The Lincoln County News asks businesses and organizations to report changes in hours and operations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Town government, businesses, churches
At Your Service is offering remote tech help by desktop sharing, Skype, and FaceTime appointments. Call 380-9728.
Camden National Bank’s lobby has reopened for services. Its lobby hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drive-up services are Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Updates and information can be found at camdennational.com.
Damariscotta Bank & Trust is temporarily restricting service to drive-up only during regular business hours. If customers need in-person assistance they should call 800-639-8381 to schedule an appointment.
The First National Bank has reopened its lobby. Customers and employees are asked to wear a face covering when entering; sanitize hands (stations will be available); practice social distancing. Each location will limit the number of customers allowed in. Please note additional lobby signage that is displayed in its branches to help explain safety changes. Saturday hours will temporarily continue to be drive-up only.
All J. Edward Knight Ins. branches opened Monday, July 6 to foot traffic for normal business hours. They will be following CDC guidelines. The offices recommend calling ahead for appointments, if possible, to limit the number of patrons. Drop-off and pickup services remain available. More information at jedwardknight.com.
Hannaford Supermarket has adjusted store hours to 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday; with select stores closing at 8 p.m. on certain days. Stores are open from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday for customers age 60 and older or identified as high-risk. Curbside pickup for subscriptions is also available.
Lincoln County FISH is suspending operations for the time being.
The Alna Town Office is open for in-office transactions by appointment. Appointments can be made by calling the office at 586-5313 or by emailing email@example.com. In-office appointments will require face masks and proper social distancing. Transactions can still be dropped off in the drop box.
The Boothbay Town Office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It asks patrons to enter the side door and please wear masks. There can only be one or two patrons at a time. Please call 633-2051 with any questions.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens opened to the public June 1. Online ticketing is available for various arrival times. Advanced tickets are required and no walk-ins will be allowed. Visitors will be required to wear face masks indoors and outdoors in congested areas. The Kitchen Garden Café and Gardenshop will also be open.
Hendricks Hill Museum will be closed for the 2020 summer season. It is still curating its Community Photography Project to document life in Southport during 2020. Visit its website for information.
The Boothbay Harbor Town Office is open by appointment. Its hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please call 633-3671 for appointments or assistance.
The Boothbay Region YMCA is open for 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sundays. It is offering a “seniors only” time slot option daily from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily. Limited access to the emery pool and therapy pool will be available by reservation. The emery pool will be limited to one adult per lane and the therapy pool will be limited to two people. To reserve a space, call 633-2855 one day in advance. The pool is closed 12-1 p.m. daily. The YMCA recommends wearing a mask when entering and exiting the building, wearing a mask in areas where social distance is difficult, and maintaining a minimum of six feet distance from others. State guidelines recommend keeping a minimum of 14 feet from others when engaging in physical activity. Locker rooms will be closed. The single restroom will be open. Visit boothbayregionymca.org for more information.
Carousel Music Theater will remain closed for the 2020 season.
Dr. Andrews Dental Office has reopened for normal business hours.
The House of Logan has reopened for normal business hours.
Kaler’s Restaurant will be closed for the 2020 season.
Our Lady Queen of Peace: Public Mass on Sunday, 9 a.m. Attendance is limited to 50 people, by reservation only: 633-2680, Monday or Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Face coverings and practicing social distancing protocols are required to attend. Masses will also be live-streamed, Sunday through Friday at 11 a.m. on Facebook, uploaded to allsaintsmaine.com and on Lincoln County TV on Sunday at 11 a.m. 82 Atlantic Ave., Boothbay Harbor. More information: 633-2680, allsaintsmaine.com.
Shannon’s Unshelled is open from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday (or till the lobster sells out). Call or text 350-6987 to place an order.
Village Store has reopened for normal business hours.
The Bremen Town Office is open during normal business hours, Tuesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.; and the first and third Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is closed Mondays and holidays. For assistance, call 529-5945 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Broad Cove Marine is open for dining on the dock or takeout. They are asking customers to socially distance, sanitize and wear masks when not at a table. For reservations or takeout, call 529-5186, between 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. daily.
The Bristol Town Office is now open. Hours of operation will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Patrons are asked to come prepared with all appropriate documentation to process transactions quickly. There will be no access to phone or fax system for items such as insurance card requests. The office encourages residents to utilize online services at bristolmaine.org. Many services, such as motor vehicle registration, can be done online. Code enforcement, building permits, plumbing inspections, and marriage licenses are by appointment only. Masks and six-feet spacing is required. For questions or appointments, please call 563-5270.
Bristol Parks are open: Pemaquid Beach, Lighthouse Park, and Ellingwood Information Center with social distancing required and masks when indoors.
The Anchor in Round Pond will not be open for business this year.
The Art of Antiquing is open Wednesday through Sunday for July and August.
The Bradley Inn is open for in-house dining and takeout on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Outdoor seating is also available. Picnic lunches are available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu is available at bradleyinn.com. Call 677-2105 to place an order. Dining by reservation only.
