At the Central Lincoln County YMCA, prekindergartners, Thrive at the Y after-school program participants, and teen members are all learning how to nourish their bodies with food that comes from the ground and can be sourced locally.
A little rain couldn’t dampen the second annual Newcastle Cares Day event, as dozens flooded the Shuck Station to support Midcoast Humane on Saturday, Sept. 14.
The Second Congregational Church of Newcastle is wrapping up its year-long celebration of the 175th anniversary since its founding in 1843 with a community party.
Fall is right around the corner, and with it comes Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta. Participants are currently being sought for the Giant Pumpkin Parade, a hallmark event of the annual celebration, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 12.
On Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 1-6 p.m., the Central Lincoln County YMCA, Main Street Grocery, and the Damariscotta Police Department are partnering to host another Fill the Y Bus food drive. These food drives typically fill over 35 boxes and bags with donations to benefit the Jefferson Food Pantry, Ecumenical Food Pantry, Lincoln Academy Cubbies, and local schools’ backpack programs to help serve members in the community in need of nourishment.
Caring for Kids, a 501(c)(3) serving the children of Bristol and South Bristol, is happy to announce that its public food pantry is open and ready for visitors! The pantry is located between the Bristol Mills fire station and the Masonic Hall, in a well-lighted area.
Oktoberfest Waldoboro, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cider Hill Farm, 72 Medomak Terrace, Waldoboro, will offer many activities and games for both children and adults, but volunteers are needed to make it happen.
The Early Bird Sale will shortly be upon us. This hallmark event brings a lot of shoppers to the Damariscotta region.
On Aug. 30, with grace, skill, and talent, 7-year-old Charlotte Ramsdell, of the Bristol village of New Harbor, took first place in junior showmanship, first place buck, and first place in the fiber division for her English Angora rabbit named Cinna Bun Buns.
LincolnHealth’s Coulombe Center for Health Improvement will once again offer a nine-week mindfulness-based stress reduction class at Schooner Cove, on the LincolnHealth — Miles Campus in Damariscotta.
The Huntoon Hill Grange Hall in Wiscasset will be the host for a benefit bingo on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 1:30 p.m. The bingo will benefit the Smerdon family from Bristol that lost their home due to a fire the early morning of July 5.
Invasive forest pests like the emerald ash borer and the hemlock woolly adelgid are already having devastating impacts on Maine’s forests; the browntail moth is affecting human health as well as tree health; the Asian long-horned beetle, with a large host range, could be the next invader on the horizon.
There may be a few weeks left of summer, but the staff at Lincoln County Publishing Co. is already preparing for the 2020 season of Lincoln County Magazine.
The Waldoborough Historical Society is pleased to announce its latest fundraiser, the “Meals for a Month Raffle.”
On Thursday, Aug. 22, Boothbay Region Land Trust took a new step in its efforts to provide sustained monitoring of coastal waters in the Boothbay region by participating in the first-ever Shell Day.