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  • Published
    February 22, 2016

    Quick response minimizes fire damage in Lincolnville

    A passerby’s quick thinking and the rapid response of the town’s fire department kept a chimney fire from spreading Feb. 22. Lincolnville Fire Department responded to a chimney fire around 12:45 p.m. at 6 Winslow Drive and was able to keep damage to the rest of the house to a minimum. The home is owned by George and Rosemary Winslow. According to Fire Chief Ben Hazen, a caretaker for the Winslows left the …

  • Published
    September 30, 2015

    Lyman recognized for commitment to town of Lincolnville

    The Lincolnville Select Board joined Rep. Christine Burstein, D-Lincolnville and new Lincolnville Planning Board member Dorothy Havey Sept. 28 in honoring Lois Lyman for her years of service to the town. Lyman was a member of the town’s Planning Board for 14 years, and according to Havey, her comprehensive plan developed for the town is used as a model for other towns around the state. “Someone taught me a lesson …

  • Published
    August 25, 2015

    Boat fire reported in Lincolnville

    Lincolnville Fire Department was called to the scene of a boat fire in the outer harbor at approximately 4 p.m. Monday afternoon, Aug. 24. Witnesses at the scene said the boat was leaving the harbor and then stopped to return when it caught on fire. Lincolnville Fire Chief Ben Hazen said that the boat is owned by Tom Crowley and that Crowley, his son and grandson were on the boat at the time of the fire. Hazen …

  • Published
    June 13, 2015

    Lincolnville flies through town meeting warrant

    Approximately 60 residents gathered in the Walsh Common at Lincolnville Central School June 11 for the annual town meeting, breezing through the passage of warrant articles that were not decided at the polls. Paul Gibbons of Camden was the moderator for the meeting that lasted only a little more than an hour and those who spoke at the meeting in most cases were just looking for clarification on specific verbiage. …

  • Published
    June 10, 2015

    Roads remain town responsibility, say voters

    Voters spoke out against the discontinuation of four of the town-maintained roads at the polls June 9, taking each of them as a separate question. The roads included Albert Blood Road, Lloyd Thomas Road, a portion of Martin Corner Road and Thorndike Road. In the case of Albert Blood Road, the question failed 108 to 233. Lloyd Thomas Road failed 117 to 212, Martin Corner Road failed 155 to 174 and Thorndike Road …

  • Published
    April 1, 2015

    More than hoop dreams for Lincolnville Lynx

    Basketball is a sport in which, if the team plays as one, its level of success becomes higher. Eight players from Lincolnville Central School, who already worked as a well-oiled machine on the hardwood, saw an opportunity to challenge themselves even further. “This group of young men are a talented bunch of athletes, but more importantly they are young men of character,” Principal Paul Russo said. ”As seventh-grad…

  • Published
    March 18, 2015

    No injuries in Lincolnville rollover crash

    A Belfast man was uninjured March 18 when his pickup truck hit a patch of ice, causing it to roll on its side. Dominic Mercadante, 49, of Belfast was driving toward Lincolnville Center on Belfast Avenue (Route 52) around 9:15 a.m. when he hit a slippery patch of road and lost control of his late model Toyota pickup truck, coming to rest on the opposite side of the road. Bitter wind and low temperatures caused …

  • Published
    June 19, 2014

    Two taken to hospital after crash in Lincolnville

    A two vehicle crash on Belfast Road (Route 52) in Lincolnville sent one driver and his passenger to the hospital June 19. Approximately 1:40 p.m., Sonny Fields and his wife Anna of Lincolnville were headed toward Belfast near Vancycle Road in their late model Buick sedan and attempted to pass a slow moving Ford Ranger pick-up truck. The male driver of the truck, Stacy Howie, 45, of Belfast then tried to turn left …

  • Published
    May 22, 2014

    Driver flees after early morning crash

    An early morning crash May 22 could lead to charges for a man from Montville. According to Rockport Police Officer Jake Grinnell, a call came into Knox County Regional Communications Center approximately 4:35 a.m. reporting a car was involved in a crash and was off the road. The caller also stated they witnessed the driver exit the vehicle, get into another car and drive away from the scene of the crash. Grinnell …

  • Published
    December 30, 2013

    Woman escapes burning car in Lincolnville

    A Lincolnville woman escaped injury Monday morning, Dec. 30, after her car burst into flames on Hope Road. Katheryn Dinsmore was driving a late model Ford Focus on Hope Road heading toward Lincolnville Center when the passenger compartment began to fill with smoke. Dinsmore stopped the car just past Lincolnville Central School and escaped before the vehicle burst into flames. A passerby saw the car on fire and …

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