The Bristol Area Library is open Mondays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and limited to five people inside at a time. Masks are required and sanitizer is available. The library is also offering appointments on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Curbside borrowing is available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Requests can be made by leaving a message at 677-2115 or emailing email@example.com. Patrons may search the collection online at bal.tidewater.net.
Broad Arrow Farm in Bristol Mills is offering no contact pickup and home delivery. Call 233-5199.
C.E. Reilly & Son Inc. is open for normal business hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
The Congregational Church of Bristol is holding Sunday worship at 10 a.m. Located in the center of Bristol Mills, facial coverings and social distancing required. Service recorded and uploaded to YouTube. For further information, please call 563-6843.
The Contented Sole in New Harbor is accepting reservations only dine-in service and offering curbside takeout during the following hours: Thursday – Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (must have a reservation for dine-in). Please call for a reservation 677-3000. Visit thecontentedsole.com for menu and reopening guidelines; call 677-3000 for information.
Creekside Dental is open for all routine services by appointment only. All appointments made prior to COVID-19 will be kept.
The Cupboard Café in New Harbor is open Thursday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for takeout and outside seating. It is offering shipping for its sticky buns and cinnamon buns. Call 677-3911 for details or questions about procedures, or visit thecupboardcafe.com.
Deb’s Bristol Diner is open Monday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dine-in and takeout/curbside available. Call 563-8005 for more information.
The Fishermen’s Museum at the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park is open. Guests are required to wear masks, remain six feet apart from other visitors and staff, and the museum asks that only one person or family is in each room at a time. The displays may not be touched. There is one-way flow through the museum. The museum is open. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
The Gosnold Pantry in New Harbor is open for takeout. Order after 10 a.m. with pickup from 4-6 p.m. Call 677-3727. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Check its Facebook page for more information.
Granite Hall in Round Pond is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. It is allowing eight people in the store at a time with masks on.
Hardy Boat Cruises is open with daily Monhegan Island ferry and daily puffin watches. Check schedules and reserve online at hardyboat.com.
The HUB @ Pemaquid Oyster Co., a farm market, offers curbside pickup once a week. We feature a wide variety of fresh fish, seafood, produce, cheeses and pantry staples, as well as house made salads, sauces, mixers and spreads from WaldoStone Farm. This week’s market will feature local Bluefin Tuna, North Atlantic swordfish, Port Clyde fresh crabmeat, Pemaquid oysters and Damariscotta River steamers and littlenecks. The online shop opens on Sunday mornings and closes on Tuesday night at 8pm. Pickups are scheduled on Friday between 10-4, one customer at a time. We are located at 1005 Bristol Road, the large yellow barn next to the Bristol Mills Storage. To order, visit bit.ly/2BRIF98 or call 315-5092 for more information.
King Ro Market is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Maine Kayak in New Harbor is open and offering guided tours and rentals from Pemaquid. For more information, call 677-3455 or visit mainekayak.com.
Muscongus Bay Lobster in Round Pond is open Wednesday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. It is providing safe distancing between the picnic tables and people in line. It accepts cash or credit cards.
The United Methodist churches: New Harbor and Round Pond churches are currently meeting on Zoom at 10 a.m. Sundays. Link to the service can be found by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or NewHarborRoundPondUMC@gmail.com. They are tentatively scheduling in-person services to begin mid-September. Call Pastor Kelly Harvell at 677-3055 for any needs or questions.
The Pemaquid Art Gallery located at Lighthouse Park in Bristol, will remain closed this summer. There will be opportunities to view and purchase art at pemaquidartgallery.com.
Pemaquid Falls Farm is offering a weekly online farmer’s market at pemaquidfallsfarm.com where customers can safely shop for local produce and food products for curbside pickup at the farm. The online market opens every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Orders can be paid for online and picked up at the farm, located at 2117 Bristol Road, on Saturdays from 12-4 p.m. Shop early as some items sell out quickly. For more information, email email@example.com.
Round Pond Coffee is open daily, except Mondays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saltwater Artists Gallery in New Harbor is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Patrons and staff must use face masks and hand sanitizer, stay a distance of 6-feet apart, and stay home if feeling ill. Visit saltwaterartists.com for information.
The SeaGull Shop at Pemaquid Point is open Tuesday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. restaurant; gifts and ice cream until 5 p.m.; Friday, Saturday, and Monday 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday brunch 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; gift shop, ice cream until 5 p.m.
Shaw’s Fish & Lobster Wharf in New Harbor is open for takeout, eat in, and outside dining. Please remember to bring masks while in the dining room and in line. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily. Call 677-2200 for more to order or for more information.
The Shottery Gallery of Art is open as of June 5. Visitors must wear a face mask and gloves. Gloves will be available if needed. A maximum of five visitors will be allowed inside at a time. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, but can also open any day by appointment.
