Somerville Road Commissioner Willard Pierpont submitted his resignation by email and personal letter Saturday, July 22. Pierpont cited ongoing differences with Somerville Select Board Chair Chris Johnson as the primary factor in his decision to step down.
Heartwood Regional Theater Co.’s upcoming production of “Hamlet” has all the ingredients found in great entertainment: ghosts, swordplay, romance, betrayal, madness, and revenge. It also has philosophy, poetry, and the catharsis of tragedy.
The spending Alna taxpayers approved at their annual town meeting in March came home to roost in the form of the first mil rate increase for the town in three years.
Bernie DeLisle’s life has taken him from the near shores of Rhode Island to the far frontlines in Vietnam, from running an upscale French restaurant on Martha’s Vineyard to starting an art gallery in Damariscotta for veterans. Wherever he may be, the longtime business owner and chef knows, better than most, that life is best enjoyed with its fabled pairing: variety.
A 28-year-old Dresden man was fatally shot by a Maine State Police detective during a confrontation in Chelsea on the evening of Sunday, July 23.
A new shop overlooking the Alna woods offers a curated collection of vintage clothing, fabrics, buttons, and more that its owner, Marilyn Quinn, hopes will inspire shoppers and become part of their everyday lives.
Two drivers avoided significant injury in a crash at the intersection of Lowell Town Road and Gibbs Road in Wiscasset on Saturday, July 22.
A $400,000 capital campaign for expansion of the Waldoborough Historical Society received its first major donations on Wednesday, July 12 from descendants of the first German child born in town.
Over the Fourth of July weekend, business partners Andy Rogers and Ryan Jolie opened their new oyster bar at 8 Railroad Ave. in Wiscasset overlooking the Sheepscot River. Jolie Rogers Raw Bar is an expansion of their oyster catering company, which the two business partners have been running since 2019.
A Brunswick man working at Camp Chewonki under an alias and reportedly fake Social Security number faces five Class D misdemeanor charges following an alleged assault on two employees and a police officer, an incident he said he did not remember due to smoking an unknown substance.
After decades of baking and being in the local community, Dot’s Bakery in Round Pond closed its doors on Friday, July 14. Owners Dorothy “Dot” and her husband Edgar Ouellette cited health issues and a lack of help as the reasons for the sudden closure.
A Wiscasset man drove a box truck into a tree in a home’s front yard on Wednesday, July 19, and likely died on impact before the vehicle caught fire.
On Sunday, July 9, Skidompha Public Library in Damariscotta hosted Maine Gov. Janet Mills, professor and author Heather Cox Richardson, and author Shannon A. Mullen for a discussion of Mullen’s recent book, “In Other Words, Leadership.”
Born in Newcastle, Maddy Kallin calls Dresden her home. With 17 years full of hiking, running, and traveling, Kallin’s life could hardly be called stationary.