An appeal almost a year in process has recently come to a close, as the Damariscotta Board of Appeals voted 3-2 to overturn the Damariscotta Planning Board’s approval of Stepping Stone Housing Inc.’s project at the former Blue Haven property during a meeting Monday, Feb. 5.
After 29 years and hundreds of clients, Village Optical in Damariscotta will close its doors March 31.
While residents voiced support for the repair of the Bristol Mills Dam and fish ladder as well as the ecosystem of the Pemaquid River, an overwhelming majority of residents voted in favor of keeping the dam in a non-binding straw poll at the close of a public hearing Tuesday, Jan. 30.
During the annual town meeting in March, Bristol voters will consider authorizing the selectmen to study the costs and benefits of annexing the unorganized territories of Loud’s, Marsh, and Bar islands, off the coast of Round Pond.
Damariscotta officials are seeking feedback from the public about design options for the public restrooms planned for construction in the municipal parking lot.
A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Main and Church streets in Damariscotta caused a truck to drive off the road and into an inclined walkway for the Damariscotta Baptist Church the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 26.
Bonus Redemption LLC is again under new management.
Ken and Lisa York, of Nobleboro, purchased the business, which operates redemption centers in Damariscotta and Newcastle, from Casey and Erica Stevens, of Newcastle, on Jan. 15.
Firefighters prevented a fire originating in a chicken coop from spreading to a home on Bristol Road the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 17.
Members of three religious faiths, high school students, and an anti-racism group banded together to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a series of events open to the community.
A Nobleboro Democrat who served as Maine’s labor commissioner for eight years under Gov. John Baldacci will seek to represent Lincoln County in the Maine Senate.
The Damariscotta business First Class Florals and All the Comforts will close Friday, Jan. 5.
The owners of The Penalty Box Pizza & Pub in Damariscotta, Bristol residents Lisa and Kent Boucher, are preparing to open a new redemption center nearby.
The Weatherbird specialty food and kitchenware shop, at 72 Courtyard St. in Damariscotta, has been under new ownership since September.
The future of Damariscotta’s Yellowfront Grocery is “in flux,” but the owners hope to keep the store open, perhaps with its sale to another local business person, according to co-owner Jeff Pierce.