SugarSpell Sweets is making desserts to order only. Look for selections on Facebook and Instagram each Monday. Order by Wednesday at 4 p.m. for contact-free curbside pickup on Saturdays from 12-5 p.m. or by appointment. Custom orders always celebrated and welcomed. For ordering or more information, call 504-2132 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Damariscotta Town Office has opened to walk-in traffic. It is limiting the number of people allowed inside to two people per lobby. There are a front door lobby and a back door lobby folks may use. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday 1-5 p.m.
Barn Door Baking Company is open seven days a week 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Indoor and outdoor seating will be limited. Custom orders are always encouraged with adequate notice. Orders can be placed via phone or email, 790-3909, email@example.com.
Best Thai Restaurant will be providing takeout only during regular business hours. They are only open Sundays for dinner takeout. Call 563-1440.
Chapman & Chapman Insurance‘s office is open. It does require a face covering for anyone entering the building. It is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 1-800-370-3143 to make an appointment or for more information.
Colby & Gale Service Station remains open for full-service fuel and repairs at 105 Main St. Temporary revised hours are 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. until noon Saturday.
Cheney Insurance will be working remotely until further notice, and is asking clients who request meetings to do so via phone or video.
The CLC YMCA has opened facility usage to non-members and is allowing use of the locker rooms, though showers will remain closed. Reservations are required to visit. The YMCA continues to offer child care for all families and has immediate openings for infants, toddlers, and preschool, and is also accepting registrations for “Before Care,” pre-K, and the “Thrive at the Y” after school program. Summer camp also has limited openings available. It continues indoor, outdoor, and virtual group exercise classes, as well as personal training and tennis lessons. The Y will be holding its annual Sanford Open tennis event on Aug. 21 and 22 with safety measures in place. More information on facility reservations, child care, and events can be found online at clcymca.org.
Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust has its offices and indoor facilities closed until at least August 1. It has canceled all in-person events and programs (including workshops, volunteer work days, after-school programs, trainings, vacation camps and more) through January 1, 2021. It has canceled its Camp Mummichog summer day camp program. It is offering remote learning workshops, programs, even guided hikes with naturalist Sarah Gladu. They are posted on the events page as they are scheduled. Additionally, its offices and indoor facilities are closed to the public. Visit coastalrivers.org for more information.
Crissy’s Breakfast and Coffee Bar is open for curbside pickup, takeout, and delivery within a two-mile radius for a $5 fee, from Thursday through Monday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It encourages customers to pay over the phone with a credit card. To place orders, call 563-6400. Visit cbandcb.com or Facebook for updates.
The Damariscotta Farmers Market is open every Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. through October 30 at the Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust Round Top Farm. Vendors are taking many safety and sanitizing precautions, and customers are asked to wear masks.
Damariscotta Hardware will be closing an hour earlier than normal each day until further notice. Customers may call ahead for curbside pickup at 563-3428. The store strongly encourages one person in the store per trip. Its hours are Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Damariscotta River Grill is open for lunch It will offer happy hours and early dinner specials from 4-6 p.m. It will offer lunch Thursday through Saturday. Call 563-2992 to reserve. View its full menu available for takeout: damariscottarivergrill.com.
DB&T is temporarily restricting service to drive-up only. If customers need assistance they can call 800-639-8381.
Eleanor and Anita’s Salon is open by appointment Monday through Saturday. Call 563-5536.
Greenport Cannabis Co. is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, with special hours for customers 60 and older from 11 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday. Only one customer may enter the store at a time. Curbside pickup is available.
Hair… We Are! is open with hours on Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Masks will be required for anyone in the shop.
The Jan Kilburn Gallery is open for the season. Appropriate precautions will be taken while at the gallery. Hand sanitizers and masks are available and one family at a time is requested. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, appointments always available. Call 563-8363 or visit jankilburn.com for more information.
The Kefauver Studio & Gallery is open for the season. The gallery will require visitors to wear a mask while on the property and maintain a 6-foot distance between themselves and other visitors. Disposable masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer will be available if needed.
King Eider’s Pub is open for takeout service. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 4-8 p.m. Call 563-6008 to place an order. It will be open every day for dining as of May 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Larson’s Lunch Box’s takeout window is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is also accepting call-in orders at 563-5755.
Lincoln County Assembly of God is offering online services and interactive Bible study. For updates, visit the church’s Facebook page or website lcag.me
Lincoln Theater has canceled programs until further notice.
The Lobster Haul is open for dine-in, takeout, outdoor dining. Its hours are Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 682-0110 or 650-2337 to order.
Lucky Fortune is open for takeout Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Metcalf’s Submarine Sandwiches is open Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for take-out and curbside orders. It is also offering free delivery to all Damariscotta and Newcastle businesses. Call 563-7827.
MIKA Great Salt Bay has permanently closed.
