It took the Boothbay Region Elementary School cross country team longer than expected to arrive at Lincolnville to run their third meet of the season on Sept. 25, but that didnʼt distract them from what they needed to accomplish.
Competing against Lincolnville, Isleboro, Oceanside and Appleton, Boothbayʼs girls and boys teams ended out on top. The weather was great for running the 2.2-mile course.
The Boothbay Region High School field hockey team got a double overtime win at home against St. Dom's after losing to Telstar last week at Bethel and before a home loss to Lisbon on Monday, September 29. Boothbay is now 4-5-1 and ranked ninth in the Heal point standings as of Tuesday, Sept. 30.
As the Pinetree Fall Club Soccer League winds down, our Midcoast United Soccer Club teams had a great overall weekend.
The Traip Academy Rangers thwarted a valiant comeback effort by the Seahawks as they scored on a 38-yard run early in the fourth quarter and then held on for a 31-26 football victory in Kittery on Saturday, September 27.
Seahawk senior Julian Aponte ran for two touchdowns in the third quarter, including one with just under five minutes to play in the quarter that, with the two-point conversion, gave the Seahawks the lead after trailing 25-14 at the break.
Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:
On Sept. 28, Deputy Ryan Chubbuck took a report of a lost outboard motor somewhere from Dresden to Richmond. The complainant stated that he was towing his boat from the town landing in Richmond to Dresden when he noticed his 25 horsepower Evinrude (white and silver in color and valued at approximately $100) was missing from his boat. He back tracked, but was unable to locate it.
The Boothbay Region Health and Wellness Foundation has gone from upstart to institution in two short years.
Founded originally in the battle to halt the closing of St. Andrews Hospital and emergency room, the foundation has continually broadened its scope while maintaining its focus on health.
Laura Honey understands service in the hospitality industry. This woman redefined, and epitomized, the word “service.” Why is this statement in the past tense? Because Laura “Mrs. H(ospitality)” Honey is retiring from Fisherman's Wharf Inn after 50 seasons.
Honey has talked about it for a few years, and came close last year, but decided she just wasn't ready. This past April, after she “added up all the zeros” on her birthday, she knew it was time to move on.
At 2 p.m. on a chilly Sept. 29, Boothbay Region High School students and staff met the challenge given them by Wiscasset High School with gusto.
On Sept. 17, WHS did the Ice Bucket Challenge and raised over $250 for ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease). They challenged BRHS to raise at least $200 and also perform the challenge.
After a competitive search process over this past summer, the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce and Board of Directors has hired its new executive director, Tony Cameron.
A Brunswick native, Cameron served as the executive director of the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce and prior to that he was the membership and marketing director for nearly five years at the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce.
Autumn is a time for photographers, professional and amateur, to break out their cameras and capture the glories of leaves changing, the fun fall festivals and activities, and of course, the obligatory Halloween selfies, too.
Enter your best ones in our new Best Fall Photo contest and they could end up in print.
I had my car stereo tuned to the oldies station the other morning as I headed over to the local java joint for a much-needed reboot of my mid-morning caffeine levels. To be honest I wasn’t even paying all that much attention to the radio.
I was just cruising along catching a few tunes until the last screaming guitar lick began to fade out and a new batch of commercials came on. The very first ad was all it took puncture my reverie and shift my systems to full alert.