A new, weekly fish market at Rising Tide Co-op in Damariscotta is filling a void for both fishermen, who have seen seafood sales plummet, and shoppers, after the closure of a downtown seafood market.
About 85% of Ted Hugger’s guests have canceled their reservations at his Cod Cove Inn in Edgecomb this summer and, for him, the stakes could not be higher.
Maine Kebab, a new takeout restaurant, will open in the downtown Waldoboro space formerly home to Broad Bay Bistro shortly after the Fourth of July.
Jefferson Redemption owner Caitlyn Butler has expanded into Damariscotta with Damariscotta Redemption, which opened June 9.
Fewer than 20 miles apart, the vacation rental agencies Cottage Connection of Maine and Newcastle Vacation Rentals are experiencing the coronavirus pandemic very differently.
Continuing its upward trajectory of growth, Bangor Bancorp, MHC, and its subsidiary, Bangor Savings Bank announced it ended Fiscal Year 2020 with $4.86 billion in assets, a record increase of 9.38%, and grew its net income by almost 7% to $35.4 million. The results were released at the Bank’s Annual Meeting of Corporators.
Businesses from Damariscotta’s Main Street and beyond set up stands, shelves, and tables on the sidewalk Saturday, June 13, for the first in a series of weekly open-air markets.
Waldoboro resident Matthew Moody plans to establish a boat and RV storage business at the Hendrickson Roofing Inc. property on Route 1.
Two veterans of the gardening business in Lincoln County have formed a new partnership to grow and deliver microgreens, touted for both culinary and nutritional benefits.
Cary Myles, a longtime seasonal customer of the Samoset Restaurant and then The Harbor Room in New Harbor, has taken over the business and plans to reopen in late June, with few changes.
The Anchor, a seasonal restaurant in Round Pond, will not open this year due to concerns about COVID-19. The restaurant’s sister establishment, Muscongus Bay Lobster Co. – which has only outdoor seating – opened May 23.
Two Fish boutique in downtown Damariscotta reopened Wednesday, May 27, but only for a few days. With a good measure of sadness and a dash of relief, owner Chris Hunt closed the clothing and home goods shop for good Saturday, May 31.
Carl M.P. Larrabee Agency Inc., the 105-year-old insurance firm in downtown Wiscasset, sold to J. Edward Knight & Co. on May 1.
When the restaurant at New Harbor’s Gosnold Arms closed in 1999, the inn’s co-manager, Lucy Martin, never could have guessed that it would take a pandemic to resurrect it.
Sheepscot General Store and Farm in Whitefield is a destination in Lincoln County featuring big skies, rolling pastures dotted with cows, sheep, and goats. The farm offers “picnic packs” to food lovers, picnic-goers, and Sunday drivers alike, who want to enjoy the outdoors in a picturesque location.