Miles in Motion Thrift Shop hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop-off hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Newcastle Historical Society Museum, which is housed in the Taniscot building, will not open this summer due to COVID-19. Individuals seeking information about items in the museum, local genealogy, local history, or to purchase a map, books or photos, are encouraged to contact the historical society at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit nhsmaine.org. NHS members will be available to respond to inquiries online or by phone.
Newcastle Realty‘s office is closed to non-staff. Clients who require meetings are asked to do so via phone or video. Call 563-1003 for more information.
Newcastle Vacation Rentals‘ office is closed to non-staff. Clients who require meetings are asked to do so via phone or video. Call 563-6500 for more information.
Oysterhead Pizza Co. is open Thursday through Monday, 12-8 p.m. (Fridays/Saturdays until 9 p.m.) for curbside pickup and outside dining. See their menu at oysterheadpizzaco.com and check its Facebook / Instagram for daily specials. Call 563-2010 to order.
The Penalty Box is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for dine-in, takeout, and curbside pickup. Call 563-1563.
People to People Free Clothing Exchange is temporarily closed and unable to accept donations at this time.
Renys is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for customers in store and curbside pickup. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 8-9 a.m. is reserved for seniors and high risk folks.
Reunion Station is open for inside dining and is providing takeout services Tuesday – Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It also is offering outside dining. Call 563-5557. Social distancing seating and masks are a must. Check Facebook for updates and specials.
Rising Tide Co-op is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Curbside pickup service is available Monday through Friday. Check its website for information and updates, risingtide.coop.
River Arts is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. For more information, email email@example.com.
Riverside Butcher has reopened to the public. Its hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. It will continue to offer online ordering and complimentary curbside pickup. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or visit bit.ly/3ex05WY.
S. Fernald’s Country Store is open with limited window service five days a week, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Window orders welcome or call 563-8484 to order.
Salt Bay Art Supply is open, under state guidelines, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Curbside pickup is still available. Call 563-8377.
Savory Maine is open Thursday through Monday for takeout, curbside pickup, and dining outside with wait service at its waterfront tables from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. For menu and other details go to its Facebook page.
Schooner Landing is open for takeout and curbside delivery for lunch and dinner seven days a week at 11:30 a.m. It is also providing expansive tented decks, socially distanced tables, continuous cleaning, counter service, and single-use place settings. Call 563-7447 or view the menu at schoonerlandingmaine.com.
Sea Smoke Shop is safely allowing people inside but it is still offering rear window curbside service. It will be open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays are by appointment only.
Serenity Hair Salon is open Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Masks will be required.
Sherman’s Maine Coast Book Shop is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is limiting ten people inside at a time and recommends wearing masks. Hand sanitizer is available. Call 800-371-8128 for information. Customers can also shop online at shermans.com.
Short Regular Barber Shop, located at 752 Main Street, is open as of June 1. Customers may call 542-3840 to schedule appointments.
Skidompha Library is open for curbside pickup. Contact-free curbside pickup of library materials will be offered Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 2-6 p.m. Reserve items from the Skidompha collection by phone 563-5513, web request form: skidompha.org/reserve-a-book or by Minerva book request: minerva.maine.edu/patroninfo. The library will be in touch when items are ready for pickup; please pick up items within three days of notification. Please call at arrival of the library and a staff member will be outside the back entrance. Please wear a mask. Please keep at least six feet of space between others during pickup and wait for library staff to move away before retrieving items from the table. For more information, and a list of frequently asked questions, please visit skidompha.org. Please note that only staff are allowed inside the library at this time.
The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Stars Fine Jewelry is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday for curbside service at the back door. Knock when you arrive. Call or text John at 592-2082 for requests or questions.
Smitten Collectibles & Nerdy Treasures is closed until further notice.
Twin Villages Church 10 a.m. Sunday worship will be broadcast on YouTube and Facebook. For more information, visit twinvillageschurch.org or call Pastor Phil Nicewonger at 975-9632.
Village Travel will be working remotely. Call 563-8747.
Women of Substance is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with up to five people allowed in at a time. Please wear masks and sanitize. Fitting rooms are now open. Items that are ordered by email or phone can be shipped or made available for curbside pickup. Call 563-6809.
Wicked Scoops is open full-time, seven days a week from 12-8 p.m. for take-away service. There will be no dining in this summer. Orders can be placed at the new “order here” area and picked up at the “pick up here” window. It has added a new phone line for ordering, 242-7417, as well as a new website featuring its menu, wickedscoops.square.site.
Y-Knot Food Underground is offering curbside, takeout, and delivery options. Check its Facebook page for updates.
The Dresden Town Office is closed to the public. Check its website for more information, townofdresden.com.
The Edgecomb Town Hall is closed to visitors; residents requiring assistance may call 882-7018 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-5 p.m.; or at any time by calling 633-5324 or 350-0963. Appointments are required. To make an appointment, call 350-2974 or email email@example.com. A registration form is available on the town’s website, edgecomb.org. Face coverings are required and one person will be allowed inside the town hall at a time. All registrations require presenting a valid proof of insurance.
