The new year will bring a new generation of ownership to Thompson House and Cottages in New Harbor, as Katherine Thompson and Charlie Hudson become the owners and managers of the business.
OpBox is busy building its first COVID-19 isolation unit made from recycled plastic bottles at its manufacturing space on Route 1 in Nobleboro.
It’s the giving season, and Maine retailer Mexicali Blues is embracing the spirit of giving this year by donating over 5,000 child-sized face masks to local schools as part of its “Global Giving Sharing Smiles” charitable program. Each year, the small business gives back 1% of total sales to organizations that do a world of good, and despite changes and challenges, this year is no different.
The owners of Seacoast Coffee Co. in Wiscasset started a new venture this month — Birches, a coffee shop and market selling coffee, food, and local goods.
A recent holiday event at Stars Fine Jewelry in Damariscotta raised $500 for Midcoast Humane.
All Paws Pet Sitting, owned and operated by Sarah Caton, has just completed five years of successful business.
Butter Up Cakes, a gluten-free bakery, cafe, and cider bar, will open in Damariscotta this month after two years in Bangor.
The family-run retail and wholesale seafood market in downtown Damariscotta, Fisherman’s Catch, reopened in full swing on Thursday, Dec. 3.
The merger of Damariscotta Bank and Trust into Bangor Savings Bank is official as of Dec. 1, and changes are underway at the bank’s three branches in Lincoln County.
Dwayne West loves to hunt. And he loves the art of breaking down a deer — slicing away the layer of fat, cutting the steaks from the tenderloin, carving the chops from the ribs, working his way carefully around meat damaged by bullets. He recalls learning the trade, how he would have been happy to do the work for free. It’s not surprising that he makes his full-time living managing the meat department at Hannaford in Damariscotta. But it’s this seasonal family business that is his passion.
A pop-up restaurant and bar are open in Edgecomb, offering an option for dinner and drinks on the way to Gardens Aglow at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay.
Bliss Skin Care, a salon offering facials, manicures, waxing, and more, has moved to Nobleboro after three years in Damariscotta.
The Newcastle-based online store Citizen Maine is moving into a retail space in Damariscotta, which it plans to open in the spring, and expanding its offerings to include furniture and interior design.
A new business offers Mac and PC sales and service from a space in the Damariscotta Center building, at 157 Main St. in downtown Damariscotta.