The Ebola virus scares me. How could it not? It is highly contagious, and it is fatal more than 50 percent of the time.
Like everyone else, I read articles in our local papers as well as newspapers like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Thanksgiving week normally marks the beginning of the ski season, but most of us don’t start thinking about it until there is a heavy coating of snow on the ground. For those of us who are winter outdoor enthusiasts, we should be preparing now even before the snow flies! Whether you are a seasoned skier or a beginner, the following information will hopefully help you stay injury free this winter.
On Friday, Nov. 7, at the FARMS Community Kitchen, Peter Arnold and Peter Fischer introduced their exciting new aquaculture business, Maine Fresh Sea Farms, with an informative and entertaining presentation about the healthy, delicious addition of sea vegetables to the local table.
Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:
On Nov. 10, Det. Scott Hayden responded to a report of a burglary/criminal mischief to a summer residence in the Somerville area. This case is currently under investigation.
On Nov. 12, Deputy Mark Bridgham took a report of criminal mischief to a storage unit in the Newcastle area. The complainant stated that someone(s) had spray painted the unit with gold and black spray paint. Further investigation to follow if leads develop.
Last time I wrote about the historic names for our region: Winnegance, Townsend and Boothbay. I also covered some of the theories about the origin of the word Boothbay, including the harbor being said to be "snug as a booth" and the existence of similar names in Lincolnshire, England.
PORT CLYDE — On Aug. 11, 2013, both of Maine’s LifeFlight helicopters touched down at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.
Bells will be ringing again this holiday season as the well-known red kettles of the Salvation Army appear at local businesses beginning on Monday, Dec. 1. Organizers have set a goal of $10,000 for the fundraising drive, according to Larry Townley of the Damariscotta/Newcastle Rotary Club, the Scheduling Coordinator for the Kettle Drive.
The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) today announced the fourth round of available funding from the Maine Technology Asset Fund (MTAF). MTAF is a competitive award program funded by Maine State bond proceeds approved by voters in 2007 and 2010.
Awards must be used to fund capital and related expenditures supporting research, development and commercialization projects that will lead to significant economic benefits for the State of Maine.
Twice a year Y staff and volunteers hold a Fill the Y Bus Food Drive to give back to our community. This year, Bigelow Laboratory staff and volunteers have partnered with the Y to host the drive on Monday, Dec. 1 at the Boothbay Harbor Hannaford from 1 to 6 p.m.
Heartwood Regional Theater Company, in collaboration with AOS 93, presents Winter Drama Adventure 2015, “The Neverending Story.”
All midcoast students in grades 3 through 8 are invited to participate in this full-on production based on the novel by Michael Ende, adapted by David S. Craig, with storytelling, puppetry, movement and masks.
It was cold at 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, Nov. 22. It was 26 degrees Fahrenheit in Boothbay Harbor to be exact.
But that didn’t keep a lot of early risers, or “early birds,” from venturing out in their pajamas to get a head start on their Christmas shopping.
No barking. No problem. The Edgecomb selectmen received news on Nov. 17 that tension between a local dog kennel owner and her neighbor has eased since the noise levels have been “greatly reduced.”
Masters of Ceremony Roosevelt Bishop and Bruce Harris invite the community to the Boothbay Region YMCA on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. for the first ever Y Arts Singathon. Y Arts youth and local artists will come together to perform 80 songs in the YMCA Field House, which will be broadcast live on BRCTV Channel 7.