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    February 27, 2013

    Lincolnville to go to bid on town office renovation

    Lincolnville Board of Selectmen convened Feb. 25 to discuss a variety of issues including the town administrator’s draft budget and finalization of plans for renovation of Lincolnville Town Office. Amanda Austen of 2A Architects attended the meeting, where Lincolnville Town Administrator David Kinney said she discussed finishing details of the project including paint colors and “some mechanics.” He said he …

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    February 26, 2013

    Lincolnville police seek answers in 'unintentional' shooting

    Lincolnville Police Chief Ron Young is seeking answers in the investigation of a reportedly self-inflicted gunshot wound that Young described as “not accidental, but unintentional.” Young said he was in Belfast on the afternoon of Feb. 20 when police there received notification that Waldo County General Hospital had admitted a patient with a through-and-through gunshot wound to his left foot. Young said he …

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    February 25, 2013

    CMP trainer discusses electrical safety with Lincolnville firefighters

    Lincolnville firefighters gathered Feb. 19 for electrical safety training provided by Chris Page of Central Maine Power Co. Page said he travels around the state providing training at institutions including schools, military bases and emergency management agencies. He also said he teaches residential electrical safety. The training took place at Lincolnville Center Fire Station and covered electrical safety …

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    February 15, 2013

    Lincolnville Fire Department to host benefit for Justin Hills

    Members of Lincolnville Fire Department are hosting a “Super Chicken” barbecue to aid in cushioning expenses incurred by one of their fellow emergency responders. Justin Hills — who is a Lincolnville firefighter, has been a police officer in both Rockland and Camden and works as the supervisor at Camden First Aid Association — is fighting Hodgkins Lymphoma. Hills is also battling the personal and financial …

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    February 14, 2013

    Lincolnville couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

    Carole and Ken Hardy have been married since 1953. The spry pair, both 80, will celebrate 60 years of marriage Feb. 26. When Carole Thomas, then of Camden, met Ken Hardy, of Lincolnville, they both were students at Camden High School. “We got to know each other through rollerskating,” Carole said, adding the pair began dating during autumn 1948. A year ahead of Ken in school, Carole moved to New Hampshire after …

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    February 12, 2013

    Vehicles collide in Lincolnville, visibility a factor

    Two drivers escaped injury Feb. 11, following a crash in Lincolnville Center around 9:30 a.m. After turning around in the parking lot of Lincolnville Boat Club (formerly Lincolnville Fire Station) to head east, Tammy Marr, 28, of Lincolnville was pulling onto Route 52 in her 2002 Ford Excursion. Due to impaired visibility caused by high snow banks Marr was unable to see a west-bound 2001 Toyota Camry driven by …

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    February 11, 2013

    Utility pole taken out by truck in Lincolnville crash

    Slick roads were the cause of a single-vehicle crash in Lincolnville Feb. 8, around 2:30 p.m., according to an email from Lincolnville Police Chief Ron Young. A 2005 GMC 2500 pickup operated by Brandon Jimenez-Roberts, 20, of Skowhegan spun out of control on slippery roads as a stormy weekend got under way. Roberts was traveling south on Route 1 near Viking Lumber in Lincolnville when he lost control of his …

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    February 7, 2013

    Lincolnville Center General Store could open by spring

    The historic Lincolnville Center General Store could be open as early as spring, said owners Marcie and Jeremy Howard of Hope. Jan. 19, in conjunction with Lincolnville Improvement Association, the Howards spoke at an informational meeting to update the public about plans for the store, hear public input and answer questions. The meeting, timed simultaneously with Lincolnville Farmer’s Market, was a success, …

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    February 5, 2013

    Longtime Lincolnville town employee plans active retirement

    After 27 years as an employee at Lincolnville Town Office, most recently as office coordinator, Doris Weed is ready to retire. A familiar face to many, Weed said well-wishers visited Lincolnville Town Office Feb. 1 as she worked her final day as a town employee. “They made a special trip just to do that,” she said, adding that some came bearing gifts such as cupcakes. Weed, who celebrates her 65th birthday Feb. 2 …

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    January 31, 2013

    Lincolnville father and son continue brewing tradition

    When Andrew Hazen started Andrew’s Brewing Co. in 1992 there were — quite literally — a handful of small breweries operating in Maine. Lincolnville-based Andrew’s Brewing Co. bears Maine Small Brewer number five because they were just the fifth small brewery to register with the Maine Brewers’ Guild, which was established in 1986, said Andrew Hazen. According to the Maine Brewers’ Guild website, the state of …

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