When a 2015 earthquake devastated the country of Nepal, Mexicali Blues raised $25,000 through the sale of prayer flags. Two years later, the business has agreed to match donations up to $25,000 to build a school in a remote region of the country.
Two teenage entrepreneurs celebrated the opening of their summer lemonade stand, Sugar Daddy’s Lemonade, Monday, June 12.
S. Fernald’s Country Store, at 50 Main St. in Damariscotta, is excited to announce that it will be rolling out a new sandwich on Friday, June 9.
Bristol residents Kenneth and Angela Kortemeier will hold the first classes at the Maine Coast Craft School, on their Old County Road property, at the end of July.
Damariscotta massage therapist Lori Rizzuto specializes in Bowen therapy and end-of-life work at her practice, Mindful Healing, off Back Meadow Road.
Wiscasset Community Center’s former programs director will return to the center as its new leader.
A local catering company is putting down roots in a Waldoboro location, using locally grown produce, locally raised animals, and locally harvested seafood to meet the needs of clients throughout the state.
The owners of JM Automotive, of Newcastle, and Pro Body Works, of Wiscasset, discussed their plans to bring a garage and small used car dealership to Damariscotta during the Damariscotta Planning Board’s meeting Monday, June 5.
The First Bancorp, parent company of First National Bank, announced on Wednesday, May 31 that its board of directors has elected Mark N. Rosborough as the board’s vice chairman.
The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop in downtown Damariscotta will be open on Sundays for the summer, beginning on Sunday, June 4 and continuing through Aug. 27. Sunday hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. As always, the shop will be open Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and until 7 p.m. on Thursdays.
A building contractor with a flair for creative projects and 20 years of experience in the design and construction of high-end homes and landscapes has opened an office in Damariscotta.
Less than a year after opening Buzz Maine in the historic Gilbert E. Gay building, co-owner Jennifer Van Horne has expanded the business, both in space and offerings.
Oxbow Brewing Co., the farmhouse brewery located at 274 Jones Woods Road in Newcastle, has extended its summer hours to accommodate the upcoming summer season. Starting on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, the tasting room will be open seven days a week to serve fresh draft beer from noon-7 p.m., Sunday-Thursday, and from noon-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
The Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce celebrated its accomplishments in the past year and presented awards during its annual meeting in the Lincoln Academy Alumni Dining Commons the evening of Thursday, May 18.