After two hours of spirited discussion during the “Talking Trash!” forum about waste management in Damariscotta, one thing became clear: there are no simple answers to the question of what to do with the never-ending stream of waste in modern society.
Damariscotta will have a property tax rate of $16.10 per $1,000 of valuation for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, 20 cents less than last year’s $16.30.
Bryce Collamore, a new officer with the Damariscotta Police Department, is no stranger to law enforcement, even though this is his first job as a police officer.
After nearly 135 years of manual winding by volunteers, the town clock and 900-pound bell inside the steeple of the Damariscotta Baptist Church have new automatic controls.
Third-term Newcastle Selectman Christopher Doherty plans to resign after missing the board’s last nine meetings during a leave of absence to help his son build a house in Colorado.
Sheepscot General Farm, of Whitefield, will test a new crop this year – and a new way of selling the crop – when it opens a pick-your-own hemp field in September.
Capt. Gorham Lilly, a volunteer firefighter in Dresden for nearly 60 years, was recognized as a “Hometown Hero” during a ceremony at Pownalborough Hall in Dresden on Wednesday, Aug. 7.
A tasty new adventure from a local business combines the experience of Maine flavors like Moxie and wild blueberries with the heritage of Maine towns, including Damariscotta.
The Round Pond general store, King Ro Market, is for sale.
Owners B.J. Russell and Lori Crook put a roughly 1 1/2-acre parcel and the turnkey business on the market last month for $695,000.
Folk music has always been associated with storytelling and a prominent oral tradition.
Wiscasset Speedway celebrated its 50th birthday in style Saturday, July 27 with a 50-lap race, the induction of the first class into its new hall of fame, and, finally, a fireworks display.
The new River House restaurant next to the bridge in downtown Damariscotta promises a unique farm-to-table experience from start to finish. The place is run by Eleanor Kinney and Jon Merry, farmers and neighbors in Bremen.
The well-known Shakespeare play “Much Ado About Nothing” could be interpreted as a very early version of the sitcom “Seinfeld,” the show about nothing that some consider the funniest show in television history. The production really is about nothing, or more accurately “noting,” which is a term from Shakespeare’s day that means “gossip, rumour, and overhearing,” according to Claire McEachern’s scholarly Arden Shakespeare introduction to the classic.
A white 1987 Jeep Wrangler went for a swim in The Gut the evening of Monday, July 29, after sliding down the ramp at Eugley Landing in South Bristol.