Fire gutted a wooden sauna behind a home at 153 West Old County Road in Newcastle the evening of Thursday, Jan. 21.
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County residents dipped over the past week to 31. Two residents were hospitalized for a total of 15 since mid-March.
If you’ve driven thorough downtown Damariscotta between approximately 7:45 and 8:30 a.m., then you have likely seen Ross Flood.
Racha Noodle Bar in Damariscotta has closed and Best Thai will move into the next-door location, possibly by the end of the month, according to Pongsakorn “Job” Hanjitsuwan, who owned Racha with his wife, Samatchaya “Em” Limvathanalert.
Greg Snyder, of Sidney, is the new owner of Hilltop Stop in Damariscotta, and he plans to keep everything about the popular gas station, convenience store, and hot food bar the same.
Brian Foote, the chair of the Newcastle Board of Selectmen, plans to resign. The other selectmen say they will stick with a four-person board until the June election.
The number of cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County residents jumped by 51 over the past week — another new weekly high.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen approved a liquor license application from Butter Up Cakes, at 133 Main St., after a public hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 6.
The Damariscotta Planning Board unanimously approved a site plan review application for a recreational cannabis storefront and Tier 2 cultivation facility at 639 Main St. on Monday, Jan. 4.
The number of cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County residents continues to rise steadily, with 29 new cases in the past week, down from the second-highest weekly increase of 41 last week.
Performers from Damariscotta Open Mic rang in the new year by recording a collection of cleansing folk performances for a virtual Peaceful New Beginnings celebration, titled “It’s All About Community.”
Firefighters quickly knocked down a kitchen fire at 21 West Side Road on Barter’s Island, Boothbay, the afternoon of Thursday, Dec. 31. The occupants of the home exited safely, but a dog and a cat died of smoke inhalation.
OpBox is busy building its first COVID-19 isolation unit made from recycled plastic bottles at its manufacturing space on Route 1 in Nobleboro.
Lincoln County saw 41 more residents diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past week—the second-highest weekly increase since the pandemic began in mid-March—for a total of 296 cases identified.