Maine Commissioner of Labor Jeanne Paquette is warning job seekers about a scam that Department of Labor staff detected over the past week. The scammer used the Maine JobLink account of a legitimate Maine employer to target at least four job seekers, posing as a real Texas hospital system to recruit them for an administrative assistant position. The scammer contacted them by email, indicating how to follow up. This included an interview through Google Hangout with the hospital president.
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz and their team are excited to return to Maine! They plan to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers” throughout the region this fall.
Kieve-Wavus and Embrace A Vet will host the first of a planned series of collaborative retreats at The Kennedy Learning Center on the beautiful lakeside grounds of Camp Kieve on Damariscotta Lake, Nov. 10-14.
U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Office of National Drug Control Policy has awarded a total of $2,250,000 in grant funding to several Maine health coalitions to prevent youth substance abuse and foster drug-free communities in Maine. Of that funding, $375,000 will be allocated for three new grant awards, while the remaining funding will be allocated to seven projects in the state that have previously received funding from the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
The Knox-Lincoln County Beekeepers group will host its monthly meeting at 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 10. This meeting will feature a workshop for extracting honey.
Lincoln Academy’s Senior Family Night will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14 in the Parker B. Poe Theater, 81 Academy Hill Road, Newcastle.
A new project initiated by the Second Congregational UCC in Newcastle, Broad Bay UCC in Waldoboro, Skidompha Public Library in Damariscotta, and the Mid Coast Queer Collective aims to help homeless queer and transgender youth, who are in a situation which recently has reached epidemic proportions.
For more than 100 years, Americans have celebrated Labor Day as a tribute to the working men and women who keep the country moving. Accordingly, the U.S. Postal Service will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5. As one of the largest employers in the United States, it is proud to pause as it honors and recognizes America’s working class. Full mail delivery and retail services will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
An outdoor craft fair will take place at Supplies Unlimited in Damariscotta from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10. Supplies Unlimited is at the intersection of Main Street and School Street in Damariscotta.
New Hope for Women, which offers support to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, will hold a 40-hour training session for individuals interested in volunteering on the agency’s 24-hour crisis hotline.
The Lincoln County News office will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 5. The deadline for letters to the editor and press releases – normally 5 p.m. Monday – is 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2 for the upcoming edition. The deadline for ads is noon Friday.
The office building at 251 Jefferson St. in Waldoboro will have an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27. The building, formerly the home of Taction, as well as New England 800 Co., was purchased by Five Nickel LLC in October of last year. The building is the new location of Studio 3: Wicked Fitness and Condition Orange Defense Academy. The second floor of the building has been newly renovated and has several individual offices for rent.
Bus transportation to Nobleboro Central School is provided for students residing in Nobleboro. Times are subject to change, depending on ridership/weather. Please allow extra time before and after your estimated stop, particularly during the first two weeks of school.
Please remember that these times can vary as much as five minutes more or less, due to road conditions, morning or afternoon practices, traffic, number of students, etc. so plan to be at your stop before the time indicated.