The Boothbay Region High School swim team hosted their very first meet ever on December 6 against the St. Dominic Saints and the Lincoln Academy Eagles. Seahawks took first place in three events, second place in 5 events, third place in six events and fourth and sixth place in one event each.
This letter has to do with the state of Maine's use of liquid salt or brine on roads. The company that produces this product lobbied the states and the insurance companies so they could get them to use it under the falsehood it would save lives.
You’re walking down the street in the harbor and you see it: a shuttered business.
Maybe it’s a shop you never went to, a restaurant you were hoping would survive past its first season, or someplace that was open for years and years.
Say the word “shrimp” and several images surface. To anyone who looks forward to the season when fishermen start hauling them in droves, that one word connotes a sweet, succulent delicacy. To the fishermen who trap or drag for them each winter, it’s a livelihood. To restaurants, it’s one of the most popular items on the menu, year-round.
The job Wiscasset Speedway's owners have done reopening the track has put them in the running for an award.
Stephen Perry, owner and host of the television show “Mainely Motorsports,” has nominated Richard and Vanessa Jordan's efforts in the “Big Accomplishment” category for the show's sixth annual Mainely awards.
Although December is off to an auspicious and brown start, things will soon be getting white.
Unfortunately for snow-lovers, they will be going back to brown just as quickly.
The National Weather Service in Gray Maine is tracking a winter storm that is expect to impact the Midcoast on December 9. The storm could bring up to several inches of snow, Meteorologist Margaret Curtis said.
For years, I’ve recommended bringing house plants indoors by Labor Day. The system has always worked for me; the plants have settled into their winter quarters without dropping leaves or gone into cool-weather dormancy.
This year, so many plants grew on my porch that I left most of the geraniums just where they’d spent the summer. Days have grown shorter and sometimes colder, but the geraniums looked fine, blossoming or no.
The Damariscotta Police Department is getting a new face.
Ryan Chubbuck has been picked as the new officer for the department and was introduced to the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen during the Wednesday, Dec. 4 meeting.
Chubbuck, who has worked at Two Bridges Regional Jail for four years, will join the Damariscotta Police Department Dec. 12.
River Company is celebrating Christmas this year with an Old Radio Style Reading of the classic holiday show, “A Christmas Story,” to benefit the Community Energy Fund of Lincoln County. The reading is about an hour in length.
There will be two readings on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 3 and 7:30 p.m. at the Porter Meeting Hall in the Skidompha Library in Damariscotta.
The Edgecomb Congregational Church, located at 15 Cross Point Road, Edgecomb, welcomes all to its first-ever Christmas Open House on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The church will be full of holiday cheer offering a shrimp and corn chowder luncheon, baked goods including specialty Christmas cookies and handcrafted items for sale.
The Sweetback Sisters will add a burst of energy to traditional Christmas songs with their concert Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. with a southern country music flair uniquely their own.
The Sweetback Sisters, Emily Miller and Zara Bode, may not be blood relations, but their precise, family-style harmonies recall the best of country music from the Everlys to The Judds, as well as the spirited rockabilly energy.