This is the last evening to indulge in the amazing the talents Kat Logan on guitar and vocals. Kate has become a regular feature at the Inn this season delighting guests with her many musical talents on the guitar, the piano, the accordion and of course her lovely voice. Kat will play from 6:30 to 8:30 this evening. Join is for cocktails, dinner, good friends and Kat. Reservations required. Call 633-4200. www.oceanpointinn.com
SIX WEEKS. 10,000 TEAMMATES. FOR 20 MINUTES A DAY, FIVE DAYS A WEEK, WE’LL EXPERIMENT WITH CHALLENGES AND RHYTHMS DESIGNED TO OPEN US UP TO A PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE THAT IS STRONG. TAKE THE CHALLENGE, HAVE SOME FUN, AND DISCOVER WHAT IT MEANS TO BE STRONG.
Residents and staff of Lincoln Home gathered for an ice cream social to honor Executive Director Lynn Norgang’s 23 years of leadership. The Lincoln Home has grown in many ways during Lynn’s tenure. In 2002, a new wing was added for assisted living apartments, common living and dining areas, all positioned to enjoy the views of Damariscotta River. The original Bryant Homestead was completely renovated to provide four independent apartments.
Starting Tuesday, October 13, BHML is excited to welcome patrons back into the building for in-person browsing and checkout. In order to keep the community in good health, the following house rules will be applied:
Suzanne Strachan, President of Cheney Insurance in Damariscotta, was elected to the Maine Insurance Agents Association (MIAA) Board of Directors recently. The MIAA represents and advocates for almost 200 independent insurance agency locations throughout the state and their staffs. Strachan will serve a three-year term.
New Hope for Women recently made the very difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Pop Up Shop due to the pandemic. This event, a sale of women’s quality new and gently used clothing and accessories held in Rockland, raised $36,000 last year. With the difficult choice to cancel came the knowledge that New Hope for Women would experience a loss in revenue. The Pop Up Shop Committee reached out to many to ask for donations to help lessen the impact of this loss.
Ocean Point Inn specializes in great food, hand-crafted cocktails, warm hospitality and the most unforgettable sunsets in the Region. We have a spacious dining room, by reservation only, take-out or eat oceanside. Enjoy a hot cider and rum drink by the firepit or grab a picnic table next to an outside heater and tiki torches so you can enjoy the the great fall evenings ahead.
Thursday October 29th will be the opening night of the Spooky Foofa Haunted House on Brady’s enormous outside deck!! Safety comes first and we have mapped out a plan the will scare the wits out of you and keep you safe all at the same time. Tickets are free and we ask for a donation to Action For Animals at the door. Masks required, it’s one way, and all will remain socially distanced.
Children in New Hope for Women’s Transitional Housing units recently received backpacks filled with school supplies through West Bay Rotary’s Backpack Program. Transitional housing provides victims of domestic violence with up to two years of housing as they work on career, educational and financial goals. Families often flee their circumstances with little time to gather belongings and with few financial resources.
Camden Opera House (29 Elm St.) presents safely distanced 45-seats/one-set-only concert in the auditorium. Tom Luther’s latest group, a mixed ensemble of strings, brass and computer in 4-channel audio, presents program of original music titled “While You Were Out.” Tickets are $10 in advance (encouraged), $20 day-of, via camdenoperahouse.com and 236-3154.
Allen Insurance and Financial was recently named as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Maine. This is the company’s ninth consecutive year on the list.
The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management - Maine State Council and Best Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program include: Mainebiz, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce and Maine HR Convention.
of fun, outdoor activities. With a lovely view of the Damariscotta River in the background, Randy Lindsey entertained residents with classical guitar and old time favorites Monday afternoon. Tuesday was a delicious outdoor lobster bake for both residents and staff, with the talented Orville Lee providing music. His upbeat, lively tunes had residents and staff dancing together in the parking lot.
Camden Opera House presents Caroline Cotter, Emilia Dahlin and Sara Hallie Richardson in a Maine singer-songwriters showcase to benefit New Hope for Women streamed live from our stage to our Facebook page! Please send donations to New Hope for Women, P.O. Box A, Rockland, ME 04841-0733 or donate directly at new-hope-for-women.square.site.
New Hope for Women, Midcoast Maine’s only domestic violence resource center since 1981, has recently added a member to its board of directors and a new staff member to its leadership team. Jane McDonnell is a digital media leader and innovator with a long history of creating and supporting digital journalism in the commercial, independent and nonprofit worlds.
Camden Opera House (29 Elm St.) presents safely distanced 45-seats/one-set-only concert series in the auditorium. Show features acclaimed acoustic singer/songwriter trio. Tickets are $10 in advance (encouraged), $20 day-of, via camdenoperahouse.com and 236-3154. Doors open 7 p.m., safety protocols (face coverings required) in place.
The Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library (BHML) seeks an engaging and community-minded individual to provide digital literacy services to the region’s diverse array of library users. This is a new position for a creative individual who has an interest in or passion for learning and teaching in the digital world.
