“Care didn’t skip a beat,” Dr. Thomas Rice, owner of Midcoast Orthodontics, said of the time between losing his Newcastle location to a fire and opening a new location at 441 Main St. in Damariscotta.
Newcastle Realty office administrator Kristy Battles always offers a welcoming smile as she greets clients and visitors to the company’s Main Street office in Damariscotta. Her effusive and upbeat energy, combined with an exacting attention to detail, provides Newcastle Realty’s 17 professional brokers with important support behind the scenes.
From Wednesday, May 23 to Saturday, June 2, Smitten Collectibles & Nerdy Treasures in Damariscotta will accept donations of old towels and other needed items for the Lincoln County Animal Shelter in Edgecomb in celebration of Towel Day, Thursday, May 25. In appreciation of donations, the store is happy to give customers a 20 percent discount on their entire purchase. This discount is stackable with Smitten’s Level Up Titan discount as well.
Hodgdon Tenders, the superyacht tender division of Hodgdon in East Boothbay, announced on Monday, May 21 that it launched a 6.5 meter limousine tender. The tender currently is the smallest member of the Venetian line, which ranges from 6.5 to 12 meters.
Recently, a panel of business experts awarded top prize to two aquaculture entrepreneurs at a first-of-its-kind aquaculture business accelerator pitch-off. In addition to bragging rights, Mathew Moretti, of Bangs Island Mussels in Casco Bay, and Jonathan Turcotte, of Edgecomb’s Glidden Point Oyster Farms, received a cash award of $5,000 and an invitation to the statewide Top Gun Pitch-Off, where they will compete against other emerging businesses for additional prize money and recognition. Glidden Point Oyster Farms plans to invest its winnings in marketing.
Built on a 42-foot Calvin-designed hull, Farrin’s Boatshop, at 19 Sproul Road in Walpole, redesigned the pilothouse of a 42 Sportfisherman boat to take the look of a sleeker Sportfisherman.
Damariscotta Bankshares Inc., parent company of Damariscotta Bank & Trust Co., held its annual meeting on April 25 at its 619 Main St. branch in Damariscotta. The meeting was conducted under the direction of Chester A. Rice, the presiding chairman of the board.
Lincoln County has its own Batman – an expert in bat eviction and guano cleanup who removes bats quickly and thoroughly, but with a sense of duty to the animals.
Main Street Grocery owners Jane and Gary Gravel cut the ribbon at the store’s grand opening Friday, May 4.
High school freshman Wyatt Flower and his grandfather, Ken Flower, will open Sweet Georgia BBQ in Bristol on Saturday, May 12.
The Jefferson Market on Route 32 has a new owner after an on-site foreclosure auction Thursday, May 3.
For John and Sarah McNeil, the thought of one day starting and owning their own brewery had, for a long time, been just a dream the couple would talk about from time to time.
The Wiscasset House of Pizza will soon open at 74 Flood Ave., on Route 1.
Visitors to Peapod Jewelry, in Edgecomb, will notice that changes are afoot. In addition to the newly installed beach-themed displays in the shop’s jewelry cases, one also notices that the showroom seems cozier – and there is a large demarcated space near the jewelry-making studio that appears destined for some purpose.