Freedom Place, located at 66 State St. in Portland, celebrated its grand opening on Jan. 12 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, sponsored by Camden National Bank that included a tour of the new space and had special guest, Gov. Janet T. Mills.
Midcoast Federal Credit Union is pleased to welcome the following individuals to its team.
With more than two decades of floral design experience under her belt, Jessica Newbert has opened her own vintage-inspired floral shop in Damariscotta just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Colby & Gale Inc.’s 75th anniversary community gift-giving campaign continued this week as Verne Verney presented a donation for The Mill at Pemaquid Falls to Old Bristol Historical Society Board President Robert Ives.
Colby & Gale Inc.’s 75th anniversary community gift-giving campaign continued this week as General Manager Rob Wilkes (center), presented a donation for Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service to Service Chief Nicholas Bryant (right) and EMT Kobe Lincoln at its station in Damariscotta.
Madeleine Hill, REALTOR® has started her term as president of the Maine Association of REALTORS® for 2022.
For those who might not know, I am a huge fan of breakfast.
There was laughter as the team at Big Al’s Super Values gathered after closing on the evening of Dec. 30 to talk about their time together at one of the most well-known must-stop shops in the Midcoast. Big Al’s, a fixture in the town for 35 years, will be locking its doors for the last time on Jan. 10.
Rising Tide’s October Co-op for Community Days partner was New Hope Midcoast, the Midcoast’s only domestic abuse resource center, which has been open since 1981. Every Wednesday, Rising Tide donates 0.5% of sales to an organization nominated and voted on by their 5,000-plus owners. Rising Tide views this program as a way to both provide financial and in-kind support to community organizations.
As Semisonic’s lead singer famously belts in “Closing Time,” the band’s late ‘90s hit: “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”
Physical therapist Glen Flaming likes to cite the stages of learning to his clients. His goal is to move them through those stages until they achieve “unconscious competence.” The result can sometimes be a higher level of activity than even imagined. Life-changing improvement is possible.
Zach Brown, of Brown Homestead in Nobleboro, was having trouble booking a service to come clean out his chimney. They were either fully booked, too far away, or simply hadn’t responded, so Brown went out and purchased the equipment he needed to clean his own chimney. Then he cleaned his family members’ chimneys, and some of his friends’ chimneys.
After scaling back service due to staff shortages, LincolnHealth’s Milestone Cafe is getting some culinary assistance from a handful of local businesses to meet the challenge of feeding hospital staff.
Broad Arrow Farm recently introduced two new made-to-order takeout dinner options. And breakfast sandwiches on Saturday mornings.
Gardens Aglow has once again been voted one of the top 10 holiday light displays in the country in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice contest. Selected as number four, Gardens Aglow competed against 19 other botanical gardens in the nationwide contest, all of which were chosen by a panel of experts partnering with 10Best editors. Winners were determined by popular vote.