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  • Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 1:00pm

    Presenter: Karen Burns, chief talent officer, Island Institute

    What’s it like to live on an island? Burns—herself a Vinalhaven resident—offers a virtual tour of the 15 Maine islands with year-round populations.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

    This event is part of Quarry Hill’s

  • Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 9:30am

    A NEW Max and Aug’s Dog Blog is out! And this month it’s SPIDER-FREE!

    We heard all you arachnophobes out there and we now will not advertise our blog using close up photos of deadly spiders. We reserve the right in future to advertise with snakes or other kinds of detestable vermin.

    ANYWAY.....

  • Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
    On Monday, June 18, from 3:00 to 4:00pm, Michael Perry, from Freeport, explores the beauty and history of Maine’s largest city with  photos from one end of Congress Street to the other. Enjoy some fun facts and images from the Eastern Prom to the Western Prom; from Woodfords to Deering Oaks.  We will  attend a Sea Dogs baseball game, and visit some classic Portland businesses like B&M, Oakhurst, and Hood Dairy.
  • Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:15pm
    Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 18, 4:00pm, for the third annual event on the banks of the Damariscotta River, next to The Lincoln Home, at 22 River Road, Newcastle. All ages come to dine on delicious Maine lobsters, mouth-watering barbecue chicken, and home made Maine blueberry desserts.
  • Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:15pm
    David Rosenfelt is a bestselling mystery writer and the author of Dogtripping, a hilarious chronicle of his cross country move from California to Maine with his 25 dogs.  He and his wife Debbie have rescued over 4,000 dogs through their Tara Foundation.  Join us on Monday, June 25, from 3:00 to 4:00pm.
     
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 1:45pm

     

    Bands for Books, the annual fundraising event of the Friends of the Wiscasset Library, will be celebrating its fifth year this fall.

     The event, a combination cocktail party, dance, and silent auction, is returning to its original home at the picturesque Marianmade Farm on the Sheepscot River at 155 Federal Street in Wiscasset.

     It takes place on Monday, September 3, Labor Day, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:15am

    just because you missed our June Newsletter.  You can get it here!  https://us8.campaign-archive.com/?u=0e5740287c6b4fe45247c8351&id=70dbe301cc

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 1:15pm

    Chewonki’s “Owls of Maine” to Visit the Village

    St. Andrews Village invites nature lovers of all ages to the Inn on Friday, June 29th at 2 p.m. for “Owls of Maine,” a presentation by the Chewonki Foundation.

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:00am

    WHO: You

    WHAT: Win a 3oz bag of Bare Bites dog/cat treats.

    WHEN: Contest runs until June 30th, 2018

    WHERE: Boothbay Region Land Trust Trails & The Internet

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:30am

    Wiscasset Public Library will not be doing Town Talk this summer.  Hopefully, it will resume in the fall. 

  • Friday, June 8, 2018 - 3:30pm
    The First National Bank once again  supports The Lincoln Home as a major sponsor for its Annual Lobster & More fundraising event. The Lincoln Home hosts this special fundraiser to support the Resident Financial Aid Fund and bring the community together for a fun evening.  Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 18, 4:00pm, for the third annual event on the banks of the Damariscotta River, next to The Lincoln Home, at 22 River Road, Newcastle.
  • Friday, June 8, 2018 - 8:45am

     

  • Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 9:00am

    Calling all avid readers and passionate Romance novel enthusiasts. The Wiscasset Public Library Second-Hand Prose Used Book Room has just received a very generous donation of 100 plus Romance paperbacks for your summer reading pleasure. 

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 5:00am

    BRTV is looking for volunteers to help us cover events and produce shows. If you’re looking for a fun hobby or something to be a part of please join us! call (207) 633-5022. We operate on the generous support of our community. Please consider a donation. We can’t do it without ya!

  • Green Island
    Monday, June 4, 2018 - 4:45pm

    Little Green Island in Mid April
    6" x 8" oil
    April was rather chilly this year so it has been overcast most days. For a painter that is good. It means the light stays the same for a long time so we don't have to chase the sun. This was one of those days. It is a fun challenge to paint the landscape in all kinds of weather.

  • Cheney Financial Group Newcastle Realty, Newcastle Vacation Rentals and Cheney Insurance
    Monday, June 4, 2018 - 12:45pm
    Dennis Hilton, president of three local companies that comprise the Cheney Financial Group, hosted a fantastic breakfast at the Oysterhead Lounge on May 10th to thank, inspire, and support his staff. The morning event began with a fun social networking game and lots of scratch-off lottery tickets.
     
