Having had parents who grew up during the Great Depression, Sandra O’Brien has used a learned frugality to craft a gift business using recycled cloth from her home in Nobleboro.
This year The Damariscotta Farmers Market will celebrate 31 years in operation, making it one of the oldest farmers markets in the state.
Located at 110 Belvedere Rd. at the DRA, The Damariscotta Farmers Market has provided area residents with high quality, locally grown and produced foods every year from May through October since 1978. The market as a whole would like to take this opportunity to thank Damariscotta and the surrounding communities for so many years of support.
There are still mostly unknowns about how much federal stimulus funding is headed Maine’s way and how it will be divided, though understanding about what the money can be spent on is solidifying.
It is with great pleasure that the parents of Brianna Sweeney and Peter Koster announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Tough economic times might soon collide with a requirement that the state provide care for people diagnosed with mental illness. That could lead to a renegotiation of a 20-year-old judgment that an attorney for the people who benefit from it called “shocking.”
The state Revenue Service has released the new 2009 valuation figures for Lincoln County municipalities totaling $8.27 billion compared to last year’s $7.98 billion.
Central Maine Power Co. (CMP) will focus all of its efforts on restoring the remaining outages in the Midcoast communities by this evening.
The Lincoln County Emergency Management Office is warning that there is a great possibility local residents without power now could remain without power through the night tonight.
Charlie R. Maxcy and Alisha J. Boyd of Waldoboro are pleased to announce the arrival of a baby girl, Kehli Marie Maxcy.
Jason and Heather Knowles of Windsor are pleased to announce the arrival of a baby girl, Maggie Lane Knowles.
Lincoln County commissioners have traditionally opened bids during regular public board meeting but its recent meeting saw a departure from the norm.
It became apparent during their Feb. 17 meeting before bids went out, a predetermined time and date at the Sheriff’s Office was set for opening and examining bids for four new police cruisers for the department, according to County Administrator John O’Connell.
“We didn’t see them (the bids) at all before they went out,” O’Connell said.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has downgraded a Winter Storm Watch issued Tues. to a Winter Weather Advisory for a weather front that is expected to arrive in Lincoln County Weds. evening. The storm is expected to dump the heaviest snowfall from late Weds. night through early Thurs. morning, then the precipitation may change over to rain or sleet just in time for the morning commute, according to forecasts.
With a few strokes of the pen, Gov. John Baldacci proclaimed Monday fit for a King. William King, that is.
By 1820, King had a long list of achievements behind him. He owned both a saw mill and Maine’s first cotton mill, along with the first bank in what is now the City of Bath. He served the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate beginning in 1795, representing Topsham, then Bath, then Lincoln County. But his greatest achievement awaited him in Portland, where he became the state’s first governor in 1820. The state capital moved to Augusta in 1832.
Clad in prison orange and ankle-shackled, John A. Okie, 22, of Newcastle, stood before Justice Joseph Jabar in Kennebec County Superior Court Jan. 30 and made his one and only public statement regarding the two homicides he was convicted for in Dec. 2008.
“I’m sorry,” Okie said. “This situation should never [have] happened. I’m truly sorry.”