Employees of The First recently donated a check in the amount of $634.34 to People to People in Damariscotta. The funds were collected by The First employees in exchange for the privilege of dressing casually each Friday. All 14 branch offices of the bank participated in a month-long fundraiser.
Legislators made quick work of passing the 2009 Emergency Supplemental Budget Tuesday while congratulating each other for the bipartisan spirit in which it was vetted.
Daryl and Darcy Fraser of Damariscotta are proud to announce the birth of their baby girl, Carmella Sarah Fraser.
The march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965 was on Alice Lacy’s mind this week as President Barack Obama was sworn into office.
She showed up to march for Civil Rights nearly 44 years ago.
Rhonda Flagg, Jefferson, launched her new business “Everything in its Place” on Jan. 11 with a brunch for family and friends at the Damariscotta River Grill. Flagg provides a professional organizing service for homes and small businesses throughout the Midcoast area. “You can take control of your life again, and not have to do it alone,” Flagg said of creating “order out of chaos.”
A draft of an independent audit report of Wiscasset town finances for fiscal year 2007-2008 reveals $56,000 in missing funds.
Maine Modular and Manufactured Homes in Waldoboro is going to have an open house from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Jan. 17, 18, and 19 as part of a special offer of free land with the purchase of a home.
The American Legion Department of Maine issued a Vietnam Veterans Healthcare Alert on Dec. 31, 2008 notifying veterans of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Department’s intention to stop providing medical coverage for injuries related to exposure to Agent Orange.
North Cottage Coffee is marking its first anniversary with a celebration on Sat., Feb. 21. One year to the date the coffee shop opened its doors, the owners of North Cottage Coffee want to thank all their patrons for their loyalty and devotion with a day of celebration.
The replacement of a failed computer system that processes the state’s Medicaid claims is scheduled to be phased in over the next two years. The switch will cost some state employees their jobs, but correct a nagging problem that’s persisted since the day the system was plugged in.
The Waldoboro Police report the following:
Acquisition of a 1776 copy of the Declaration of Independence once in Wiscasset’s possession depends now on a Virginia Supreme Court decision.
The court took up the case last week with Maine Asst. Atty. Gen. Thomas Knowlton presenting the state’s case and a decision is expected to be handed down later this year.
Sagadahoc and Lincoln County commissioners at least agreed last Thursday they need to come up with a cost-sharing formula they both can live with.
A winter storm that moved into Lincoln County on Sun. morning left over 4 inches of snowfall before leaving late Sun. afternoon, according to reports.