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  • Friday, June 23, 2017 - 1:45pm
    Newcastle Realty and The Lincoln Home are deeply rooted in the heart of this community; both are committed to supporting the needs of the people who choose to live here by offering lifestyle choices that best fit their time in life.
     
  • Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 6:22pm

    Last Year's Winner - Blue Moon II

    Last Year's Winner - Blue Moon II

  • Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 9:30am

    Yes, you read that right! FREE T-Shirts! But of course there's a catch.... 

  • Friday, June 16, 2017 - 11:15am

    Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters wants to give you FREE STUFF!

    Yes. That’s not a typo. FREE STUFF. If you are a pet-lodging establishment, we will give you FREE welcome bags!

    They’re FREE!

  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:32pm

    Miss Windjammer Special

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    Pageant director Emily Mirabile officially announced the cancellation of the 2017 Miss Windjammer Days Pageant on June 14.

  • Newcastle Realty, Maine Midcoast Region’s Premier Real Estate Firm
    Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:30pm

    Newcastle Realty, a leading real estate firm based in Damariscotta, recently sponsored an educational opportunity for their team of over a dozen brokers, along with invited guest agents from other area firms. Instructor Geoffrey MacLean, a principal of The Real Estate Learning Group in Scarborough, is a recognized expert in real estate issues and was brought in to present the Core Course 2 for Designated Brokers.

  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:30pm
    Jean Lawrence, President of the Waldoborough Historical, will bring artifacts from the Historical Society. With the help of Jean, we will help identify the artifacts and share their stories. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle, Maine.

     

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 1:30pm

    Town Talk on Wednesday June 21 at 3:00.

    A program offered by the Friends of the Wiscasset Public Library

    The sharing of:

    Stories, History, Remembrances and Myths of Wiscasset.

    Wiscasset Public Library’s Fiction Room.

    Come join the Talk Every 3rd Wednesday of the month.

  • Polly Steadman artist Newcastle Realty
    Friday, June 9, 2017 - 10:15am

    The first Twin Villages ArtWalk is Friday, June 16, from 4-7pm.  The staff at Newcastle Realty will host a festive event at 87 Main Street, Damariscotta. Stop in to meet Polly and view her work, which is on display for the month of June.

  • Friday, June 9, 2017 - 10:00am

    We welcome the public to join us for An Architectural & Archeological Investigation, Monday, June 19, from 3:00 - 4:00pm. Tim Dinsmore, historical archaeologist, will share his investigation of the former Constance Curley House in Damariscotta Mills.

  • Kim Hetherington Artwork Lincoln Home June 16
    Friday, June 9, 2017 - 9:45am
    The public is invited to enjoy an evening of ART with Kim Hetherington, special guest artist from Bremen, Maine and Washington, D.C. An exhibit of her pastels and oil paintings will be displayed in our living room during the
  • Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 3:00pm

    We know Saturday is supposed to be a beautiful day, and hope you will take a few minutes of it to shop at our Book Sale outside the Used Book Room from noon to three pm.  The Used Book Room will also be open, and every purchase of a $2 hard cover book earns an ice cream treat!  Do stop by and support this fundraiser for our group.

    Our prices are the lowest, and the selection if wonderful!

  • Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 3:00pm

    The Friends of the Library Book Group will meet next Thursday, June 15, at 10:15 for a discussion with JaJa Martin about the book she co-authored with her husband Dave called Into the Light.  The book is the account of their three year Arctic voyage with their three young children on board a 20 year old steel sloop named Driver. The book also speaks to their growth as a family and the development of a philosophy of life.

  • Dennis H. Hilton Cheney Financial Group Newcastle Realty
    Friday, June 2, 2017 - 3:15pm

    The Oysterhead Lounge above the Newcastle Publick House was filled with colorful balloons and flower arrangements, along with lively chatter and enthusiasm, early on the morning of May 11.

  • Friday, June 2, 2017 - 11:45am

     "Build a Better World" 2017 Summer Reading Programs for Children

    June 20 - July 7: Registration for Summer Reading Program and pick up your start-up information.

    June 27 at 10:00am: Marigold planting with Wiscasset Garden Club at WPL.

    July 11 at 10:30am: Matt Loosigian - Sing, Play, Dance along with magical, funny songs about ecology at WPL.

  • Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
    Pull up a comfortable chair in our living room on Monday afternoon, June 12, from 3:00 - 4:00pm, and take a leisurely stroll through Boston. Michael Perry will share his inspiring photos, local lore, and fascinating history of some favorite spots in
  • Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:45am

    A Moose and a lobster walk into a bar…Want to hear the rest?

  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 12:15pm

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  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 3:00pm

    For the fourth year, Friends of the Wiscasset Public Library are planning a fun-filled evening to raise money for the Library. The Bands for Books event this year will take place on Sunday September 3 from 5-7 p.m. at Seafield Farm, a lovely and picturesque property in Wiscasset owned by Katharine Martin-Savage.

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 1:15pm
    Spruce Point Inn, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Fathers Day, Yankee Magazine
     
     
     
  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am
    Travel with Hank Lunn to the High Plains of Peru, exploring his experience of visiting Lake Titicaca and the islands of the Sun: Uros, Amantani and Taquile. Hear about the people on Lake Titicaca and their society based on 
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 9:15am

    The regular meeting of the Friends of the Library book group will take place on Thursday, June 15 at 10:15 in the Fiction Room of the Wiscasset Public Library.  JaJa Martin will discuss the book she co-authored with her husband, Dave.  The book, Into the Light, is an account of the three year voyage that the Martin family  ( Dave, Jaja and their three young children) took to the Arctic on the twenty-five foot day sailer Direction.The public is invited to attend.  The book group meets once a m

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:15am

    The Friends of the Wiscasset Library will be holding a Spring Book sale on Saturday June 10 from noon until 3 p.m.  The event will be held in the recently renovated Used Book Room on the lower level of the library, and weather permitting on the brick patio outside the room.

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 9:30am

    The Friends of the Library will be hosting an ice cream social/Spring Book Sale on the north lawn at the new brick patio of the Wiscasset Library.  The event is to benefit the Used Book Room.  On June 10th, Saturday, between noon and 3:00, if you purchase a $2 hardback book, you will get an ice cream treat for free.  It is an incentive sale and will  benefit the Used Book Room.

     

    Come and join the merriment!  Treat yourself to a Book and Treat your Tummy to some ice cream.

  • Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:45am

    Wiscasset Public Library Staff and Trustees mourn the recent passing of Robyn Lyon.

    Robyn was an assistant librarian for over twenty years before she retired in 1996. She continued at the Library as a volunteer until 2015.

    Robyn was a real asset to the Library and the community. She will be sorely missed.

     

  • Elise Brown
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 3:30pm

    May 18, 2017

    Evergreen Home Performance Partner Elise Brown joined leaders from across Maine at the Maine Climate Table’s first Community-Based Solutions Convening to discuss and plan local responses to a growing global challenge.

  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 2:15pm

    A graceful curved walkway leads patrons from the sidewalk to the patio. Implanted in the patio and walkway are many bricks with quotations or the names of family members who love to read.

    Buying a brick for a family member is a thoughtful way to recognize that persons love of education, reading and libraries. The brick is a constant reminder of that person. Purchase of a brick with a quote or phrase is a terrific way to support the library and its functions.

  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:45am

    The school year is winding down and Graduation is near! What can you get for a new graduate? A really good book about travel, inspiration, self-care can be a real help for those just entering the world of adulting Second Hand Prose, the used book room at Wiscasset Public Library, has a terrific selection of these topic and lots more.

  • Skidompha Library Damariscotta The Lincoln Home
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

    Skidompha Library provides library programs and services to the residents of Damariscotta, Newcastle, Nobleboro and the greater Pemaquid Peninsula. On Monday, May 22, from 3:00-4:00, Executive Director, Pam Gormley, will talk about the early history starting in the 1880’s as a social literary club and the many changes that have taken place throughout its history.

  • Laura Blake Newcastle Realty Broker Boothbay Harbor
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 1:30pm

    Laura Blake, a real estate broker in mid-coast Maine for close to a decade, has been with Newcastle Realty since 2014. Laura’s passion for her job and clients is evident in her positive, upbeat nature. Whether she is working with a buyer, finding the perfect home, or marketing a property to potential buyers, she does so with panache. Laura’s eye for detail and compassionate nature makes any real estate transaction a positive experience.

