Rain showers may have transformed this year’s Community Cares Day into Community Cares Weekend, but the wet weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of over 100 volunteers the weekend of Sept. 7 and 8.
The donation of $30,000 for addiction prevention and treatment is only the beginning of a Damariscotta couple’s effort to fight addiction in memory of their late granddaughter.
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine brought 450 cyclists from 37 states and four countries to Damariscotta on Monday, Sept. 9 for an overnight stop at Round Top Farm during their 325-mile tour of Kennebec Valley and the Midcoast.
As the number of Maine islands with year-round populations dwindles, the Monhegan Island Sustainable Community Association is striving to ensure year-round families can afford to live on the island and keep its culture alive.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office promoted a 15-year patrol deputy to patrol sergeant in June.
“I always tell people I’m all about spreading the gospel of good bread. A book is certainly a nice way to do that,” Jim Amaral, owner of Borealis Breads, said of publishing his first book with food writer Cynthia Finnemore Simonds.
The Tipsy Butler bed-and-breakfast, at 11 High St. in Newcastle, is under new ownership and once again open for guests.
Wiscasset Fire Chief T.J. Merry has been removed from his position for his handling of the Huber’s Market training burn Aug. 4.
Whitefield Elementary School has three new teachers this year, each with extensive experience in the profession.
Damariscotta will make minor adjustments to its draft medical and “adult use,” or recreational, marijuana ordinances after a first public hearing Aug. 28.
The Whitefield Roll of Honor, a monument to veterans of World War I and World War II, looks brand new after the local senior men’s group completed repairs in early August.
Nobleboro septuagenarian Jack Studley has made quite the name for himself on the tractor pulling circuit at Maine fairs. In 2018 he won two point series championships. So far this season, he has taken first at the Skowhegan and Windsor fairs.
With 72.5% of votes cast, Bruce Skinner, of Carver, Mass., won the August #LCNme365 photo contest with a photo from a recent hiking trip.
The local nonprofit CHIP Inc. is assisting with repairs at Lincoln County Dental Inc.’s future low-income dental clinic in Wiscasset.
A family physician and U.S. Army veteran who lives in New Harbor and practices medicine in Waldoboro is seeking the Republican nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree in Maine’s 1st Congressional District.