On Nov. 10, the monthly Pemaquid Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meeting was held for the first time at American Legion Post 36 in Boothbay. The chapter thanks Cmdr. David Patch for the opportunity to social distance in the wonderful facility on Industrial Park Drive. Prior to 2020, the chapter had been meeting at The Lincoln Home, with few exceptions, since 1932.
Maurice “Jake” Day’s Christmas dioramas are on display at Milling Around and the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce in Newcastle. The dioramas will be lit from sunset until 9 p.m.
The 2021 edition of The Lincoln County News calendar will hit newsstands in December.
Donations of wrapped holiday gifts can be dropped off during the Enchanted Village event at Le Barn, 132 Waldoboro Road, Jefferson, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 and 12.
The continued surge of COVID-19 cases in Lincoln County has prompted LincolnHealth to take proactive measures to ensure the needs of its patients can be met.
The Villages of Light’s annual Parade of Lights will be a reverse parade this year, with stationary floats positioned in three parking lots across the Twin Villages for spectators to drive by Saturday, Nov. 28.
The Lincoln County Assembly of God will continue to prepare its free annual Thanksgiving dinner for the community this year, but will offer curbside pickup instead of in-person dining.
As Thanksgiving day approaches, many families are already thinking about Christmas. For those who are including Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts as part of their holiday, more than 4,000 drop-off sites are now open.
The Walgreens pharmacies in Boothbay Harbor and Damariscotta now offer free drive-thru rapid antigen testing to people experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
The Villages of Light Committee hopes to keep the spirit of the annual Parade of Lights alive with a “reverse parade” Saturday, Nov. 28.
The “Blue Star Marker” program was initiated by the National Council of State Garden Clubs as a living memorial to all those who have served in the nation’s armed forces. Markers have been placed along many highways across the United States, which are known as Blue Star Memorial Highways. The Blue Star Memorial Highway marker on Route 1 in Newcastle was erected in 1969 and was sponsored by the Old Bristol Garden Club.
In the spirit of the holidays, Renys has offered to host the Villages of Light drive-in movie at its warehouse on Route 1 in Newcastle on Friday, Nov. 27.
Jim Poole, of Newcastle, has written his second book, “Thumbs Up,” a memoir that picks up where his first book, “Thumbs Out,” left off.
Hunting season is in full swing across Maine. Over the past two weeks, Boothbay Region Land Trust has been fielding a high volume of questions regarding hunting policy on its preserves. T
An online webinar on water quality in the Damariscotta River Estuary has been rescheduled for Dec. 10. The program, from 4-5 p.m., will be hosted by Sarah Gladu, director of education and citizen science at Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust, and Kathleen Thornton, research specialist at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center. T