Bremen developer Dan Goldenson’s plan to open a tavern and game room underneath the restaurant at Kaler’s Corner in Waldoboro has some neighbors upset.
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced fiscal year 2017 lending numbers showing increasing loan levels in small business lending through the 7(a) and 504 loan programs, as well as increases in lending to women, veterans, and emerging communities.
On Thursday, Oct. 19, Midcoast residents are invited to eat out at local restaurants as part of United Way’s “Extra Helping” event. A portion of the participating restaurants’ revenue will go to support the community through local United Way-funded programs.
When Kathy and Mason Dubord purchased the Dresden Take Out in February 2016, one of their goals was to make the business the “store of choice” for the community. As of Saturday, Oct. 7, the Dubords are selling fishing and hunting essentials, including guns and ammunition, due to the popularity of the activities among the store’s customers.
Saturday, Oct. 14 will mark the fifth anniversary of The Good Supply, a housewares and gift store in Pemaquid that represents 90 Maine makers. The public is invited to join staff and artists at a day-long event to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14 at The Good Supply’s post-and-beam storefront, located at 2106 Bristol Road, Pemaquid (Bristol).
Smitten Collectibles & Nerdy Treasures, at 2 Hodgdon St. in Damariscotta, is excited to launch its new children’s reading club, the Smitten Mage Guild.
After working for a number of energy companies in their combined 50 years of experience, Caitlin Pinkerton and Nick Falabella recently opened their own business, CN Heating and Monitor Services, in Round Pond.
Cove’s Edge certified nursing assistant and medication technician Sarah Spinney received the 2017 Excellence in Long-Term Care Award from the Maine Long-Term Care Ombudsman program. The annual award is given to outstanding long-term care professionals throughout Maine who make a significant positive difference in the lives of residents.
Red’s Eats, the iconic seafood shack in Wiscasset, has been owned and operated by the Gagnon family for 40 years. Wikipedia describes Red’s Eats as “one of the most well-known and most written about restaurants in the state” of Maine. Travel + Leisure Magazine listed Red’s Eats as one of the Top 10 Seafood Shacks in Maine.
Damariscotta retail women’s clothing store Women of Substance has been rounding down sales to support a local community organization. During the Round Down event, customers who pay 100 percent of their purchase in cash will be forgiven the change portion of their final tally, which will then be donated by Women of Substance to New Hope for Women.
Oxbow Brewing Co. in Newcastle is excited to release Bobasa, its latest barrel-aged bottle. After 36 months in production, this blend of barrel-aged smoked ales is now available at both of Oxbow’s tasting rooms — at the farmhouse brewery in Newcastle and at Oxbow Blending & Bottling in Portland.
The Camden National Corp. Board of Directors elected Lawrence “Larry” J. Sterrs to succeed Karen Stanley as chair of the company and Camden National Bank effective Sept. 17. Stanley, who joined the Camden National Corp. Board of Directors in 2008 and became chair in 2010, retired from the board on Sept. 17. John Holmes, who has served on the board since 1988, retired on Sept. 15 after 29 devoted years.
Tony C. McKim, president and chief executive officer of First National Bank and its parent company, The First Bancorp, has announced the appointment of Jessica Day as branch manager at First National Bank in Damariscotta.
On Aug. 29, Mid-Coast Energy Systems was among 140 other businesses to set up a booth for the Hire-a-Vet campaign in the Augusta Armory. The state-sponsored program is under the direction of the Maine Department of Labor. Its goal is to result in the hiring of 100 Maine veterans to be hired within one 100 days.