From the article, penned by Joe Ricchio:
After an extended visit to Oxbow Brewing in Newcastle, nothing hits the spot like a rack of oysters and a few beers across town, at the Publick House. Here you'll find traditional English pub decor and even "English Nachos" (starring smoky pulled pork). There's a great patio, too, and as it's not far from the Damariscotta river you could go for a cleansing swim later (just wait at least 30 minutes to digest). Note that the entrance is towards the back of the building, due to an old town ordinance prohibiting bars from being within a certain distance of churches.
Read the whole piece here.