Frank Ober (center) and Jeanie Daly and Marian Barker of Whitefield were among the many visitors snowshoeing or skiing the trails at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson last Sunday. At left is guide Gary Hayward.
Gary Hayward (right) and Bambi Jones greet Kyle Shute (left) to the yurt at Hidden Valley Nature Center on Sunday.
Guiding snowshoers along Two Dog Cabin trail on Sunday, Gary Hayward points out standing timber that has been pruned for harvesting many years from now.
Liincoln County deputy administrator Debbie Tibbetts holds some free discount prescription cards available for county residents. (Greg Foster photo)
Alex Gaeth, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine presents the benefits of the nonprofit program to Jobs for Maine's graduate students at Lincoln Academy as part of Unity Foundation's Jumpstart Our Youth, program to teach students the value of getting involved in community programs. Senior Samantha Flint holds the presentation board.
Lincoln County seeks business brochures and guides to update its display in the Courthouse to promote places to see and things to do. (Greg Foster photo)
School Union 132 Superintendant Frank Boynton will start his position as superintendent of MSAD 40 July 1. (J Maguire photo)
Dresden resident Edie Johnston listens as Moderator Jay Robbins reads from an article concerning an aggricultural business she's proposing during the town's special town meeting last Tuesday in the historic Old Town Hall. It was the first town meeting held there in several years. (Greg Foster photo)
The proposed Newcastle Village Center District is outlined on the town map and shaded with diagonal lines. (map image from Newcastle Town website)
Dresden Town Clerk Chris Wolfe opens the ballot box for First Selectman John Ottum as he casts his vote for moderator before Dresden's special town meeting last Tuesday. They stand before an antique bench selctmen of the past used for their meetings. (Greg Foster photo)
The Whitefield Budget Committee heard requests from the fire department and town building committee Tuesday. Left to right: Frank Ober, Barbara Welch and chair Bill Brooke. (Lucy L. Martin photo)
Erik Ekholm makes a case for the town center project to the Whitefield Budget Committee Feb. 3. At left is Dave Dixon. (Lucy L. Martin photo)
Westport Island Selectman George Richardson took on a new look for the board meeting this week thanks to a resident who sent him the "do" from Florida. (Greg Foster photo)
Assisted by Lincoln County Fish and Game club member Peg Tynan, Michael Witte, an Animal Damage Control Agent for Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife gave a mammal presentation to a first grade class at the Miller School in Waldoboro on Feb. 3. (J Maguire photo)
Michael Witte, a registered Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Animal Damage Control Agent, showed school children animal skins as part of a Maine mammal presentation on Feb. 3. He talked about how these animals survive in the Maine woods and some of their markings. (J Maguire photo)
Boat owner Chad Strater stands before his boat in the background that had partially sunk in the Sheepscot River, which he retrieved Friday. (Greg Foster photo).
Custom Cordage in Waldoboro is making these rugs out of discarded float rope. No two are alike. Company owner, David Bird, was able to provide some extra work for employees who might have otherwise been laid off. (J Maguire photo)
Martha Witham, serving as interim secretary, was hired as interim superintendent of Sheepscot Valley RSU on Jan. 29. At left is RSU board chairman Lester Sheaffer, of Whitefield. (Lucy L. Martin photo)
A problem with the roof at the Damariscotta Hanaford's store prompted a sudden closure on Tuesday afternoon.
Great Salt Bay Sanitary District Supt. Mary Bowers stands next to a recently shoveled out fire hyrdant on Bus. Rt. 1, Newcastle.
Linda Forgues of About Face Skin Care and Cosmetics Boutique inside the new services room adjacent to her retail store in Damariscotta. (E. Elliott photo)
The hut at Two Dog Pond is made of pulpwood and has a clear dome roof. (Lucy Martin photos)
Jefferson/Nobleboro Sno Packers volunteers are clearing and grooming trails for snowmobilers. (Photo courtesy of Mark Allen)
Students representing each class at Medomak Valley High School raised over $1200 in a Polar Dip on Bradford Point in Friendship on Jan. 31. Funds raised goes toward each class for graduation activities. (photo courtesy Lisa Gunn, Secretary MVHS)
Icicles stretch from the roof to the ground in Nobleboro. (E. Elliott photo)
Sunset over Hodgkin's Hill in Jefferson. (Photo courtesy of Mark Allen)
Scott Peaselee, 2, of Somerville has ice fished for the first time and proudly displays his first catch. (Photo courtesy of Mark Allen)
The race track at Damariscotta Lake Park in Jefferson is perfect for the snowmobile races this weekend.