Members of the Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce got up to date on the Chamber’s next guidebook and looked ahead to summer as they gathered at the Nickels-Sortwell House on the corner of Main and Federal streets to conduct “Business After Hours” Wednesday evening, April 17.
Lincoln County Gleaners are ramping up for their third season, collecting fresh produce from local farms, markets, and gardens and they need more volunteers. Volunteers are needed not only for harvesting produce, but also to help with distribution, and administrative support.
On March 20, a group of lobstermen, their families, and concerned citizens submitted 189 signatures to the Department of Marine Resources (DMR) to open rulemaking regarding the siting of aquaculture leases.
Volunteers are key to keeping a DIY (do-it-yourself) yacht club such as Wiscasset Yacht Club running smoothly. On April 7, 34 ready and willing member volunteers turned out for the 67th annual opening day.
Tourism is one of Maine’s largest industries providing jobs and supporting local, regional and state-wide economies. At the Governor’s Conference on Tourism held April 9 and 10, the Maine Office of Tourism shared the 2018 economic impact figures:
This past week marked the official beginning of the Twin Villages Foodbank Farm’s (TVFF’s) fourth growing season. Farmers Sara Cawthon and Kaitlyn Gardner got things underway in the greenhouse with the seeding of 10,000 onion plants that will find their way into TVFF’s farm fields in early May.
Employees of First National Bank recently raised $835.12 for Wiscasset’s Museum in the Streets through the bank’s Casual for a Cause program. Employees contribute to a nominated nonprofit in exchange for dressing casually on Fridays for one month.
First off… I really want to congratulate Lilly Carol Brown (my granddaughter) and her teammates. Wow, what an awesome little team they’ve become. I can’t say how proud I am of all of them. We had a tough year being so young and playing schools that are class AA, A, and B big schools.
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