The Lincoln County Democrats invites members of the public to a meeting on Monday, Oct. 24 at the Democratic campaign headquarters, 281 Main St., Damariscotta.
Thank you to everyone who has given feedback on our new drop-off policy and for giving it a chance to work.
The following questions will appear on the state referendum ballot on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8:
Saturday, Oct. 29: Cross-country states at Belfast
Saturday, Oct. 22 is Youth Deer Hunting Day, when young hunters across the state of Maine will have their own day to hunt deer.
Coastal Humane Society in Brunswick and the Lincoln County Animal Shelter announced on Friday, Oct. 14 that the shelters are waiving adult-cat adoption fees for the remainder of October in an effort to make room for additional cats rescued from southern states recently affected by Hurricane Matthew. The adoption-promotion program is called Fall for a Feline. Adult cats age one year and older are free to adopt; they have been spayed/neutered, and are up to date on vaccinations.
Absentee voting is available at the Bristol town office, 1268 Bristol Road, Bristol. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday. The deadline for a voter to request an absentee ballot is Thursday, Nov. 3 unless the voter completes a special-circumstances application.
A Bremen Appeals Board meeting scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18, has been canceled. The board was going to hold a public hearing about Diane K. and Gary A. Checchio’s appeal of a denial of an after-the-fact permit for the expansion of a cottage on Webber Pond, according to a public notice of the hearing in The […]
On Sept. 11, more than 60 people gathered to talk openly about mental illness, substance abuse, and suicide at the old town hall at Boothbay Railway Village in Boothbay. This powerful Three Stories of Hope and Resiliency event was brought to the community by a group of local church leaders and health and social service professionals who came together over the summer under the leadership of Sarah Foulger from the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor. They were compelled to take some specific action after a significant number of losses by suicide in the last 18 months in the area. The group believed awareness needed to be raised around the prevalence of mental illness and substance abuse in the community. They look to reduce stigma and encourage individuals and families to seek help.
The Waldoboro Food Pantry has moved its location and has changed to being open on the first and third Tuesday of each month. The next food pantry will be open from 1-6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18 at its new location in the former Taction Call Center building on 251 Jefferson St.
Through Saturday, Oct. 22, the Whitefield Lions Club is hosting a pet supply drive to support the Lincoln County Animal Shelter and the Coastal Humane Society. Wish lists of needed items can be found at lincoln.coastalhumanesociety.org/wish-list and coastalhumanesociety.org/wish-list. Items include dish soap, hand cleaner, dog and cat food (wet and dry), peanut butter, cat and dog toys, paper towels, newspaper, and Swiffer pads.
The Jefferson Area Community Food Pantry provides food assistance on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, from 4-5:30 p.m., at St. Giles’ Episcopal Church, 72 Gardiner Road, Jefferson. Pantry food is purchased primarily from Good Shepherd Food Bank; donations are also received from neighbors in Jefferson and Somerville, local organizations, and the USDA.
Motorists in Maine can now easily update their address and physical attributes when obtaining a duplicate license or renewing a license using the driver-license renewal online service, Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced on Thursday, Oct.6.
In celebration of Columbus Day, post offices across the state of Maine will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10 and there will be no mail delivery. Normal mail delivery will resume Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Water of Life Lutheran Church, at 618 U.S. Route 1 in Newcastle, invites the public to attend a dinner and program at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct, 29 to benefit the Lincoln County branch of New Hope for Women. The dinner is being presented by the church in conjunction with New Hope for Women’s Domestic Abuse Awareness month, which culminates at the end of October.