Leaders of the Mallett Brothers Band offer a safely distanced 40-seats/one-set-only acoustic concert in the auditorium. Doors open 7 p.m., safety protocols (face coverings required) in place. SOLD OUT but show will be livestreamed on COH Facebook page, donations to Community Arts Fund appreciated.
Camden Opera House (29 Elm St.) presents safely distanced 45-seats/one-set-only Windjammer Weekend concert in the auditorium. Show features Nick Apollonio, Midcoast multi-instrumentalist folk musician and fine instrument maker. Tickets are $10 in advance (encouraged), $20 day-of, via camdenoperahouse.com and 236-3154. Doors open 7 p.m., safety protocols (face coverings required) in place.
Although summer may be ending, we are so excited to announce the return of our fall youth programs beginning on Tuesday, September 8th. Keep youth and members of your family active and engaged this fall! Parents can rest assured that all we will be adhering to all safety measures set forth by the CDC and Department of Health to ensure health and safety for our kids, families, and staff.
Camden Opera House (29 Elm St.) presents safely distanced 45-seats/one-hour Literary Salon in the auditorium. Maine poets Kristen Lindquist and Paul Corrigan read original poems that celebrate the people and landscape of Maine, interspersed with related musical pieces performed by violinist/guitarist Susan Ramsey and cellist Ruth Fogg.
Due to concerns associated with the pandemic, New Hope for Women’s Pop Up Shop Committee has cancelled the 2020 Pop Shop. This very difficult decision is especially unfortunate at a time when needs are growing as many victims experience the impact of having been isolated with their abusers during the stay-at-home mandate.
Camden Opera House presents 45-seats/one-set-only concert series in the auditorium. Solo piano concert by the first jazz musician to be awarded the Maine Arts Commission’s Fellowship in the Performing Arts. Tickets are $10 in advance (encouraged), $20 day-of, via camdenoperahouse.com and 236-3154. Doors open 7 p.m., safety protocols (face coverings required) in place.
Residents gathered in the backyard at the home of Lincoln Home’s Executive Director, Lynn Norgang. Greeted by yellow lab, Camden, The Lincoln Home bus arrived with several residents, caregivers, colorful chairs, tents, and equipment to make sure everyone’s needs would be met. A few of the residents were excited to drive their own cars for the first time in a number of months.
Two safely distanced 45-seats/one-set-only shows at the Camden Opera House. Doors open 6:30 p.m., safety protocols (face coverings required) in place. Rescheduled from this spring. Both shows are sold out, but Saturday’s will be livestreamed on COH Facebook page, donations to Community Arts Fund appreciated.
The Town of Camden and sponsor Camden National offer an outdoor concert by The Right Track at the Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Road. Limited (100) advance-only tickets: $10, $25 family of 3 or more, purchase online at camdenoperahouse.com or 236-3154. Defined safe distancing seating areas: sit on the grass or bring a lawn chair. Portable toilets on site. Face coverings required for admission. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
Earlier this summer, Jefferson Village School music teacher, Molly Winchebach contacted the Lincoln Home to see if it would be okay if her summer students could make cards to send to the residents. Especially during this time of limited contact, the residents were thrilled to receive the notes and creative artwork from the children. Last week, the residents had fun making cards to send back.
Camden Opera House (29 Elm St.) presents safely distanced 45-seats/one-set-only concert by Chris Ross: Hancock native and New England Music Awards-winning songwriter who pens hard-hitting stories of love, life and longing. Doors open 7 p.m., safety protocols (face coverings required) in place. Show is sold out but will be livestreamed on COH Facebook page, donations to Community Arts Fund appreciated.
A TYPICAL DAY A typical day at The Harbor Montessori School and Child Enrichment Center is full of fun and excitement. Our well-trained teachers plan curriculum and activities for all the different age groups. We go outside in the mornings and afternoons, giving our friends lots of gross motor time in the fresh air and the center is full of puzzles, toys, and
Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St., re-opens with safely distanced 45-seats/one-set-only concert series in the auditorium. Show features Gentle Temper, Maine indie folk duo nominated for Boston Music Awards’ New Artist and Folk Artist of the Year. Doors open 7 p.m., safety protocols (face coverings required) in place. Tickets are $10 in advance (encouraged), $20 day-of, via camdenoperahouse.com and 236-3154.
As part of the Cheney Financial Group, Newcastle Realty enjoys a robust and well-rounded leadership team led by owner Dennis Hilton. With strong sales activity at the Damariscotta-based real estate company fueled in part by pandemic-induced, out-of-state buyers, Office Administrator Kristy Battles is pleased to announce that Hannah Kutschinski has joined the company as her Administrative Assistant.
Thomas C. Chester, a financial advisor at Allen Financial in Camden, has earned the designation of Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor from the National Association of Plan Advisors.
The Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA) credential — developed by some of the nation’s leading advisors and retirement plan experts — demonstrates knowledge, expertise and commitment to working with retirement plans.