The Waldoborough Historical Society’s newest fundraiser publication, “You Know You Grew Up in Waldoboro When…A Collection of Stories,” edited by associate trustee Peter M. Robbins, is available for purchase. Robbins, who is the administrator for the Facebook page “You Know You Grew Up in Waldoboro,” will be outside of the Waldoboro Hannaford’s this weekend on Friday and Saturday from 5 – 7 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the annual “Early Bird Sale” is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7. The event, which is usually held during the early morning hours, is going to be an all-day event this year in order to spread out the number of shoppers at any given time.
Through the generosity of donors and the efforts of volunteers, the Ecumenical Food Pantry in Newcastle is able to coordinate the preparation of Thanksgiving food baskets to allow local families in need to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
The Damariscotta Region’s Chamber of Commerce annual “shred event,” scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 31 has been canceled, because the shred company has decided to cancel all remaining 2020 events.
The Bremen Union Church is pleased to announce that it has called the Rev. Rick Newell, of Newcastle, as its new pastor.
Although the event will look a little different this year, the Villages of Light Committee still plans to bring some cheer to Damariscotta and Newcastle this holiday season.
Visitors to Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site in Damariscotta may notice apple trees starting to reemerge from a stranglehold of invasive vines. Thanks to a crew of Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust volunteers, several pickup truck loads of vines were cut and removed in preparation for mowing between the trees.
The Rutherford Library in South Bristol will be open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2-5 p.m. beginning Oct. 14.
In the fall of 2019, when trustees, staff, and volunteers at Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service launched a capital campaign to fund two new ambulances to replace aging and increasingly unreliable vehicles, they couldn’t have predicted that the fundraising effort would be suspended six months later due to the demands of COVID-19 preparation and staff training.
Everyone involved in storm cleanup can help keep Maine’s forests healthy. After power and other utilities have been restored, property owners will be faced with the issue of what to do with storm-damaged trees. Project Canopy, a program of the Maine Forest Service, offers tips and helpful guidance to property owners faced with questions about what to do with downed trees, limbs, and branches.
The LincolnHealth drive-up flu clinics scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17 in Boothbay Harbor and Damariscotta have been canceled due to a forecast of high winds and inclement weather.
Maine is sixth in the nation in domestic violence murders. Over 50% of Maine’s murders are domestic abuse-related.
The Saltwater Artists Gallery is having a silent auction to raise money to help the Seagull Shop in Pemaquid, which had a devastating fire recently destroy the shop and restaurant. The contributing artists, Scott White, Lynn Thompson, Cindy Smith, Dave Higgins, Janet Lockhart, Cathie Peterson, and Judine French, are donating the entire proceeds of the auction to the Seagull Shop.
Bubbling Spring Studio in Bristol will be offering tai chi classes for beginners, on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 22 at 9:30 a.m. The classes will feature gentle movement for health, relaxation, balance, and increased energy.