The Waldoborough Historical Society’s “Meals for a Month” raffle is on! Tickets for a month of meals, the value of which is over $400, are $5, or five for $20, and can be purchased at the Waldoboro Community Pharmacy, the Waldoborough Historical Society Museum on weekends, Bremen Road School indoor yard sales, society trustees, and the farmers market, or call Bill Maxwell at 790-1307 or Jean Lawrence at 832-4421.
The Bristol Byways Committee is asking all residents and visitors to the Pemaquid peninsula to complete an online survey about pedestrian and bicycle use and needs in the community.
Two area legislators, Rep. Jeffrey Evangelos, I-Friendship, and Rep. Bill Pluecker, I-Warren, led a delegation to the Office of the Maine Attorney General to press the state’s attorney to provide a full range of legal representation for Maine’s lobster industry in the face what the representatives say are draconian and unjustified measures being promoted by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to restrict lobster gear in reference to the right whale protection.
The Municipal Planning Assistance Program, a division of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Bureau of Resource Information and Land Use Planning, on Tuesday, Sept. 24 announced the award of nearly $145,000 to four projects through its Coastal Community Grant program.
One in five Maine kids’ lives with food insecurity, which means they don’t know where their next meal will come from or if it will be enough.
On Saturday, Oct. 5 at 5:30 p.m. Lincoln Academy, at 81 Academy Hill Road in Newcastle, will hold an official ceremony of installation for new LA Head of School Jeffrey S. Burroughs.
At the Central Lincoln County YMCA, prekindergartners, Thrive at the Y after-school program participants, and teen members are all learning how to nourish their bodies with food that comes from the ground and can be sourced locally.
A little rain couldn’t dampen the second annual Newcastle Cares Day event, as dozens flooded the Shuck Station to support Midcoast Humane on Saturday, Sept. 14.
The Second Congregational Church of Newcastle is wrapping up its year-long celebration of the 175th anniversary since its founding in 1843 with a community party.
Fall is right around the corner, and with it comes Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta. Participants are currently being sought for the Giant Pumpkin Parade, a hallmark event of the annual celebration, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 12.
On Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 1-6 p.m., the Central Lincoln County YMCA, Main Street Grocery, and the Damariscotta Police Department are partnering to host another Fill the Y Bus food drive. These food drives typically fill over 35 boxes and bags with donations to benefit the Jefferson Food Pantry, Ecumenical Food Pantry, Lincoln Academy Cubbies, and local schools’ backpack programs to help serve members in the community in need of nourishment.
Caring for Kids, a 501(c)(3) serving the children of Bristol and South Bristol, is happy to announce that its public food pantry is open and ready for visitors! The pantry is located between the Bristol Mills fire station and the Masonic Hall, in a well-lighted area.
Oktoberfest Waldoboro, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cider Hill Farm, 72 Medomak Terrace, Waldoboro, will offer many activities and games for both children and adults, but volunteers are needed to make it happen.
The Early Bird Sale will shortly be upon us. This hallmark event brings a lot of shoppers to the Damariscotta region.