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Scouts enjoy bike ride
Members of Troop 50 recently completed a 25-mile bike ride round trip from Town Line Road to the Heaters in Mattawamkeag. 14 scouts, 1 sibling and 3 adults participated. A cookout at Scoutmaster Steve's, prepared by his wife, Beth, was enjoyed by everyone upon returning.
Accident on Hale Street
October 3 - Sometime before 10:15 this morning, a car accident happened at the intersection of Edwards Street, Mt. View Drive and Hale Street in Lincoln. Details are unavailable at this time, but these photos taken at about 10:15 am show Lincoln police and firefighters on the scene. No ambulances were on the scene at the time. Airbags were deployed in at least one of vehicles. As far as we know, no one was seriously hurt.
Town Council news
September 28 - David Nantkes was appointed to the RSU #67 Board by the Lincoln Town Council tonight. They also held off on putting a new Town Office on the fall ballot.
Mill files for bankruptcy
September 27 - Lincoln Paper and Tissue filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today. Co-owner Keith Van Scotter expects there will be an auction in 45 days involving a stalking horse bidder, followed by a sale. He is unsure whether the potential new owners will run the mill or scrap it.
The company has 179 employees, who have been provided with a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notice, or WARN. The notice is required at least 60 calendar days before possible plant closings or mass layoffs, and assures that state resources to help workers, families and communites are available to them.
Rand pulls plug on Lincoln internet radio station
September 27 - It was announced today by Lee Rand that Lincoln's internet radio station will cease broadcasting at approximately 10 pm tonight. While the "oldies" station had achieved listeners around the world and throughout the 50 States in the US, it wasn't enough to keep it online according to owner Lee Rand. "This isn't the 1970's & 80's", Rand said, referring to the days.he had the #1 radio show north of Bangor on the old WLKN radio station. "Maybe someone else can give it a try, but I'm done."
New business opens!
September 25 - Whitney Outfitters on West Broadway had its grand opening and ribbon cutting this morning.