More than 140 people turned out to celebrate the nominees and the award winners at the recent Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce’s 56th annual Community Awards.
Eight months after a devastating fire at 50 Main St. in Newcastle, a new building is nearly complete on the footprint of the old.
Coastal Car Wash and Detail Center, of Damariscotta and Boothbay Harbor, will celebrate its customers with an event at the Boothbay Harbor location Saturday, June 2. The event is free to attend and all are welcome.
Nobleboro native Brendan Parsons will kick off his Newcastle raw bar’s first full season with a new name during its grand reopening Saturday, June 2.
Lincoln County Publishing Co. will help Skidompha Library kick off its annual Community Read during the business’s summer open house Wednesday, June 27.
Van Lloyd’s Bistro, at 85 Parking Lot Lane in downtown Damariscotta, is making some changes to its usual summer schedule. Lunch will no longer be offered, but instead will be replaced with brunch every Saturday and Sunday morning. From 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., a small menu will be run consisting of “classic” brunch meals such as waffles and home fries, as well as a selection of unique dishes.
Almost every day, someone driving along Route 1 will pull off onto the Dodge Road in Edgecomb to see what’s going on at Twisted Iron Customs, owner Mike Benner said.
“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.