University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center is recruiting student researchers to contribute to a diversity of marine and environmental research projects.
It is time to ‘spring’ the clocks ahead on Sunday, March 14, 2 a.m. We return to Standard Time on the first Sunday of November.
Valuation and commitment books containing lists of taxpayers and the amount of tax assessed are some of the town records that will move from the unheated attic of the Bristol town hall to a new home in a temperature and humidity-controlled archival vault being built at the Bristol History Center.
The Alna Food Pantry is in the basement of the Alna town office, 1574 Alna Road. The pantry is open from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, and 2-6 p.m. Thursday. The pantry allows one visit per week. Area residents are welcome.
All are welcome to the first planning meeting on March 18 for this year’s Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta. The meeting is from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Central Lincoln County YMCA’s meeting room at 525 Main St. in Damariscotta. Masks and social distancing will be required.
On March 16, we will celebrate the 400th anniversary of an event that most Mainers know only vaguely from an elementary school history lesson. The occasion is worth remembering not only because it was an important moment in history, but also because at its root were issues similar to what we are facing today — the pandemic and racial inequity.
LincolnHealth is accepting applications for the spring Certified Nursing Assistant class until March 26. The 10-week training begins April 20 and runs until June 24. The class is offered at no cost to the student, and accepted students can apply to earn while they learn through LincolnHealth’s apprenticeship program.
The Lincoln County News has named Maia Zewert deputy editor.
Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District is once again sponsoring an annual trout stocking sale for home or farm ponds. Two sizes are available, 4-6” rainbow trout and 7-9” brook trout, as well as oxygen bags that hold up to 50 fish. Minimum order is $50.
Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District, in cooperation with Maine Resource and Recovery Association, is offering local residents the opportunity to improve soil and conserve water at deeply discounted prices with a new sale.
Food Trucks A-Go in Boothbay has built the first ice palace in Maine made from running water that has been frozen into a giant castle. Eighty to 100 years ago there were a few ice castles in Maine, but they were made from blocks of ice. The Boothbay Ice Palace is complete with hallways and a grand staircase to the roof.
Laura Fortman, the commissioner of the Maine Department of Labor, will join “Maine Challenge” to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on unemployment, the job market, and Maine workers needs and rights.
Midcoast Conservancy is delighted to welcome Tim Trumbauer to its staff as senior watershed manager.
A beloved local institution is facing an uncertain future due to losses experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. Forced to cancel fundraising events and programming in 2020, Morris Farm is experiencing a $30,000 shortfall and relying on endowment funds in order to support its operations until it can fully reopen to the public.