On Aug. 30, with grace, skill, and talent, 7-year-old Charlotte Ramsdell, of the Bristol village of New Harbor, took first place in junior showmanship, first place buck, and first place in the fiber division for her English Angora rabbit named Cinna Bun Buns.
LincolnHealth’s Coulombe Center for Health Improvement will once again offer a nine-week mindfulness-based stress reduction class at Schooner Cove, on the LincolnHealth — Miles Campus in Damariscotta.
The Huntoon Hill Grange Hall in Wiscasset will be the host for a benefit bingo on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 1:30 p.m. The bingo will benefit the Smerdon family from Bristol that lost their home due to a fire the early morning of July 5.
Invasive forest pests like the emerald ash borer and the hemlock woolly adelgid are already having devastating impacts on Maine’s forests; the browntail moth is affecting human health as well as tree health; the Asian long-horned beetle, with a large host range, could be the next invader on the horizon.
There may be a few weeks left of summer, but the staff at Lincoln County Publishing Co. is already preparing for the 2020 season of Lincoln County Magazine.
The Waldoborough Historical Society is pleased to announce its latest fundraiser, the “Meals for a Month Raffle.”
On Thursday, Aug. 22, Boothbay Region Land Trust took a new step in its efforts to provide sustained monitoring of coastal waters in the Boothbay region by participating in the first-ever Shell Day.
The University of Maine and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences are co-leading a five-year initiative that aims to revolutionize environmental monitoring, ecological understanding, and sustainability of coastal ecosystems. A $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund the project, which involves collaborators in research, education, government, community, and economic development, and marine-related businesses statewide.
The Lincoln County News office will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2. The deadline for letters to the editor and press releases – normally 5 p.m. Monday – is 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30 for the Sept. 5 edition. The deadline for ads is noon Friday.
Maine’s bear season begins on Monday, Aug. 26 throughout the state of Maine.
Twin Villages Foodbank Farm in Damariscotta is not like other farms. All the food grown at this farm is donated to food pantries and other low-income food programs in Lincoln County like the Salt Bay Area Head Start, school food pantries, FARMS at the Y, and the Morris Farm in Wiscasset.
Servpro of Bath/Brunswick recently purchased 25 copies of the new edition of the Lincoln County Road Atlas to donate to local emergency responder agencies.
Community Housing Improvement Project, aka CHIP Inc., will hold its 17th annual Community Cares Day on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. People are asked to please consider volunteering; preregister online at chipinc.org prior to the event at the Second Congregational Church, 51 Main St., Newcastle.
The Friends of Colonial Pemaquid announce the opening of their new gift shop located in the Fort House on the grounds of Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site. Hours will be weekend afternoons noon-5 p.m. on Saturday and noon-4 p.m. on Sunday from Aug. 24 through Oct. 14.