Regardless of whether household Christmas trees emerged from attics and basements the day after Halloween or the day after Thanksgiving, the 2021 Parade of Lights ushered the Christmas spirit into Newcastle and Damariscotta on Nov. 28.
LincolnHealth has rescheduled some surgeries that could be suspended without a negative impact along with most other hospitals across Maine struggling to preserve bed capacity, according to an email from LincolnHealth spokesperson John Martins.
It’s 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16, and while Wiscasset’s sleepy stores and sidewalks are just waking up, the kitchen staff at Wiscasset’s staple bakery and market have been in full swing since the wee hours of the morning, baking and preparing for another lively holiday season.
As Lincoln County schools approach the three-month mark of the 2021-22 school year, they are putting to use the hard lessons from the previous 18 months of COVID-19 and looking to new strategies to ensure that students have the best opportunity for learning.
Three local dancers will be performing in “A Nutcracker Christmas” on Dec. 3 and 4, at the Gendron Franco Center in Lewiston. They include Elizabeth Seibel, 16-year-old Lily Vermillion, and her mother Robin Vermillion. The Dance Center of Auburn is putting on the production.
Since the 1970s, Nobleboro resident and Maine native Gary Lawless has written poetry that explores the natural world and ideas in environmentalism. One of his poems on endangered animals, and treating every creature like it is the last of its kind to exist, was translated and published in Italy by a group of environmentalists.
A double row of holiday wreaths are displayed on a short wooden railing facing Route 1 at Depot Street in Waldoboro. More wreaths fill a nearby trailer. A couple of folding tables are arrayed with whoopie pies, banana breads, candy and cookies. There are trays of freshly-baked yeast rolls, ready to eat or easy to freeze.
The Parade of Lights has been postponed until Sunday, Nov. 28.
For more than a decade, brothers Ken and Todd Lincoln have carried on the tradition of smoking herring. The brothers once again will sell strings of the smoked fish next to the S Road School in South Bristol from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 27.
With a staggering 74.2% of the vote, Robin Nolan won the November #LCNme365 photo contest with a picture of her husband walking through a field of milkweed at sunrise.
The Midcoast support group for survivors of domestic abuse, New Hope For Women, officially changed its name last week to New Hope Midcoast to reflect all individuals who experience abuse, including men and people who are gender non-binary.
Former Alna selectman Ed Pentaleri is the lone candidate running to fill the town’s vacant first selectman’s seat.
Damariscotta will likely see a $3.1 million roundabout at the intersection of Belvedere Road and U.S. Route 1 in 2024.
From a vantage point on Water Street in downtown Wiscasset, passersby will soon be able to watch the stitching of brooms, the carving of bowls and spoons, and other handcrafting techniques.
“We are ready,” said Pam Edwards as she and a team of experienced volunteers geared up for the Waldoboro Food Pantry’s distribution day on Nov. 16. It was the last food pantry day before Thanksgiving and there were fresh turkeys making their way into the wagons rolling out to waiting cars.