There was singing, dancing, and a gymnasium bursting with respect and admiration during Wreaths Across America’s first-ever convoy stop at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle on Sunday, Dec. 8.
The Damariscotta-born and Newcastle-based department store chain Renys recently received Maine Preservation’s Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. Preservation Champion Award for its commitment to Maine downtowns and their historic buildings.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen approved a fee schedule for marijuana businesses modeled after the fees in Auburn, which has the highest fees in the state, Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Damariscotta is expanding its proposal for a tax increment financing district from the Camden National Plaza development at 435 Main St. to two contiguous properties.
The Lincoln Academy Climate Action Club asked the Newcastle Board of Selectmen to pass a “climate emergency resolution” this week but the selectmen declined, saying they do not have the authority to pass a resolution on behalf of the town.
If you see a powerful glow with flames shooting skyward out of the corner of your eye while driving south on Route 27, do not be alarmed. It’s not a spaceship or a dragon, it is only the 60,000-plus holiday lights and two towering flamethrowers that mark the entrance to Food Trucks A-Go, the brand-new food truck court in the Boothbay region that will be open this holiday season.
The Twin Villages Foodbank Farm, of Damariscotta, is busy this Thanksgiving. The farm is distributing produce for Thanksgiving baskets and will host a 5K trail run at its headquarters Thanksgiving morning.
The Bristol surveyor at the helm of the former Leighton & Associates Inc., of Boothbay, has given the 59-year-old firm a new name – Boothbay Region Surveyors – and is introducing new technology to serve its clients.
A Wiscasset man undergoing treatment for an aggressive cancer linked to his work at ground zero after the 9/11 terrorist attacks is encouraging blood and platelet donations to help others with the same disease.
Central Maine Power Co. may build a temporary “floating road” to enable repairs on an island in Great Salt Bay in Newcastle.
Three key Damariscotta Pumpkinfest volunteers are stepping back from their duties this year, leaving the future leadership of the popular festival in question.
A propane truck crash and subsequent leak closed Pond Road, a section of Route 215, in Newcastle for more than six hours Friday, Nov. 15.
A Damariscotta man was flown to Maine Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after a crash at the intersection of Route 1 and Belvedere Road the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 13.
Damariscotta plans to create a tax increment financing district that encompasses the new Camden National Plaza development at 435 Main St.