The 2019 Vibrio training required for shellfish harvesters and dealers who harvest or buy product direct from the Damariscotta River and New Meadows Lakes will be held as follows:
Monday, Feb. 11 marks the start of joint operations for the new organization to be formed by the unification of Damariscotta River Association and Pemaquid Watershed Association. On that date, the two governing boards of DRA and PWA will meet as a single board for the first time.
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have been working without pay during the government shutdown that is now reaching close to a month. The Boothbay Harbor community has quickly come together to help Coast Guard members and their families stationed in the area.
After years of teaching at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences with humor and dedication, senior research scientist David Fields has won the prestigious 2019 Ramon Margalef Award for excellence in teaching and mentoring in the fields of oceanography and limnology.
Maine Drug Enforcement Agency investigations many times start with a tip from the public, and now the agency has a new way for citizens to forward those tips and do so anonymously.
The Salty Dog is very happy to announce a third location. The business will be offering full-service grooming at its Damariscotta location at The Animal House.
Jan. 1 marked the official merger between Medomak Valley Land Trust and Midcoast Conservancy. As a result, Midcoast Conservancy now comprises conserved lands and trails stretching from Bristol and Friendship to Montville, as well as the watersheds of the Medomak and Sheepscot rivers and Damariscotta Lake.
The Substance Use Prevention Partnership of Lincoln County is seeking new community members, including youths, to join the coalition. The next meeting is at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle, in the blue room of the ATEC building. All community members are invited to attend this special meeting during which priorities for the upcoming year will be discussed.
Fresh Air summers are filled with children running through the sprinklers in the grass, gazing at star-filled skies, and swimming for the first time. This summer, one can join volunteer Fresh Air host families in the Midcoast region of Maine and open one’s heart and home to a Fresh Air child.
First National Bank recently pledged $50,000 to Inn Along the Way in Damariscotta in support of its Chapman Farm campaign.
As a capstone to her inaugural week in office, Gov.-elect Janet Mills is encouraging the people of Maine to participate in a statewide Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 5.
Along with singing “Auld Lang Syne” at the start of a new year, making resolutions is a tradition for millions of Americans. However, while choosing a resolution can be easy, sticking to them is hard. A YMCA survey found that less than a quarter of respondents kept their resolutions. Many (71 percent) tried, but stated that they fell short of their goals, while 40 percent confessed that they gave up within the first few months, even weeks, of the new year.
Post offices across Maine will be open for business on Monday, Dec. 31. However, some may have earlier closings or schedules for collection of blue boxes on the street. Check with any local office for details.
Hundreds of readers submitted thousands of photos to The Lincoln County News’ reader photo contest in its second year. Now it will be up to readers to decide which of the 12 finalists will win the 2018 #LCNme365 photo contest.
On Thursday, Dec. 13, a small contingent of Waldoboro Lions made a visitation to both the Country Manor Nursing Home in Coopers Mills and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ Togus facility in Augusta.