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:45am
    Spruce Point Inn, Kentucky Derby, Always Dreaming, Boothbay Harbor, Maine

     

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 1:30pm

    Second Hand Prose, the used book room at Wiscasset Public Library, has a terrific selection of cookbooks. These would make wonderful Mother’s Day gifts for those Moms who love to cook. Are you a Mom? Indulge yourself with a new cookbook or any other type of book.

     Books at Second Hand Prose sell for $2.00 hardcover, $1.00 Trade paperback and $0.50 for a mass market paperback. Items in the sale room are all in very good, clean condition and super affordable.

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 9:45am

    The Talking continues at the Wiscasset Public Library on Wednesday May 17 at 3:00.  This next Town Talk will be a sharing/discussion on who we are and where we came from and why did we land in Wiscasset.

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 6:30am

    Back by popular request! The World famous Hal McIntyre Orchestra this Mother's Day presents A Tribute To Frank Sinatra.  The iconic songs and jazzy vocals of "Ol' Blue Eyes such songs as "Luck Be a Lady Tonight," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Fly Me to the Moon" and many other timeless tunes will be featured. You wanted them back and we got them!! 

  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 7:45am

    Thinking about making the switch to an easier, freer way of life? Then you won’t want to miss the Quarry Hill's Cottage Open House. Whether your interest is in home ownership or renting, we may have just the right cottage for you—maintenance-free and available now. Learn more about the opportunities waiting for you at the Midcoast’s premier community for adults age 55-plus. Meet Quarry Hill residents and staff.

  • Hit the road with Owls Head Transportation Museum!
    Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 6:30am

    Start the driving season right! Spend the day exploring scenic roads and locations in Midcoast Maine in your antique, classic or special interest auto and benefit the Museum’s Intern Program!

  • Monday, May 8, 2017 - 11:45am
    Sumner McKane, a local singer-songwriter, spent three years researching the lumberjack culture 
    in Maine to assemble a montage of films, as well as still photographs, than composed a score to 
  • Friday, May 5, 2017 - 8:45am
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  • Monday, May 1, 2017 - 12:30pm

    Yale Alley Cats to Perform at St. Andrews Village

    A cappella group The Yale Alley Cats will perform a concert program at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor on Saturday, May 13 at 3:00pm.  Admission is free and complimentary refreshments from Village chefs will be served.

  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:30am

    Whether you’re dealing with a slow leak in the basement or a steady drip from a hole in the roof, water can wreak havoc on your home—and your bank account. Once the water recedes, one of the first questions you’ll have is whether your homeowners insurance covers water damage and roof leaks. Whave you covered with the answers below.

  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:30am
    Please join Jerry Wiles, noted historian, on Monday, May 8, from 3:00 to 4:00pm, to learn the life story of Frederick Douglass.  Born into slavery in 1818, Frederick escaped as a young man and became a leading voice in the abolitionist movement.   For his entire life, he fought for equality and justice for all people.
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 9:45am
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  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:00am

    Quarry Hill invites the public to come to the annual yard sale for outstanding deals on furniture, decorative items, jewelry, kitchen equipment, books, and more. Rain or shine. No early birds please. Proceeds benefit Quarry Hill Resident Activities Fund.

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:45pm

    Calling all pet owners! Calling all pet owners! Submit your furry little buddy here!

    Do you love your little buddy so much that you will weep for hours at the thought of him/her going an entire day without a treat? If so, we want to talk to you!

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 - 2:45pm
    Spruce Point Inn, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Grand Avenue
     
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  • Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00pm

    Sam Miles is recognized by many as the “Miles” in Miles Memorial Hospital or as owner of what was once the largest estate in South Bristol, but few are familiar with his fascinating rags-to-riches story.

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:21am

    The Blake Family back row - Gary, Joe, Neil, front - the late Virgina and Fred Blake photo courtesy of the Boothbay Register

    The Blake Family back row - Gary, Joe, Neil,
    front - the late Virgina and Fred Blake
    photo courtesy of the Boothbay Register

  • Friday, April 21, 2017 - 4:45am

    Enjoy a night out with your significant other! 

  • Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:15pm

    Are you seeking help with real estate? When it comes to agents, there are a lot of choices out there, and making the right connection can ensure a successful outcome for you. Here are some things to consider: