When he’s not making lip balm, organizing road races, or taking stats for a local high school basketball team, Waldoboro native Lucas McNelly makes films. This September, he plans to shoot his next one, “Maine Noir,” in his hometown.
It was not the back-to-back-to-back days of 90-degree weather last week that announced summer’s return to Maine. Rather, it was the 9 1/2 minutes it took me to drive the 0.4 miles on Main Street from the corner of Mills Road in Newcastle to the Bristol Road intersection in Damariscotta.
Damariscotta welcomed a new business to its downtown Saturday, May 22, when The Kingfisher and The Queen opened its doors at 79 Main St.
After 11 years as Bristol’s fire chief, including 2 1/2 years as the town’s first full-time fire chief, Paul Leeman Jr. hung up his white helmet Saturday, May 1.
A free ride service in Lincoln County will once again offer transportation — to passengers who have had the COVID-19 vaccine only — after a long interruption due to the pandemic.
In the biggest COVID-19 outbreak in Lincoln County to date, 30 people — 27 inmates, two staff members, and one contracted worker — at Two Bridges Regional Jail have tested positive for the virus.
Lincoln Academy moved to virtual learning April 12-16 after eight individuals associated with the school tested positive for COVID-19. As of Wednesday, April 14, 235 students and 30 staff members are in quarantine.
After a two-month closure, the Newcastle Publick House will reopen Thursday, April 1 with a new menu, a new management structure, and a rearranged and rejuvenated dining room.
Since Valentine’s Day, local businesses have received cash donations with notes from the “Peanuts” character Snoopy. The couple behind Snoopy hopes their campaign inspires others to take similar action.
From a smoked salmon Benedict to cannoli French toast, King Eider’s Pub in Damariscotta has introduced its take on brunch through Sunday specials.
Like many people, I have a favorite Fernald’s sandwich that I will defend most ardently. The best example of this was in late December, when I concluded an interview with voice actor and Nobleboro native Steve French by arguing that the Avenging Samurai was better than the Sum Likes It Hot. (We ended by agreeing to disagree.)
Abby Lash has been kicking a soccer ball since she could walk and shooting a basketball since she could get the ball to the rim. Now 17, the three-sport athlete at Medomak Valley High School has adapted as the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her senior year.
While not all Lincoln County residents know Steve French, there’s a decent chance they have heard his voice.
Cupacity, the cafe at 133 Main St. in downtown Damariscotta, is now offering delivery service.
Great Salt Bay Community School in Damariscotta has canceled school Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 23 and 24, after an individual associated with the school tested positive for COVID-19.