Rain showers may have transformed this year’s Community Cares Day into Community Cares Weekend, but the wet weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of over 100 volunteers the weekend of Sept. 7 and 8.
In the warmth of the summer sun, Wiscasset Speedway’s announcer and promoter, Ken Minott, shares with drivers a sentiment that has been a part of the track for the past 50 years. “Let’s have a good, safe night and put on a show for the fans!” he says, the anticipation able to be felt in the air.
“Ready to come about?” our instructor asks, letting us know that he is preparing to turn our 19-foot sailboat in the opposite direction.
The Damariscotta River Association will buy and preserve an 87.8-acre property in Damariscotta, once part of the Piper Village Subdivision.
The driver of a FedEx truck was taken to the hospital with neck and chest pain after, due to icy conditions, the truck crashed into a tree on Kingfisher Road, near Pemaquid Point, on Friday, March 1.
The Bristol Parks and Recreation Department has won a $300,000 grant for the replacement of the pavilion at Pemaquid Beach Park. With the grant and another $330,000 already in hand, the department plans to start construction in September.
Damariscotta’s ban on plastic shopping bags, which voters approved Nov. 6, 2018, will take effect Friday, March 1.
Eleven customers of Colby & Gale Inc. received a Valentine’s Day gift when the company’s drivers showed up Thursday, Feb. 14 with flowers and chocolate in hand, and filled their oil tanks free of charge.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating damage to the ticket booth at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park, discovered the morning of Tuesday, Feb. 19.
“He demanded the most of himself,” Rob Gregory said of the late Carl Poole Jr., a resident of Pemaquid and former owner of the Poole Brothers lumber company.
Harrison Pierpan, an eighth-grader at Bristol Consolidated School, won the Lincoln County Spelling Bee on Tuesday, Feb. 12.
Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service Inc. has named Nick Bryant, a paramedic and member of its interim management team, as its new service chief.
The Damariscotta United Methodist Church, at 40 Church St., is for sale and currently under contract. The congregation and the church-hosted pet food pantry plan to move to another space or spaces.
A Nobleboro family’s experience at the Togus hospice unit in Augusta has inspired their American Legion post to make a donation that will help keep terminally ill veterans warm.
There were no injuries in a fire that totaled a 2000 Buick LeSabre sedan in a Damariscotta driveway the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 7.