Every year since 1992, wreaths from Maine have been transported to Arlington National Cemetery to be placed on the graves of veterans for the holiday season. Since that time, Wreaths Across America has become an annual national endeavor. The escort to Arlington starts Sunday, Dec. 11 in Harrington, and finishes on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Arlington National Cemetery.
The pet pantry is open from 9-11 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, next on Dec. 6. Its mission is to assist people who, due to their economic circumstances, may be having trouble buying food for their cat or dog.
The Waldoboro Public Library’s “Centennial Cookbook” is here, just in time for the holidays.
The Central Lincoln County YMCA is accepting applications for families in need of gifts this holiday season. Those in need may pick up an application from the CLC YMCA, local schools, churches, and town offices. The simple, confidential application form should be returned by the CLC Y, located at 525 Main St. in Damariscotta, by Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Those who served in the U. S. military or are the widow or dependent of a veteran may be entitled to benefits. Maine has a variety of benefits available to qualifying veterans and dependents in addition to those offered by the federal government.
Dr. Rifat Zaidi’s photographs of flowers and wildlife, and of Paris and ancient forts, are helping to bring a new world of opportunity to girls in one of the poorest regions of Pakistan.
Osier’s Wharf, at 2104 State Route 129 in South Bristol, near The Gut, will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 24. For more information or to place an order, call 644-8101.
Starting Monday, Nov. 28, the Central Lincoln County YMCA will begin a new membership campaign titled “Try the Y for Free while Supporting the Giving Tree Community Event.” The campaign will run through Friday, Dec. 9.
The annual tree-lighting ceremony in Wiscasset will take place at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 on the town common. There will be a sing-along of familiar holiday songs, led by chorus members from grades five through 12.
This notice is for all motorists that park on any street or road or in the municipal parking lot after hours in Damariscotta. The winter season is upon us. In accordance with the town of Damariscotta’s Traffic and Parking Ordinance, Article 1.17 Winter Parking, parking is prohibited on any street, road, or municipal parking lot from Nov. 15 to April 15 between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m.
The Lincoln County News will publish a day early the week of Thanksgiving. The deadline for letters to the editor and press releases – normally 5 p.m. Monday – is 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 18, for the Thanksgiving edition. The deadline for advertisements is noon Friday.
One of the things LincolnHealth registered nurse Mona Buffum likes best about her job is being able to spend a lot of time with patients. “We get to know them pretty well,” said Buffum. “The more time you spend with them, the more you are going to pick up on.”
The Community Tree of Giving — a collaborative effort between the Central Lincoln County YMCA, local schools, churches, town offices, local food pantries, LincolnHealth, Coastal Kids Preschool, Stepping Stones Mental Health and Counseling, and Healthy Lincoln County – is now accepting applications.
Once again, the Lincoln County Assembly of God will host a delicious, home-cooked, free community Thanksgiving dinner.