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  1. Maine needs the good-paying jobs nuclear energy providesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... began operating in 1972. It generated electricity for 25 years before it closed prematurely. If you compared Wiscasset, a thriving community when Maine Yankee was operating , to the economically stressed place it has become, there would be plenty of ...


  2. Wiscasset bans smoking, vaping in public parks, community center 'for the kids'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The Wiscasset Board of Selectmen on Tuesday instituted a no-smoking or vaporizing policy for the community center, community playground and Sherman Park. The policy was enacted after Wiscasset Parks and Recreation Director Todd Souza's asked town officials to develop a no-smoking ordinance.


  3. Janet Sprague noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Janet Illie Sprague, 82, of Wiscasset, formerly of the Belfast area, died Saturday morning, Feb. 18, 2017, at her home.


  4. The Morris Farm and Chewonki to Hold Third Annual Forum on Food Security in Lincoln County, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Event will focus on food recovery and reducing food waste as strategies to ensure adequate and nutritious food for all Wiscasset, ME-The Morris Farm, a working farm and education center that promotes sustainable agriculture and stewardship, and Chewonki, an environmental education organization that promotes sustainable living, will sponsor the third annual Forum on Food Security in Lincoln County. Entitled "Local Food, Local Hunger," the forum is open to the public and will take place on March 4, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Chewonki Center for Environmental Education, 485 Chewonki Neck Road in Wiscasset.


  5. Plan aimed at preventing lobster bait shortage up for debateRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... eral states that are home to herring fisheries. The hearings will take place in Cape May, New Jersey, on March 27; Wiscasset, Maine, on April 3; Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on April 4; and Gloucester, Massachusetts on April 5.


  6. Help available for dealing with itchy caterpillarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Sun Journal

    ... York County to Washington County last fall. Sessions will be held Feb. 17 in Augusta, Feb. 22 in Bath, Feb. 27 in Wiscasset and Feb. 28 in Kennebunkport. In order to comment on, you must hold a valid subscription allowing access to ...


  7. Lang wears regional crown, seven Windjammers qualify for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Capital Weekly

    ... - Seth Sweet won by major decision over Isaac Ducatt, Mount Ararat/Brunswick, 18-4; was pinned by Sam Strozier, Wiscasset, at 3:35; and lost to Hayden Nile, Mount Blue, 5-2. 160 pounds - Cayouette pinned Caleb Hines, Mount Blue, at 1:21; was pinned ...


  8. Troy mother charged in infant's death released on bail, can visit autistic sonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Miranda Hopkins, the Troy mother charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of her infant son last month, is free on bail and will be allowed to see her two other young sons. Hopkins was released the evening of Feb. 7 from Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset after a Knox County grand jury returned an indictment of manslaughter against her.


  9. Troy mom charged in infant son's death free on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Sun Journal

    A Maine woman charged in the death of her infant son is free on bail and will be allowed to see her two other young sons. The Morning Sentinel reported that Miranda Hopkins of Troy was released Tuesday night from a Wiscasset jail after a jury indicted her on a charge of manslaughter.


  10. Beyond skill - how communication, collaboration, and coordination helped save my lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Bangor Daily News

    ... after 35 minutes, first responders conducted the initial medical assessment. I was LifeFlighted from the site near Wiscasset to Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) in Lewiston. There, a waiting and already informed trauma team further assessed my ...


  11. Midcoast company to build prototype turbine enginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Bangor Daily News

    The Mason Station maintenance building in Wiscasset in May 2016. Peregrine Turbine Technologies is purchasing the building from the town for $18,000.


  12. Police seize more than 4,000 pills in raid on Maine homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Causland said. Steers was arrested and later released on bail. Crone is being held at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset without bail because of a prior domestic violence charge.


  13. Everything I was looking for todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Capital Weekly

    ... me feel closer to the family to know I've cherished their tub!" I think the book Linda mentions is "Night Train at Wiscasset Station." Who knew the old Ruohomaa bathtub would merit its own mention in the Dear Old Courier? Glad to hear it, though. ...


  14. Shuttered Maine school sold, likely to be used as housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Bangor Daily News

    After about 18 months on the market, Wiscasset's former primary school has been sold to the four investors of JSJ Holdings LLC for $505,000. Managing shareholder Steve Barndollar, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, accepted the title from Realtor Sherri Dunbar, of Tim Dunham Realty, and arranged to receive the keys to the building, which JSJ Holdings LLC has preliminary plans to transform into residential units, Barndollar said.


  15. Jefferson man accused of possessing hundreds of images of child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Bangor Daily News

    Vincent Maltese, 51, was arrested at his home on Augusta Road and taken to Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset, where he was later freed on bail, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said Tuesday in a statement. An initial review of Maltese's computer and electronic devices at the house uncovered hundreds of images of child porn, McCausland said.


  16. Municipalities, health care facilities brace for wage hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Sun Journal

    ... be for seasonal and temporary employees like lifeguards or concession workers. Todd Souza, recreation director for Wiscasset, told town officials in December that membership rates would go up in July and that he'd be looking at after-school programs ...


  17. Troy woman charged with murder in infant son's death seeks release on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... should not be released on bail. McDonald, the lawyer who has met with Hopkins at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, said Hopkins is a good candidate for reasonable pre-trial bail, which is not common in murder cases. "Miranda is an exceptional ...


  18. Woman Charged With Driving Under the Influence After Hitting Dresden, ME, Self-Storage BuildingRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Inside Self-Storage

    ... d with violating conditions of release. Both are misdemeanors. She was transported to Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, Maine.


  19. Troy woman, 32, accused of killing her infant sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Maine State Police and taken to Waldo County Jail. She was expected to be transferred to the Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset, McCausland said. Waldo County Sheriff's Deputies, Unity Ambulance and the Troy Fire Department went to Hopkin's mobile home ...


  20. Videoconferencing is no replacement for in-person visits for jail inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the smuggling of contraband, according to jail officials. In York County and at the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, video visitation has completely replaced face-to-face visits. Jail officials might celebrate nominal savings in the short ...


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