A holiday decorating contest to benefit Caring For Kids, an organization dedicated to helping kids of Bristol and South Bristol, will be held by Bristol Parks & Recreation. The first annual contest, “Deck the Homes,” invites Bristol residents to decorate the exterior of their homes with lights, wreaths, scenery, and other decorative ornaments.
The Bristol Parks and Recreation Department recently received a $2,000 grant through the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation to plant fruit trees in Bristol parks. The purpose of the project is to offer free, healthy fruit to park visitors.
The University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center recognized Annelissa “Lili” Pugh for her commitment to marine science education as she leaves the position of the center’s K-12 education coordinator in late November.
People are encouraged to bring winter coats to Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. These donations will help keep seniors warm this winter. All the donations will go to Goodwill. Certificates/coupons of donation can be collected for record or, if in need, one can get a coupon and pick up a coat.
Matthew Roberts, 6, of Damariscotta, captured gold in the Youth Division with his license plate display at the Colonial Region fall meet of the Automobile License Plates Collectors Association in Leominster, Mass. on Sunday, Nov. 12.
The Damariscotta Montessori School middle-school students — seventh- and eighth-graders – recently had the chance to experience the roots of American civics and history firsthand. As part of their curriculum, the students embark on a one-week excursion to study American history on-site each year.
For many years, Lincoln County Assembly of God has hosted a free community Thanksgiving meal. This year, this great meal will be provided from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23.
The Eat Soup With Nuts Mah Jongg Group played in Waldoboro on Thursday, Nov. 9. The high scorers were Barbara Hunt and Bobbie Marion, both of Waldoboro.
The Wells-Hussey American Legion post in Damariscotta was once again the host of the annual U.S. Marine Corps birthday Friday, Nov. 10. Forty-two guests outnumbered the 10 Marines for a potluck dinner and the annual cake.
The Lincoln County News will publish a day early the week of Thanksgiving (Tuesday, Nov. 21).
The deadline for letters to the editor and press releases – normally 5 p.m. Monday – is 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17, for the Thanksgiving edition.
While most businesses will be celebrating Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 10, the U.S. Postal Service will be open for business as usual. Our carriers will be out delivering mail and post office clerks will be available for postage, shipping, and passport needs.
This notice is for all motorists that park on any street/road or in the municipal parking lot after hours in Damariscotta. The winter season is upon us. In accordance with the Town of Damariscotta Traffic & Parking Ordinance, Article 1.17 Winter Parking, parking is prohibited on any street, road, or municipal parking lot from Nov. 15 to April 15, 2018 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
As the statewide response and recovery effort continues in Maine following a devastating recent wind storm that caused power outages to nearly a half-million electricity customers as well as tree damage, flooding, and property damage, many are asking how to report those damages.
On Wednesday, Nov. 15 from noon-4 p.m., the Bristol Area Library will have a bag sale. For four hours only, one can fill a bag with books for $5. People should feel free to bring their own bag.