The Damariscotta Planning Board gave final approval to the relocation of Greenport Cannabis Co. and approved a pre-application for the town’s first recreational marijuana business Monday, May 4.
After more than two weeks with no new confirmed cases, Lincoln County saw one new COVID-19 case Thursday, April 30. With one more recovery, the number of confirmed active cases in the county remains at two.
A group of volunteers led by a Damariscotta resident is sewing medical-grade face masks and building frames for face shields to supply workers in health care and other essential fields.
The organizers of the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest have canceled the 2020 festival.
At press time Wednesday, April 29, Lincoln County has not had a confirmed case of COVID-19 in two weeks. All but two of the 12 residents who have tested positive for the respiratory illness have recovered, leaving only two known active cases.
Demand at Lincoln County food pantries is up due to the coronavirus crisis – one pantry says it has doubled – but growth in donations and cooperation between organizations has allowed pantries to meet the need for the last six weeks.
One resident of Lincoln County tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 15. None have tested positive since.
Whitefield’s ProKnee Corp., a manufacturer of industrial knee pads, is now churning out face shields for essential workers in Maine.
Two-term Lincoln County Commissioner Mary Trescot, of Damariscotta, will face a primary challenge this year from Jane Langdon-Gray, of Newcastle.
After another week with no new cases, two more Lincoln County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced the new cases Monday and Tuesday, April 13 and 14.
A 91-year-old hospice patient who lives in Damariscotta has donated $30,000 to three local nonprofits to assist with coronavirus relief efforts.
Among the essential workers who place their own health at risk to serve others during the COVID-19 crisis are the direct support professionals and other employees at Damariscotta-based Mobius Inc., who continue to care for their clients daily.
Although Lincoln County saw only one new case of COVID-19 over the past week, the county and the rest of Maine are preparing for a surge in hospitalizations in the coming weeks.
An anonymous donation is allowing Damariscotta’s Main Street Grocery to distribute $9,500 in gift cards to first responders and out-of-work restaurant staffers.