Edgecomb Community Church will offer a pre-recorded service Sundays at 9:30 a.m., led by Rev. Katherine Pinkham that can be found by clicking the link edgecombchurch.org.
Glidden Point Oyster Farms is open for the season seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are “shuck-your-own” oysters, clams, and mussels available, as well as beer, wine, and snacks for curbside pickup or dine-in on the outdoor patio. Seating is limited and reservations can be made by calling 315-7066. Masks are required when not seated at a table, and guests are asked to follow CDC and social distancing guidelines with regard to COVID-19. Pre-orders for expedited curbside pickup can be placed online at gliddenpoint.com.
Peapod Jewelry is offering ‘podside’ pickup at its location at 40 US Route 1. To order, call the store at 882-9500 or shop online at peapodjewelry.com. ‘Podside’ pickup is available by placing a note with one’s phone number in one’s online order. Pickup is available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sheepscot River Pottery is closed. To place an order or make a purchase, please leave a message at 882-9410.
The Jefferson Town Office is taking appointments. Call 549-7401 to schedule.
The Jefferson Public Library is open for in-person borrowing. Its summer hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4-7 p.m. It asks no more than six people in the library at a time and masks must be worn as long as a person is in the building. There will be no sitting down and visiting. There are no limits to the amount of books one can borrow, which can be loaned for three weeks at a time. The library is located at the Jefferson Village School library at 48 Washington Road.
Jefferson Redemption is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. No customers inside the building. Drop-offs and pre-counts encouraged.
Le Barn is open for events outdoor only for 50 people: 549-0159, firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Giles’ Episcopal: Holy Eucharist, sermon, and prayers for healing will resume services on Sunday July 5, 9:30 a.m., following safety guidelines. Gardiner Road (Route 126), a quarter-mile west of the intersection with Bunker Hill Road, Jefferson. More information on church page or: 215-3420, stgilesjefferson.org.
The Newcastle Town Office is open by appointment. It will be open for normal office hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday. Staff will be available to process transactions by phone and email. Items which need in-person visits can be done by appointment. The town office strongly urges re-registering vehicles online.
Bonus Redemption is open. Its hours are Tuesday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.
Flowers at Louis Doe’s is offering deliveries and curbside pickup. Call 563-6666.
JM Automotive has changed its hours to Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Friday through Sunday.
The Lincoln County News and Lincoln County Publishing Co. are restricting access to its building. Newspapers will be available outside the door and can be purchased with a deposit into the box provided. For printing assistance or any needs, please knock on the door for assistance. Please call 563-3171 with any questions.
Louis Doe Home Center is offering curbside and delivery services. Call 563-5442.
Mexicali Blues is now open seven days a week. Its hours are Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 12-4 p.m. It is still offering curbside pickup through its website at mexicaliblues.com/curbside.
Newcastle Publick House is open as of Thursday, June 4 for expanded outdoor space, curbside service, and proper distancing dining inside. Its hours are Wednesday through Sunday from 12-8 p.m. Preview its menu at newcastlepublickhouse.com. Call 563-3434 for reservations.
St. Patrick’s Church: Public mass is offered Wednesday through Friday at 11 a.m., Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. Attendance is limited to 50 people per mass, by reservation only by calling 563-3240, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Face coverings and following social distancing protocols are required to attend. 380 Academy Hill Road, PO Box 598, Newcastle.
Oxbow Brewery is offering curbside pickup. Orders can be placed and paid for online through the company’s website, rb.gy/9eyaxd. All curbside orders must be made ahead of time and paid for with a credit card. Orders will be ready at a pre-selected pickup time. Upon arrival at the brewery, customers should call 215-287-8586 and be prepared to present a valid ID.
The Second Congregational Church has suspended services but is offering pre-recorded services online. The Warm Offerings community dinner has also been suspended until further notice. The Alcoholics Anonymous meetings on Tuesdays and Fridays have been canceled for the foreseeable future.
St. Patrick Church is finalizing a new in-person mass schedule, while live-streamed masses continue to be available. It is offering mass Wednesday through Friday at 11 a.m., Saturday at 4 p.m., and Sunday at 11 a.m. To attend mass in person, the church is requiring parishioners to sign up, for health and safety. To be equitable about attendance, parishioners will be allowed to make a reservation for themselves or their family for one mass during June 1-14. To register, parishioners may call 563-3240, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Facial masks are required to attend. More masses may be added in the future.
The Nobleboro Town Office is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, no appointment needed. Doors will be locked so please knock to be let in. Only two people are allowed in the office at time. The office is disinfected between visitors. Starting Monday, Aug. 3, office hours will be Monday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday 12-4:30 p.m., and Fridays closed.
Alewives Fabrics is closed to the public until further notice. They are offering curbside pickup Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Order online at alewivesfabrics.com.
The Nobleboro/Jefferson Transfer Station will return to normal hours beginning Friday, July 24. Station hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. It is asking customers to limit the number of trips they make to the station. While at the station, please practice social distancing and wear a mask.
