Holiday 2015
  • Wiscasset crews respond to rollover

    No one was hurt in a rollover accident Sunday on Wiscasset’s Foye Road, police and fire officials said at the scene. The accident, near the power lines, was under investigation, officials said.

    Wiscasset Ambulance Service checked out the driver, who did not appear to be injured, officials said at the scene. Traffic was briefly down to one lane. Blagden’s Wrecker Service removed the car after it was put back onto its wheels.

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  • Damariscotta River Grill

    Coleman-McCartan art show opening December 7

    “Oriental Lady,” by Nancy Coleman

    The Art at The Damariscotta River Grill series incorporates Ed McCartan’s large, bold botanical paintings with Nancy Coleman’s printmaking images of nature and everyday life. Opening on Monday, Dec. 7, this exhibition will be on view through Jan. 26. All artwork is for sale and a great idea for holiday gift giving.

    An opening reception will be held Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. featuring appetizers by Chef Rick Hirsch.

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  • Bristol school holiday fair

    Bristol Consolidated School's annual holiday fair on Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., features over 35 artisans, crafters and vendors. Choose from a wide variety of items and jump start your holiday shopping. Handmade jewelry, pottery, paintings, rope work, artwork, stained glass, knitted items, glasswork, books and much more will be for sale.

    Start the season with a selection of beautiful gifts, festive music and delicious food.

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  • DRA offers homesteading holiday gift-making classes

    The Damariscotta River Association (DRA) pleased to announce that Sunday, December 6 will be a day of homestead holiday gift making. The three workshops offered will be wax gifts, felt accessories and herbal teas and tinctures. Pre-payment and registration are required for each of the workshops.

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  • Wiscasset basketball stays undefeated

    On Monday, Nov. 23, the Wiscasset middle school boys basketball team traveled to rival Woolwich and improved to 5-0 on the season with a 59-46 win.

    Wiscasset was led by Noah Haggett and his game-high 19 points and 11 rebounds. Josh Jones added 10 points and nine rebounds. Brian Foye chipped in with seven points while both Billy Pinkham and Quinn Ranta added six each.

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  • Special holiday events at the Lincoln Theater

    The Bolshhoi Ballet

    Lincoln Theater in downtown Damariscotta, along with its regular programming, is pleased to offer four special events to celebrate this holiday season: an opera, a play, a ballet and a concert.

    On Saturday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m., there will be a special encore performance from the Metropolitan Opera of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.”

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  • Alna selectmen

    Alna, Whitefield boards eye road deal

    For the time being, when a stretch of Whitefield’s Bailey Road near the Alna line needs plowing, Alna’s contractor will plow it, Alna Third Selectman Doug Baston said.

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  • Alleged illegal possession of guns, gold, heroin

    A man who allegedly had guns, heroin and stolen African coins in his possession has been arrested.

    Kevin King, 53, of Waldoboro, was charged with a trio of felonies by the Waldoboro Police Department.

    Waldoboro Police Officer Christopher Spear wrote in his Nov. 15 arrest report that he was tipped off after receiving a report that King had allegedly been in possession of firearms and the gold coins.

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  • Events Dec. 5 at Maine Maritime Museum

    On Saturday, Dec. 5, Maine Maritime Museum in Bath will be offering a day of holiday-themed activities, culminating in an outdoor lighting display unlike any other in Maine.

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  • A Wiscasset Thanksgiving

    When Edgecomb’s Tisa Bolduc was raising her children, she noticed that their holiday excitement had started to center on picking out what they wanted in the Sear’s catalog.

    “My kids got greedy,” she said.

    Living in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the time, she took them to volunteer at a local soup kitchen for Thanksgiving. She hoped it would help them see that the holiday season is about giving.

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  • First Congregational Church announces holiday schedule

    The First Congregational Church, UCC Wiscasset, is announcing its schedule for special services for the upcoming 2015 holiday season. The Advent and Christmas season events include the following:

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  • Savory Maine December music lineup

    Midcoast Maine band Rusty Hinges

    Savory Maine in Damariscotta announces its December music series featuring local and Midcoast musicians Thursdays and Saturdays from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Gary McCue, a guitarist/songwriter with roots in blues, folk, jazz and rock, will play mostly original tunes Thursday, Dec. 3.

    Liz Starr, fluent in folk and Celtic music, returns on Dec. 5 and will also play some original songs.

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  • Christmas trees now available at Morris Farm Store

    With the winter upon us, the Morris Farm Store in Wiscasset is celebrating in the holiday spirit by offering local Christmas trees. Christmas trees will be available for pick up weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or during our holiday store hours: Friday, noon-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Mondays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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  • Boothbay artist Cecile Clifford to exhibit at Miles

    Miles Memorial Hospital Hall Gallery presents paintings in watercolor and acrylic by Cecile Clifford of Boothbay Nov. 28 through Jan. 1, 2016.

    Cecile's art reflects her love of the “Good Old Days” with a strong sense of place, having been born and spending her childhood on Southport with her grandparent, many of her paintings are of coastal town scenes from an era when life was slower and gentler.

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  • Nutt proposes five-member select board

    An Edgecomb resident wants to increase the number of selectmen. David Nutt, who serves on the planning board and website committee, believes the three-person select board is too small.

    He proposed increasing the number from three to a five-person board during the Nov. 23 selectmen’s meeting. Nutt believes the three-person board makes governing a small town difficult.

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