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.
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.