The location of the public presentation on the proposed Newcastle Character Zoning Code scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 28 has been moved to the community room at the Newcastle fire station on River Road. The program will begin at 7 p.m., as previously announced. Anyone interested in hearing about the new code, which is based on the concepts in the comprehensive plan adopted in June, is invited to attend.
The Eat Soup With Nuts mah jongg group played in New Harbor on Thursday, Aug. 16.
Live Well, the fifth and final issue of Lincoln County Magazine for 2018, will make its debut Aug. 29.
Newcastle Chrysler will offer a 2018 Jeep Cherokee as the prize for hitting a hole-in-one on the third hole at the tenth annual Bristol Area Lions Golf Tournament at the Wawenock Golf Club in Walpole on Saturday, Sept. 1, with a rain date of Sept. 2.
The Bristol Masonic Lodge will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The lodge is soliciting donations of saleable items in support of this efforts. All proceeds from the yard sale will be directed to the Masonic Scholarship Fund, the Masonic Charitable Fund, and community service as needs arise.
The end of summer is near, but there will be one more beach exploration presented at the Beachcombers’ Rest Nature Center at Pemaquid Beach Park called “Monarchs at the Beach.” The final day open at the nature center will be on Saturday, Aug. 26.
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.