• Warm coats for cold dogs

    With colder weather coming on, a brisk walk may be a frigid experience for your dog, especially if it is a small breed, such as a chihuahua. The Lincoln County Animal Shelter in Edgecomb may be just the answer, as it has a supply of doggie coats for sale at reasonable prices.

    "A lot of small breeds are susceptible," said Shelter Executive Director Joe Montisano this week.

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  • Maine Press Association inducts three into Hall of Fame

    The Maine Press Association will induct three new members into its Hall of Fame at its annual meeting and conference, set for Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Hilton Garden Inn.

    Inductees include Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram writer and columnist Bill Nemitz, Bob Kalish, formerly of The Times Record in Brunswick, and Lou Ureneck, who's career included stints with the Press Herald, and the Evening Express in Portland and with the Maine Sunday Telegram.

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  • Nor'easters concert Oct. 24 in Brunswick

    Nor’easters Barbershop Quartet

    The Nor’easters Barbershop Chorus of Brunswick will hold its 49th annual concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at the United Methodist Church in Brunswick.

    The Nor’easters will be performing as well as their three quartets, “In the Mix,” “Whatever 4” and “Frost on the Pumpkin.”

    “Heart ‘n Soul,” a Harmony Inc. ladies quartet from the Maine-ly Harmony Chorus of Augusta, is the featured quartet.

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  • Fun events for all ages at The Lincoln Home

    For railroad enthusiasts, young and old, make sure to stop in Thursday, October 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., as The Lincoln Home is hosting the Maine3Railers Model Railroad’s Club unique model railroad display.

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  • Pumpkinfest 2015

    Let the painting and carving begin

    Despite rain in the forecast, pumpkin artists showed up early on Friday to begin carving and painting giant pumpkins on Main Street in Damariscotta.

    About a third of the artists assigned began the process of sculpting, painting and decorating 75 pumpkins delivered from Pinkham’s Plantation on Thursday afternoon. Some artists were sheltered by tents while others deferred action until Saturday and drier weather.

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  • Edgecomb duo raising Alzheimer’s awareness

    It’s a walk that they don’t want anybody to forget. Edgecomb residents Kate Pinkham and Tom Boudin are participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, a nationwide effort in September and October that promotes awareness for the disease, which is associated with dementia and memory loss.

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  • BRAF’s Art in the Square 2015: Let the creativity begin!

    Brooke Pacy

    A new shipment of 12 by 12-inch canvas squares has just arrived at 1 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor. This is the “green light” for all regional artists to obtain just the thing needed to create their latest masterpieces.

    This challenge is for people of all ages to use their imaginations to paint, draw, glue, print, weave or whatever upon 144 square inches (not counting the edges) of empty, white space.

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  • Local volunteers train to care for terminally ill patients

    Nine community members recently completed Miles and St. Andrews Home Health & Hospice Patient Volunteer class of 2015.

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  • New public works department starting to take shape

    As Newcastle and Damariscotta approach their split date, a familiar face will be helming the new Damariscotta Public Works Department.

    The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen agreed Wednesday, Oct. 7, to name Hugh Priebe as the new road commissioner. Priebe currently works in the joint department as a foreman.

    With only weeks left in the interlocal agreement, the shape of both towns' public works department is starting to come into focus.

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  • Wiscasset School Department

    Bath woman new Wiscasset Middle High principal

    Cheri Towle, Peg Armstrong, Margaret “Peg” Armstrong

    The Wiscasset School Committee on Oct. 8 voted in Peg Armstrong of Bath as principal of Wiscasset Middle High School.

    Asked why she wanted the Wiscasset job, she said, “It’s exciting that the (school) department is in the process of defining itself. This is a small community that is invested in the schools and wants to have a say in them.”

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  • Boothbay woman allegedly drug-impaired in Wiscasset crash

    A Boothbay woman is facing a charge of operating under the influence of drugs in connection with a Route 1, Wiscasset crash on Oct. 8, police said. The accident led to one person’s injuries and a rerouting of traffic onto Old Bath Road Thursday afternoon.

    The arrest of Cheryl Swenson, 54, of Boothbay was Wiscasset’s second one in two days regarding a driver allegedly impaired by prescription drugs, Wiscasset Police Department states in a press release late Oct. 8.

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  • Help celebrate with Roy Farmer

    It’s time to celebrate Roy Farmer’s wonderful 62-year real estate career.

    Stop by Water’s Edge in Edgecomb on Friday, Oct. 16, from 4-7 p.m. and pay tribute to one of the greatest!

    There will be plenty of hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and a gift card tree is growing if you wish to add a card to it.

    Carl M. P. Larrabee Insurance Agency, and Soule, Soule and Logan will be closing at 4 p.m. on the 16th.

  • Studio Theatre of Bath presents ‘Ubu Roi’

    Studio Theatre of Bath will present its fall production of “Ubu Roi” Oct. 22-25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winter Street Center in Bath. Multiple roles available for men and women ages 17 and up.

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  • Alna Selectmen

    Alna explores town office move to fire station

    The Alna town office was a family home before the town bought it nearly two decades ago. It could be a home again someday, if an idea that town and fire officials discussed Oct. 7 comes to fruition.

    Resident Ralph Hilton suggested having the lower floor of the fire station serve as the town office. Then the current town office, across Route 218 from the station, could be sold and put back on the tax rolls, Hilton said.

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  • Soccer game start changed

    UPDATE: The Wiscasset Middle High School boys varsity soccer game against Telstar on Friday, Oct. 9 has been changed to Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m., according to Sonia Pearson of WMHS.

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