Recently, a panel of business experts awarded top prize to two aquaculture entrepreneurs at a first-of-its-kind aquaculture business accelerator pitch-off. In addition to bragging rights, Mathew Moretti, of Bangs Island Mussels in Casco Bay, and Jonathan Turcotte, of Edgecomb’s Glidden Point Oyster Farms, received a cash award of $5,000 and an invitation to the statewide Top Gun Pitch-Off, where they will compete against other emerging businesses for additional prize money and recognition. Glidden Point Oyster Farms plans to invest its winnings in marketing.
Built on a 42-foot Calvin-designed hull, Farrin’s Boatshop, at 19 Sproul Road in Walpole, redesigned the pilothouse of a 42 Sportfisherman boat to take the look of a sleeker Sportfisherman.
Damariscotta Bankshares Inc., parent company of Damariscotta Bank & Trust Co., held its annual meeting on April 25 at its 619 Main St. branch in Damariscotta. The meeting was conducted under the direction of Chester A. Rice, the presiding chairman of the board.
Lincoln County has its own Batman – an expert in bat eviction and guano cleanup who removes bats quickly and thoroughly, but with a sense of duty to the animals.
Main Street Grocery owners Jane and Gary Gravel cut the ribbon at the store’s grand opening Friday, May 4.
High school freshman Wyatt Flower and his grandfather, Ken Flower, will open Sweet Georgia BBQ in Bristol on Saturday, May 12.
The Jefferson Market on Route 32 has a new owner after an on-site foreclosure auction Thursday, May 3.
For John and Sarah McNeil, the thought of one day starting and owning their own brewery had, for a long time, been just a dream the couple would talk about from time to time.
The Wiscasset House of Pizza will soon open at 74 Flood Ave., on Route 1.
Visitors to Peapod Jewelry, in Edgecomb, will notice that changes are afoot. In addition to the newly installed beach-themed displays in the shop’s jewelry cases, one also notices that the showroom seems cozier – and there is a large demarcated space near the jewelry-making studio that appears destined for some purpose.
Huber’s Market and Ship’s Chow Hall, on Route 1 in Wiscasset, are for sale. The market closed the week of April 16, but the restaurant remains open.
The South Portland-based lobster trap manufacturer Sea Rose Trap Co. has teamed up with Bristol resident Mike Prior to open a new location in Lincoln County.
Architectural designer Adam Maltese, of Damariscotta, is building a new business, A. Maltese Design.
The Marketplace Cafe, on Route 1 in Wiscasset, will have a change of ownership May 1. Few customers will likely notice the change, as the restaurant will have the same cooks, the same servers, and the same menu with a few additions.
A new hair salon has opened at 77 Main St. in Newcastle, featuring a spa room overlooking the Damariscotta River.