On Thursday, Aug. 16, Farrin’s Boatshop in Walpole launched a 40-foot YB lobster boat built for Adam Gamage, of South Bristol. Gamage’s new boat, named “Tory Lyn,” was christened by his wife, Tory, and daughter, Sophie. Two bottles of champagne hit the stem of the boat at the same time with a great splash, bringing cheers from many friends and guests.
The Maine State Council of the Society for Human Resources Management has announced the winners in the 13th annual Best Places to Work in Maine program.
After 10 years running her small but stuffed-to-the-gills store, Burnham’s Bloomers, just off Route 1 in Waldoboro, Dianne Burnham has decided to close its doors.
The South Bristol convenience store and restaurant Harborside reopened under new ownership the first week of July.
After 11 years of raising cattle for beef, Jeff and Linda Biden, of Eastern River Cattle Co., recently got out of the cattle business. However, the barn that previously housed the company’s herd will now have a new purpose: storing automobiles.
One can learn the basics of government contracting for small businesses when Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Center Procurement Counselor Bryan Wallace speaks at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission, 297 Bath Road, Wiscasset. He will explain what it takes to sell to the federal government.
The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop celebrated its 50th anniversary with a 1960s theme, in honor of the decade of its founding, Saturday, July 21.
There’s a new breakfast place in Damariscotta. Well, not exactly a new place, but now, after serving lunch and dinner for a year and a half, The Penalty Box Pizza & Pub is offering breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays.
Bonus Redemption LLC, at 116 Mills Road in Newcastle, is under new management. The new owner, Janet Fairfield, bought the business from Ken and Lisa York earlier this month. Fairfield is asking for patience from customers during the transition period, as the business will have flexible hours for a couple of weeks.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, the chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, announced Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc., of East Boothbay has been awarded $618,750 through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration’s Small Shipyard Grant Program.
As Andrea and Dan Reny enter their fourth season as proprietors of The Anchor, the Round Pond restaurant continues to undergo changes, including with the addition of live music this year.
Bernie DeLisle, of Osteria Bucci in Damariscotta, has graciously offered a dinner for eight people to be auctioned at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop’s upcoming fundraiser “All Hands on Deck!,” to be held Wednesday, Aug. 1, at The 1812 Farm in Bristol.
Two men are making donuts in Damariscotta, and the donuts are catching on quickly.
The 46-year owner and operator of Carriage Motors, a downtown Wiscasset garage that specializes in antique vehicles, plans to sell the 27 Middle St. building.