It is not uncommon for military veterans to be reticent to talk about their time in the service and Bruce Poland is no exception. But he does have a message he wants to convey to younger vets: The importance of service, not just to the military, but to the community.
For over the past 100 years men and women have fought in wars and many conflicts to protect the freedoms we enjoy. Each year two days are set aside to honor those men and women, Memorial Day to honor those who gave the supreme sacrifice, observed on the last Monday in May, and Veterans Day to honor those who made it home to continue their service in other ways.
The town of Bristol will break ground on the new Veterans’ Memorial River Walk at Ellingwood Park in Bristol Mills on Thursday, Nov. 11, following three years of fundraising and preparation.
The new owners of the Newcastle Inn, married couple Carolyn and Liz Cooke, said they plan to stay the course for the time being at the popular River Road bed and breakfast.
Shelley Pease’s father called her “Flower” when she was a girl, but that was the only real connection she had to the blooms that became her livelihood and her claim to fame.
Medomak Valley High School senior Connor Daigle won the State Class B Cross Country Championship in a muddy affair on Saturday, Oct. 30, at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast.
Members of the Hearts Ever Young performance group gathered at the front porch at Damariscotta’s Hodgdon Green Senior Living Home, braving cold and rain, to celebrate Lila Blechman’s 100th birthday on Oct. 27.
Wiscasset Select Board will hold a public hearing Nov. 16 to receive comments on the redevelopment of Wiscasset Primary School on Gardiner Road to a senior living facility operated by Optimus Senior Living.
Heartwood Regional Theater’s student production of “Oklahoma” is a blend of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and the more somber 2019 Broadway revival conceived by Tony award-winning director Daniel Fish.
Wiscasset voters lined the halls of the Wiscasset Community Center Nov. 2 to vote in a special town meeting with nine questions on the warrant. About 1,295 votes were cast, according to moderator Joan Barnes.
On Aug. 30, a motorcycle went off the road in Wiscasset. According to Wiscasset Police Chief Larry Hesseltine, the injured motorcyclist lay in a ditch for hours before recovering enough to seek help on his own.
Every year, hundreds of thousands around the globe participate in National Novel Writing Month. Affectionately known as NaNoWriMo, the challenge to write 50,000 words during the month of November is something tackled by people of all ages, including Lisa Lueddecke, of Waldoboro.
This November, a signed piece donated by Newcastle’s Glenn Chadbourne will go up for auction as part of the Bath Area Family YMCA’s Forever Grateful online auction event.