The Damariscotta Board of Appeals voted 4-1 on Tuesday, Sept. 26 to remand Stepping Stone Housing Inc.’s application for construction at the former Blue Haven property back to the planning board.
A Newcastle selectman has suggested that the town formally recognize the second Monday in October, Columbus Day, by some other name.
Lincoln Academy answered questions about its finances and gave an update on the campus master plan during a town hall-style meeting at Parker B. Poe Theater in Newcastle on Wednesday, Sept. 20.
More than 100 leaders of local businesses filled the Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm in Damariscotta on Friday, Sept. 22 for the inaugural Twin Villages Business Forum.
Fire destroyed the blacksmith’s workshop at Scottish Lion Wrought Iron, 587 Bristol Road, Bristol, the morning of Monday, Sept. 25.
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.
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.
All of Bristol’s municipal departments recently earned the Safety and Health Award for Public Employers, which recognizes public-sector employers who maintain an exemplary safety and health management system.
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.
Just a few years ago, Sumner Fernald “Ricky” Richards IV and Moira Rose Mahegan would be on the first trip out to help with hurricane relief. Now, as owners of S. Fernald’s Country Store in Damariscotta, the couple is raising funds for All Hands Volunteers, a disaster relief organization they volunteered with in the past.
Egypt Road in Damariscotta will be closed to through traffic for the last two weeks of September to allow for a major culvert replacement between Budweiser Lane and Cedar Lane.
A proposal by Bremen developer Dan Goldenson to build an eight-room motel near Hilltop Stop in Damariscotta met encouragement from the Damariscotta Planning Board on Monday, Sept. 11.