Articles by Abigail Adams
By Abigail Adams on Jan. 19, 2017, at 12 p.m.
“I want to save lives,” Tim Cheney said. “Really, that’s what this is about. It’s about saving lives.”
By Abigail Adams on Jan. 12, 2017, at 9:17 a.m.
The suspension will begin Thursday, Jan. 12.
By Abigail Adams on Jan. 05, 2017, at 9:23 a.m.
The ordinance would not only be an extra tool for law enforcement, but would also enable landlords to work with their tenants to “keep them contained.”
By Abigail Adams on Jan. 05, 2017, at 8:18 a.m.
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.
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 31, 2016, at 9:29 a.m.
Two individuals walked away from a single-vehicle crash that temporarily shut down both lanes of traffic on Route 32 in Waldoboro on Friday evening.
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 30, 2016, at 12:32 p.m.
The municipal solar array in Whitefield, the installation threatened by uncertainty surrounding net metering, is now fully operational.
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 30, 2016, at 12:07 p.m.
It is not only the unique ecology of the Damariscotta River and the slow-growth philosophy of Glidden Point that makes a great oyster but also the community that surrounds the river.
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 25, 2016, at 1:07 p.m.
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.
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 23, 2016, at 9:02 a.m.
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.
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 21, 2016, at 9:08 a.m.
Edgecomb is considering placing a moratorium on houseboats and other floating homes until it has time to develop an ordinance to guide the town through what is currently uncharted territory.
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 20, 2016, at 8:36 a.m.
The acting administrator of Two Bridges Regional Jail will receive an administrator’s salary while Col. Mark Westrum remains on paid leave as he faces a charge of operating under the influence.
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 14, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.
Messan Jordan Benissan is currently working on securing a space to launch a restaurant that will feature the rich texture and unique flavor of Togolese cuisine — food that developed through a fusion of cultural influences, and which made the small West African nation stand out as a tourist attraction,
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 09, 2016, at 11:45 a.m.
Efforts to break up an attack by two pit bull dogs on a smaller dog in Wiscasset sent an individual to the hospital for treatment of a bite.
By Abigail Adams on Dec. 08, 2016, at 10:16 a.m.
The proposal would include “a major investment” to turn Mason Station “into a destination marijuana greenhouse, dispensary and a production facility for various byproducts,” Joseph Cotter said.
By Abigail Adams on Nov. 23, 2016, at 8:23 a.m.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s efforts to find a permanent home for spent nuclear fuel is “creating energy that is very positive.”
By Abigail Adams on Nov. 17, 2016, at 11:46 a.m.
In the final moments of Tuesday’s meeting of the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen, Selectwoman Judy Flanagan read a letter announcing her resignation effective the following day.
By Abigail Adams on Nov. 09, 2016, at 9:38 a.m.
Voters approved the practice 1,502-707.
By Abigail Adams on Nov. 03, 2016, at 8:03 a.m.
After deliberating for less than two hours, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all 11 charges.
By Abigail Adams on Nov. 02, 2016, at 3:21 p.m.
The Maine Department of Transportation is asking the town of Wiscasset to sign a letter of intent instead of a more formal contract regarding the town’s future maintenance responsibilities in connection with a downtown improvement project.
By Abigail Adams on Sept. 21, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.