Somerville voters made their voices heard at a four-hour town meeting covering a range of issues, from roadwork to property taxes, on the morning of Saturday, June 23, at the former Somerville School on Patricktown Road.
Chase Farm and Bakery, of Whitefield, will have a grand opening Friday, June 29 for the new shop where baker and self-described doughnut addict Robin Chase sells her fried doughnuts, homemade pies, and other baked goods.
Hilltop Stop founders Gary and Jane Gravel have bought back the Damariscotta store they established in 2011 and plan changes to the dining room and menu, as well as an expansion of the gas station.
Westport Island will appeal a justice’s decision in a lawsuit against the town and will allow the painting of a mural on the foundation of the sand shed, voters decided at town meeting Saturday, June 23.
Public comments were generally in support of keeping the Bristol Mills Dam and replacing the fish ladder during a hearing at Bristol Consolidated School the evening of Wednesday, June 20.
Bristol Consolidated School officials presented the school’s early plans for a new softball field during a public hearing in the gym Wednesday, June 20.
A “whimsical” new addition opened at 77 Main St. in Newcastle on June 9, as Amanda “A.J.” Kras established a brick-and-mortar location for her botanical and gardening store, The Beach Plum Co.
A small farm off Route 17 in Jefferson has become a haven for rescue dogs, goats, and pigs, including a pot-bellied pig who accompanies the farmer on errands.
Two people were brought to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta with non-life-threatening injuries after a car accident on Bristol Road in Bristol the evening of Saturday, June 23.
No injuries were reported after an airplane crashed into a swamp near Woodchuck Way in Jefferson the evening of Saturday, June 23.
The heat was on in more ways than one in Damariscotta on Saturday, June 16, during the first annual Can-Am Shuck Star Competition and Oyster Party. The event was one of several over the course of the three-day Damariscotta Oyster Celebration, from June 14-16.
Newcastle voters approved a $1 million line of credit for roadwork, as well as the municipal budget, during annual town meeting Monday, June 18.
Damariscotta residents approved a land transfer for a fire training facility and rejected an attempt to restrict the use of electronic signs in the C2 district during the annual town meeting Wednesday, June 13.
Dresden voters amended seven articles during annual town meeting Saturday, June 16, including an amendment to ensure the selectmen consult the fire department before they appoint its officers.