For many locals and visitors, a summer in Maine is not complete without an overstuffed lobster roll or a serving of American chop suey from Larson’s Lunch Box in Damariscotta. The walk-up eatery, which dates back to 1962, reopened Thursday, June 20, after an extensive renovation that will allow for a longer season.
The Waldoboro Public Library will open a new secondhand bookshop at 25 Friendship St. in early July.
Mammy’s Bakery, formerly of Damariscotta, has reopened in Wiscasset village. At the new location, Mammy’s offers everything from its Damariscotta menu, plus more traditional Italian entrees.
Waldoboro resident Heidi Straghan has recently joined the Farrin Properties team in Damariscotta.
Founded by a mother-daughter duo with their husbands in May 1998, Moody’s Gifts in Waldoboro is celebrating more than 20 years as a family business.
On Friday, June 14, Round Pond Coffee in the Bristol village of Round Pond, will celebrate its fourth year in business and will be open with full-time summer hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
The Damariscotta River Grill has officially changed hands, but new owners Tim Beal and Tamara Dica say nothing will change and patrons can expect the same restaurant and the same “grown-up comfort food” they have come to know so well.
Jennifer Brennan recently joined the staff of The Lincoln County News as a graphic designer.
The Salty Dog is set to open a fifth location, at 60 Main St. in Wiscasset. The business is aiming to open on Monday, July 1.
From the early 1950s to the mid-1970s, Edgecomb’s Merry Barn was a dance hall where as many as 600 concertgoers would literally make the building shake. Later it was a workshop for a steeplejack business. Now, after months of renovations, the barn is entering a new chapter in its history – as a literacy center.
A new full-service auto repair shop, Coastal Motors, is open for business in North Newcastle.
Peapod Jewelry in Edgecomb has just released a new design featuring Maine’s beloved lupine.
The new coffee shop in the heart of downtown Damariscotta hopes to create community and connection along with espresso drinks and fresh baked goods.
The new marketing and membership coordinator at the Damariscotta Region Chamber of Commerce aims to connect with members and help inject new energy into the chamber.