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.
Times are subject to change, depending on ridership/weather. Routes run in reverse in the afternoon.
Lincoln Academy ninth-graders start school on Tuesday, Aug. 30, and upper-class students return Wednesday, Aug. 31. Ninth-grade orientation will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Freshmen should report to the LA gym at 7:50 a.m. that day, and they will be dismissed at 2:35 p.m. The following day — Wednesday, Aug. 31 — seniors will spend all day, from 7:50 a.m. to 2:35 p.m., at Kieve-Wavus Education Center participating in team-building activities, while sophomores and juniors will have a half day, from 7:50-11:40 a.m., on campus. Ninth-graders should report to school in the afternoon of Aug. 31 from 3-5 p.m. only. Parents of ninth-graders are invited to a parent meeting at 5 p.m., where they can meet their student’s advisor and hear about the year to come.
Routes run in reverse in the afternoon. Times are subject to change depending on ridership and weather.
The Maine State Council of the Society for Human Resources Management recently announced finalists in the 11th annual Best Places to Work in Maine program. The 2016 Best Places to Work in Maine list recognizes companies that have established and consistently fostered outstanding workplace environments.
Note: All times are approximate and subject to change. Please allow 10 minutes either way.
Brother and sister Jacob Maker and Claire Libby were both recipients of the President’s Volunteer Service Award on Friday evening at Thornton Academy in Saco. Their combined efforts of community service equaled more than 265 hours of service in Maine. The awards were given through Crossroads Youth Center, a certifying organization of the award.
Sen. Chris Johnson, D-Somerville, will hold his monthly office hours on Saturday, Aug. 27 at three locations around the region: