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  1. Fox thought to have rabies attacks man in TopshamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A Wiscasset man was treated at Mid Coast Hospital on Tuesday after he was attacked by a gray fox that game wardens suspect was rabid. Mark Sleeper was working at Grimmel Industries at Pejepscot Village off Route 196 just before 7 a.m. when a gray fox bit his hand, Cpl.

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  2. Wiscasset voters reject school energy project, town planner's budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Wiscasset Selectman Ben Rines , candidate for selectman Bob Blagden, and Town Manager Marian Anderson await the results of Wiscasset's annual town meeting by referendum Tuesday, June 13. The Wiscasset School Department's proposed $1.75 million energy conservation performance contract, the town planner's budget and two social service requests were voted down at Wiscasset's annual town meeting by referendum Tuesday, June 13. All other warrant articles were approved, including an article introduced by citizen's petition asking if voters reject changes to the Maine Department of Transportation's downtown traffic project, a new disorderly house ordinance, the sale of an Old Ferry Road lot to Central Maine Power Co.

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  3. Get creative with campfire meals this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... a fire that's too hot," Greg Shute, vice president of Chewonki, an environmental education organization based in Wiscasset, said. "They use softwood, and it just flares up. Softwood is really great to start out your fire with, but having an ...

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  4. Waldoboro police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    ... was making a left turn out of Dunkin' Donuts headed northbound in a 2010 Lexus sedan. Nathan Haley, 20, of Wiscasset, was traveling southbound in a 2010 Ford sedan. As Haley came through the nearby intersection, Boynton started to pull out of the ...

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  5. Police identify people injured in Dresden crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office on Monday released the names of two people injured in a Friday morning crash that killed an elderly Connecticut woman. Just before 9:30 a.m. Friday, a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu driven by 24-year-old Patrick J. Shorey of Augusta crossed the centerline on Route 27 near the Dresden-Wiscasset border and struck a 1995 Toyota Camry driven by Carolyn G. Blouin of Rockville, Connecticut.

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  6. Knox Jail closes section, relocates inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    One section of the Knox County Jail was closed over the weekend and inmates moved to another facility because of a lack of staff, Sheriff Donna Dennison announced Monday. Twenty inmates were transferred to the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, the sheriff said June 5. The transfers began Friday.

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  7. Camps and Sustainability: Practicing It, Teaching itRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... nearly 10,000 individuals who visit their properties each year that sustainability is an essential priority. In Wiscasset, Camp Chewonki is also leading the way in sustainability efforts. Director Garth Altenburg says the actions are a "direct ...

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  8. Stock car racingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Republican Journal

    If Kevin Girard Jr. had left any doubt the past two seasons who the top dog in the Nelcar Legend ranks at Wiscasset Speedway happened to be, he put an exclamation point on it with a statement win on Saturday, May 13 in the INEX-sanctioned national qualifier. The 30-lap race, sponsored by Four Season Synthetic, showcased the top Nelcar regulars mixed with several of the best from southern New England and beyond for a tripled purse and large trophies, not to mention valuable provisionals in the INEX Asphalt Nationals in Las Vegas.

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  9. Donalene D. VergeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    ... class of 1960, and earned her teaching degree from Gorham State Teachers College. She began her career teaching in Wiscasset, before joining the Thomaston Grammar School, where she taught fifth grade for more than 25 years, retiring in 1991. She was ...

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  10. Why the fight for gender equality in Maine is not likely to end soonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... that he used a taxpayer-provided vehicle outside the state for a quarter of the year, mostly for trips to his Wiscasset home. Mayor Bill de Blasio has defended him, saying he will pay back the mileage. Ponte took his current job in 2014 after ...

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  11. Wiscasset residents keep jousting over Route 1 traffic fixRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Main Street and on Railway Avenue. For the past several months, the MDOT and consulting firm VHB have worked with Wiscasset's Public Advisory Committee to hammer out details of the parking proposal. The work of the public advisory committee will ...

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  12. Get used to paying $20-plus for a lobster rollRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... on Wednesday. Despite paying top dollar for the loaded lobster roll, Tony and Jan Braida say "it's well worth it." WISCASSET, Maine - The market price for a lobster roll at Red's Eats is $26.50, the highest it's been in 79 years. Yet tourists in ...

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  13. Historic Damariscotta church installs solar panelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... solar energy projects in Lincoln County, including community solar farms in Edgecomb and on The Morris Farm in Wiscasset. "We knew ReVision had worked on other projects in the area, and we were really impressed with what they've done. They were ...

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  14. Conflict over proposed Route 1 traffic fix continues to simmer in WiscassetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Less than a month after Wiscasset's Historic Preservation Commission voted to tell the Board of Selectmen they expected the state to apply for a certificate of appropriateness for a controversial downtown traffic project, selectmen on Tuesday began the process to repeal the historic preservation ordinance that established that commission. After an executive session with town attorney Shana Mueller on Tuesday, the board of selectmen voted unanimously to cancel a scheduled hearing to discuss the removal of individual commissioners.

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  15. Drivers back on fast track as Wiscasset Speedway season opensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Fans and drivers forced to wait an extra week to get their much-anticipated racing fix were rewarded on Saturday, April 29 as sunny skies and summer-like temperatures greeted them at the unveiling of the new, improved Wiscasset Speedway. The new walls, catch fence and other upgrades were well received by the crowd of nearly 2,000, but it was the new fan-friendly victory lane that was the hit of the day.

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  16. Boothbay man accused of shooting neighbor in legRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Proctor was charged with Class C felony reckless conduct with a firearm and taken to Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, where he remains on $5,000 cash bail pending a court appearance Wednesday.

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  17. New York Times features the 'prettiest village in Maine'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    On April 28, the New York Times published the results of an investigation that found New York City correction commission Joseph Ponte's city-issued SUV making frequent trips to Wiscasset, Maine. Just two days later, they featured Wiscasset in another article .

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  18. Former employee buys women's boutique In downtown WiscassetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    In the Clover opened in Wiscasset on March 18 with little change to the store's interior and product line; however, it opened with new owners. Former employee Kasey McNamara bought the store, with husband Jay, from former owners Kelley and Scott Belanger.

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  19. 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club -$22,988Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... slightly used car, suv, truck or wagon, look no further! Call or Visit us today! Atlantic Motorcar - 10 Oxhorn Rd. Wiscasset, ME 04578 - www.atlanticmotorcar.com

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  20. 2012 Volvo XC70 3.0L T6 - $19,988Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Republican Journal

    ... slightly used car, suv, truck or wagon, look no further! Call or Visit us today! Atlantic Motorcar - 10 Oxhorn Rd. Wiscasset, ME 04578 - www.atlanticmotorcar.com

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