Downtown Damariscotta business owners and members of the public attended a community conversation on upcoming improvements to the waterfront and municipal parking lot at Great Salt Bay Community School on Thursday, Jan. 17.
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.
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 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.
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.
A Waldoboro seamstress uses her business to help children succeed in the classroom, sewing weighted “lap pads” – small blankets with weighted beads that help with anxiety and fidgeting – and giving them to schools.
Whitefield veteran Hallis “Hal” Thayer traveled to Washington, D.C. and the Arlington National Cemetery in December with the nonprofit Wreaths Across America to place thousands of wreaths at memorials and veterans’ graves.
Glenn Chadbourne, a Newcastle artist best known for his illustrations of Stephen King books, has illustrated a special edition of the thriller “Bird Box,” which has become a Netflix film starring Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich.
A plow truck slid into a school bus on Foster Road in Bristol the morning of Thursday, Jan. 3, but there were no injuries and only minor damage in the low-speed collision.
The new district attorney for the Midcoast took the oath of office during a ceremony at The Samoset Resort in Rockport on New Year’s Day.
Hello Sailor TMH, a gay lifestyle brand that offers clothing, accessories, and home goods, has recently moved its operations from Maryland to Newcastle.
The Bristol-South Bristol Transfer Station now accepts food scraps for composting.
Four people were brought to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after road conditions caused a series of crashes on Lower Round Pond Road the morning of Friday, Dec. 21.