A home workshop in Damariscotta Mills is providing new life for sewing machines of all kinds across the Midcoast and further afield.
After months of development, member towns of AOS 93 have specific options to consider for restructuring the school system, which administrators said will reduce inefficiency, improve education options, and save money.
A 102-bed nursing, rehab, and assisted living facility proposed last year for Piper Mill Road in Damariscotta is no longer in development.
Star of the Sea, an Edgecomb business offering antiques and custom home sewing, combines owner Kate Jackson’s love for making things and repurposing old items.
Last week, a federal judge narrowed the scope of a lawsuit against Great Salt Bay Community School officials and employees that alleges the school’s transgender student policies violated the constitutional rights of a parent.
A community center for people impacted by addiction that was established in Boothbay Harbor five years ago and attempted a move to Wiscasset this summer is now finding a home in Newcastle.
Newcastle interim Town Manager Kevin Sutherland will take on the role for the long term next week following a vote by the select board on Thursday, Oct. 26.
At this time each year, dozens of heirloom bean varieties from a collection of hundreds are in their final stages of drying to prepare for another year of planting by the Friends of Sam Birch, a local seed saving network.
A historic special review district ordinance draft that has inflamed municipal meetings will not come before Newcastle voters this calendar year. On Monday, Oct. 23, the Newcastle Select Board scheduled a January workshop to review the draft ordinance with planners and legal counsel.
Litigation between the town of Alna and resident Jeff Spinney has ended after three years and three lawsuits, with a settlement agreement signed Thursday, Oct. 19 following an impassioned public hearing.
The Edgecomb Historical Society has sprung back from the brink of dissolving and taken up detailed plans for the future, beginning with a deep dive into its collections. A major donation allowed the society to hire a professional archivist, begin conversations about shaping its physical archive, and continue the search for a permanent home.
The town of Alna and resident Jeff Spinney have reached a potential settlement agreement in their years-long litigation against each other over a boat ramp to the Sheepscot River on Spinney’s Golden Ridge Road property.
A groundbreaking for a new wing of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay saw a crowd of over 200 and bipartisan representation from state leadership on Thursday, Oct. 12.
A decision has finally set the fate of unpermitted aggregate rocks on Alna’s Pinkham Pond boat launch, while others remain to be made about addressing runoff at the site and chartering the town’s road committee. The Alna Select Board discussed these items and approved a seasonal road maintenance budget at its Thursday, Oct. 5 meeting.
The Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce and Information Bureau will see a change in leadership in the new year. Executive Director Lisa Hagen gave her three months notice last week, citing the long-awaited Sept. 28 completion of the chamber building’s renovation project and her plans for retirement.