I-Haul, the Newcastle business that hauls away debris and provides moving services, is now owned by Damon Heck, who had worked for the company for several years. Previous owner Gordon Clark, who started the business 18 years ago, is going back to his original career: teaching.
The new owner of 51 Water St. in Wiscasset – a downtown commercial building with six storefronts – hopes to attract a “craft beer/oyster bar” and a coffee roaster to fill two vacancies.
Midcoast CoWork LLC, a coworking space currently in an office above Weatherbird Shops at 72 Courtyard St., Suite 4 in Damariscotta, hopes to expand into a larger space downtown.
As a reporter, my interactions with law enforcement officers tend to be accompanied by flashing lights and the urgency of an emergency scene. On Thursday, Jan. 10, I was able to ride along with two Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies for a behind-the-scenes look at what it is like to be on patrol even when the scanner is relatively quiet.
A mobile home at 139 Old Sheepscot Road in Wiscasset sustained extensive interior damage in a fire the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 16, but a quick response prevented further damage.
Concord Coach Lines suspended service to Wiscasset as of Jan. 7, according to the bus line’s website.
The Waldoboro Planning Board signed off on an entrepreneur’s plan to build a 27,000-square-foot facility for her eel aquaculture business at the Waldoboro Business Park on Wednesday, Jan. 9.
A Lincoln County nonprofit that fixes up about 20-25 houses a year, primarily with donations and volunteer labor, is in search of more projects and more volunteers.
For the last 26 years, Ellen Brown has transformed Lincoln County News calendars – the popular free ones featuring photography of local scenery by the LCN’s Paula Roberts – into elaborate family scrapbooks. Each visually interesting calendar-turned-scrapbook is chock-full of photographs, poems, bits of schoolwork, colorful artwork, and quotes – mementos of the lives of Brown and her close family members.
The Damariscotta Planning Board approved Eleanor Kinney’s application to open a farm-to-table restaurant at 27 Main St. on Monday, Jan. 7.
A Newcastle nursing assistant who works in the pediatric intensive care unit at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital in Portland has received the Maine Medical Center’s award for extraordinary nursing support staff.
“He was a very entertaining person,” Scott Folsom, co-owner of Schooner Landing Restaurant and Marina in Damariscotta, said of his business partner, Charles F. “Charlie” Herrick, who died Jan. 2 at the age of 66 after a brief illness.
Donald A. “Don” Hastings, 88, a firefighter from New York who, upon his retirement to Jefferson in 1991, contributed to the modernization of training for volunteer firefighters in Lincoln County, died Friday, Jan. 4.
Around 25 Damariscotta residents, business owners, and others attended a community conversation with the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen to discuss drafts of two marijuana ordinances Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Waldoboro will survey its residents about the possibility of a community center in the town.