For those alone on Thanksgiving Day, a free dinner will be available at the Waldoboro American Legion, at 181 Jefferson St., at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22. It is intended for those who find themselves alone on that day. There are those who, for whatever reason, have no relatives, children, or neighbors to visit that day. This dinner is for them!
The Villages of Light committee is in search of volunteers to help with tree deployment Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17 and 18.
On Dutch Neck in Waldoboro, a little bit of wilderness has been preserved for generations to come thanks to the donation of a six-acre parcel of land that hugs the coast of the Medomak River and overlooks Ben’s Island.
The Central Lincoln County YMCA is once again collaborating with community businesses, organizations, and individuals to organize the Tree of Giving, which is designed to help families fulfill needs of their children this Christmas.
In respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated Wednesday night, Nov. 7 in Thousand Oaks, Calif., Gov. Paul R. LePage has directed the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff statewide immediately until sunset on Saturday, Nov. 10.
Chloe Maxmin, D-Nobleboro, won her race for House District 88 against Michael Lemelin, R-Chelsea. Maxmin is the first Democrat to win this seat, with record midterm turnout and a final vote count of 2,266-2,053.
The Lincoln County News will publish a day early the week of Thanksgiving (Tuesday, Nov. 20).
On Saturday, Nov. 24, the inaugural Villages of Light celebration will light up the Twin Villages of Damariscotta and Newcastle just in time for the holidays.
Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency’s Project Lifesaver Program announced that it will “light up teal” on Thursday, Nov. 8 to raise Alzheimer’s awareness as part of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Light the World in Teal program.
Specialty adult classes at the FARMS at the Y kitchen at Central Lincoln County YMCA are open for registration for December. Only 12 spots are available per class, so early registration is encouraged.
Qualifying families can receive free car seats for infants and children. Robyn Ham, one of Boothbay Region Health Center’s health coordinators, has qualified as a child passenger safety technician and has registered the center as a designated car-seat distribution location through the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety. That means that income-eligible families can make an appointment at the health center to receive a free car seat as well as safety instructions.
On Thursday, Nov. 8, our program will be called “The Pilgrims Have Landed,” so please join us at 7:30 p.m. at Willow Grange 366 at 71 Washington Road, Jefferson, up the road and across the street from the school and town office. Our potluck supper begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring food to share.
This notice is for all motorists that park on any street/road or in the municipal parking lot after hours in Damariscotta. The winter season is upon us. In accordance with the Town of Damariscotta Traffic & Parking Ordinance, Article 1.17 Winter Parking, parking is prohibited on any street, road, or municipal parking lot from Nov. 15 to April 15 between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m.
Thanks to a grant from the Maine Community Foundation, a historic Whitefield building will be heated more efficiently when cold weather strikes. Judy Maldovan, president and treasurer of the Kings Mills Union Hall Association, recently learned the group would be receiving $3,200. The grant will be used to replace an existing furnace and ductwork with two propane heaters to improve heating efficiency, safety, and public use of the building without detracting from its historic character or architectural integrity.
In respect for the victims of the tragic synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 27, Gov. Paul R. LePage has directed that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset on Wednesday, Oct. 31.