The Illinois city of Zion has asked Wiscasset to back federal legislation that would compensate municipalities where spent nuclear fuel is stored.
A Bremen developer has finalized a deal to buy Hilltop Stop in Damariscotta, but both buyer and seller expect little change at the busy store.
Bonus Redemption LLC has completed its takeover of The Bottle King Redemption Center Inc. with its purchase of the Newcastle location.
Round Pond’s mornings just became a lot more energized thanks to the opening of Round Pond Coffee on Monday, June 27. Located on Route 32 across the street from the Granite Hall Store, Round Pond Coffee aims to be a new local hang-out spot.
Ross and Meaghan Nichols, of Bristol, have started High Hopes Farm at 777 Bristol Road.
Round Pond’s waterfront restaurant has expanded its menu to include a popular new option: Sunday brunch.
A former home care worker who prosecutors say has not lived up to the terms of a plea agreement faces up to nine months in jail for stealing more than $17,000 from a woman in her care.
Northy Bridge on Howe Road, which the Maine Department of Transportation closed with less than a week’s notice in December 2015, will be removed by November, and those plans are non-negotiable, Maine Department of Transportation officials said.
Skidompha Public Library in downtown Damariscotta has a purchase-and-sale agreement in place to buy 170 Main St., the library’s home for 79 years, from 1922-2001.
Westport Island will hold its annual town meeting at its historic town hall beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 25. Voters will decide whether to build a sand-and-salt shed, how to fund a pledge to contribute $50,000 toward the purchase of a 144-acre preserve, whether to approve a 1.75 percent cost-of-living increase for town officers, and much more.
Despite a last-minute plea from downtown business owners, the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to move forward with the Maine Department of Transportation’s option 2 to alleviate traffic congestion in Wiscasset at its Monday, June 20 meeting.
Olive Pierce’s black-and-white photograph “Early Morning Fog, 1990” depicts three boys in caps and worn clothing standing on a dock on a foggy morning; one of them is giving the camera a slightly furtive look. The photograph could be seen as a typical piece of Maine maritime artwork had Pierce decided to focus only on the landscape and leave out the children. As it is, her photograph goes beyond landscape art, giving the viewer a strong feeling about the lives of the people who inhabit such landscapes.
Many people, even those who are not classical music buffs, are familiar with the lively, beautiful strains of Antonio Vivaldi’s four-part musical masterpiece called “The Four Seasons.” More often than not, it is performed by a full symphony orchestra. At 7 p.m., Saturday, June 25, however, “The Four Seasons” will be performed by a talented young chamber sextet at the Broad Bay Congregational United Church of Christ in Waldoboro.
The Cameron Clan Kettle Corn opened a new store, Cameron’s Pop Shoppe, in downtown Wiscasset on May 28.