A new business, Barstow Farms Country Store, opened in Waldoboro on Sept. 22. It looks like a small place that couldn’t possibly carry the amount of inventory it does.
Family, friends, and community leaders remembered Samuel E. “Sam” Roberts as a civic leader and family man during his service at Strong-Hancock Funeral Home in Damariscotta on Thursday, Nov. 15.
Citing continuing concerns that further fishing could drive the species to extinction, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission voted Friday, Nov. 16 to cancel not only the 2019 Maine shrimp season, but the 2020 and 2021 seasons as well.
Samovar Tea, which has multiple locations in California and is served in restaurants across the country, has opened its first location on the East Coast in downtown Newcastle as a tea shop and tasting room.
The owner of the former Aaron Michaels Salon in downtown Newcastle has returned to the village with the new B&Co. Hair Salon, in the Consigning Women building.
From one full-time officer in August, the Wiscasset Police Department has completed a rebuild of its roster with the hire of a new patrol officer.
United by their past as athletes and their present experience with cancer, five local men in their 70s and 80s gather to work out and support one another at the Wiscasset Community Center several days each week.
A century ago, on June 10, 1918, a 24-year-old farmer from Sheepscot named Roscoe Moses Chase was wounded while fighting Germans at Belleau Wood, about 50 miles east of Paris. A pivotal battle of World War I, Belleau Wood is a prominent piece of Marine Corps lore.
A quick response prevented a fire in the furnace of a mobile home at 747 Bristol Road from spreading the morning of Saturday, Nov. 10.
A full house witnessed the presentation of the Boston Post Cane to lifelong Whitefield resident and “legend” Albert Boynton, 92, at the Whitefield Historical Society’s meeting place above the town office Saturday, Nov. 3.
The Midcoast Conservancy and the Medomak Valley Land Trust are “moving forward with excitement” toward a merger, according to the executive director of the conservancy.
Republicans in the Maine Senate picked Sen. Dana Dow, of Waldoboro, as minority leader Thursday, Nov. 8.
Natalia “Natty” Jackson, 62, of South Bristol and formerly of Panama, recently voted in her first U.S. election since becoming a citizen in September.
A Wiscasset man will draw on his childhood experiences with domestic violence and his more recent experience in corrections in his new job as school resource officer.
A Maine Superior Court justice has sided with the town of Damariscotta and Damariscotta Main Street LLC in a lawsuit that attempted to block the latter’s 435 Main St. development.