The Somerville town office is currently only open for curbside service by appointment only. Its hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. It closes for lunch from 1-1:30 p.m. The town asks all visitors to wear masks inside. Town staff will wear masks and gloves, and will sanitize clipboards and pens between each use. Call 549-3828 with questions.
Coveside Restaurant & Marina is open for lunch and dinner. Its hours are Thursday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Reservations highly recommended, call 644-8282.
The Patio @ 1578 in South Bristol is open for “Socially distant dining.” It will be open Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 6 p.m. every week unless noted otherwise on its website, experience1578.com. With one seating only, guests are guaranteed their own sanitized seating area at the handmade farm tables. Check its website for “Patio-to-Go” featuring prepared full meals, and hors d’oeuvres. Reservations may be made by calling 380-6661.
The Rutherford Library in South Bristol is offering curbside pickup as of July 22. Requests may be made by phoning 644-1882 or by leaving an email at email@example.com. Requested items will be available the following Wednesday between 2-4 p.m. on a table outside on the porch. All borrowed items may be returned to the book drop. For the health and safety of the community, all returns will be quarantined before being returned to the shelves. No book donations will be accepted for the foreseeable future. No book donations will be accepted for the foreseeable future.
The South Bristol Fisherman’s Co-op is offering curbside pickup and dine-in services. As of May 22, it is cooking and serving on the deck. It is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 644-8224.
The South Bristol Historical Society Museum and the S Road School and Genealogical Research Center will be open to the public every Saturday afternoon from 1-4 p.m. starting Saturday, July 11 through the first week in September. The schoolhouse will also be open the same hours on the Fourth of July. Visitors will be asked to wear a face mask and sanitize their hands upon entry. For more information, visit southbristolhistoricalsociety.org.
Union Church of South Bristol has canceled services until further notice. Church news, prayers, and sermons will be sent through email. Anyone who would like to be included, call the pastor at 563-3193. The thrift shop is closed, but Shelves for Sharing remains open 24/7 for non-perishable goods and personal hygiene items. Donations of the same may also be dropped off.
The Southport Town Office is closed to the public until further notice. Please call 633-3318 with questions Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Mondays, 6-8 p.m.
All Saints by-the-Sea, an Episcopal summer chapel, located at Route 238/Cape Newagen Road on All Saints Road starts Sunday, June 21. A weekly online service will be offered with visiting clergy in the pulpit and organists Henry Lowe and Jay Zoller. These services will be available through the summer.
Southport United Methodist Church is open again for Sunday worship at 9 a.m. on Route 27. Bring facial masks and practice social distancing. More information: 633-6528.
The Waldoboro town office is open by appointment only. To ensure physical distancing, the staff will assist one person at a time. To schedule an appointment, call 832-5369. Visitors are asked to wear masks inside. Anyone who does not feel well should not go into the town office. The town office will not accept cash, but will take checks and credit cards. There is a drop-box available for renewals and tax payments.
Broad Bay Congregational United Church of Christ is offering online services at broadbaychurch.org or on Facebook. Follow Rev. Nancy Duncan’s blog at revnancyduncan.wordpress.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bullwinkle’s Steakhouse & The Bog Tavern is open seven days a week for dine-in or takeout. Its hours are Monday through Thursday, 3 – 8 p.m.; Friday, 3 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 12 to 9 p.m.; and Sundays, 12 – 8 p.m. It is recommended to wear a mask unless seated at a table.
Long Cove Farmer’s Market at East Forty Farm is open Mondays from 3-6 p.m. from July 6 to October 12, held in the roadside fields with parking on the grass and along the driveway. It will be following the CDC safety guidelines, so please wear a mask and stay one cow length apart when shopping. For more information, please call Allison at 230-4318. Updated information will be on eastfortyfarm.com/events.
Midcoast Church of God, at 235 Jefferson St., Number 9 is adding a Sunday worship drive-in service at 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Both are available on Facebook live with Pastor Allen Jervey. More information: 832-1133.
Sammi’s Family Entertainment is open. New guidelines restrict bowling to every other lane and require patrons to wear masks inside the building. It cannot host birthday parties yet and will hold off on opening its arcade.
The Village Bookshop at 25 Friendship Street opened June 29 for curbside pickup twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays from 1 – 4 p.m. The inventory of books will be listed on the library’s website by category. More categories will be added as they are inventoried. Please email or call the library and the staff will take orders and quote the full price. Cash and checks are accepted, but not credit cards. Bookshop volunteers will continue to observe all coronavirus precautions. Guests are asked to wear a mask at the time of pickup. For more information, visit waldoborolibrary.org or call the library at 832-4484.
