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Lincoln Town Manager Lisa Goodwin in Nov. 2008.

Lincoln to hire new police officer under proposed budget

About $267,000 in anticipated tax-increment financing revenue generated by First Wind’s Rollins Mountain industrial wind site will help the town maintain its property tax rate at 20.12 mills while hiring an additional police officer, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said Monday. In budget workshops held so far, the …
Lincoln Town Manager Lisa Goodwin in Nov. 2008.

Lincoln police receive grant for new position

LINCOLN, Maine – Police Chief William Lawrence hopes to hire an investigative-overlay officer to help offset a sagging case clearance rate and will fund the new position with a $193,533 federal grant, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said Sunday. The three-year U.S. Department of Justice grant, Goodwin said, will pay for …

Lincoln discusses dumping changes to save money

Lincoln leaders might prevent contractors from dumping at the town transfer station, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said Thursday.

Lincoln quiet about police officer leaving

Police Officer Chad Chubbuck’s employment with the town has ended, and Town Manager Lisa Goodwin doesn’t want to say why.

Lincoln continues new garage planning

The Town Council will meet in a workshop Monday to hear preliminary plans for the construction of a new Public Works Department garage, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin says.
A small boy leaps from the Bounce House at the 2010 Lincoln Homecoming Festival on Main Street on Friday.  BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY NICK SAMBIDES JR.

Lincoln homecoming off to ‘wicked good’ start

With half of the four-day town festival done as of midnight, Lincoln Town Manager Lisa Goodwin and town events coordinator Shelly Crosby said they were encouraged by the size of the crowds seen so far.

Lincoln looks to reduce solid waste disposal costs

Town officials are mulling how to handle a 25 percent increase in solid waste disposal fees and costs, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said. The problem, Goodwin said in her Weekly …

Lincoln seeking a police chief, but few apply

Town Manager Lisa Goodwin will restart the search for a police chief after attracting just six candidates to fill the open position, she said Tuesday. “We want to get a larger …

Lincoln community center looks for help to remain open

If the Ballard Hill Community Center is to remain open beyond next year, volunteers will have to find ways to keep it in use, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said Tuesday. After Town …

Lincoln still searching for new police chief

Town Manager Lisa Goodwin has interviewed three candidates but would not call them finalists when discussing her search for a new police chief Tuesday. Goodwin would only …

Lincoln reserve officer to be interim police chief

A town reserve officer and Old Town patrolman will be Lincoln’s interim, part-time police chief starting late this month, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said Tuesday.

Firms to assist with new center

LINCOLN | Town Manager Lisa Goodwin will be meeting with at least one of several local engineering firms that have volunteered to assist in town efforts to build a recreation center on 11 …

Historical society leases Corro House in Lincoln

The Lincoln Historical Society signed a 10-year agreement with Town Manager Lisa Goodwin on Friday to lease the Corro House, one of Lincoln’s oldest and most historic buildings, …

Lincoln to hear $2M public works garage proposal

Town leaders will explain the town’s need to spend $2 million for a new public works department garage during a public hearing on Oct. 18, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin …

Lincoln schedules May curbside cleanup week

The Public Works Department has scheduled town cleanup week May 10-13, with curbside pickups along all town roads, according to Town Manager Lisa Goodwin.
Lincoln Town Manager Lisa Goodwin and Stephen Mooers, chief executive officer of Penquis Housing, Inc., enjoy a lighthearted moment at the Lakeview Senior Housing complex on Thursday, Nov. 18.

Lincoln celebrates new $3.7M housing complex

The new Lakeview Senior Housing complex won’t be accepting tenants for another month, but 81-year-old Jennie Leighton already has a pretty good idea how she would live …

Cameras to start recording downtown Lincoln

Downtown merchants, residents and visitors will benefit from the additional security provided by the town’s new but long-delayed security video camera system in time for the Christmas holidays, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said Wednesday.

Senior housing the last piece to revitalized downtown Lincoln

In 2002, with about a quarter of downtown devastated by two back-to-back arsons, a group of 10 town leaders, businessmen and residents got together and imagined what a new downtown would be like, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said Wednesday.

Lincoln may get break on cameras

A compromise with FairPoint Communications and some possible help from Time-Warner Cable might finally get the town’s downtown security surveillance cameras fully operational, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said.

Lincoln expects wind legal fees to top $10,000

LINCOLN, Maine— Largely because of an appeal of First Wind of Massachusetts’ town permit to build a proposed $130 million wind farm, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin expects the town will spend more than its $10,000 budget on attorneys’ fees by budget year’s end on June 30, she said Monday.