With an infrastructure project on Elm Street and a major culvert replacement on Egypt Road in progress, another long-awaited project in Damariscotta will soon be underway: the construction of public restrooms downtown.
Oxbow Brewing Co. employees spent the better part of Sept. 13-14 at the Alna Hopyard and Farm harvesting hops for a beer the brewery makes once a year from only Maine ingredients for its Goods From The Woods celebration.
The American Legion in Maine, with its affiliate organizations, is building a POW/MIA memorial at state headquarters in Winslow to honor and remember the Mainers who are still unaccounted for from past wars and conflicts.
Wiscasset’s town clock, a landmark of the town since 1907, is resting in a steeple with rotting wood, according to Rick Balzer, of Balzer Family Clock Works. “If the tower comes down, it will take the clock with it,” he said.
Two lobster boats collided off South Bristol the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 19, and one of the vessels sank, according to U.S. Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor. There were no injuries.
Damariscotta voters will consider a moratorium on retail development during a special town meeting by referendum Nov. 7.
A public hearing about a Portland developer’s proposal for an 11-acre property at 435 Main St. in Damariscotta attracted more than 50 people to the Great Salt Bay Community School gym Monday, Sept. 18.
AOS 93 will hold a public forum in November and each of the district’s individual school committees will hold special meetings to address concerns about Lincoln Academy, the private high school where the district sends most of its students. The district will also conduct a survey to gather public feedback on the matter.
The Dresden Board of Selectmen has a tense relationship with the fire department, Third Selectman Allan Moeller said Monday, Sept. 18. The board took several actions related to the department during Monday’s meeting.
Dr. Edward B. Kitfield opened Wiscasset Family Medicine in downtown Wiscasset 40 years ago as a place to apply his patient-centered, community-based approach to health care. Kitfield sold the practice to Dr. Cortney Linville, who he recruited to join Wiscasset Family Medicine about two years ago, in July.
Due to the generosity of local businesses and residents, a tractor-trailer filled to capacity with bottled water, clothing, pet food, and other hurricane-relief supplies departed Damariscotta for Florida the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 17, a full nine days earlier than organizers anticipated.
Brake failure contributed to a commercial truck rollover on Route 27 in Edgecomb the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 15, according to police.
A Camden motorcyclist was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a collision with a pickup truck at the intersection of Route 1 and Back Meadow Road in Nobleboro on Thursday, Sept. 14.
The Medomak Valley Land Trust celebrated the grand opening of its new Riverbrook Preserve in North Waldoboro with a dedication ceremony and a guided hike the evening of Thursday, Sept. 7.
With a 4-0 vote, the Waldoboro Board of Selectmen directed Town Manager Julie Keizer to negotiate with Sundog Solar regarding the installation of a solar array at the old town landfill.