The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen approved, with conditions, an application for what will be the town’s first recreational cannabis shop, Coastal Cannabis Co. LLC, Wednesday, July 1.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen, on Wednesday, July 1, voted 4-1 to allow a downtown open-air market to continue through the month of July.
A new, weekly fish market at Rising Tide Co-op in Damariscotta is filling a void for both fishermen, who have seen seafood sales plummet, and shoppers, after the closure of a downtown seafood market.
Newcastle voters will elect two new selectmen from among three candidates during the annual town meeting by referendum July 14.
The Damariscotta Police Department is reminding residents to renew vehicle registrations, register new vehicles, and complete state inspections, if necessary, before July 11, when enforcement of registration and inspection will resume.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has reported three new cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County over the last week, the first new cases in the county since June 11.
Jefferson Redemption owner Caitlyn Butler has expanded into Damariscotta with Damariscotta Redemption, which opened June 9.
Brandon Rodriguez, the lone graduate from the Central Lincoln County Adult Education program this year, had always aspired to complete high school and further his education, but never had a chance to stop working long enough to make it happen.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has disbarred Jonathan C. Hull, an attorney who lives in Newcastle and had practiced in Damariscotta until his August 2018 suspension, for five years, citing allegations of embezzlement from two nonprofits he served as treasurer and from two clients.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has reported no new cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County since June 11 and only one in the last 31 days.
A rollover on River Road in Newcastle the night of Thursday, June 18 trapped a 22-year-old Edgecomb man under a pickup and sent him to the hospital with a non-life-threatening leg injury.
Finding Our Voices, a Camden-based nonprofit focused on ending domestic violence and intimate partner abuse, hung banners in the windows of Lincoln County businesses to raise awareness of the issue Thursday, June 11.
After delays due to issues with materials, Damariscotta’s on-site inspector now expects the Bristol Road sidewalk project in Damariscotta to be complete by Friday, June 26.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first new case of COVID-19 in 18 days, as well as one more recovery, in Lincoln County over the past week.
Five candidates to represent Lincoln County towns in the Maine House of Representatives discussed the COVID-19 emergency, nationwide protests, and climate change during a candidates forum at the Lincoln County Television studio in Newcastle on Thursday, June 4.