Fire Prevention Week began Oct. 7, and the American Red Cross reminds everyone to take two simple steps – practice fire drills at home and test smoke alarms monthly – to stay safe from the U.S.’ most frequent and deadliest disaster.
In celebration of Columbus Day, post offices across Maine will be closed on Monday, Oct. 8 and there will be no mail delivery. Normal mail delivery will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
To help meet the demand for nurses in Lincoln County, the Central Maine Community College/LincolnHealth Nursing School has expanded.
In an effort to better serve readers, The Lincoln County News launched a reader survey Oct. 3. The survey was inserted into the Oct. 4 edition of the newspaper and is available at lcnme.com/reader-survey.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and New Hope for Women is encouraging community members to take action and show their support for survivors through a variety of campaigns and events that the agency has organized throughout the month of October:
The Twin Villages Business Forum will be held at the Central Lincoln County YMCA this Friday, Sept. 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Midcoast Conservancy and the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District will host a gravel roads workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Jefferson fire station. This workshop was previously scheduled for Oct. 10.
Former Rep. Jeffrey Evangelos, independent candidate for the Maine House of Representatives in District 91, has earned an A+ rating from the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine. District 91 encompasses the towns of Washington, Waldoboro, Friendship, and west Union.
There are still tickets available for individuals to attend the Twin Villages Business Forum on Friday, Sept. 28 at the Central Lincoln County YMCA, 525 Main St., Damariscotta.
A six-week Survivors of Suicide support group will start on Friday, Oct. 12 in Damariscotta.
On Sept. 8, three Maine chefs gathered to compete in Spectrum Generations’ sixth annual Celebrity Chef Challenge, an annual fundraiser in which chefs create an entree following Meals on Wheels guidelines.
In an effort to better serve readers, The Lincoln County News will launch a month-long reader survey Wednesday, Oct. 3.
A coalition of Newcastle businesses will host the first-ever Newcastle Cares Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. The day will celebrate the local businesses in Newcastle while also supporting the nonprofits that contribute to the community.
The Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce will host its first fall shred event at Lincoln County Publishing Co. in Newcastle on Saturday, Oct. 13. The event is open to all, members and nonmembers alike.