Whether a hobby or a business, making maple syrup is a passion for any number of farms and individuals in Lincoln County, and celebrating Maine Maple Sunday is a beloved tradition that, 40 years after its inception, continues to build.
GSB Eighth Graders Make World Heritage Day Their Legacy
Lorelei Zech brought homemade pfeffernusse cookies, scented with anise and dusted with powdered sugar to represent Germany. Alex Xie brought dumplings, egg rolls, and strips of beef pounded thin and flavored with teriyaki from the Lucky Fortune restaurant in Damariscotta, a taste of his native China. Olive Pine brought borscht and hot sourdough bread in a nod to her Ukrainian heritage.
Parting Gifts: Maine Booch Announces Closing Lineup
After almost two years of fizz and fermentation Maine Booch Brewing will be closing its doors for good on Monday, March 27. Before it goes it will host a final slate of events, a celebration of a place that featured not only organic craft-brewed hard kombucha, but also local musicians, open mic storytelling, poetry readings, and what owner and founder Chauncey Erskine described as “the occasional raucous rock concert.”
Reaching for ‘The Golden Ring:’ 20 Years of Heartwood Theater
Heartwood Regional Theater Co.’s 20th season began with an ambitious reflection on its roots and will build to a show that artistic director Griff Braley said will probably be “the hardest thing I’ve ever done.”
‘This Is Donnie’s Truck:’ Bremen Dedicates New Engine to Former Chief
The Bremen Fire Department dedicated its new truck to late Chief Donald “Donnie” Leeman with a traditional wetdown ceremony the afternoon of Tuesday, Dec. 20. Leeman, who died unexpectedly on Sept. 17, was instrumental in obtaining the custom pumper/tanker for the department.
Moody’s Gifts Founder Lived a Life of Food, Faith, and Family
Nancy Anne Moody Genthner, co-owner of Moody’s Diner and Moody’s Gifts in Waldoboro was what one community member called a guiding light. As a business owner, an author and an innovator, as a mentor and a mother, she led a life defined by a strong work ethic and the overarching importance of family.
Characters of the County: Betsy Noyes Shares ‘A Child’s-Eye View’ of Pearl Harbor
Betsy Noyes, of Damariscotta, led a traveled life as a naval officer’s daughter. In doing so, she found herself on the front lines of history.
One Injured in Bristol Structure Fire
A man was injured in a structure fire near Pemaquid Point in Bristol that drew response from six area fire departments the evening of Friday, Dec. 2.
Cupacity Closes After Three Years of Coffee, Cocktails, and Community
Cupacity, Damariscotta’s cafe society, has closed its doors. Cupacity filled a unique role among the businesses of Main Street; it became a gathering place where locals and tourists mingled over coffee in the morning or cocktails in the evening.
Labor Commissioner Presents Safety Award to Nobleboro Fire and Rescue
Maine Department of Labor Commissioner Laura Fortman presented the Safety and Health Award for Public Employers, known as the SHAPE award, to Nobleboro Fire and Rescue on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
New Nobleboro-Jefferson Transfer Station Manager Renews Local Connections
Nobleboro-Jefferson Transfer Station Manager John Arsenault sees a bright future in his new position. For him it represents a new challenge and a return home.
Five Actors Find Their Way in a Place That’s ‘Halfway There’
Before rehearsals began, director John Mulcahy knew the characters inhabiting the play “Halfway There” better than any of the actors. By opening night he said the actors will know them better than he ever could.
Veterans Find Camaraderie, Critiques at Writing Workshop
A local workshop for veterans is helping its members harness their talent to write.
Nobleboro Nurse Reflects on Relief Trip to Ukraine
In March 2022, recently retired nurse Patty Alfieri received an unexpected call from a doctor she once worked with. He asked if she wanted to go to Ukraine.
Lincoln Theater, Peace Gallery to Screen Award-Winning Doc
As Veterans Day approaches, the Lincoln Theater has partnered with The Peace Gallery in Damariscotta for a showing of award-winning documentary “The Wake Up Call.”
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