Members of the Round Pond United Methodist Church voted Tuesday, April 6 to close the church after 168 years.
It seems like everyone knows and likes Kyle LeBeau. During a March 25 interview in the parking lot of the Damariscotta Hannaford where he works, it seemed like every few minutes he was smiling and waving at another person.
State Rep. Michael Lemelin, R-Chelsea, became inspired when he saw a news story last December about a woman who could not visit her disabled daughter at Maine Medical Center in Portland because of COVID-19 protocols.
Bristol artist Sarah Lynn Richards opened a new gallery, showcasing watercolor paintings of horses and Maine wildlife, in downtown Damariscotta on Thursday, April 1.
Clayton V. Huntley Jr., 69, a Newcastle firefighter for 50 years and fire chief for the last 31, died Monday, April 5 after a yearlong bout with cancer. The next day, the Newcastle Board of Selectmen named the fire station in his honor.
A report of a man with a suspicious package and the man’s flight into a Damariscotta swamp led to a four-hour search by air and land Saturday, April 4. The man remains at large, but police say the package was harmless and there is no threat to the public.
Damariscotta Lake property owners are expressing concern about what they describe as unusually low water levels, but a Nobleboro town official says the lowering is a “natural occurrence” and spring rains are already raising the level.
With the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses delivered to Maine increasing, LincolnHealth’s vaccination clinic at the Boothbay Region YMCA’s Marylouise Tandy Cowan Fieldhouse in Boothbay Harbor will be able to operate “at capacity” for the first time this week, according to John Martins, spokesperson for LincolnHealth.
An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta has been identified. The school will continue to offer full-time, in-person instruction with no changes.
A majority of the approximately 63 parents who attended a 50-minute meeting of the Lincoln Academy Parent Association on Thursday, March 18 expressed support for the new trimester schedule at Lincoln Academy, according to meeting minutes.
Jim Donovan, president of LincolnHealth since its inception in 2013, will retire effective Friday, March 26.
Nearly 100 fishing boats gathered off Monhegan Island to trace the proposed route of an undersea cable that would connect an offshore wind turbine to the mainland power grid in East Boothbay on Sunday, March 21.
A total of 19 new cases of COVID-19 were identified in Lincoln County residents in the past week, up from 16 last week. LincolnHealth’s number of tests performed and its positivity rate have both crept up in the past two weeks.
In the 16 years Erin King has managed Country Corners Grocery, the one-stop shop in the Whitefield village of Coopers Mills, she has never faced such a challenge as being an essential business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After a long and unprecedented year of closure, the Lincoln Theater will reopen with a showing of the award-winning film “Nomadland” at 7 p.m., Friday, March 19.