The 56th edition of the Windjammer Days festival in Boothbay Harbor, which will run from Sunday, June 24 to Saturday, June 30, will feature a new look at what previously was called the Parade of Sail. This year, on Wednesday, June 27 from 1-3 p.m., drones will stream live video to a jumbo LED screen in Whale Park, as an announcer narrates the Gathering of the Fleet event. For those who will want to see the gathering from the water, there will be plenty of boat tours available.
As a sign of respect for the service and sacrifice of Somerset County Deputy Sheriff Cpl. Eugene Cole, who was killed in the line of duty Wednesday, April 25, Gov. Paul R. LePage has directed that all United States flags and State of Maine flags shall be flown at half staff immediately for at least three days, as well as on the day of Cole’s interment.
The employees of the Wiscasset Ambulance Service recently recognized Emergency Medical Technician Kristin Draper as the 2017 Employee of the Year.
The Lincoln County Yard Sale at the Central Lincoln County YMCA in Damariscotta on Saturday, May 5 needs volunteers.
The 11th annual Attic, Basement, Closet rummage sale, sponsored by the Round Pond Schoolhouse Association, is seeking donations. This year’s sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27 at the historic Washington Schoolhouse in the heart of Round Pond village.
On Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office along with the police departments of Boothbay Harbor, Damariscotta, Waldoboro, and Wiscasset will host the semi-annual Drug Take Back Day.
The Lincoln County News is seeking missing volumes from the archives of three newspapers from the late 1800s and early 1900s for a digitization project.
As a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush, Gov. Paul R. LePage has directed that all United States flags and State of Maine flags shall be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset on the day of interment, Saturday, April 21.
Midcoast Conservancy’s Nature Photo Clinic Snack & Chat, held Wednesday, April 11, was a rousing success, thanks to presenter Maia Zewert, Marketing & Engagement Coordinator for The Lincoln County News. Designed to help people take better pictures with their smartphones, and then post their photographs to social media, the workshop included information on photo-editing apps as well as hands-on photography exercises.
Kick off yard sale season at the Central Lincoln County YMCA in Damariscotta! The Lincoln County Publishing Co. is teaming up with the Y to host the Lincoln County Yard Sale, a huge indoor yard sale, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. Admission is free.
The American Legion Auxiliary unit at Wells-Hussey Post No. 42 in Damariscotta will ship packages of comfort items to service members overseas later this month.
The Central Lincoln County YMCA in Damariscotta opened its new and expanded Healthy Living Center, new raised track, and updated offices this past Monday. Group exercise offerings have expanded to more than 60 classes, as well as to the personal training program. In addition, offices are now open for the CEO, the Healthy Living director, FARMS at the Y, the community and youth outreach coordinator, and the membership and marketing director.
Many gravestones in Hillside Cemetery are missing important information, including birth and death dates, full names, and veteran information. The Damariscotta Cemetery Trustees are asking the public for help to fill in the blanks, especially in the Norris Yard portion of Hillside. This is the area bordering Church Street and up the hill along the west side of Hillside Lane.
The April 23 Maine birds event at The Lincoln Home in Newcastle has been postponed. For more information, contact Rhonda Hanna at 563-3350 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Keep informed on weekly events at lincoln-home.org or follow us on Facebook.
The RSU 12 Board of Directors has formed an ad hoc committee to research the Alna school choice question. The first meeting of this committee will be held on Monday, April 16 at 9 a.m. at the RSU 12 Central Office, 665 Patricktown Road, Somerville. This meeting is open to the public.