People to People, the nonprofit in the basement of the Damariscotta Baptist Church that collects and distributes clothes and other items to local people in need, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
Yesterday’s simple pastime of bean-bag toss has been transformed into the competitive and popular lawn sport of cornhole. Sumner Averill, owner of Laid Back Lumber in Wiscasset, got into making cornhole games quite by accident.
William “Bill” Ellsworth, an addiction counselor who worked for more than 20 years to facilitate recovery and reduce recidivism in Lincoln County, has died from injuries sustained in a head-on collision on Route 1 in Nobleboro on Thursday, Dec. 6. He was driving to a group counseling session in Waldoboro.
Sixth-graders at Bristol Consolidated School presented what they have learned about solar energy to the school’s younger students Thursday, Nov. 29, a few months after the school had solar panels installed on its roof.
The Damariscotta Farmers Market, which sets up shop at two outdoor locations from spring into fall, has lengthened its season with a new cold-weather location at the Central Lincoln County YMCA.
An SUV struck a pedestrian in a Newcastle crosswalk, sending the pedestrian to the hospital with minor injuries, the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 5.
The building formerly home to Ship’s Chow Hall II in Dresden Mills will become home to Eastern River Childcare.
“Each generation is going to leave behind a landmark of either architecture or construction. This is worthy of that in a hundred years, I think,” Paul Leeman III, of Ledgewalker Builders, said.
The occupants of a mobile home in Boothbay Harbor exited safely when the building caught fire the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 28, partly thanks to the actions of a passerby, Bristol firefighter Leon MacCorkle.
When sailmaker Mike Bartles saw a “for rent” sign in front of a large barn at 73 Corey Lane in Boothbay, he immediately called the number on the sign. Tom Witt answered, and thus began the process that would lead to Bartles starting his first business: M & H Bartles, Sailmakers.
A Friendship native with roots in Waldoboro that date to the German settlers of the 1700s, new Waldoboro Police Chief John Lash plans to prioritize community policing and continue his predecessor’s work on addiction outreach.
A Round Pond man emerged victorious in the November #LCNme365 photo contest by a single vote.
A brother-sister duo of entrepreneurs from Nobleboro who own and run several businesses have brought their headquarters home, to an office on Route 1.
A collision of a car with a tractor-trailer closed Route 1 in Damariscotta and sent two women to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus with non-life-threatening injuries at about 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28.