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  • The 10th annual World Wide Photo Walk is coming Saturday, Oct. 7. It’s a day when people all over the planet participate in a walk to shoot pictures, meet new friends and socialize.

  • For the 27th year, sports celebrities and area golfers took to the links this weekend to raise money for Special Olympics Maine. On Saturday, Sept.

  • Janice Fogg made the cole slaw; Sandra Winters, the egg salad. “And I vacuumed,” said Winters, of Wiscasset, smiling. The sergeant at arms for American Legion Post 54 of Wiscasset’s auxiliary has been a member nearly half a century.

  • The Ladies Organ Society of the First Congregational Church of Wiscasset UCC will mark its 195th year on Sunday, Oct. 1.  The society founded in 1822 raises funds for the needs of the church and is one of the oldest organizations of its kind in the U.S. 

  • Odds of trapping a white lobster is 1 in 100 million

    THOMASTON – It is the rarest of rare lobsters, and the chances of catching one are 1 in 100 million, but that's what Desiree Smith, of Rockland, did. She found in his traps an albino/white lobster, and it is now at Brooks Trap Mill in Thomaston.

  • Joining their mothers at Possibilities Salon in Wiscasset Sept. 21, Brownies Presley Tochterman, 7, and Emma Bailey, 8, both of Wiscasset, said hearing about the recent hurricanes in the South and watching the news on them has been sad.

  • Buckets of cleaning supplies are on their way to help storm victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Church World Services Committee of the First Congregational Church UCC of Wiscasset has sent 10 buckets of emergency supplies on their way.

  • Maine Business and Consumer Court

    Wawenock LLC and other companies operated by the Ralph Doering family have asked the Maine Business and Consumer Court to reconsider one aspect of its decision against them and for Maine Department of Transportation in a summary judgment Sept. 11.

  • Wiscasset Municipal Airport

    Wiscasset’s Airport Advisory Committee and Interim Airport Manager Rick Tetrev on Sept. 20 wondered where to pare the next budget to meet selectmen’s directive. Selectmen earlier this month called on Town Manager Marian Anderson to find $500,000 to cut from the town budget next year.

  • Damariscotta Board of Selectmen

    On Sept. 19, Damariscotta selectmen agreed to allow a petition for a moratorium on new retail development to move forward to a public hearing. The board made the decision after consulting town attorney Jennifer Villeneuve.

  • Absentee ballots for the Nov. 7 referendum election will be available beginning Oct. 6 until the close of the business day Nov. 2 at the Wiscasset town office.

  • Comfort Keepers® in Damariscotta is asking the community to make food donations to the Feed Seniors Now™ food drive to help local seniors and raise awareness for this growing epidemic that impacts millions of older Americans trying to remain healthy and independent.

  • The holidays are just around the corner, the evenings are drawing in and all over Maine craftspeople and artists are preparing for the busiest shopping season of the year. As in previous years, a number of them will join the crafters of St.

  • Two antique Lincoln clubs, the Road Race Lincoln Register (RRLR), which recognizes primarily the early 1950s Lincolns which dominated the Pan-American endurance races during that era, and the New England Region of the Lincoln & Continental Owners Club (LCOC) will be making

  • On Friday, Sept. 22, the Boothbay Charities Classic is proud to host the 26th annual Lobster Bake and Live Sports Auction.