In his first week as interim executive director of The Carpenter’s Boat Shop in Pemaquid, Nat Shed learned everything he knows about boats. But, of course, The Carpenter’s Boat Shop offers more than boat-building lessons, and he looks forward to fulfilling the organization’s mission to nurture lives, build boats, and help others.
“I definitely know it’s not a decision that most people would be looking at, especially at this age, but I’m ready to go,” said 23-year-old Mary Catherine Eddyblouin, of Bristol, who will leave her familiar life in just over a month for a convent.
Firefighters promptly knocked down a house fire at 2189 Bristol Road in Pemaquid, just south of Bristol Consolidated School, the night of Friday, July 19.
Nick and Bobbi Ercoline, the couple embracing on the cover of the Woodstock concert album and still happily in love after 50 years, recently vacationed in Lincoln County, staying at the Mill Pond Inn in Nobleboro.
Every year, a New Jersey church sends a large group of youth and adults to The Carpenter’s Boat Shop in Pemaquid to serve the local community – a “work camp” that has become a formative experience for generations and developed lasting connections between the two communities.
Local firefighters deployed booms and pads to contain an apparent diesel spill in the water near the South Bristol drawbridge the evening of Tuesday, July 16.
Waldoboro’s new secondhand bookstore has a name – The Village Bookshop – and is open for business as of Wednesday, July 10.
Area firefighters battled a fire at an 1850 cape in Boothbay Harbor for over two hours the morning of Tuesday, July 16. The house has heavy damage, but the owners and their cat safely exited when the fire started.
About fifty-nine voters packed the meeting room at the Damariscotta town office for a special town meeting Wednesday, July 10, where they approved a total transfer of $96,343 from surplus to help fund the Bristol Road sidewalk project.
Two people were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a three-car collision at the intersection of Cross Road and Route 1 in Edgecomb the morning of Sunday, July 14.
The veteran operations chief and one of the founding members of the Lincoln County Fire Academy, responsible for the training of hundreds of local firefighters, stepped down in late June.
Bristol Fire Chief Paul Leeman Jr. credits smoke detectors with the safe exit of a family of four from a home near Pemaquid Point after a fire broke out early Monday, July 15.
A small group of living history interpreters are bringing to life a reproduction of a 17th-century cod fisherman’s settlement at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site.
Vintage typewriters, Civil War relics, and sterling silver lockets make the Montsweag Flea Market a roadside stop for thousands of visitors each summer. This season, the flea market has a new food stand, Maritza’s Place, where Daisey Cunningham and Alex Echevarria, of Wiscasset, serve homemade empanadas and sofrito seasoned rice.
After a disappointing 2018, Whitefield’s annual Fourth of July parade and fundraiser saw a considerable uptick in floats and visitors.