The Community Housing Improvement Project, CHIP Inc., will hold its annual Community Cares Day on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. People are asked to please consider volunteering; preregister online at chipinc.org prior to the event or complete the registration form received in the mail recently.
On Oct. 15, the Central Lincoln County YMCA and Boothbay Region YMCA will begin offering the YMCA’s blood pressure self-monitoring program, designed to help participants with hypertension lower their blood pressure by following an evidence-based program that combines blood pressure self-monitoring, nutrition education seminars, and personalized support.
The United States Postal Service in Monhegan, in conjunction with the Monhegan Museum, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the museum with a keepsake picture postmark – also known as a pictorial cancellation in collectors’ circles – to be offered at the Monhegan Museum, 1 Lighthouse Hill, Monhegan, on Friday, Aug. 17 from noon-2 p.m.
Two years ago, to address the ever-worsening drug addiction epidemic in Lincoln County, all Lincoln County law enforcement and corrections departments came together with addiction treatment providers, hospitals, the YMCA, and other community organizations. They formed the Lincoln County Recovery Collaborative to offer proactive outreach to people with drug addictions by law enforcement officers and other participants of the Lincoln County Recovery Collaborative network.
The St. Philip’s Episcopal Church haddock chowder supper scheduled for Monday, Aug. 13 has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Deer hunters still have time to apply for an any-deer permit, but the deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 15 is fast approaching.
We are requesting that all residents with mailboxes number both sides of their mailboxes. If we are responding to a call from the other end of the street and cannot see a house number, it could cost precious minutes. Also, make sure you have 3-inch reflective numbers visible from the street.
The Twin Villages Business Forum returns to Lincoln County Friday, Sept. 28. The day-long event will take place in the newly renovated Central Lincoln County YMCA in Damariscotta.
A Portland woman with a passion for farm photography won the July #LCNme365 photo contest with her photo of a draft horse at Goranson Farm in Dresden.
Rep. Mick Devin’s campaign kickoff ice cream social previously scheduled for Sunday, July 22, has been rescheduled due to inclement weather to Sunday, Aug. 5 from 2-5 p.m. at the home of Don Means, 1215 Bristol Road in Bristol Mills, across from the swimming hole.
First National Bank recently presented Twin Villages Foodbank Farm in Damariscotta a donation for $1,000 in support of its efforts to grow fresh, delicious food for its neighbors in need in Lincoln County.
Hagar Enterprises will commence paving the Central Lincoln County YMCA’s parking lot beginning Thursday, Aug. 9, previously scheduled for Aug. 2 but delayed due to weather. On this date, Hagar will pave a portion of the lot, and although the Y will remain open, there will be limited parking available.
Lincoln County Food Pantries
Monika Gulyas’ calling to make a difference in the lives of women and to help them and their families through the life-changing events of pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood led her to become a certified nurse midwife. Gulyas now joins Dr. Robert Howard, Dr. Deborah Eisenberg, MD, and certified nurse midwives Bridget Buck and Stacey Rees at the Lincoln Medical Partners Women’s Center in Damariscotta.
The town of Damariscotta was recently awarded a $50,000 community development block grant for a private, onsite pre-kindergarten program at the Central Lincoln County YMCA. The implementation of the program at the Y will be a new and expanded service to meet the need for full-day childcare and pre-K programs.