Damariscotta will have a property tax rate of $16.10 per $1,000 of valuation for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, 20 cents less than last year’s $16.30.
The state now expects its boat launch on Damariscotta Lake to close Thursday, Aug. 29, when the contractor arrives to start work.
A vacant mobile home in the Pemaquid Villas mobile home cooperative, off Bristol Road in Pemaquid, burned early Monday, Aug. 26.
Fire destroyed a house at 515 Feylers Corner Road in Waldoboro the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 25, displacing a family of four.
After nearly 135 years of manual winding by volunteers, the town clock and 900-pound bell inside the steeple of the Damariscotta Baptist Church have new automatic controls.
After three meetings and a site walk, the Nobleboro Planning Board unanimously approved an application for a bakery at the intersection of East Pond Road and Route 1 on Thursday, Aug. 15.
New signs will soon greet drivers as they enter Whitefield, all with the same slogan: “Welcome to Whitefield. We share the roads.”
The Damariscotta Lake boat launch on Bunker Hill Road in Jefferson closed for construction Monday, Aug. 19 and will remain closed until Sept. 21.
Local lobstermen and state legislators are resisting an effort to impose new restrictions on lobster gear in an effort to protect right whales, saying the regulations would have negative financial and safety impacts on lobstermen without any benefit to the whales.
Third-term Newcastle Selectman Christopher Doherty plans to resign after missing the board’s last nine meetings during a leave of absence to help his son build a house in Colorado.
A Gardiner researcher says hundreds of people, including veterans and residents of the Old Men’s Camp in Jefferson, are buried in unmarked graves in area cemeteries.
After taking over day-to-day operations of Damariscotta-based Medomak Construction Inc. in late January, Newcastle native Cameron Creamer bought the company in June.
Sheepscot General Farm, of Whitefield, will test a new crop this year – and a new way of selling the crop – when it opens a pick-your-own hemp field in September.
A Thomaston motorcyclist was flown to Maine Medical Center in Portland with serious injuries after he crashed into the back of a horse-drawn carriage in Jefferson the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 14.