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  • Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:45pm

    The Lady in the Red Cloak to Visit the Village

    Just in time for Halloween! Have you always wanted to catch The Lady in the Red Cloak tour and couldn’t do the walk or your schedule wouldn’t allow? Now is your chance—no walking required!

  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 1:30pm

    Children’s Librarian, Laurie Ridgway announces that Story Time is returning to Wiscasset Pubic Library. Story Time will be offered three times during the week until Miss Laurie finds the class that works for the majority of children.

    The schedule will be as follows:

    Wednesday October 25 and every following Wednesday at 10:30 AM - Story Time for ages birth to 4+

    Tuesday November 7 and every following Tuesday at 3:30 PM – Story Time for ages birth to 4+

  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:30pm
    Hello Wiscasset Library Patrons.
     
    Thank you for all the warm greetings. I feel very welcome here. I would like to start a Lego Club for our youngsters so am requesting from you if you have extra blocks collecting dust somewhere in your home that you would consider donating them to the Wiscasset Public Library Children’s Room.
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:30pm
    Hello Wiscasset Library Patrons.
     
    Thank you for all the warm greetings. I feel very welcome here. I would like to start a Lego Club for our youngsters so am requesting from you if you have extra blocks collecting dust somewhere in your home that you would consider donating them to the Wiscasset Public Library Children’s Room.
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:30pm

    Wiscasset Public Library has received a donation of several books to help parents raise their children free of substance abuse.

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 2:09pm

    I am Augustus Megatron Bulldozer. You may know me as "Auggie" or "Aug Dog." I am the anchor for this whole train wreck of a store. Thank you for supporting my reform efforts.

    As you may know, the coast of Maine is much more relaxed now that all you tourists are safely home and at school or work. We thank you for that. Come back next year when we've had a chance to clean up.

  • Millie Jones-Farnham, Director of Nursing at The Lincoln Home
    Monday, October 16, 2017 - 11:30am

    The Lincoln Home has immediate openings in our Assisted Living Community for CNAs. Please consider joining our friendly, family-like staff to provide excellent care.

    Some weekends are required.CRMA is a plus, but will train. For more information or to learn about our benefits, please contact:

  • Monday, October 16, 2017 - 9:15am
      We hope you will join us  along with Shelley from Shelley’s Flowers and Gifts, on Monday, October 23, from 3:00 to 4:00pm.
    Shelley, whose floral business is in Waldoboro, will demonstrate ways to arrange the spectacular 
  • max and augs dog blog boothbay harbor
    Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:00am

    Part of an ongoing study in hilarity, Max and Aug’s Dog Blog explores the lives of several over-privileged dogs in the Boothbay Region.

  • Monday, October 16, 2017 - 6:45am

    Winsmor Garage Door  Co. Installed these 2 9x7 insulated steel raised panel garage doors with 2 LiftMaster  1/2 HP chain drive electric openers

    CALL  TODAY  FOR ALL YOUR GARAGE DOOR  NEEDS 207-930-3667

  • Friday, October 13, 2017 - 3:30pm

    Christopher Beaulieu of Waterville has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a broker-dealer assistant. He is the third generation of his family to work for the company's financial planning division.

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:30pm

    A Bridge of Firsts – The building of the Wiscasset bridge

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:15pm

     At our September meeting we had a very lively discussion about
     Bill Roorbach's novel The Remedy for Love.  It was lively because
    the members had a variety of reactions to it and were open to sharing their
    thoughts.  Members agreed that it was a very enjoyable gathering. We thank
    Margaret Holden for recommending the book and leading the discussion.

  • Friday, October 6, 2017 - 9:30am
       In the spring of 1776, Boston was under siege by American troops.  General Howe, the British 
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 1:00pm

    Wiscasset Public Library is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation. The King Foundation has generously granted the Library $25,000 to purchase a metal roof. The roof will be one and one half inch standing seam with24 gauge steel construction.

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 10:00am

    Hi, my name is Laurie Ridgway, or Ms. Laurie to the younger set. This October I began my new job in Maine but before this I was a librarian on the eastern shores of Long Island, New York. There, I was working with teens but now I am looking forward to meeting the local Wiscasset young people. I cannot wait for this bright, big, children’s room to be filled with the sound of excited readers.

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 9:00am

    Bumps in the night? Unexplained sounds and feeling? Peculiar behavior of family pets?  Is your house haunted? Is a neighbor’s?  Real witches? Do you have stories to tell?

    “When shall we meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain?”

    On Wednesday October 18 at 3:00 Town Talk will be an opportunity to share stories, beliefs and feelings of the phenomena of spirits. Stories of local haunted homes have festered for years in Wiscasset.  True or just local myths?

  • Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:45am

    An activity for all ages!

    Stop by to see the working model railroad display and chat with members of the Maine3Railers, Maine’s premier 0-Gauge club with 120 members throughout Maine and beyond. 

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 9:30pm

     

  • Lincoln Home Residents Enjoy Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
    Over the summer residents from The Lincoln Home took part in a six week Therapeutic Horticultural program taught
     by Irene Barber in the Lerner Garden of the Five Senses at Coastal Botanical Gardens.
     
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

    We Love Our Locals

    If you live in Midcoast Maine, you know that it is one of the most beautiful places anywhere. If you’re from the area, you don’t need to venture far to relax and enjoy the coast of Maine this Fall. Join us in the State of Unwind for a mini staycation at Newagen Seaside Inn. Breakfast is included each morning and we’ve reserved a special discount just for you!

  • CONCERT - LINCOLN HOME - MARYANN JACKS 9-28-17
    Monday, September 18, 2017 - 3:45pm
    A live performance of decades of love songs, featuring Maryann Jacks with Matthew Mainster on the piano, will be held at The Lincoln Home  September 28 at 2:00pm.  New to performing in the local area, Maryann, a Rockland resident, spent many years as a Family Physician. As a child she began singing in a local church choir, and by age 12 was teaching herself guitar.
  • Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:45pm
    Join Michael Perry for a scenic armchair journey to the Mount Washington Valley in New Hampshire at The Lincoln Home Monday, September 25, from 3:00 - 4:00pm. Along the way, we will explore three great Notches: Evans, Pinkham and Crawford.  Our explorations will be based out of the scenic towns of North Conway, Jackson, Twin Mountain, and Bethlehem: gateways to the Presidential Range.
     
  • max and augs dog blog
    Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:15am

    That’s right! A new Dog Blog is out!

    Max talks about what makes him different from all the other common rabble dogs out there in Land of the Free and Home of the Dog. Click and read it now!

  • The Lincoln Home ARTWALK Artist Kim Traina Sept 15 4-7pm
    Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

    Stop in to the Lincoln Home during the season’s last ARTWALK from 4-7pm!  

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 10:00am

    Don’t forget to stop in today at Mad Hatters Tea Party. Today, September 13, 2017, from 2 to 4 pm on the patio outside the Library's Used Book Room.  Please come and enjoy some lemonade, good food and conversation.  This is a purely social event, but a good chance to catch up after a busy summer.  Hats are optional but so much FUN!

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 1:30pm

    On Friday 9/22 at 2pm, St. Andrews Village will host Maine author John Willey. Willey’s recent book, A Winter Apprentice, gives insights into working at a family-owned boatyard in East Boothbay.

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 12:00pm

    Local newspapers will be the subject of the next Town Talk. The Wiscasset Public Library will host this Town Talk on Wednesday September 20th at 3:00.

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    Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

    In celebration of National Assisted Living Week, The Lincoln Home Board of Directors thanks the entire staff for receiving a

    Deficiency-Free State Survey.

  • Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:00am

    Abraham Lincoln’s Melancholy

    Monday, September 18, 3:00 to 4:00pm

    Jerry Wiles, local historian, will share how Illinois lawyer, Abe Lincoln, went on to become president despite suffering from lifelong depression.

  • Kim Traina Summer Island Pastel at The Lincoln Home Newcastle Sept 15 Free Event
    Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:45am
    Kim Skillin Traina, shares her paintings of the ocean and nature created with soft pastel chalk. Stop by The Lincoln Home Friday, September 15, between 4:00 to 7:00pm to meet the artist and learn more about this technique of painting with pure pigment.
  • Monhegan Island Lighthouse
    Friday, September 8, 2017 - 1:30am

    Saturday, 9/9/17. Balmy Days Cruises is offering trips to Monhegan Island and Burnt Island for Maine Open Lighthouse Day. Visit the light keepers house and climb up into the light tower. Call or book online.

    (207)633-2284  www.balmydayscruises.com

  • The Lincoln Home, Assisted Living, Midcoast Maine, Memory Loss care, Waterfront Retirement Liiving, Private Duty Home Service, Dementia, Memory Impairment Care, Independent and Assisted Living, Continuum of Care, Newcastle, Wellness Support, Damariscotta River, Memory Loss, Compassionate Caregivers, One2One Care, Certified Caregivers, Alzheimers Care,  Lincoln County Senior Living Options
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 5:15pm

    The Lincoln home shouts out a huge thank you to over 200 people in our community who came to join in the fun at the Lobster & More event August 19.

  • photography, lighthouses, boat trip
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:30pm

    The weather forecast looks great for this early morning trip!

    Call or book online. 207-633-2284  www.balmydayscruises.com

  • photography, lighthouses, boat trip
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:30pm

    The weather forecast looks great for this early morning trip!

