For the second year in a row, RSU 12 is offering expanded pre-kindergarten opportunities at its schools, and positive benefits of this expansion are already evident. School administrators and kindergarten teachers are impressed with the gains realized by the children who participated in the pre-K program last year.
In celebration of Columbus Day, post offices across the state of Maine will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10 and there will be no mail delivery. Normal mail delivery will resume Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Water of Life Lutheran Church, at 618 U.S. Route 1 in Newcastle, invites the public to attend a dinner and program at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct, 29 to benefit the Lincoln County branch of New Hope for Women. The dinner is being presented by the church in conjunction with New Hope for Women’s Domestic Abuse Awareness month, which culminates at the end of October.
The Nobleboro Planning Board meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29 at the town office has been rescheduled due to a procedural issue, according to board Chair Shoshana Zuboff. The board will instead meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6 at the town office. The meeting will focus on Maritime Energy’s proposal to install […]
The Wiscasset Police Department is pleased to announce that the department will now be a drug and prescription collection site throughout the year.
In the near future, the Waldoboro Food Pantry will be making significant changes in its overall operation, including changes in the pantry’s location and the day the pantry is open.
A retirement party for Charlotte Dorr, of the Village Barber in Wiscasset, scheduled to take place at the Wiscasset Community Center from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 25, has been canceled due to illness.
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.