The Boothbay Lobster Jam is anything but your typical summer high school basketball tournament. The fouls count. The points count. And more importantly, the games all count toward crowning a champion. The Boothbay Region High School girls basketball program hosted the fourth annual Lobster Jam tournament on July 25 and 26.
In September, the Maine Public Broadcasting Network will televise two showings of the “Getting Away Together” episode filmed in the Boothbay region.
Nick Upham, who has been working as a reserve police officer, was unanimously granted full-time status at the July 28 Boothbay Harbor selectmen's meeting.
The promotion was at the recommendation of Police Chief Robert Hasch.
“Nick does a great job,” Hasch said to the selectmen. “He is a good representative of this town, and he's practically full-time anyways.”
An early morning car crash in Boothbay claimed the lives of two teenagers Wednesday, July 30.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 9-1-1 call around 3:30 a.m. on Route 27. The call reported a single vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 27 and River Road.
Four weeks from now (August 22-24), the town of Boothbay will be in celebration mode, as organizers are beginning to get the various events for the town's 250th birthday celebration finalized.
Hundreds of years ago, a piece for some kind of game found its way to Thwing’s Point in Woolwich. A recent archaeological dig brought it back up to the light of day.
The circular, ceramic, tin-glazed find turned up on Claire and Michael Robinson’s Thwing’s Point Road property along the Kennebec River. The land was the site of three different English settlements in about 1650, 1720 and 1750, retired historic archaeologist Lee Cranmer said.
The Boothbay Board of Selectmen protested the Maine Municipal Association’s nominating process by returning a blank ballot. The board received the ballot for electing the organization’s vice president and three directors last week.
Join the Maine People’s Alliance for a panel presentation and community conversation about aging in Maine and how we can build a system that works for our families, our aging populations, and the workforce that cares for them.
We will be joined by local legislators and legislative candidates as well as community members specialized in the topic of aging in Midcoast Maine.
Skidompha Library’s By Popular Demand film series will feature “The Rope” (1948, 80 min.) on Monday, Aug. 4.
In this Hitchcock thriller, two young men strangle their “inferior” classmate, hide his body in the apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the “perfection” of their crime.
On Friday, Aug. 1, artists Kim and Philippe Villard will be hosting and open studio from 2 to 8 p.m, at 57 Campbell Street, Boothbay Harbor (in the old art colony district).
Together they have resurfaced the timeless technique of white-lined woodblock printing; be there for the release of their eighth artists' book, “Sea: Visitors and Inhabitants.”
There are two remaining classes in Hidden Valley Nature Center’s summer naturalist series featuring the flora and fauna of wetland habitats.
On Sunday, Aug. 3, 1-3 p.m., visitors are invited to a naturalist session entitled “Freshwater Macroinvertebrates at HVNC.” Dr. Dan Townsend will lead participants in a search of several wetland habitats at HVNC looking for insects, isopods, leeches, and snails.