Oxbow Brewing Co., the farmhouse brewery located at 274 Jones Woods Road in Newcastle, has extended its summer hours to accommodate the upcoming summer season. Starting on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, the tasting room will be open seven days a week to serve fresh draft beer from noon-7 p.m., Sunday-Thursday, and from noon-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
The Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated its accomplishments in the past year and presented awards during its annual meeting in the Lincoln Academy Alumni Dining Commons the evening of Thursday, May 18.
A spring networking event drew caterers, florists, and other vendors from across the state to Duck Puddle Campground in Nobleboro on Tuesday, May 16. While the event typically takes place at French’s Point in Stockton Springs, it moved to Nobleboro this year to feature the campground’s new event venue.
Two years after opening at 519 Main St. in Damariscotta, Wasses Hot Dogs has left town after losing its lease on the property.
The Central Lincoln County YMCA is pleased to announce the addition of a new staff member to the Y family. Molly Cyr has joined the Y as the new coordinator of development.
Crazy Burgers and Pizza, in addition to the Burger Bar, are now open at the site of the former Corner Variety and Pizzeria at Kaler’s Corner in Waldoboro.
Tim and Betsey Norland have had a special place in their hearts for Pemaquid after first visiting the area together in 1980. Starting this summer, the Norlands’ annual trips will no longer be just as visitors, but also as the owners of the Sea Gull Shop.
Tiny houses made of leaves, moss, pine cones, and rocks were recently constructed inside the glass-top jewelry cases at Peapod Jewelry in Edgecomb.
For the past decade, Amanda Nelson has owned and operated Long Winter Soap Co. out of her Damariscotta home. Now she is bringing the soap, lip balm, and perfume business to downtown Waldoboro.
Two summers ago, Brendan Parsons launched BP’s Shuck Shack, Portland’s first oyster-selling food cart. Now the Nobleboro native is bringing his passion for oysters back to Lincoln County with a retail distribution center and plans for a raw bar and retail shop at 68 Main St. in Newcastle.
The Water’s Edge Banquet & Function Facility in Edgecomb, a property that has gone through several transitions in the past decade, is under new ownership. Developer Tony Casella sold the banquet hall and several surrounding properties to father-and-son team John Hutchins III and John Hutchins IV.
A boutique that sells handmade glass pipes and other products, along with a separate medical marijuana caregiver storefront, have opened their doors near the junction of Route 1 and Route 32 in Waldoboro.
The Camden National Corporation Board of Directors announced on Monday, May 1 the appointment of Craig N. Denekas of the Libra Foundation as an independent director of the firm effective immediately.
A large aquarium near the main entrance of L.L. Bean’s flagship store in Freeport greets almost 3 million visitors annually, but local shoppers might not know that a Newcastle business was behind its design and construction.
In the Clover opened in Wiscasset on March 18 with little change to the store’s interior and product line; however, it opened with new owners. Former employee Kasey McNamara bought the store, with husband Jay, from former owners Kelley and Scott Belanger.