There were clear skies, anticipation, wet clothes, and a floating treasure chest at this year’s Damariscotta Pumpkinfest Regatta, held in Damariscotta Harbor on Monday, Oct. 14.
Ever since he heard about the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, the world’s first nonstop, single-handed, round-the-world yacht race, in 1968, Newcastle resident and internationally known author Nigel Calder has been cruising by boat around different parts of the globe.
Despite a competitive bid process, Newcastle received one bid, at $1,786,891.75, for the reconstruction of Academy Hill Road.
Edwin Pierpont, of Jefferson, reclaimed the state record for heaviest pumpkin and also broke the record for heaviest green squash at the 13th annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest weigh-off Sunday, Oct. 6.
Amy Leshure, vice chair of the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen, will resign due to a move out of town.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen approved liquor licenses for a pair of new eateries, Oysterhead Pizza Co. and Y-Knot Underground, Wednesday, Oct. 2.
A cold, wet spring and a late molt, or shed, appear to have contributed to a reduction in lobster landings so far this year in Lincoln County.
The number of boarding students at Lincoln Academy is down to 37 from 68 last year, while local enrollment continues to rise with one of the largest freshman classes in more than a decade.
The district attorney’s office has dismissed five remaining charges of felony sex crimes against a Bristol man in exchange for a plea of no contest to domestic violence assault.
The Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission and the Island Institute banded together to discuss best practices for bringing high-speed internet access to rural communities with Lincoln County residents, business owners, and local officials.
Imagine if the electrical grid went down for weeks or months at a time. What would you do? How would you eat, get clean water, or stay warm? Where would help come from if the rest of the state or the country was also without power and struggling to survive?
Sweet Georgia BBQ, the roadside stand from Bristol, is now open at its new location in downtown Newcastle.
The Miles Memorial Hospital League closed its gift shop at LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus in Damariscotta on Friday, Sept. 13, as the charity examines its current operations and future goals.
Camden National Bank will move its Damariscotta branch from its present location in the Coastal Marketplace to the development going in at 435 Main St. – now named Camden National Plaza.