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  1. Pit bull attack spurs police chief to ask for more power to crack down on problem homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Concerns about a pit bull attack on Ward Brook Road in Wiscasset in early December culminated in a request for a disorderly housing ordinance, a tool that would enable law enforcement to take action against several residences that have been an "ongoing problem" for law enforcement, Wiscasset Police Chief Jeff Lange said. After hearing from several Ward Brook Road residents who said they were in daily fear for their safety, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen, at its Tuesday meeting, voted unanimously to direct the ordinance review committee to develop a disorderly housing ordinance.

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  2. Moratorium vote could stall plans for 'marijuana tourism' site in WiscassetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Wiscasset voters soon will decide whether to adopt a six-month ban on marijuana-related businesses to give the town time to develop regulations for the businesses. With a recount of the referendum question to legalize the recreational use of marijuana called off in December, retail marijuana establishments such as stores, cultivation and manufacturing facilities and social clubs will be legal in Maine.

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  3. OUI charge against Maine jail chief will be dropped if he attends counseling, AARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    WEST BATH, Maine - A charge of aggravated operating under the influence filed against the correctional administrator for Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset will be dismissed and he will plead to a lesser charge if he abides by conditions set by a judge on Tuesday. Mark Westrum, 56, of Bath must provide proof by May 1 that he has completed counseling and must continue regular attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous meetings to the satisfaction of the district attorney's office, according to a deferred disposition signed by Westrum, his attorney, former Lincoln County Assistant District Attorney Andrew Wright, and Androscoggin County Assistant District Attorney Nathan Walsh.

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  4. Phippsburg man in custody following overnight standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A 54-year-old Phippsburg man was arrested early Monday morning after a standoff at his home that lasted more than seven hours. Ruben Foster remained at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset on Monday, facing two felony counts of criminal threatening with a firearm, Sagadahoc County Sheriff Joel Merry said in a news release.

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  5. Down East Singers starts spring semesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Republican Journal

    ... Antolini of Cushing, the group's artistic director, has conducted the ensemble since 1991. Jennifer McIvor of Wiscasset is the rehearsal accompanist. The singers, approximately 70, travel to 7 to 9:15 p.m. Tuesday rehearsals from throughout the ...

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  6. Jackson man arrested for sexually assaulting childRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... of time. Andrews was initially brought to Waldo County Jail, then transferred to Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset where he is being held on $50,000 bail, McCausland said. McCausland said he was unaware of Andrews having any prior convictions. ...

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  7. Midcoast man arrested on child rape chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ives said the alleged assaults took place over a two year period. Andrews is being held at the Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset on $50,000 bail after initially being taken to the Waldo County Jail, according to McCausland.

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  8. Bail set at $1,000 cash for Northport father accused of injuring infantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Bail was set Wednesday, Dec. 28, at $1,000 cash for a 19-year-old Northport father accused of assaulting his infant daughter by breaking her ribs and sticking his finger down her throat in an effort to stop her from crying. Justice William Stokes set the bail during an initial interactive video appearance for Neil Lagasse, who is being held at the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset.

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  9. Individual, Group, Nature: The "Trinity" Offered by Camp Wilderness TripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... group, and grow even closer to Maine's natural beauty. Garth Altenburg, director of Camp Chewonki, a boys' camp in Wiscasset, calls it a "trinity," an experience of campers' personal growth gained by working, with a group, in nature. Trips at ...

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  10. Felon gets 95-month sentence for using gun in Maine home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A former Wiscasset man was sentenced on Tuesday to serve nearly eight years in prison after being convicted earlier this year for possession of a firearm by a felon. Daniel Colby Jr., 34, was found guilty in June following a two-day trial, according to a release from U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II.

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  11. Owner of shuttered power plant pays back taxes days before expected foreclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The company that owns the former Mason Station power plant in Wiscasset has paid the outstanding taxes on the property in full, eight days before the town was due to foreclose on the property. The tax bills on five surrounding lots owned by the company remain delinquent, Town Manager Marian Anderson said in an email.

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  12. Firm that scored no-bid contract for Wiscasset jail work hasn't finished jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The Auburn corporation that secured a $500,000 no-bid contract to replace Two Bridges Regional Jail's air-handling units has yet to complete the job, acting jail Administrator Capt. James Bailey said.

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  13. Man accused of using stun gun on woman, attempting to strangle herRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A Newcastle man was arrested Sunday evening after a 32-year-old woman found standing in the middle of Route 201 alleged that he attempted to strangle her with a cord and used a stun gun on her earlier that day. Christopher I. Maclennan, 36, remained at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset on Thursday, charged with Class B felony domestic violence aggravated assault and misdemeanor criminal restraint and domestic violence terrorizing, according to a release from Chief Deputy Brett Strout of the Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Office.

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  14. 'Sky's the limit' for Rockland area schools with grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Capital Weekly

    ... system. The district partnered with the Chewonki Foundation , an environmental education organization in Wiscasset; the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland; the Farnsworth Art Museum & Library in Rockland; the Monhegan school; and schools ...

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  15. 12 arrested, drugs and guns seized in AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... was aggravated because the trafficking occurred within a designated "drug free safe zone." Dixie Gauthier, 38, of Wiscasset, was charged with Class A Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W drugs. This charge was aggravated because the trafficking ...

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  16. Maine Yankee fallout: A town's turmoil, 20 years in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Iconic eatery Red's Eats, which stands at a crossroads on Route 1 where traffic often backs up in the summer months, can be seen Thursday in Wiscasset. Artist R. Keith Rendall talks about his concern about state plans to eliminate parking spots in front of his business on Thursday in his downtown gallery on Route 1 in Wiscasset.

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  17. Midcoast farmers donate box truck, supplies to Standing Rock's Rosebud CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Monday's snow may have prevented some travelers from getting where they needed to go, but not two farmers from the midcoast. Tom Berry of Dandelion Spring Farm in Newcastle and Annie Bayer of Buckwheat Blossom Farm in Wiscasset had a 2,000-mile road trip they needed to get started on.

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  18. Professor from Togo hopes to open West African restaurant in WiscassetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Messan Jordan Benissan prepares sweet potatoes, cooked in traditional Togolese fashion, for a community dinner at Patricia Stauble Antiques in Wiscasset on Dec. 8. Messan Jordan Benissan , Tristan Friedman, and Theo Satloff prepared a four-course meal of traditional Togolese cuisine for Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce members on Dec. 8. WISCASSET, Maine - The traditional food of Togo, a cuisine that blends the recipes of West African tribes with French and European cooking techniques, was on the menu for Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce members on Dec. 8 at Patricia Stauble Antiques.

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  19. Cunningham Security acquires twoRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Security Systems News

    YARMOUTH, Maine-Cunningham Security Systems, a commercial and residential security company based here, recently acquired two companies, adding approximately 3,200 mostly residential customers, $150,000 in RMR and a UL-listed central station to the company's growing, commercially-heavy account base. "We acquired Northeast Security Systems in Wiscasset [Maine], and they have a UL-listed central station, so that is a fairly big move for us because we have always used a third party central station," Michael Major, owner of Cunningham Security Systems, told Security Systems News .

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  20. Students, teachers show hardiness on Outdoor Club trekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Capital Weekly

    ... High School, Charlie Caldwell. Charlie spent the fall semester studying at the Chewonki Semester School in Wiscasset and hopes to start an outing club at Gardiner High School when he returns this winter. He joined the Medomak trip to get some ideas ...

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