A Waldoboro seamstress uses her business to help children succeed in the classroom, sewing weighted “lap pads” – small blankets with weighted beads that help with anxiety and fidgeting – and giving them to schools.
Whitefield veteran Hallis “Hal” Thayer traveled to Washington, D.C. and the Arlington National Cemetery in December with the nonprofit Wreaths Across America to place thousands of wreaths at memorials and veterans’ graves.
Glenn Chadbourne, a Newcastle artist best known for his illustrations of Stephen King books, has illustrated a special edition of the thriller “Bird Box,” which has become a Netflix film starring Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich.
A plow truck slid into a school bus on Foster Road in Bristol the morning of Thursday, Jan. 3, but there were no injuries and only minor damage in the low-speed collision.
The new district attorney for the Midcoast took the oath of office during a ceremony at The Samoset Resort in Rockport on New Year’s Day.
Hello Sailor TMH, a gay lifestyle brand that offers clothing, accessories, and home goods, has recently moved its operations from Maryland to Newcastle.
The Bristol-South Bristol Transfer Station now accepts food scraps for composting.
Four people were brought to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after road conditions caused a series of crashes on Lower Round Pond Road the morning of Friday, Dec. 21.
Residents of Chase Point Assisted Living in Damariscotta were moved from their rooms to the lobby when smoke was detected in a first-floor hallway early Wednesday, Dec. 19.
A station wagon crashed into the side of Crissy’s Breakfast & Coffee Bar in downtown Damariscotta the morning of Thursday, Dec. 13, causing minor injuries to diners and extensive damage to the restaurant.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen will not attempt to introduce its own bill that would give municipalities the option to impose a local sales tax, but has agreed to support similar efforts.
The Newcastle Board of Selectmen held a workshop Wednesday, Dec. 5 to discuss the next steps after voters rejected a new land use ordinance, known as the Newcastle Character Code, on Election Day.
People to People, the nonprofit in the basement of the Damariscotta Baptist Church that collects and distributes clothes and other items to local people in need, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
Sixth-graders at Bristol Consolidated School presented what they have learned about solar energy to the school’s younger students Thursday, Nov. 29, a few months after the school had solar panels installed on its roof.