After a public hearing with no comment, the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen approved the town’s second and final — for now — medical cannabis storefront Wednesday, Oct. 7.
There have been no new cases of COVID-19 and six more recoveries among Lincoln County residents in the past week, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
A group of young skateboarders and their parents have formed a committee to search for a safe place to ride boards and scooters in Damariscotta and avoid conflict with businesses and motorists downtown.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has reported four new cases of COVID-19 and one more recovery for Lincoln County in the past week.
Lydia Crafts, the Democratic candidate for House District 90, shares her views on special education, restorative justice, and Maine’s “brain drain” in a forum set to air on Lincoln County Television at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7.
The two candidates for Lincoln County Judge of Probate will explain their priorities and qualifications for the position in a forum set to air on Lincoln County Television at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6.
Newcastle social worker Lydia Crafts, the Democratic candidate for Maine House District 90, wants to improve mental health services in the state and protect its natural resources.
Newcastle farmer and forestry consultant Merle Parise, the Republican candidate for Maine House District 90, says he will focus on cutting taxes if he wins election.
The Damariscotta School Committee, not the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen, will appoint a new committee member to fill a vacancy.
The Damariscotta and Great Salt Bay school committees each have an open seat after the resignation of Kate Kastelein, effective Thursday, Oct. 1.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported six new cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County residents and two new hospitalizations — only the fourth and fifth hospitalizations of county residents — in the past week. The agency also reported two more recoveries, leaving 10 active cases among county residents.
A student at Coastal Kids Preschool in Damariscotta has tested positive for COVID-19, but the school remains open and does not have an outbreak, according to school and state officials.
After a contentious public hearing Thursday, Sept. 17, the Newcastle Board of Selectmen has canceled a Sept. 29 special town meeting on a new zoning code and will instead send the code to a referendum vote on Election Day, Nov. 3.
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County residents on Monday, Sept. 21.