A motorcyclist died as a result of a collision with a van on Rt. 1 in Waldoboro on July 9. (J Maguire photo)
Cows of Jefferson graze in the first sun after many days of rain, July 9. (J Maguire photo)
Pensilvania resident Will Markey brought this giant organ, made in Waldkirch, Germany for the 1937 World's Fair to Moxie Day in Waldoboro on June 9. Markey also brought an animated Moxie doll and two Moxie Mobiles to the event. (J Maguire photo)
A waste disposal contract change will save towns money, Nobleboro selectmen said. (J Maguire photo)
Gary Woodcock pours Maine blueberies into a shiny ice cream freezer at Round Top Ice Cream. In Maine, sunny summer skies mean ice cream. (Joe Gelarden photo).
Moxie girl, an automated doll pours herself a glass of the cool beverage in the shade. She was one display among others at Moody's Gifts (next to Moody's Diner) on Rt. 1 in Waldoboro in celebration of Moxie Day on June 9. (J Maguire photo)
Matthews Museum historian John Leheny wrote the book "To Maine with Moxie". He joined Moxie enthusiasts at Moody's Gifts in Waldoboro for Moxie Day on June 9. (J Maguire photo)
The float at South Bristol Co-op is piled with lobster bouy's that were retrieved after trap lines were cut last week. (Paula Roberts photo)
Mary French, of Windsor (left), and her granddaughter Elizabeth Chamberlain, of Palermo, visited the Center Schoolhouse in Alna on July 11 to strengthen old ties with friends and family.
The Center Schoolhouse in Alna, with its signature cupola, has been little changed inside. Still functional are separate boys and girls outhouses attached to the building by a short corridor, and the teacher's desk sits on a raised platform in front of an oldstyle blackboard.
Volunteer guide Helen McKenzie tells visiting youth about the Center Schoolhouse on Saturday. On the wall at rear is a portrait of Pulitzer Prize winning poet Edwin Arlington Robinson, who was born in Head Tide Village in 1896.
Gardiner artist Ethan Pierce brought some of his work to the Jefferson Townhouse art show on Saturday to support the Historical Society's restoration project. (J Maguire photo)
Cynthia Bragg ("Bragging About Beads") proudly displayed her handmade jewelry at the Jefferson Townhouse art show on Saturday, joining many other artists to raise funds for the Townhouse restoration project. Bragg is joined by her assistant, Gregory Hodge. (J Maguire photo)
The Jefferson Historical Society has been steadily working on fixing up the old Townhouse. Upstairs, where restoration work will continue, is an old horse-drawn carriage. (J Maguire photo)
Morris Farm on Gardiner Road in Wiscasset continues to serve area schools and the community modeling sustainable agriculture and healthful living. (Greg Foster photo)
Reaction in Alna to Second Selectman Tom Smith's letter circulated around town about ownership of the firehouse takes the form of this sign on Rt. 218. (Paula Roberts photo)
Dancing hip hop, W. Barry Dean seems to literally defy gravity. (Paula Roberts photo)
The basement floor of the Jefferson Townhouse has been restored, where some artists set up their displays for the fundraiser on Saturday. (J Maguire photo)
Wiscasset attorney Eliot Field as board chairman of Morris Farm oversees the operaton of the agricultural/education center. (Greg Foster photo)
Volunteering for the Committee for Alna History on Saturday, Helen MacKenzie explained how 19th century pupils wrote with quill and ink while studying at the Center Schoolhouse on present-day Rt. 218.
Youngsters proudly show worms they feed to chickens and prepare to collect eggs during Morris Farm's day farm camp. Front, from left, Lorin, Nora, and Avie. Rear, from left, George, Emma, Katherine, Michael, and Will. (Greg Foster photo)
Mary McPherson, holding a scrapbook of Valentine cards from Puddle Dock School students in 1951, welcomed visitors to the historic Alna building last Saturday. (Lucy Martin photos)
Riverbank consultant Gino Giumarro, left, speaks about the wooded area as the water intake site for the power project during a site visit. (Greg Foster photo)
Damariscotta Fire Chief Neil Genthner gathers information from truck driver Warren Davenport of Warren. His dump truck was traveling west on Biscay Road when the bed unexpectedly raised. The truck was tangled in the low hanging utility wires and pulled them down. Fire officials closed the road as a precaution until utility repair trucks arrived. Some phone service was interrupted. (Joe Gelarden photo.
Wiscasset resident Anne Leslie requests care for town's natural environs from Riverbank during the public hearing last Thursday. (Greg Foster photo)
Mom Christy Perce and her gang (from left): Audrey, 4, Kaden, 6, and Hanna, 1 in the family's newly relocated business "The Baby Store" on Main Street Damariscotta. The store features natural baby friendly products including cloth diapers, natural bottom cleaners and cute kid stuff. They also rent cribs and other baby gear for grandmas expecting tiny summer guests.(Joe Gelarden photo)
Entertainer Gary Crocker (left) exchanges gifts and a laugh with fellow Moxie fan from Pensilvania, Will Markey. (J Maguire photo)
Brie Konitzky has opened her own hair salon "Studio 18" at the corner of School Street and Bus. Rt. 1 in Damariscotta. The shop is upstairs in a red barn tucked up the hill from Supplies Unlimited. She is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon.-Sat., and closed Tuesday and Sunday. (Photo by Joe Gelarden)