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    December 23, 2013

    Ice storm causes power outages, slippery driving conditions

    Effects of the recent ice storm are still being felt along the Midcoast and while some residents have been lucky enough to not lose power, nearly 5,100 homes in Knox and Waldo County are without power. As of 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 23, Waldo County has been the hardest hit with 4,900 homes reporting power outages, compared to just 250 in Knox County, according to the Central Maine Power website. Areas closest to …

  • Published
    November 15, 2013

    North East Mobile Health Services, Rockport Fire hold training session

    Rockport Fire Department and North East Mobile Health Services met Nov. 3 at Camden Exxon to practice the skills required for patient care and removal of injured crash victims. Crews from North East discussed and practiced proper procedures for treating a victim involved in a crash, while Mike Eaton, a 25-year veteran of the former Camden First Aid Association Access Team, instructed crews removing the roof of a …

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    August 14, 2013

    Young hired to be Damariscotta's top cop

    Former Lincolnville Police Chief Ronald Young has found a new department to lead — he recently accepted the chief of police position in Damariscotta. A tentative contract has been agreed upon and will be finalized after the completion of a physical and psychological evaluation, he said. Young served residents in the town of Lincolnville beginning in February 2008 until the town dissolved the department in June. …

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    July 15, 2013

    Town turns out to thank former police chief

    When the town of Lincolnville voted to disband its police department in June, Chief Ron Young found him self uncertain about his future in law enforcement and sad to be leaving a job and town he personally invested in. A send-off of sorts — just as much a thank you — was given in Young’s honor July 11 at Tranquility Grange on Route 52 in Lincolnville. More than 200 people stopped to say goodbye and thank you to …

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    May 10, 2013

    Lincolnville students take part in National Bike to School Day

    May is National Bike Month and on May 8 students from Lincolnville Central School participated in the National Bike to School Day Rally. The rally was supported by Lincolnville Police Department, Lincolnville Community Alliance and CycleWorks — a group of bicycle enthusiasts whose goal is to build a cycling community in Midcoast Maine. Approximately a dozen students gathered at Lincolnville Fire Department, where …

  • Published
    April 28, 2013

    Black Horse Inn to open under new ownership

    After standing vacant for two years, The Black Horse Inn located on Atlantic Highway in Lincolnville is under new ownership and targeted to reopen May 1. New Jersey native Francesca Gangitano bought the 21 unit, 4,500-square-foot building in October 2012 and plans to return it to what it was originally meant to be — an Inn. Built in 1993 as an inn and situated on eight acres about halfway between Camden and …

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    April 16, 2013

    Hundreds show support for O'Brien family

    “This is what Lincolnville does best” was the mantra for the night at an April 13 fundraiser for 3-year-old Andy O’Brien, who is battling brain cancer. More than 600 people crowded Lincolnville Central School to show support for the O’Brien family. In mid-February “little Andy,” as he’s become known in town, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. After a successful surgery in Boston, he is recovering well and is …

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    April 14, 2013

    Lincolnville woman escapes serious injury in single car crash

    A Lincolnville woman escaped serious injury April 13 when her late-model Saturn left the road and crashed into a tree. The crash occurred approximately 1:30 p.m., three miles north of Lincolnville Center on Route 52. Lincolnville Police Chief Ron Young said it appears the driver, Robin Botley, 18, fell asleep at the wheel after working late the night before and through the day. A Facebook post by Jean Botley, …

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