After the Maine Department of Transportation said it would not place any seasonal speed bumps in Damariscotta Mills, the Newcastle Board of Selectmen continued to brainstorm ways to increase pedestrian safety in the village.
A public hearing Wednesday, July 19 was Damariscotta’s “first bite of the apple” in determining how, if at all, the town will regulate retail marijuana shops, social clubs, commercial cultivation, and other operations, according to Damariscotta Board of Selectmen Chair Robin Mayer.
After numerous public meetings and workshops, the Bremen Land Use Ordinance received approval from voters during a special town meeting at the town office Thursday, July 20.
A chiropractor with more than 20 years of experience who practiced in Nobleboro from 2013-2015 recently reopened his renamed practice in Newcastle.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen, on Wednesday, July 19, voted unanimously to confirm the appointment of Jason Warlick as the town’s police chief.
A mother and daughter have teamed up to open a food trailer offering a variety of sandwiches and desserts at 928 Route 1 in Newcastle, next to the Sherman Marsh rest area.
Area residents expressed concern about the loss of local control over LincolnHealth that would result from the unification of the MaineHealth system during a public meeting at The 1812 Farm in Bristol Mills on Wednesday, July 12.
While the Newcastle Board of Selectmen continues to support the placement of at least one seasonal speed bump in Damariscotta Mills, the Maine Department of Transportation recently told the town administrator it will not place any speed bumps in the Mills.
A vehicle reported stolen from South Bristol on Thursday, July 13 was recovered in Woburn, Mass. the next day.
Town Manager Matt Lutkus announced in an email to the Damariscotta Board Of Selectmen he has appointed Jason Warlick as Damariscotta’s police chief on Friday, July 14. The selectmen will vote on whether to confirm the appointment during their meeting the evening of Wednesday, July 19.
A local business owner faces a felony theft charge after allegedly stealing a camper from Lake Pemaquid Campground in Damariscotta earlier this week, but said he purchased the camper in what he believed to be a legitimate transaction.
A South Bristol native recently opened Sea Smoke Shop, a store offering handmade glass pipes, vintage ashtrays, and other products on Main Street in Damariscotta.
The Lincoln County Fire Chiefs Association is in the process of creating a strike team of firefighters from departments across the county to respond to major incidents and provide additional manpower around the county.
Two months after receiving approval from the Damariscotta Planning Board, the developer behind the proposal to build a Dollar General store and a Sherwin-Williams store at the intersection of Main Street and Biscay Road said he hopes to begin construction this month.
A little over a year after residents approved a sign ordinance, a member of the Damariscotta Planning Board has proposed prohibiting the use of certain electronic signs in the town, as well as the use of graffiti on commercial signage.