Cerina Leeman and Taylor Corson, the proprietors of The Harbor Room in New Harbor, opened their doors on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, to hold the restaurant’s first annual Thanksgiving community dinner. The two women wanted to hold this free dinner to provide a place for friends, family, and community members to celebrate the day of gratitude together.
Mainely Nails, a popular nail salon that opened in Newcastle almost four years ago, recently completed a move across the bridge into a larger space on upper Main Street in Damariscotta.
The Wardman Group, a Washington, D.C.-based real estate investment firm, has acquired Ocean Gate Resort and has engaged Massachusetts-based Scout Hotel & Resort Management as its operator. Ocean Gate Resort is a 65-room waterfront resort just two-and-a-half miles from the popular town of Boothbay Harbor. A New England favorite for family vacations and special events, the resort opened in the mid-1950s and had been owned and operated by GEM Hospitality Group since 2006.
Van Lloyd’s Bistro in Damariscotta will run its new Winter Comfort Menu each week from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, beginning Tuesday, Dec. 5. The new menu will contain dishes like poutine and nachos, as well as heartier items like fresh chili and cassoulet.
Bremen-based Maine Cat Catamarans’ new MC 38 high-performance cruising catamaran was awarded 2018 Best Boats for Cruising Multihull under 40 feet by a group of Sail Magazine judges following the recent U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Md.
The Whitefield manufacturer ProKnee Corp. celebrated the grand opening of a new, 16,400-square-foot manufacturing facility and warehouse at 116 Augusta Road on Monday, Nov. 20.
A Boothbay Harbor family has reopened the general store in Edgecomb as Cohen’s Corner General Store.
Oliver Butler builds his ice fishing traps to last a lifetime, but his exceptional craftsmanship has led to many of them being displayed as works of art on fireplace mantles in many a Maine cottage and beyond.
Dennis Hilton, president of Cheney Financial Group, hosted an exceptional awards and recognition dinner Nov. 9 at The 1812 Farm in Bristol Mills. A festive atmosphere, delicious food, and lively conversation were the backdrop for the annual celebration and recognition of outstanding service and commitment by Cheney Financial Group employees.
A proposal for a campground and event center with an agricultural focus received after-the-fact approval from the Waldoboro Planning Board on Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Damariscotta River Grill co-owners and husband-and-wife team Rick Hirsch and Jean Kerrigan have listed both the business and the building, at 151-155 Main St. in Damariscotta, with Swan Agency Sotheby’s International Realty for $2.25 million.
A local restaurateur and son of a Damariscotta restaurant owner will soon open a new, Thai-inspired bar and grill in the former home of Salt Bay Cafe in downtown Damariscotta.
Bristol’s Oyster Creek Electric will soon be under new management, as owner and founder Al Monaco is selling the business to his employee of more than four years, Round Pond resident and 2014 Lincoln Academy graduate Daniel Baty.
On Monday, Nov. 6, The Harbor Room in New Harbor will launch its new monthly fundraising event called Making Mondays Matter. On the first Monday of each month, The Harbor Room will donate 10 percent of its lunch and dinner sales to a preselected local nonprofit organization. New Hope for Women will be the beneficiary for November, and December will benefit The Carpenter’s Boat Shop.
Cove’s Edge, a long-term care and skilled rehabilitation nursing facility on the LincolnHealth – Miles Campus in Damariscotta, has been recognized as a 2017 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is one of three progressive award levels through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, the leading association for long term and post-acute care.