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  • A Manatee 10 kayak package with paddle and cockpit cover and a Specialized 10-speed adult bicycle will be auctioned off on Saturday, July 28 at the First Congregational Church’s annual Summerfest.  Other items in the silent auction include a new microwave oven, four day passes to Wiscasset Commun

  • Each spring, millions of alewives migrate up Maine’s rivers and streams to spawn, and in the summer, their millions of offspring migrate back to the sea. A talk by Dr. Karen Wilson and Dr.

  • Lincoln County Commissioners

    Lincoln County Commissioners approved several grant application requests Tuesday from the Emergency Management Agency and Lincoln County Planning Commission.

  • DHHS under great scrutiny over handling of Stockton Spring girl’s death

    AUGUSTA — Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Commissioner Ricker Hamilton appeared before the Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee (GOC) for the first time July 10, almost two months after he was to appear before the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountabi

  • A home burned on July 16 at 19 Calls Hill Road in Dresden. Owners Rich and Linda Hermans were not at home when the fire broke out around 3:30 p.m., Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Bridgham said. He said a neighbor called 911, and reported that the fire broke out at the back of the home.

  • Experience Wiscasset's romantic past on a twilight tour of this grand 1807 mansion on July 19, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Admission is $10 Historic New England members, $20 nonmembers. Advance registration is required. Space is limited.

  • Please join Jason Putnam, candidate for the Maine House, at his campaign kick off celebration next Thursday, July 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the barn attached to the Ledges Inn, on 211 Main St. in Wiscasset.

  • Since June of 1968, the Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop in downtown Damariscotta has been an important source of funding for Skidompha Public Library.

  • The Lincoln County Republican Committee (LCRC) held its monthly meeting at the Newcastle Community Center on June 27 featuring Jonathan Liberman, district attorney for Lincoln, Knox, Sagadahoc, and Waldo counties.

  • July 18-21 and July 25-28; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Did you ever dream of riding high on a real fire engine? Be the high bidder at the Boothbay Region Historical Society’s silent auction and your dream will come true. Charlie Bamberg has generously donated this special auction item.

  • Back after a couple of years away, the Rev. Canon George Maxwell returns to All Saints for the next two weeks. On July 22, Rev. Maxwell will celebrate Holy Communion at 8 a.m. The 10 a.m. services will be Morning Prayer. On July 29, Maxell will celebrate Holy Communion at both 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

  • When you have a place in Maine, summer visitors are to be expected.

    At Salad Days at the Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, more than 500 visitors in an afternoon are to be expected.

  • On Saturday, Sept. 8, chefs from central and Midcoast Maine will compete in the 6th annual Celebrity Chef Challenge. This year’s event will be held with Spectrum Generations’ partner, the Central Lincoln County YMCA, at their newly renovated facility at 525 Main Street, Damariscotta.  

  • Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library

    On Wednesday, July 25 at 5 p.m., author, life coach, and musician Janet Ettele will present “Inner Peace as a Way of Life” at the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library.

  • Damariscotta Lake will be the site of the first “Love The Lake” Regatta, hosted by Midcoast Conservancy and Maine Farmland Trust, Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shores of Rolling Acres, MFT’s Joseph A.