Damariscotta Hardware will give a $20 gift card to everyone who adopts one of the 24 shelter pets on the sponsorship page in this edition.
The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop in downtown Damariscotta will open in its new waterfront location at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The new place is at 17 Backstreet Landing, behind Elm Street Plaza.
Oxbow Brewing Company in Newcastle has raised $250 for Midcoast Conservancy. The donation came from a portion of the sales of Catalyst, the first Oxbow bottle to be released this year.
Since Van Lloyd’s Bistro opened in downtown Damariscotta in June 2014, Meredith King has worn a number of different hats for the restaurant, doing everything from waiting tables in the dining room to creating desserts in the kitchen. On Jan. 1, King added a new title: owner.
Oxbow Brewing Company has released Catalyst, its first bottle of the year. The barrel-aged farmhouse ale features estate honey from its farmhouse brewery located in Newcastle. The brewery will donate $1 from the sale of each bottle from both of its tasting rooms, at 274 Jones Woods Road in Newcastle and at 49 Washington Ave. in Portland, to Midcoast Conservancy through Sunday, Jan. 15.
On Wednesday, Jan. 4, a Bristol couple became the new owners of The Penalty Box Pizza & Pub in Damariscotta – the location of their first date seven years ago.
Harborside Cafe and Market, in South Bristol, closed abruptly a little more than two months ago.
The Damariscotta River and the community along its banks create the perfect recipe for a quality oyster, said Ryan McPherson, the new owner of Glidden Point Oyster Sea Farm in Edgecomb. The recipe will remain the same, even as the ownership and location of the oyster farm changes, he said.
Peter Christine, of Drum and Drum Real Estate, had been noting the increase in solar panel installations around the county, but consistently heard about how the savings in electrical bills translated into a somewhat long payback period.
After 13 years as a general contractor, Jason Rogers wanted to make a career change that would allow him to work in one location.
In preparation for the move to its new location, Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop in downtown Damariscotta will hold a storewide half-price sale Wednesday-Saturday, Dec. 21-24. Dec. 24 is the shop’s final day at its current location, 115 Elm St. The sale will be in effect during Damariscotta’s “Wrap It Up” street festival on Thursday evening, Dec. 22, and volunteers will be available for wrapping book-shop purchases.
A Waldoboro resident uses his passion for the outdoors and his expertise as an outdoorsman to make custom knives, turkey calls, and other tools for his fellow fishermen and hunters.
The traditional food of Togo, a cuisine that blends the recipes of West African tribes with French and European cooking techniques, was on the menu for Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce members on Thursday, Dec. 8 at Patricia Stauble Antiques.
For about 25 years, Chris Coose has worked as an alcohol and substance abuse counselor. He launched Top of the Hill, a state-licensed substance abuse treatment agency, in Portland about 12 years ago.