Heartwood Regional Theater Co.’s upcoming production of “Hamlet” has all the ingredients found in great entertainment: ghosts, swordplay, romance, betrayal, madness, and revenge. It also has philosophy, poetry, and the catharsis of tragedy.
“I actually know everybody in here right now,” Sherre Faulkingham said of the packed house at her new restaurant, Sherre’s Kitchen, in Wiscasset. “They’re all customers I’ve waited on for years.”
After spending the last year establishing her popular breakfast and lunch spot on Route 1, Jodie Roquemore, owner of Jodie’s Cafe and Bakery in Wiscasset, is leveling up. On June 27 she purchased Sarah’s Cafe, one of the town’s most well-loved and longtime businesses, and will shift her focus from breakfast to dinner.
With haunting vocals and the soaring sounds of an electric violin, Kendall Dean took full advantage of the superb acoustics of the Old Walpole Meeting House on the evening of Saturday, June 24.
Granite Hall has been a beloved fixture in Round Pond for 150 years, and the Herndon family has been the driving force behind the counter for the last 40.
Eating a whaleboat calzone stuffed with lemon haddock, cheese, fresh spinach, and tomato while enjoying a breeze off the Sheepscot River and watching the lines of people queuing up at Red’s Eats and the lines of traffic heading north over the Davey Bridge is a unique pleasure that will be missed when Sarah’s Cafe closes its doors for the last time on Friday, June 23.
“You’ve spent your whole life longing for the day you grow up and take life by its horns,” said Medomak Valley High School class of 2023 salutatorian Quinn Overlock, “until you actually get there.”
Six students completed their 10th and final session of Lincoln Academy’s first responder focused learning block on Thursday, June 1 with a presentation by LifeFlight of Maine.
During its heyday from the 1950s to the 1970s music spilled from the open doors of Edgecomb’s Merry Barn every summer. Starting Saturday, June 10, music will return to the venue as a regular offering.
A 42-year-old Damariscotta man died in a single-vehicle crash on Biscay Road the morning of Tuesday, June 6.
The Shady Lady has moved a total of eight times since the business first opened in 1995, but it seems to always find its way back to downtown Damariscotta.
The Adam Ezra Group has played a number of shows and house concerts in the Midcoast, but to founder and lead singer Adam Ezra, the most memorable performances were those at Lincoln Theater benefitting the restoration of the Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder.
A mother and three young children are safe and uninjured after a fully involved house fire destroyed their home in Jefferson on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 23. Two additional school-age children were not home at the time of the fire.
The three members of the Edgecomb Select Board assigned $59,200 of American Rescue Plan Act funds at their meeting on Tuesday, May 16.
The Nobleboro Select Board addressed both upcoming road improvements and deteriorating road conditions during their meeting on Wednesday, May 10. Three contractors were on hand for the opening of paving bids for East Neck Road and four residents attended to express frustration with the state of Upper East Pond Road.