The Community Tree of Giving — a collaborative effort between the Central Lincoln County YMCA, local schools, churches, town offices, local food pantries, LincolnHealth, Coastal Kids Preschool, Stepping Stones Mental Health and Counseling, and Healthy Lincoln County – is now accepting applications.
Once again, the Lincoln County Assembly of God will host a delicious, home-cooked, free community Thanksgiving dinner.
Sixty-eight people will die today because of drugs. Drug and alcohol addiction is like flypaper that destroys lives and families. Illicit-drug and alcohol addiction, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, totals $700 billion each year in costs related to health care, lost work productivity, and crime.
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. The polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at all mainland locations.
A Christmas meal will be served Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016 at noon. Reservations recommended; call Barbara House by Friday, Dec. 16 at 633-7195.
Help with enrolling in the health-insurance marketplace will be available for free at two Lincoln County locations in November. Certified application counselors will be in the computer lab at the locations, where they can assist one and answer questions while one completes the enrollment application.
The Lincoln County Democrats invites members of the public to a meeting on Monday, Oct. 24 at the Democratic campaign headquarters, 281 Main St., Damariscotta.
Thank you to everyone who has given feedback on our new drop-off policy and for giving it a chance to work.
The following questions will appear on the state referendum ballot on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8:
Saturday, Oct. 29: Cross-country states at Belfast
Saturday, Oct. 22 is Youth Deer Hunting Day, when young hunters across the state of Maine will have their own day to hunt deer.
Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep hosted a benefit for the American Cancer Society on Wednesday, Oct. 12 estimated to have raised more than $10,000 through donations and a silent auction, according to Randy Miller, dealership president.
Coastal Humane Society in Brunswick and the Lincoln County Animal Shelter announced on Friday, Oct. 14 that the shelters are waiving adult-cat adoption fees for the remainder of October in an effort to make room for additional cats rescued from southern states recently affected by Hurricane Matthew. The adoption-promotion program is called Fall for a Feline. Adult cats age one year and older are free to adopt; they have been spayed/neutered, and are up to date on vaccinations.
Absentee voting is available at the Bristol town office, 1268 Bristol Road, Bristol. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday. The deadline for a voter to request an absentee ballot is Thursday, Nov. 3 unless the voter completes a special-circumstances application.