A Boothbay Harbor family has reopened the general store in Edgecomb as Cohen’s Corner General Store.
Oliver Butler builds his ice fishing traps to last a lifetime, but his exceptional craftsmanship has led to many of them being displayed as works of art on fireplace mantles in many a Maine cottage and beyond.
Dennis Hilton, president of Cheney Financial Group, hosted an exceptional awards and recognition dinner Nov. 9 at The 1812 Farm in Bristol Mills. A festive atmosphere, delicious food, and lively conversation were the backdrop for the annual celebration and recognition of outstanding service and commitment by Cheney Financial Group employees.
A proposal for a campground and event center with an agricultural focus received after-the-fact approval from the Waldoboro Planning Board on Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Damariscotta River Grill co-owners and husband-and-wife team Rick Hirsch and Jean Kerrigan have listed both the business and the building, at 151-155 Main St. in Damariscotta, with Swan Agency Sotheby’s International Realty for $2.25 million.
A local restaurateur and son of a Damariscotta restaurant owner will soon open a new, Thai-inspired bar and grill in the former home of Salt Bay Cafe in downtown Damariscotta.
Bristol’s Oyster Creek Electric will soon be under new management, as owner and founder Al Monaco is selling the business to his employee of more than four years, Round Pond resident and 2014 Lincoln Academy graduate Daniel Baty.
On Monday, Nov. 6, The Harbor Room in New Harbor will launch its new monthly fundraising event called Making Mondays Matter. On the first Monday of each month, The Harbor Room will donate 10 percent of its lunch and dinner sales to a preselected local nonprofit organization. New Hope for Women will be the beneficiary for November, and December will benefit The Carpenter’s Boat Shop.
Cove’s Edge, a long-term care and skilled rehabilitation nursing facility on the LincolnHealth – Miles Campus in Damariscotta, has been recognized as a 2017 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is one of three progressive award levels through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, the leading association for long term and post-acute care.
The American Cancer Society is thrilled that Randy Miller of Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Viper has agreed to represent Maine as an ambassador in its Real Men Wear Pink campaign for the second year. Miller singlehandedly raised more than any other ambassador in the state last year with more than $17,000. Among his fundraising activities, he held a night of pink for the community and a silent auction, and he auctioned off a pink plow. This year, he hopes to raise more than $20,000 and is holding Days of Pink at his dealership throughout October.
For the past year, Damariscotta’s Barn Door Baking Co. has mostly focused on custom orders, wholesale goods, and catering. On Saturday, Oct. 14, the company launched its newest venture: weekend “open bakery” hours.
Bremen developer Dan Goldenson’s plan to open a tavern and game room underneath the restaurant at Kaler’s Corner in Waldoboro has some neighbors upset.
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced fiscal year 2017 lending numbers showing increasing loan levels in small business lending through the 7(a) and 504 loan programs, as well as increases in lending to women, veterans, and emerging communities.
On Thursday, Oct. 19, Midcoast residents are invited to eat out at local restaurants as part of United Way’s “Extra Helping” event. A portion of the participating restaurants’ revenue will go to support the community through local United Way-funded programs.
When Kathy and Mason Dubord purchased the Dresden Take Out in February 2016, one of their goals was to make the business the “store of choice” for the community. As of Saturday, Oct. 7, the Dubords are selling fishing and hunting essentials, including guns and ammunition, due to the popularity of the activities among the store’s customers.