seventh grade walked in holding handmade butterflies illuminated by a small electronic tea light.

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  15. Memorial Day: A Veteran RemembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lincoln County News

    World War II veteran George Jones points out the medals, and ribbons he received during his three year tour of duty in the U.S. Army Air Force, now framed and hanging on the wall of his Wiscasset home. On Monday, May 25, Americans celebrate Memorial Day, a day set aside each year to honor the men and women who gave their lives while in the service of the country.

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  16. Oceanside announces record number of honor graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Herald Gazette

    ... has a GPA of 102. Salutatorian is Walker Ranney, the son of Mark Ranney of Thomaston and Tacy Trippe of Wiscasset. His GPA is 101. Joining Thorbjornson and Ranney at the top of the senior class as summa cum laude honor graduates with a GPA of at ...

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  17. 2004 BMW X3 ~ Stop In TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Republican Journal

    ... slightly used car, suv, truck or wagon, look no further! Call or Visit us today! Atlantic Motorcar - 10 Oxhorn Rd. Wiscasset, ME 04578 - www.atlanticmotorcar.com

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  18. Dyer speeds to first Super Street win at Wiscasset SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Republican Journal

    It was Mainely Motorsports night on Saturday, May 16 at Wiscasset Speedway. Mainely Motorsports host Steve Perry was on hand and he greeted fans as they arrived, passed out t-shirts and goodie bags filled.

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  19. Failed Wiscasset land developers owe $846K in back taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Maine Supreme Court has ruled that the developers of a failed Wiscasset housing project owe the town nearly $846,000 in back property taxes. National RE/source, a company specializing in the redevelopment of old industrial sites, purchased the 33-acre Mason Station power plant and surrounding property in 2004.

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  20. Full-time Fire Chief, Use of Woodend Boat Fund Voted Down in EdgecombRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Lincoln County News

    ... amount appropriated for libraries was also amended from the budget committee's recommendation of $2,000 for the Wiscasset Library and $2,000 for the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library. Voters raised the appropriation for the Wiscasset Library to ...

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