  • The Lincoln Home Assisted Living Community Newcastle Maine Senior Independent Living
    Friday, June 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
    The Lincoln Home has been deeply rooted in the heart of this community since 1927. On Monday, June 4, 3:00 to 4:00pm, we invite you to hear how The Lincoln Home concept got its start.  Administrator, Lynn Norgang, will share how the Women’s Club members from several communities did their work.
  • Newcastle Realty, Maine Midcoast Region’s Premier Real Estate Firm
    Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 2:45pm
    Real estate brokers are expected to be knowledgeable when it comes to buying and selling property. Equally important, however, they are also often called upon for a general understanding of a range of topics relating to financing, home inspection, and home improvements.
     
  • Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 12:00pm

     

    "Eating Better, Feeling Better"

    May 29th - 12:00noon - St. Andrews Village

     

  • Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 9:00am
    Newcastle Realty office administrator Kristy Battles always offers a welcoming smile as she greets clients and visitors to the company’s Main Street office in Damariscotta. Her effusive and upbeat energy, combined with an exacting attention to detail, provides Newcastle Realty’s seventeen professional brokers with important support behind the scenes. Says company owner Dennis Hilton, “Kristy’s efforts each day help our entire staff to be highly efficient and productive.
  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 4:15pm

    Anna Moorman of Allen Insurance and Financial has been recognized as a top Medicare producer in Maine. Moorman is one of two agents at the company who specialize in the complex market of Medicare insurance, working with a number of insurance carries to give customers a range of choices to suit their needs.

    Moorman and her colleague Jo-Ann Neal are based in the company's Chestnut Street offices in Camden.

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:45pm

    ONLY 10 DAYS LEFT!!!!!!

    Guess which Boothbay Region Land Trust Preserve is in the photo and you could be one of 2 people to WIN a free 3oz Bag of Bare Bites!

    Email your answer to FatMax@TwoSaltyDogs.net

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:45am

    The living room at The Lincoln Home was transformed into a Japanese Tea room  Friday, May 11, to honor Mother’s Day.

  • Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:45am

    The Happy Hippy welcomes you to a brand new edition of The Salty Paws. That’s for the month of May. Usually I get around to sending this out around the second week of the month, but I’ve been busy. Very busy.

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  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 1:30pm

    Friends of WPL met on May 18 to share book titles. Recommended as great reads are:

    Hadley, Tessa           The Past

    Lord, Cynthia            Touch Blue

    Ng, Celeste               Little Fires Everywhere

    Reich, Robert            The Common Good

    Roy, Arundhati         The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

    Wait, Lea                   Uncertain Glory

     

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 11:45am

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 11:45am

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:45am

    Summer hours begin and run from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

    The Library will be open: Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Secondhand Prose Used Book Room is open during all Library hours. The Jane S. Tucker Archival and Genealogical Room is open until one-half hour before closing each day. Public Access computers are available until fifteen minutes before closing.

  • Friday, May 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

    Lincoln Home residents will be attending, and some participating, in Hearts Ever Young (H.E.Y.) on Monday, May 21, 2:00pm at the Lincoln Theatre, in Damariscotta. Led by Music Director, Sean Fleming, this year’s theme is H.E.Y. for Hollywood.

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 11:30am

    Charles Luce has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a Group Benefits Account Manager in the company's Benefits Division.

    Luce, who has his State of Maine Life, Accident & Health Producer’s license, will work with clients on a variety of insurance products, including group health, life, dental and disability insurance.

    Luce is based at the company's offices at 31 Chestnut Street in Camden. He joined the company in March 2018.

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 8:00am

    At Anderson Inn, Quarry Hill, Camden (just off Rt. 1).

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 11:45am

    Are you interested in supporting the Library in a meaningful way? Wiscasset Public Library is preparing its brick order for 2018.This is a beautiful, thoughtful way to honor a loved one, share a meaningful quote or create a lasting memory. When you purchase a brick it becomes a permanent part of the patio and walkway.

  • Monday, May 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
    Jerry Wiles, local historian, will share stories of the life of American suffragist Alice Paul.  Paul co-founded the Congressional Union and then formed the National Woman’s party in 1916.  She continued to provide inspiration to new generations of women’s rights activists until her death in 1977. Join us Thursday, May 17, from 2:00 - 3:00pm, in our living room.
     
  • Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 11:00am

    Presenter: Kerry Hardy, naturalist, historian and writer

    Hardy’s illustrated talk digs back 5,000 years into the culture of some of coastal Maine’s earliest inhabitants and the plants and animals on which they relied.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

    This event is part of Quarry Hill’s

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 - 2:45pm

    Sarah Ruef-Lindquist, JD, CTFA of Allen Financial was the featured speaker at the May meeting of the MDI Nonprofit Alliance (MDINA) held recently at the Acadia National Park Headquarters offices.

  • max and aug’s dog blog
    Monday, May 7, 2018 - 9:00am

    WARNING——– ATTENTION: LEADING MAINE SCIENTISTS HAVE ISSUED A DISTURBING BULLETIN. 

    A new Max and Aug’s Dog Blog is out!

  • Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Belinda Osier, co-president of the Old Bristol Historical Society, will present a slide show of early images from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s of Bristol and her people.  Commentary on Bristol’s history will also be part of her presentation. Join us Monday, May 7, from 3:00 - 4:00pm, in our living room.
     
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 2:15pm

    The Used Book Room (UBR) committee selected May 8 at 10 a.m. on which to spring clean the used book room (UBR). They are dedicated to keeping this area fresh and welcoming for the public. Twenty-three volunteers of the Friends of WPL have offered to help by staffing the sale, cleaning the space and shelving books.

     

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:30am
    Boothbay Harbor, ME, Spring, Spruce Point Inn, Resort

     

  • Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:00pm
    Join us Monday, April 30, from 3:00 - 4:00pm to hear Helen Shaw, a certified genealogist and past president of the Maine Genealogical Society.
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:00am

    Presented by Paul Sheridan

  • Monday, April 23, 2018 - 10:00am

    Presenter: Enrico P. Ross, DMD, Waldo County Dental Care

    Guard your pearly whites—and your overall health—with professional tips on preventing and treating dental problems common in older adults, dealing with dentures and more.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

    This event is part of Quarry Hill’s Going Strong series.

     

  • Monday, April 23, 2018 - 8:30am

    Village hosts Nick Ullo from the Boothbay Region Land Trust

    Wednesday, April 25   2:00pm

  • Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 11:00am

    Presenter: Diane H. Schetky, poet, author and retired forensic psychiatrist

    Reflecting on wild places both around the world and within the human heart, Schetky illustrates readings from her new collection with photos from her travels. Copies of Taking Flight available for purchase and signing.

    Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-921-6116 or email.

  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:00pm

    Spruce Point Inn, Boothbay Harbor, ME, Resort, Spring

  • Friday, April 13, 2018 - 3:00pm

    Join us Monday, April 16, from 3:00 - 4:00pm to hear Louise Miller, the Education Director for the Lincoln County Historical Association, talk about the daily life of Chapman Hall House, seen through the household textiles.  This is the fourth year of LCHA’s Education Outreach Program.

  • Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:30am

    For more information, please contact Rhonda Hanna, 563-3350, or rhonda@lincoln-home.org.  Keep informed on our weekly events at www.lincoln-home.org or follow us on Face Book.

  •  Dr. Douglas Tigert Remember ME Celebration
    Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 9:30am

    On April 10th  The Lincoln Home was proud and delighted to honor its resident, Dr. Douglas Tigert of Bremen, at the Maine Health Care Association's Annual Remember ME Celebration in the Civic Center in Augusta. This is the day set aside each year to honor and recognize seniors  from every corner of the state of Maine, to hear their unique stories and  honor their achievements and all they have given of themselves to so many. 

  • Harborview Cottage Lincoln Home Memory Loss Community Open House April 14
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:00am

    Join us, Saturday, April 14, for our Open House, from 10 am to 2 pm, at HarborView Cottage, the Lincoln Home’s Unique Memory Loss Community. 

    Our home provides a purpose-focused, nurturing, secure, environment in a beautiful setting, for residents with memory loss and cognitive impairment.

    · one of most competitively priced memory loss communities in Maine.

    · maximum census of 11 residents creates a tranquil environment.

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:30am

    Any of you who know my dog Buddy knows that he’s hardly greased lightning. Buddy’s movements are slow and deliberate because he’s 12 years old and has bad arthritis. He’s also not very smart. But that’s tangential to my point.