Abbot, ME

Young restaurateur to open cocktail and dessert lounge in Dover-Foxcroft

DOVER-FOXCROFT — A 24-year-old restaurant owner who started his business during the COVID-19 pandemic is investing in Dover-Foxcroft with a second enterprise. Tejai Lee, who opened Chew 62 in the small, rural town with limited dining options, will soon unveil Tap 62: The Lounge. The cocktail and dessert lounge at 920 West Main St. opens on Friday.
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Fourth of July events around the region

The towns of Sebec, Dexter and Greenville will each be celebrating Independence Day with events on and around Monday, July 4. The Fourth of July events in Sebec Village begin with fireworks at dusk on Sunday, July 3 with food available. On Independence Day events start with breakfast at 7...
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Orneville man indicted for kidnapping, domestic violence following April incident in Dexter

DEXTER, Maine — A Penobscot County grand jury has indicted an Orneville man on charges of kidnapping and burglary in connection with an April 13 incident in Dexter. Travis J. Lawler, 32, faces two counts of Class A felony kidnapping, one count of Class B felony burglary and misdemeanor counts of domestic violence assault, domestic violence criminal threatening, domestic violence terrorizing, criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

Pick your own strawberries

After a long Maine winter, we always look forward to the warm, sunny days of summer and the farm-fresh produce and vegetables offered at farms and farm stands around the state. June also brings us sweet, juicy strawberries, and with that comes picking your own berries. I am sharing some farms that are offering pick-your-own strawberries, but you need to act quickly because strawberry season only lasts about three weeks and is usually done by the middle of July.

Calendar of events

Many of the events may not be happening as listed due to COVID-19. Please check first before leaving to attend. DEXTER: The Abbott Museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. FMI call 207-924-5721. DEXTER: VFW Post 4298 bingo starts at 6 p.m. — with new games and bigger payouts.

Palmyra man sentenced for accessing child sexual abuse materials

Maine (WABI)- A Palmyra man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday for one count of accessing child sex abuse materials. 44-year-old Jason Colcord will spend 12 years in prison and five years of supervised release. He was ordered to pay $8,000 in restitution. Court records show, between December 2019 and...

Free daily summer meals at SeDoMoCha School

DOVER-FOXCROFT — All children 18 and under can enjoy free breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday at the SeDoMoCha School, 63 Harrison Ave. Breakfast will be from 8 to 9 a.m. and lunch runs from 11 a.m. to noon, with all meals to be eaten on-site and no application is needed.

Check Out Our 2022 Maine Whoopie Pie Festival Photos

After being cancelled in 2020, and 2021, people came out in force for the annual Maine Whoopie Pie Festival, in Dover-Foxcroft, this past Saturday. Thousands braved some intense heat, to eat food, listen to live music, check out crafts, play games, and have a perfect summer day in Maine. Congrats...

No fear of missing out with Thompson Free Library

Curiosity led me to it – a podcast about FOMO, as in Fear Of Missing Out – when you feel anxious about not being in the know or missing out on events, experiences, life decisions, or even new books. Social media is an effective FOMO provocateur (those Amalfi Coast posts trigger me!). While we can’t eradicate FOMO, the Thompson Free library in Dover-Foxcroft can help you tame it!