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Writing and Photography by Lee and Connie Rand

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Homecoming!

July 19 - Homecoming may be over for this year, but you can see our coverage all year long! CLICK HERE to visit our Homecming 2015 page.

New transfer station hours announced

LINCOLN TRANSFER STATION NEW HOURS:
Please note the Transfer Station's new hours start today (July 1). The Transfer Station will now be closed every Wednesday, Thursday and for holidays.

Enhanced rabies surveillance in the Lincoln area

This year, the Maine Wildlife Services will be conducting enhanced surveillance for rabies, and the town of Lincoln is in their surveillance area. If anyone sees raccoons, skunks, coyotes, foxes or bobcats acting strange or as roadkill, please call Ian Sypek at 207-629-5178 to report it to their office or call him directly at his work cell phone at 207-592-3071. All they need is a description of where the animal is located, and Wildlife Services staff will collect the sample as soon as possible. If there are any questions, please contact Ian or their office.

Lincoln Color Center undergoing renovations

June 23 - You might be wondering what's going on at Lincoln Color Center on West Broadway in Lincoln. No, they're not going out of business! Owner John Hawkins says, "We are in the process of a major renovation. We will be changing the showroom to serve our customers better. We will have all the products we had before. Please be patient, we hope to complete this project by the end of July. Come in and see for yourselves what's going on."

Is this your dog?

June 15 - Is this your dog? He was found shivering on the Phinney Farm Road this morning by Michael Cole. The dog is at the Penobscot Valley Humane Society in Lincoln. Contact them so your dog can come home!

 

RSU #67 election results

Election results for Lincoln:
The RSU #67 budget was defeated by 7
The purchase of building was defeated by 57.
Mattawamkeag voted to pass the budget 22-10, and to buy the Main Street building 17-15.

All results are UNOFFICIAL at this time.

3rd Annual Springtime Truck & Tractor Show

June 6 - Plenty of trucks and tractors were on display today at the third annual Springtime Truck & Tractor Show at Robin Crawford's on River Road in Lincoln. Hot dogs and hamburgers were available for the spectators as well. If you missed today's event, you can see our photos. Just CLICK HERE!