    Call or book online. 207-633-2284  www.balmydayscruises.com

  • Sean Flemming Lincoln Home Sing Along Free Sept 11
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 9:15am
    We will be kicking off National Assisted Living Week on Monday, September 11, from 3:00-4:00 pm with the multi-talented Sean 
    Fleming.  Sean will be playing an eclectic program of classical and popular music selections. Come, listen, sing and remember some highlights of your life through music. The free event, open to the public, will be held in our living room over looking the Damariscotta River, at 22 River Road, Newcastle.
  • Cheney Financial Group Cheney Insurance, Newcastle Realty and Newcastle Vacation Rentals. Damariscotta River Association
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 8:45am
    Dennis Hilton, President and owner of the Cheney Financial Group, has pledged to be a major supporter of the Damariscotta River Association’s soon-to-be announced capital campaign. Hilton owns the Cheney Financial Group (CFG) which is comprised of three long-standing Damariscotta-area businesses, Cheney Insurance, Newcastle Realty and Newcastle Vacation Rentals.
  • Newcastle Realty Broker Debby Schling Earns Realtor of the Year Award
    Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 6:45pm

    Debby Schling, a successful real estate broker with Newcastle Realty for over 10 years, was named the 2017 Realtor of the Year by the Lincoln County Council of the Merrymeeting Board of Realtors in June.

  • Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 8:30am
     
     The musical group Salty Dogs will be featured this Sunday at this year’s Bands for Books event to take place September 3 from 5-7 p.m. at picturesque Seafield Farm in Wiscasset, owned by selectman Katharine Martin-Savage.
     
  • Friday, August 25, 2017 - 6:00am

    Allen Insurance and Financial was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Maine. This is the sixth consecutive year the company has earned this recognition.

    Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Maine. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation.

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 3:30pm
    The time is coming quickly to be part of a festive evening to benefit the Wiscasset Public Library.  So, mark your calendars for Sunday September 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. for the fourth Bands for Books event, this year featuring the Salty Dogs, a Maine musical group, at a picturesque farm in Wiscasset.
     
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 - 9:30am

    We welcome the public to join us on Tuesday, August 29, from 3:00 to 4:00pm, for a free and informative talk. Chewonki’s staff will assist us in exploring the ways engineers have taken advantage of nature’s bright ideas through biomimicry. Velcro is a widely known example of biomimicry.  Meet some live animals that help us draw comparisons between human-made products and animal adaptations. The Lincoln Home is located at 22 River Road, Newcastle.

  • Friday, August 18, 2017 - 8:00am

    We welcome you to our premier night on October 18th celebrating Ram Trucks. The grand opening of our commercial vehicle service center will be beckoned by great food and beverages from Stone Cover Catering, live radio broadcast with music and much more! Stop on by and converse with other business professionals in the community and learn about our FREE program Business Link from the Ram Truck brand.

  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 2:30pm
  • LobsterBake Lincoln Home Newcastle Maine August 19
    Monday, August 14, 2017 - 11:45am
    Join us on Saturday, August 19, 4:00pm, for the second annual Lobster and More event! The evening’s festivities include Maine bluegrass band, Sandy River Ramblers, known for their gorgeous three part harmonies. Bandleader Stan Keach, who has written songs for many nationally-known Bluegrass bands, says his first love is writing songs about Maine.
  • Newcastle Realty real estate auctions Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
    Monday, August 14, 2017 - 11:00am
    New Boston Farm, located at 11 Totten Road in Gray, Maine, is scheduled to be auctioned to the highest bidder on August 30 at 1:00pm. Just 20 minutes outside of Portland, this 11.5-acre property presents a unique opportunity for continued use as an equestrian facility, or a multitude of other possible uses.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:00am

     Children’s Librarian , Joan is retiring and so the search begins.

    Wiscasset Public Library is seeking to hire a part-time, year -round Children’s Librarian. Full description of the position can be found online at the Job Link https://joblink.maine.gov/ada/r/jobs/261075 .

  • Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 12:30pm

    Beginning Tuesday, September 12, and continuing through Thursday, October 19, 2017, Wiscasset Public Library will be offering a free Chair Yoga class from 9:00 to 10:00 am in the Reading Room of the Library.

  • Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:45am

    The Wiscasset Public Library will host the next Town Talk on Wednesday August 16th at 3:00.  One of the topics will be farming in the area. Participants will share stories and questions about the way life used to be on the farm. Put on your straw hat and join us!

    If you have family stories, pictures of events, organizations, schools, athletic teams or other aspects of our collective histories, you are encouraged to come and share during this informal gathering.

  • Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 10:15am
    Historic, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Resort, Hotel