The Waldoboro Public Library has reopened. Masks and social distancing will be required, only five people (excluding staff) will be allowed in the building at a time, only one family at a time will be allowed in the children’s wing, and visits will be limited to 30 minutes. Patrons will be asked to sign in upon entry for contact tracing purposes and to use hand sanitizer before handling books, movies, and other items. One computer will be available for public use. Curbside service remains available. Patrons may visit the library’s website, waldoborolibrary.org, to view the available catalog. Then, requests can be made by emailing email@example.com or calling 832-4484. The library will no longer be open on Fridays. The schedule beginning June 29 will be Mondays, 12-7 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 12-7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wawenock Golf Club is open. Clubhouses will remain closed and there are no facilities; golfers can only play in the county they live in. This does not apply to active members at their home club; out-of-state customers must follow the governor’s mandatory 14-day quarantine before playing; tee times will be no less than every 12 minutes with no more than four players in a group; all players must remain in their vehicles until 10 minutes prior to their tee time. All practice areas, including practice greens, are closed. Golfers must carry in and carry out all trash; golfers must leave the course immediately after playing to eliminate congestion or gathering in the parking lot.
The Westport Island Town Office is open during regular office hours with limited access to the town office. Phone, email, and mail services are still available and encouraged. Regular office hours are Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Service will be limited to one person at a time; signs will be posted to help direct visitors. Sanitizer will be available, restrooms will not be available. Please wait in cars or at a safe distance until it is your turn. Please call 882-6270 with questions.
The Whitefield Town Office reopened May 18 with safety protocols in place.
Aunt Gin’s is open for dine-in and takeout. Call 549-4600. Check its Facebook page for updates.
Sheepscot General Store is opening its indoor services. It is following all Maine and CDC health and safety guidelines. Customers are required to wear masks while in the store and a maximum of five customers are allowed in the store at a time. Customers are asked that only one person from each party enter the store to complete shopping, and to only touch items intended for purchase. Customers are also asked to maintain a distance of six feet from other customers while shopping and waiting in line. Staff will provide customers with boxes and bags for food and groceries. It also continues to offer curbside service. There is a new walk-up window by the front door, for grab-and-go services.
The Wiscasset Town Office is closed to the public until further notice. Town business can be transacted by mail, online, or by calling the town office at 882-8200. If no one answers, leave a message and someone will get back to you. Most forms are available online at wiscasset.org.
The Copy Shop will be open by appointment only until further notice. Staff will be in the shop to answer calls and emails Monday through Friday between 6:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. There is an outside pickup and drop off box available for use. Call 882-7197 or 800-882-7197, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information or to make an appointment.
Maine Art Gallery is closed to the public this summer. It is offering an online show of paintings, sculptures, photographs, prints, and collages from 23 artists that might have been held at the gallery, if not for the limitations of the COVID-19 pandemic. The exhibit is available online through July 10 at maineartgallerywiscasset.org.
Morris Farm has postponed all events, classes, and meetings until further notice. The farm store remains closed, but eggs are available in the self-serve lobby. For updates visit the Morris Farm website.
Red’s Eats is open with social distancing practices in place. Red’s Eats will be screening staff health before they enter Red’s. All employees will be wearing masks and gloves, as well as following CDC guidelines.
Sarah’s Café will be open for curbside pickup every Friday and Saturday from 4 – 7 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 – 6:30 p.m. Due to the closure of Water Street, pick up will occur out back by the tracks. Park in the waterfront lot and walk around to the kitchen to pick up orders. View the menu at sarahscafe.com. Call 882-7504 to order.
Two Bridges Regional Jail has suspended all lobby video visits and contact visits. Only off-site internet visits will be permitted at this time. This temporary restriction will be lifted when the COVID-19 issues in the community have subsided.
The Wiscasset Community Center pool and gymnasium are open as of 5 a.m. on June 3 by reservation. It is also holding some outside fitness classes. Wiscasset Community Center current hours are Monday – Thursday: 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday: 5 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday: 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. The building will be closed from 1-2 p.m. Monday through Friday for cleaning. The Fitness Room is not open at this time. Call 882-8230 for more information or reservations.
Wiscasset Public Library reopened June 2 with 10 patrons allowed in building at a time. Patrons must wear face coverings inside, must use hand sanitizer upon entering and use sanitizer on gloves if wearing them. Patrons must be symptom-free of any illness for the last two weeks. There is a 30-minute time limit for library visits. Any touched items must be placed on tables so they can be added to the quarantine cart. Curbside pickup remains available.
This year’s Bunker Hill Baptist Church Strawberry Festival has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Community Cares Day has been canceled this year. On the second Saturday of September, dozens of volunteers work in teams at homes across the county, repairing roofs, replacing drafty doors, building handicap access ramps, rebuilding rotting steps, and much more. For assistance, call 677-3450. For more information or to make a donation, visit chipinc.org. Checks may also be mailed to CHIP, Inc., P.O. Box 6, Newcastle, ME 04553.
The annual summer service at the German Protestant Church in Waldoboro will not take place this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For safety reasons, the church will not be open to visitors during the months of July and August. Private inside tours of the church can be made by appointment. Please contact Tim Weston, 649-6967, or Jean Lawrence, 832-4421, directly to schedule a date and time.
