The Nobleboro comprehensive plan, three years in the making, will be on the warrant during an open special town meeting beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Nobleboro Central School.
Donald “Donnie” Leeman, who spent almost 40 years serving Lincoln County as a firefighter for Bristol, Newcastle, and Bremen where he ended his career as the department’s chief, passed away unexpectedly at his home the morning of Saturday, Sept. 17.
Katrina J. Smith, R-Palermo, believes the majority of Maine’s elected officials do not represent the many conservative voters in her district. “I think that I’m a bold voice, someone that’s not afraid to stand up for conservative values,” she said.
Lindsey Harwath, I-China, hopes to bring practical progressive ideals to House District 62.
Pamela J. Swift, D-Palermo, said she will bring a “knowledgeable voice” to the Legislature on issues involving farming and health care.
A young albino humpback whale floats calmly, its large brown eye rolled slightly upward to see the world above. Long ventral grooves travel from its mouth to its belly, and a unique skeletal structure seems to capture the very shape of the waves that would surround it in its natural environment.
Ladies in fringed silk dresses and jeweled headbands, gentlemen in bowties, boaters and Gatsby-white all danced and dined on the shores of the Damariscotta River to celebrate a milestone birthday. The Lincoln Home senior living community in Newcastle turned 95 on Saturday, Aug. 20.
Grand Cabin East is a design built home that was conceived and crafted as a “parade home” by Waldoboro builder C.J. Turner. Parade homes are built to showcase innovations in the art of homebuilding and this one does just that.
The Cotton Stream culvert on Bayview Road is rapidly deteriorating, according to Nobleboro Road Commissioner Dale Wright. Wright brought the concern before the town’s board of selectmen at its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 10.
William “Skip” Simonds said his parents had him late in life and they figured he would be the “skipper of the ship.” Simonds said there were so many Williams in his family that every variation of the name was already in use. “So I became known in the crib as “The Skipper,” or “Skip,” he said.
Members of the Nobleboro School Committee made key hiring decisions during their meeting on Monday, Aug. 8, but are still looking for a grade 7/8 teacher for the upcoming school year.
For two weekends in mid-summer three actors will walk into a labyrinth and hilarity will ensue. River Company is bringing its second Shakespeare-based production to the circle of stones at the Edgecomb Community Church, but this is no typical rendition of a traditional Shakespeare play.
The bells of St. Patrick’s Church in Newcastle rang out on Sunday, July 17 to celebrate the restoration of the historic building’s exterior. The day marked the conclusion of a nine-year-long project to help preserve the church for future generations.
“I think this is the best event we’ve ever had,” Watershed Executive Director Fran Rudoff said about the Newcastle ceramic center’s 27th annual Salad Days fundraiser on Saturday, July 9. “After two years people are literally hungry to come back together and be in a community.”
Susan Connery started The Wall Works, a company that specializes in fine paint and wallpaper application in 1988, and more than 30 years later she finds herself more in demand than ever.