Midcoast Conservancy purchased a high priority 57-acre addition to its Rev. Joseph Barth Memorial Demonstration and Experimental Forest from Nick and Sandra Barth. The Rev. Joseph Barth, with Nick Barth, founded the Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association in 1966. Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association subsequently became a founding member of Midcoast Conservancy.
The 33rd annual Maine Coastal Community Cleanup event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 18 at Pemaquid Beach.
Earlier this spring, Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust completed the purchase of a 165-acre property on the west side of River Road in Edgecomb, a short distance south of Dodge Point.
Central Lincoln County YMCA and Lincoln County Television are partnering to produce “Stories from the Pandemic.”
Tina’s Daylilies held its 7th annual Garden Party fundraiser on July 24 and report it was a successful day.
The Oktoberfest Waldoboro committee is looking for volunteers willing to give an hour or two to help with the Oktoberfest event that will be held at Cider Hill Farm in Waldoboro on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce will host Down East Doormats Weaving Workshop for its biweekly program “Chamber Chat.” The program will air on Lincoln County Television at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1.
The Lincoln County News office will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 6. The deadline for letters to the editor and press releases — normally 5 p.m. Monday — is 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 3 for the Sept. 9 edition. The deadline for ads is noon Friday.
A lot has been happening at Veggies to Table over the past few weeks! As fall quickly approaches we are working on getting some of the last few crops planted for the season— including watermelon radish, carrots, beets, and turnips. We are also thrilled to be harvesting tomatoes, beans, tomatillos, cucumbers, zucchini– and some of our first pumpkins and winter squash of the season and look forward to many more in the coming weeks.
Check out this week’s volunteer opportunities below. To add a volunteer opportunity to the bulletin board, please email the organization’s name, volunteer needs, contact person, phone number, and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 563-3171. The deadline is 5 p.m. Monday.
The Maine Community Foundation recently awarded $282,500 in grants to 21 organizations to support animal welfare.
Bus transportation to Nobleboro Central School is provided for students residing in Nobleboro. Times are subject to change, depending on ridership/weather. Please allow extra time before and after your estimated stop, particularly during the first two weeks of school.
On Wednesday, Sept. 8, Lincoln Academy will host its annual open house for families of LA students. This year, the event will take place earlier in the school year and start with class meetings for parents in each grade level. All LA parents are encouraged to attend and masks are required inside all campus buildings.
A fundraiser for The Haitian Health Foundation for earthquake relief in Haiti will be held at Cupacity in Damariscotta from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27.
Several times each year, Midcoast Humane holds low-cost vaccination clinics for dogs and cats in the community. Clinics take place in different locations throughout 40 communities and are made possible by volunteers, including the veterinarians.