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  1. Maine lobsterman corrals two seahorses within two weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Bangor Daily News

    A Boothbay lobsterman hauled his traps recently and, on two occasions, discovered seahorses, one in traps in Linekin Bay and the other near the Cuckolds, a pair of islets just off the southern tip of Southport Island. Lobsterman Mark Jones who fishes out of Boothbay, pulled the creatures up within two weeks of each other, according to a release from the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay Harbor, published in the Wiscasset Newspaper.

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  2. Hundreds of runners make trek around Panther homecoming courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Herald Gazette

    ... Iltis (19:09.53), both set last year. The girls team scores were: Camden Hills 21, Cony or Augusta 55, Boothbay-Wiscasset 124, Lincoln Academy of Newcastle 126, Waterville 139, Belfast 144, Medomak Valley 147, Erskine Academy of South China 182, ...

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  3. Veteran officer brings fresh ideas to midcoast police chief roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Bangor Daily News

    New Wiscasset police Chief Larry Hesseltine is already looking for ways to get himself and the department more involved in the community after starting work Sept. 4. He grew up in the town of Lincoln, in Penobscot County, and lives in Washington with his girlfriend, Laura Mewa; his daughter, Reese; and his sons, Gage and Zechariah.

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  4. Maine teacher who won $1 million to be sentenced for shopliftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Bangor Daily News

    ... disposition for a previous theft, according to court documents. As a result, she will be sentenced Nov. 5 in Wiscasset District Court for all seven counts, District Attorney Jonathan Liberman said Friday. In June 2016, Atwell pleaded guilty to ...

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  5. Traffic fix project will force closure of Route 1 in Wiscasset for a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Route 1 at the Wiscasset end of the Donald Davies Bridge will be closed during the day on Sept. 24 to allow upgrades to the railroad crossing.

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  6. Candidates' forum in Waldoboro to feature Lincoln County ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Herald Gazette

    The Lincoln County News will host three forums with candidates for local legislative districts, as well as for county commissioner and district attorney in October. They will take place in Wiscasset, Waldoboro and Damariscotta.

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  7. Traffic study will gauge Bath Iron Works' impact on host cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... increasing parking or reducing the need for it, according to the release. In February 2016, Paula Caruso, 70, of Wiscasset was struck by a car and killed in a crosswalk on Washington Street as she walked to work at Bath Iron Works. "Traffic, ...

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  8. Wiscasset selectmen split on deal to cut trees near airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Bangor Daily News

    In a split vote, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen on Tuesday authorized Town Manager Marian Anderson to execute and sign an easement with Chewonki Campground that will pay the campground owners $280,000 in exchange for allowing dozens of tall trees to be cut down. It also puts to rest any thoughts of the town using eminent domain to take the 25- to 70-foot conifers and deciduous trees - as well as 20 towering white pines - hand-planted by owner Pam Brackett's father along the campground's main road.

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  9. Maine news you need to know for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Bangor Daily News

    ... being blamed for making Yerxa Park uninviting to the public. -After a four-year standoff, the owners of a Wiscasset campground have agreed to let trees that provide shade to campsites be cut in exchange for $280,000. The agreement, which still ...

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  10. State begins demolishing historic building for Route 1 traffic fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Department of Transportation expected a subcontractor to start work on the demolition of Haggett's Garage in Wiscasset on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The demolition had been scheduled to begin Tuesday, Sept.

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  11. Maine campground dodges eminent domain with deal to cut trees near airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Bangor Daily News

    The owners of Chewonki Campground and town of Wiscasset have tentatively agreed to terms of an easement to remove dozens of tall trees at the shady campground in order to make the flight path of the adjacent Wiscasset Airport compliant with federal safety standards. At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen will consider delegating to Town Manager Marian Anderson the authority to execute the agreement, which would put to rest any thought of taking the easement by eminent domain .

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  12. Woman accused of killing 4-year-old waives jury trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Bangor Daily News

    A Wiscasset woman accused of murdering her fiance's 4-year-old granddaughter has waived her right to a jury trial. Shawna Gatto, 43, appeared in court Thursday for a hearing on a motion filed by her attorney to suppress statements Gatto allegedly made to investigators following the death of Kendall Chick.

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  13. Maine high court bars attorney accused of theft from practicing lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | Bangor Daily News

    ... wrote in an affidavit. He later repaid the money. Hull, 72, was arrested at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset on Aug. 8. The Board of Overseers of the Bar petitioned for his suspension Aug. 10, according to the Supreme Judicial Court's ...

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  14. Woman accused of killing 4-year-old wants statements to cops thrown out by courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Bangor Daily News

    A Wiscasset woman accused of murdering her fiance's 4-year-old granddaughter late last year is asking the court to suppress statements she made to police shortly after the child's death in December at her grandfather's home. Shawna L Gatto, 43, is accused of depraved indifference murder in the death of Kendall Chick.

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  15. Morrill NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Herald Gazette

    ... at Raelene and Cliff Fuller's house Aug. 19. We had some relatives come from Bath, Sidney, Swanville, Morrill and Wiscasset to see Raymond and Linn while they were here there the last day. We had a barbecue, swimming and just had a good time talking ...

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  16. Police investigate road rage incident involving pellet gun in WiscassetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Police said they are investigating a road rage incident in Wiscasset involving a driver who allegedly pointed a pellet gun at a bicyclist. Last month, Anthony Vitti feared his bike ride might be his last when he got involved in a road rage incident that he said started when the driver of this car, caught on Vitti's GoPro, came within two feet of him going 60 miles per hour.

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  17. M lnlycke Health Care Welcomes United States Senator Susan Collins of Maine to the Brunswick, Maine Manufacturing FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... about jobs, the economy and healthcare. MA lnlycke employs approximately 200 people across their Brunswick and Wiscasset factories. The Brunswick location opened in 2013 and is located on the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. It's one of the most ...

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  18. Down to one full-time officer, Wiscasset relies on sheriff's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    With only one full-time officer on the Wiscasset Police Department roster, the town is relying on the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office to fill the gaps in the patrol schedule while it rebuilds the department's staff. Sgt. Craig Worster is the only full-time officer on the Wiscasset roster.

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  19. Re: Police say Warren man set ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    Thomas Sawyer of Warren was charged with arson Friday, Aug. 10, while being held at the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset on unrelated burglary charges, according to a news release from Maine Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland. Maine State Fire Marshal investigators say Sawyer and two teenage boys set fire to the seasonal camp of George Gibson of Stoughton, Mass., April 6. The camp, located on Clements Point Road along the St. George River, had been owned by the Gibson family since 1938.

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  20. Man accused of setting Warren camp on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ... camp on fire "because they were bored." Sawyer was notified of the charges Friday at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, where he is being held on unrelated burglary charges, according to McCausland.

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