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Wiscasset explores alliance with nuclear storage communities

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.”

Former Maine man appears in federal court for sex abuse in 1995

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 22, 2016, at 5:19 p.m.
A former Bath man made his first appearance Tuesday in a courtroom in Maine accused of taking a 13-year-old girl to Nebraska more than 20 years ago so he could sexually assault her.
Neighborhood, a restaurant dealing in world cuisine, is expected to open in this building at 132 High Street in downtown Belfast sometime in mid-December.

Belfast food truck owners moving up to full-scale downtown restaurant

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 22, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Partners Seth Whited and Sarah Waldron of Belfast plan to open Neighborhood restaurant in mid-December.

Driver in fatal 2014 crash sentenced to 21 days for OUI

By Alexander Violo, Lincoln County News on Nov. 22, 2016, at 12:22 p.m.
A Waldoboro man found guilty by a jury last month of operating under the influence in a fatal accident has been sentenced to 21 days for the OUI conviction.
Crewed by 147 sailors, Zumwalt is the lead ship of a class of next-generation multimission destroyers designed to strengthen naval power.

Bath-built destroyer breaks down, towed out of Panama Canal

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 22, 2016, at 11:32 a.m.
The Bath-built USS Zumwalt, the first-in-class “stealth” destroyer that left the Bath shipyard on Sept. 7, broke down Monday night while passing through the Panama Canal and was towed by tugs through the locks toward the Pacific Ocean.
Dustin Barrows

Maine man accused of assaulting woman, throwing her phone on roof

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 21, 2016, at 5:12 p.m.
Dylan Grubbs

Thomaston man to serve 2 ½ years in prison for fatal shooting of girlfriend in Bath

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 21, 2016, at 12:55 p.m.
Dylan Grubbs, 24, pleaded guilty to felony domestic violence reckless conduct with a weapon.
BIW President Fred Harris is retiring.

New president announced at BIW as ‘legend’ Fred Harris retires

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 21, 2016, at 7:29 a.m.
General Dynamics announced Monday that a new president would take the helm of Bath Iron Works.
The participants in an emergency call that saved a Two Bridges Regional Jail inmate’s life, back from left: Darryl Groh, Dylan Quimby, Kaleb Colbry, and James Pray. Front: Jacob Williams, Sonia Lilly, Wendy Williams, Emily Snowman, T.J. Merry, and Michael Williams. Not pictured: Dan Averill and Shaun Robinson.

Rescuers who saved inmate’s life receive commendations

By Abigail W. Adams, Lincoln County News on Nov. 20, 2016, at 10:27 a.m.
“It is because of your actions and willingness to extend extra efforts for this patient, you saved his life,” Wiscasset Ambulance Service Director Toby Martin said.
Jessie Tirrell

Union man charged with assaulting girlfriend, two young children

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 18, 2016, at 8:28 a.m.
A Union man remained at Knox County Jail on $10,000 cash bail Friday after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and her two small children Thursday night.
Dylan Grubbs

Man charged with manslaughter in Bath parking lot shooting to plead to lesser charge

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 17, 2016, at 12:27 p.m.
A Thomaston man charged with manslaughter after allegedly shooting to death his girlfriend while he showed a handgun to a prospective buyer will plead to a lesser charge.
Judy Flanagan resigned on Tuesday from the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen.

Wiscasset selectwoman resigns

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.
Karl Crute Jr.

Two midcoast residents charged after apparent drug overdose death

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 16, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
Karl Crute Jr., 43, and Ranae Robbins, 45, were arrested after allegedly trafficking heroin.
Emergency crews work at the site of a fatal crash involving a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer Wednesday morning on Route 1 in Waldoboro.

Man, 79, dies in crash on Route 1 in Waldoboro

By Staff Report, Lincoln County News on Nov. 16, 2016, at 3:06 p.m.
The driver of the pickup truck died in the crash, according to Waldoboro police Officer Larry Hesseltine.

Bangor authors hold signings for new children’s book

on Nov. 16, 2016, at 1:28 p.m.
Emergency crews respond to the scene of a fatal crash involving a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer on Route 1 in Waldoboro on Wednesday morning.

One dead following crash on Route 1 in Waldoboro

on Nov. 16, 2016, at 12:24 p.m.
One person has died after a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer collided Wednesday morning on Route 1 in Waldoboro.
Belfast Superindentent Paul Knowles shows areas that need improvement at Belfast Area High School on Nov. 4.

Belfast-area voters approve high school renovation bond

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 15, 2016, at 5:36 p.m.
Belfast-area voters have decided to borrow $7.6 million to fix up their 51-year-old high school, allowing the district to push forward planning the renovations.

Holiday Antique and Gift Show on Nov. 19

on Nov. 15, 2016, at 3:19 p.m.
A Ford Ranger was totaled in a single-vehicle accident on Route 129 in South Bristol Monday evening. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was taken to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta for unknown injuries, according to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Beck.

Truck slams into rock and flips, trapping driver

By Maia Zewert on Nov. 15, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.
Firefighters had to cut a male driver out of his car after he rolled it Monday night on Route 129.

Free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 24 at Freeport

on Nov. 15, 2016, at 12:26 p.m.