Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District is holding a Great Garden Raffle from now through Nov. 5, 2014 to support its education programs.
First prize is a Valley Oaks Broad Fork donated by Fedco Seeds ($215 value). Second prize is a Tub-Trug kit donated by Johnny’s Selected Seeds ($100 value); and last, but not least, third prize is a $25 certificate to the Knox-Lincoln Conservation Spring Plant Sale on May 2 and 3, 2015.
To all who have been asking about the next bean supper, here are the details: Saturday, Oct. 4, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., $7 for adults and $5 for 5 to 12, pie auction and 50/50 raffle. There will be usual good food, beans, ham, salads, desserts and beverages. This is to benefit the fire department.
Friday, Sept. 19, 5-7 p.m., the Stable Gallery's final show of the season, "Art hARvesT 12," will open with a festive reception. Several Edgecomb artists are gallery members, or have shown works there. Support your local artist!
Maybe you’ve heard this very exciting news: Treats in Wiscasset, run by our neighbor Stacy Linehan, and home to great coffee, amazing baked goods and more, has been nominated for the Martha Stewart American Made Award! Woohoo!
The Morris Farm Potluck, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 18, has been postponed.
Key people that were to be honored could not come. The Barn Sale for Saturday, Sept. 20 is still on however.
The potluck will be rescheduled soon.
David Pope, President of The Morris Farm Trust, said he is sorry for any inconvenience caused by the postponement.
Funkwagon is a gospel-infused funk band based in Burlington, Vermont, founded in 2005 by Aaron Burroughs.
Burroughs, originally from Michigan, grew up with music playing a large role in his life. There was always a piano in the Burroughs home, and he sang in many church choirs.
The Wiscasset High School's date with Dirigo turned to success as both teams were able to score three goals and send the Dirigo Cougars home with a pair of losses.
Playing first, the girls varsity squad (3-0, 3-0 in Western Class C) while Dirigo (2-1) was saddled with its first loss of the year. The win puts Wiscasset near the top of the Western Class C standings.
If you’ve been dropping by this space with any regularity you may recall that when I originally embarked upon this modest, little literary enterprise some years back, I did so largely out of a desperate desire to jump start what had by that time become a hopelessly stalled “memoir project.”
CAMDEN — Camden Police Chief Randy Gagne said soon after 3 a.m. this morning, Sept. 16, that Robert Beerman, 34, of Camden, had apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the Rite Aid on Elm Street in Camden. His death followed a stand-off that began at 7:10 p.m. the night before when Beerman entered the store with a sawed-off shotgun, and emptied the store of customers and employees, except for one pharmacist.
Wiscasset Primary School will close next year unless voters turn around a narrow decision the School Committee made Sept. 15. Residents have 30 days to collect 167 signatures and get them in to the town, Interim Superintendent of Schools Lyford Beverage said.
Otherwise, the decision sticks and the primary school will close next school year.
The Boothbay region is well-known for its natural, often stunning, beauty. On Sept. 10, members of Oil Painters of America (OPA) joined members of Plein Air Painters of Maine (PAPME) and the Plein Air Painters of Southern Maine (PAPSE). The groups’ members painted together for the week in the OPA event, the Great Paint Out.
The Grimes Cove/Shore Road, East Boothbay location was one of 15 such events for OPA since last month.
Damariscotta voters will have much and more to hear and discuss this week.
A special meeting to discuss, among other things, a moratorium on adult entertainment businesses, will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17. There will also be a regularly-scheduled selectmen’s meeting.
The second annual Kehail Point Regatta took place on a beautiful windy day on the Sheepscot River Aug. 29.
Conditions were perfect but challenging on the nine mile course designed by race organizer and skipper, Jeff Blaisdell.
Wind gusts up to 23 mph and rough seas made for a wet run for some of the smaller boats, but fantastic sailing for all skippers and crew.
Starting about 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, some 260 hungry, tired cyclists descended upon the parking lot of the Second Congregational Church for lunch. And the Twin Village community was ready for them, thanks to months of planning, organizing and the generosity of many area businesses and individuals.
The Woolwich Historical Society will hold its annual dinner Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Taste of Maine restaurant. A silent auction starts at 5 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 6. Woolwich trivia will be presented during dinner with prizes. Also, the Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Ann Pierson.