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.
A fire claimed a Dodge Ram pickup on Cottage Point Road in Damariscotta the morning of Friday, Dec. 22, but quick thinking by firefighters prevented the fire from spreading to a nearby vehicle.
The new Dollar General and Sherwin-Williams stores at the corner of Main Street and Biscay Road are now open.
State Rep. Michael G. “Mick” Devin, 55, of Newcastle, pleaded guilty to operating under the influence Dec. 4.
Kids and parents learned how to code with computer games and puzzles during Great Salt Bay Community School’s first-ever Family Code Night on Thursday, Dec. 7.
The membership of Bristol Fire and Rescue has asked the Bristol Board of Selectmen to consider budgeting for and appointing a full-time chief, and the town plans to appoint a committee to gather information from other towns with full-time chiefs.
The Maine Department of Transportation presented its plans to remove ledge under one side of the new bridge over The Gut during a meeting at South Bristol School on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Mainely Nails, a popular nail salon that opened in Newcastle almost four years ago, recently completed a move across the bridge into a larger space on upper Main Street in Damariscotta.
Lincoln Academy teacher John Jenkins has taken a leave of absence from the school to run for governor in 2018.