Demolition of the former barbershop in downtown Damariscotta to make way for new public restrooms began around 6:45 a.m., Wednesday, July 11.
“It is with the greatest sincerity that I say there could be no place else I would have rather spent the past 24 years,” physical education teacher Liz Giles-Brown said of her career at South Bristol School.
The Damariscotta Planning Board approved an application for a medical cannabis, or marijuana, storefront Monday, July 2, after receiving no comments during a public hearing.
Buzz Maine, the coworking space and cafe in downtown Damariscotta, closed Saturday, June 30, with the owner saying she plans to relocate the business.
The first tenants of Mobius Inc.’s Chandler House, on Academy Hill in Newcastle, received the keys to their apartments during the building’s grand opening Wednesday, June 27.
The summer tourist season on Monhegan Island has officially begun with the start of summer, and local businesses like Monhegan Kayak Rentals are preparing for an uptick in visitors.
Public comments were generally in support of keeping the Bristol Mills Dam and replacing the fish ladder during a hearing at Bristol Consolidated School the evening of Wednesday, June 20.
Bristol Consolidated School officials presented the school’s early plans for a new softball field during a public hearing in the gym Wednesday, June 20.
Two people were brought to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta with non-life-threatening injuries after a car accident on Bristol Road in Bristol the evening of Saturday, June 23.
No injuries were reported after an airplane crashed into a swamp near Woodchuck Way in Jefferson the evening of Saturday, June 23.
Newcastle voters approved a $1 million line of credit for roadwork, as well as the municipal budget, during annual town meeting Monday, June 18.
Damariscotta residents approved a land transfer for a fire training facility and rejected an attempt to restrict the use of electronic signs in the C2 district during the annual town meeting Wednesday, June 13.
Calvin and Marjorie Dodge, of Damariscotta, were given two honors Wednesday, June 13 at Damariscotta’s annual town meeting: one planned, one a surprise.
Hundreds of people celebrated the life of Isabelle Manahan at the Damariscotta River Association’s Great Salt Bay Farm in Damariscotta on a sunny Thursday morning, June 14.