The Old Bristol Historical Society has canceled its summer lecture series. The society will try to reschedule the lectures next summer.
The Rutherford Library’s annual book sale is canceled for 2020 and no book donations will be accepted for the foreseeable future.
Free Soup Friday at the Y will be serving soup from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays at the CLC Y parking lot. Pickup will be set up alongside Healthy Lincoln County’s food trailer to grab kids’ meals along with the soup. Soup will be available on a first come, first served basis until supplies are out. Please respect the space of staff and volunteers and maintain physical distancing.
Alna Cares will provide assistance to Alna residents in need. For information or services, please call Greg Shute at 504-302 or visit Facebook.com/alnacares
The BugTussle Annex, a co-working space and event venue located at 251 Jefferson Street in Waldoboro’s Historic Village District, is offering free, high-speed public WiFi access to the residents of Waldoboro and all others who might need it during this time of social and economic crisis. Their open WiFi, VillageNet, currently covers the entirety of the Kuhn Municipal Parking Lot, located directly behind the Annex, and accessible at 860 Main Street, next to the Meenahga Grange building. WiFi coverage is also available in the public parking spaces along Jefferson Street, directly in front of the Annex, as well as in the public parking spaces just up the hill on Glidden Street. The SSID is VillageNet, and no password is required for access. This WiFi service will be available at no cost, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for the foreseeable future.
The Lincoln County Summer Meals program activated in partnership with Lincoln County schools and community partners to provide free meals to all children age 18 and under. At most sites, both breakfast and lunch will be available and meals for more than one day (when not open daily). Check Lincoln County Summer Meals Facebook page for updates.
Boothbay Elementary, Southport School, Edgecomb Eddy, Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Bristol Consolidated School (beginning Wednesday, March 18) – Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
CLC YMCA, Damariscotta (beginning Friday, March 20) – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Jefferson Village School (beginning Wednesday, March 18) – Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Miller School, Waldoboro (and other RSU 40 schools) (beginning Tuesday, March 17) – Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (bus delivery available with sign up)
Nobleboro Central School (beginning Wednesday, March 18) – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Whitefield Elementary (and other RSU 12 schools) (beginning Wednesday, March 18) – Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 – 10 a.m. (bus delivery available with sign up)
Wiscasset Elementary (beginning Wednesday, March 18) – Monday and Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
The Alna Food Pantry, Alna town office, 1574 Alna Road, is open from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; and 2-6 p.m. Thursday. The pantry allows one visit per week. Area residents are welcome. For more information, call 586-5313.
The Boothbay Region Pantry, First Congregational Church, 1 Eastern Ave. in Boothbay Harbor, is open from noon to 2 p.m. Fridays. The food pantry serves Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, and Edgecomb residents.
Mail IT 4U will be open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to send care packages, faxing, scanning, and emailing communications and notarizing your legal documents.
The New Harbor Food Pantry will be open for drive-through service on Wednesday, April 29, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Beginning Wednesday, May 13, the pantry will be open for drive-through service the second Wednesday of each month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. This will continue through Wednesday, September 9. The pantry will continue regular distribution hours on Saturdays,9 to 10 a.m. The pantry is located at the United Methodist Church, 6 South Side Road, New Harbor. Please call 529-2501 with questions about available items or for assistance with transportation and delivery.
The Jefferson Area Community Food Pantry, St. Giles Episcopal Church, 72 Gardiner Road in Jefferson, is open from 4-5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. The pantry serves Jefferson and Somerville residents. On these dates, they will be providing drive-through assistance; visitors are asked to remain in their vehicle. More information can be found the pantry’s Facebook page.
The Ecumenical Food Pantry at The Second Congregational Church in Newcastle is open from 9:30-11 a.m. every Tuesday. Bags of food can be brought out to the parking lot. Call the church kitchen between 8-10:30 a.m. at 563-2416. The pantry will be practicing social distancing by allowing patrons in a few at a time, so visitors are asked to wait in cars.
The Waldoboro Food Pantry’s food distribution will take place every first and third Tuesday of the month from 12-3 p.m. at 124 Friendship St. across from the Friendship Street School.
The Whitefield Food Pantry in the St. Denis Parish Hall on Grand Army Road in Whitefield is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Friday and 10 a.m. to noon the third Saturday of the month. The pantry is extending its hours Saturday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For updates, check their Facebook page.
The Help Yourself Shelf food pantry at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 12 Hodge St., Wiscasset, is open at 5 p.m. every Thursday. Families in need should come for food on any Thursday or, in emergencies, call the church at 882-7184.
The Wiscasset Church of the Nazarene food bank is open from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 12:30-1:30 p.m. every Sunday.
Union Church of South Bristol’s Shelves for Sharing remains open 24/7 for non-perishable goods and personal hygiene items. Donations of the same may also be dropped off.