A Lincoln County nonprofit that fixes up about 20-25 houses a year, primarily with donations and volunteer labor, is in search of more projects and more volunteers.
For the last 26 years, Ellen Brown has transformed Lincoln County News calendars – the popular free ones featuring photography of local scenery by the LCN’s Paula Roberts – into elaborate family scrapbooks. Each visually interesting calendar-turned-scrapbook is chock-full of photographs, poems, bits of schoolwork, colorful artwork, and quotes – mementos of the lives of Brown and her close family members.
The Damariscotta Planning Board approved Eleanor Kinney’s application to open a farm-to-table restaurant at 27 Main St. on Monday, Jan. 7.
A Newcastle nursing assistant who works in the pediatric intensive care unit at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital in Portland has received the Maine Medical Center’s award for extraordinary nursing support staff.
“He was a very entertaining person,” Scott Folsom, co-owner of Schooner Landing Restaurant and Marina in Damariscotta, said of his business partner, Charles F. “Charlie” Herrick, who died Jan. 2 at the age of 66 after a brief illness.
Donald A. “Don” Hastings, 88, a firefighter from New York who, upon his retirement to Jefferson in 1991, contributed to the modernization of training for volunteer firefighters in Lincoln County, died Friday, Jan. 4.
Around 25 Damariscotta residents, business owners, and others attended a community conversation with the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen to discuss drafts of two marijuana ordinances Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Waldoboro will survey its residents about the possibility of a community center in the town.
Wiscasset Town Manager Marian Anderson will resign effective Feb. 8 after four-plus years in the role. She is leaving for a position as town manager of Houlton, in Aroostook County.
A Waldoboro seamstress uses her business to help children succeed in the classroom, sewing weighted “lap pads” – small blankets with weighted beads that help with anxiety and fidgeting – and giving them to schools.
A part-time resident of Westport Island is on a mission to rescue street dogs – and most any other animal in need – in Costa Rica.
A Waldoboro woman was taken to LincolnHealth’s Miles Campus after an SUV rollover on Manktown Road in Waldoboro the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 4.
Whitefield veteran Hallis “Hal” Thayer traveled to Washington, D.C. and the Arlington National Cemetery in December with the nonprofit Wreaths Across America to place thousands of wreaths at memorials and veterans’ graves.
Glenn Chadbourne, a Newcastle artist best known for his illustrations of Stephen King books, has illustrated a special edition of the thriller “Bird Box,” which has become a Netflix film starring Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich.