The beginning of the new year brought a change to one of downtown Damariscotta’s institutions, as Jeff Curtis officially took ownership of the Maine Coast Book Shop & Café Friday, Jan. 1.
Longtime gymnastics coach Janice Cormier-Hay had been a fixture at the CLC YMCA in Damariscotta for 16 years.
After receiving bids for a loan to repay the $2 million bond used to fund Wiscasset’s withdrawal from RSU 12, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen voted unanimously at its Tuesday, Jan. 5 meeting to accept the loan terms originally presented to the board in December 2015 by The First Bancorp.
The five towns relying on the Nobleboro-Jefferson Transfer Station will see a 6.73 percent decrease in the station’s budget in 2016.
A group of Dresden residents plans to appeal the Dresden Planning Board’s unanimous approval of Dick Condon’s application for a permit to operate a gravel pit on Ludwig Road.
The Harold Alfond Foundation, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, announced a $3.1 million award to Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences for construction of a 32-bed student and visiting scientist residence with four visitor apartments on the laboratory’s East Boothbay campus.
The Bremen Board of Appeals voted to overturn the harbor master’s decision to deny issuing a mooring permit for the Columbia.
A duo of hair stylists hopes to offer an exceptional experience to guests at a new Damariscotta hair salon.
The number of people served through the Lincoln County Outreach Recovery Coaching program is small, but the success rate is extremely high, counselor Bill Ellsworth said.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is showing its support for a veteran investigator’s wife as she undergoes treatment for breast cancer.
The forest products industry has played an essential role in the region’s economy for more than two centuries, but a shrinking domestic market for by-products of the industry, including wood chips, has taken a heavy toll on the logging industry, pulp mills, sawmills, and local harvesters.
Lincoln Little League is going to host an information session about a new division that would provide children with physical or developmental disabilities the opportunity to play baseball.
A nonprofit organization advocating for older members of the LGBT population has been hosting bimonthly gatherings in Damariscotta in an effort to promote community among LGBT adults and their allies.
With union negotiations still ongoing, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners adopted the 2016 county budget Monday, Dec. 28 to submit to the state by the end of the year. The budget will undergo further revision when contracts with the county’s three bargaining units are finalized and the 2015 audit is complete, commissioners said.