Lincoln Medical Partners is offering two vaccination clinics for children under 18 at the Watson Health Center on LincolnHealth’s Miles campus. The clinics will run on Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 5 – 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Researchers have advanced a new way to see into the ocean’s depths, establishing an approach to detect algae and measure key properties using light. A paper published in in the scientific journal “Applied Optics” reports using a laser-based tool, “lidar,” to collect these measurements far deeper than has been typically possible using satellites.
The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop in downtown Damariscotta is now open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Last week’s Waldoborough Historical Society’s “What is it?” photo was not successfully identified. Some guesses suggested the items were belt buckles, but they were in fact coffin plates. Most coffin plates from the 1800s in the past were buried with the deceased, but sometimes, families took them off and kept them. A number of them are displayed in the historical society’s museum.
The Rotary Club of Damariscotta-Newcastle is selling raffle tickets for a paddleboard, at $5 per ticket or five tickets for $20. Rotarians, who will be safely masked and physically distanced, will be in front of Sherman’s Maine Coast Bookshop in Damariscotta, on Fridays and Saturdays, July 24 and 25, July 31 and Aug. 1, and Aug. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The winning ticket will be drawn on Saturday, Aug. 8, 1 p.m.
Wiscasset Feed Our Scholars’ “Set for Success” program is on track to fulfill basic school supply obligations for Wiscasset Elementary School students. The program’s committee is working with school staff to determine what those basic needs will entail, and intends to provide those supplies whether school resumes in-person or virtually.
Sections of the Bremen Town Center property have been mowed down to indicate where a children’s play area will be built in 2021. The sections are currently walking paths that residents may visit and explore. The paths begin just off of the library parking lot. Plans are being made and will be announced in 2021 […]
The Old Bristol Historical Society has obtained a photo of the old Mill at Pemaquid Falls which is approximately 14 years older than the earliest photo of the building previously held in the society’s collection, dating to 1896.
The Rutherford Library in South Bristol is offering curbside pickup starting Wednesday, July 22. Requests may be made by calling 644-1882 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to COVID-19, the Newcastle Historical Society Museum, which is housed in the Taniscot building, will not open this summer.
The Bristol Area Library summer reading program will happen a little differently this year. Readers are asked to email email@example.com or call 677-2115 to join. Students from pre-K through 8th grade are invited to join.
Primaries for legislative seats and a U.S. Senate race, as well as a statewide referendum, will take place Tuesday, July 14. The polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at all mainland locations.
Despite the annual spring alewife festival in Damariscotta Mills being canceled due to COVID-19, the festival committee is still raffling a locally designed and crafted queen-sized alewife festival quilt.
Though the annual ecumenical diaper drive could not occur as is tradition, diapers were still donated by mail. Continued donations may be sent by mail to Ecumenical Diaper Bank, c/o Midcoast Friends Meeting, P.O. Box 714, Damariscotta, ME 04543. Check donations should be made out to Damariscotta Baptist Church with “diapers” on the memo line.
LincolnHealth is accepting applications for the summer-fall Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class until July 13. The ten-week training begins Aug. 11 and runs until Oct. 15. The class is offered at no cost to the student, and accepted students can apply to “to earn while they learn” through LincolnHealth’s apprenticeship program.