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.
On the books, 2020 looked like it was going to be a banner year for Country Coach Charters, of Nobleboro. Then the COVID-19 pandemic flatlined business.
Norma Leeman, who worked at Harbor Ice Cream as a summer job while in school, will now run the New Harbor stand with her mother, local business owner Heather Leeman.
A couple plans to develop a small campground and recreational facility for private events on their 31-acre property near Orffs Corner in Waldoboro.
In an effort to help supply the community with food during COVID-19, Pemaquid Falls Farm has begun offering a weekly online farmers market at pemaquidfallsfarm.com where customers can safely shop for local produce and food products for curbside pickup at the farm.
In response to the phased outline for reopening businesses in Maine, Central Lincoln County YMCA has set a reopening date for June 1. CLC Y’s leadership team and COVID-19 task force have developed reopening guidelines utilizing the CDC and Maine government’s guidelines, as well as recommendations from Y-USA, Redwoods, LincolnHealth, and American Camping Association.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant adjustment to the way real estate is viewed, bought, and sold. The brokers at Newcastle Realty now follow important safety protocols and often meet with clients by phone and video chat. Paperwork and documents are signed electronically, and showings are conducted by video, or by adhering to physical distancing and disinfection standards.
University of Maine engineering graduate and intern Joshua Girgis and Dr. Chris Davis, Director of the Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center, teamed up to create an affordable environmental monitoring buoy that oyster and seaweed farmers could use to track conditions on their farms.
The soon-to-open Barnhouse Grill & Pub in Wiscasset may start life as a 1950s-style drive-in.
The Animal House, of Damariscotta and Westbrook, has new owners.
Mail It 4U is selling shirts as a fundraiser for local food pantries.