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  1. Wiscasset braces for life without a town planner after voters ax positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Wiscasset Town Planner Ben Averill worked his last day Friday, leaving the grants, projects, and economic development activity he was working on to other town officials and volunteer committees. A petition drive led by the Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce is underway, calling for a new vote on the planning department budget, which voters rejected by referendum 466-256 at the June 13 annual town meeting.

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  2. Books in Boothbay dedicated to BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    ... 27. Block died June 23 due to complications from lung cancer. He taught art in Thomaston, St. George, Cushing and Wiscasset, a total of 37 years, before retiring in 2011. He was one of Books in Boothbay's biggest fans and most popular attendees. For ...

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  3. Wrong-way driver collides with tractor-trailer on Route 1 in WiscassetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A 2011 Toyota Tacoma was going the wrong way on Route 1 in Damariscotta early Saturday morning when it struck a tractor-trailer head-on. A semitrailer came to a rest off the northbound side of Route 1 in Damariscotta after a collision with a pickup truck early Saturday morning.

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  4. Camp and Parents: Collaborating to Give Kids Successful SummersRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... to keep girls emotionally and physically safe. Similarly, Garth Altenburg, director of Camp Chewonki for Boys in Wiscasset, says the relationship between camp and home is a "true partnership" that begins with gathering information from parents about ...

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  5. Wiscasset home destroyed by fire held lots of ammo, chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Danny Colby owns the home, according to Wiscasset Fire Chief T.J. Merry and Wiscasset Police Chief Jeffrey Lange. The chiefs believe it is his primary residence, and said they would contact the Red Cross to provide assistance if necessary.

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  6. Two Bridges Regional Jail inmates charged with aggravated assault of third inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Two inmates at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset have been charged with aggravated assault after they allegedly assaulted another inmate, breaking his jaw and sending him to Maine Medical Center in Portland. Nicholas R. Varnum, 27, of Rumford and Matthew Laurelez, 21, of Topsham were charged with the Class B felony the evening of June 20 at the jail, Chief Deputy Rand Maker of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

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  7. NYC jail boss worked from his Maine home, used few vacation daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... As for Ponte, a city Department of Correction spokesman defended his long hours working from the cushy confines of Wiscasset, Maine. His gray Victorian four-bedroom home overlooks the scenic Sheepscot River. It includes a sauna and workout room as ...

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  8. Election results unchanged following Wiscasset recountRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Wiscasset Election Clerk Joan Barnes and Election Warden Susan Blagden re-tally the results of Wiscasset's annual town meeting by referendum at the Wiscasset town office on Thursday, June 22. There were minor variations in two warrant articles following a recount of Wiscasset's annual town meeting by referendum Thursday, June 22, but the results remained the same. Wiscasset Election Warden Susan Blagden scheduled the recount after receiving a legal opinion from the Maine Municipal Association , which stated Maine law was violated during the election because ballots were counted behind closed doors.

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  9. Maine legislator charged with OUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Police Chief Jason Warlick. The amount and conditions of his bail were not available. Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset did not have a booking record for Devin. Warlick said officers sometimes release people on bail directly from the police ...

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  10. Wiscasset selectmen withdraw support for Route 1 traffic fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    In the wake of a townwide vote on June 13, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen will send a letter to the Maine Department of Transportation saying it no longer supports the downtown traffic project. "The townspeople reversed themselves," Selectman Ben Rines said at the board's Tuesday meeting.

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  11. Lobster rolls have become the cupcake of the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A pound of picked lobster meat, the sweet, plump, exquisite ambrosia we like to cradle in a buttery split bun, requires more labor and as many as six lobsters to produce - and it sold for as much as $45 wholesale this spring compared with $17 three years ago. Celebrated Red's Eats, close to the source in postcard-perfect Wiscasset, Maine, bills itself as the "World's Best Lobster Shack."

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  12. WestportIsland | $260,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Republican Journal

    ... Sheepscot River with expansive eastern facing views. Deepwater frontage provides easy access to Boothbay Harbor, Wiscasset and Five Islands. Minutes to open ocean. The 11 acre lot is part of the McCarty Cove Association, which includes rights to an ...

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  13. Bail hiked for Hope woman accused of causing two highway ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    Bail was increased substantially Friday, June 16, for a Hope woman accused of causing the death of a couple earlier this year when her car struck their vehicle head-on in Woolwich. Danielle R. Ward, 34, made her initial court appearance via video-conference from the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset.

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  14. By Atlantic Motorcar CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Republican Journal

    Contact: Bruce J. Howes 10 Ox Horn Road Wiscasset, Maine 04578 Phone: 882-9969 Secondary: 866-EURO-SPEC Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM Email: [email protected] Toll Free: 866-EURO-SPEC Fax: 882-9940 automobiles. From our humble beginnings in 1985, we have grown from a small two bay shop in Buffalo, NY to our current four acre Throughout this growth we have refined a true passion for fine imported cars.

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  15. 0 Lois LNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    ... Sheepscot River with expansive eastern facing views. Deepwater frontage provides easy access to Boothbay Harbor, Wiscasset and Five Islands. Minutes to open ocean. The 11 acre lot is part of the McCarty Cove Association, which includes rights to an ...

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  16. Bloke's epic fight to the death with rabid fox captured in dramatic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Daily Star

    Mark Sleeper, from Wiscasset, Maine, US, was bitten by the crazed animal, which attacked him a second time before running away. In the video, the animal can be seen running at Sleeper, who tries to kick it away before he is forced to take more drastic measures.

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  17. Attorney: Wiscasset illegally barred public from ballot countRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    An attorney contacted by the town of Wiscasset said Wednesday that an election warden illegally kept reporters and residents away from a ballot count on Tuesday. Residents and newspaper reporters gathered at the Wiscasset Community Center on Tuesday evening for the count, but when polls closed, they were not granted access to the count.

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  18. Sheepscot River Race slated for July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The Sheepscot River Race, for casual canoe paddlers to hard-core kayak racers, will begin at noon Tuesday, July 4, in Newcastle. The six-mile canoe and kayak race starts in Newcastle at the Route 1 Sherman Lake rest area bridge and finishes at the recreational pier in Wiscasset Village.

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  19. Lincoln Academy students push for gender-neutral graduation gownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... colors, he said. Elsewhere in the county, the Medomak Valley High School Class of 2017 wore a single color - blue. Wiscasset Middle High School divided graduates by gender, with female graduates wearing red gowns and males wearing black. The issue ...

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  20. Wardens say fox may have been rabid attacked worker in TopshamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Sun Journal

    ... leading wardens to believe it's probably the same fox. The fox was taken to a lab for testing. Sleeper, who's from Wiscasset, is being treated for rabies as a precaution. In order to comment on SunJournal.com, you must hold a valid subscription ...

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