• Boothbay Harbor

    What is a comprehensive plan and why do we need it?

    Boothbay Harbor's comprehensive plan is almost complete after two long years of work by a dedicated group of volunteers and town staff, including Town Manager Tom Woodin and Code Enforcement Officer Geoff Smith.

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  • Joyce Hines' My View Point Gallery

    Artist Joyce Hines

    Joyce Hines says she has been an artist all of her life. But, as she puts it, “life and kids took over.”

    But her love of painting had never gone unrecognized by her husband. Once the children were in school full time, she received a  welcome surprise.

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  • Pennsylvania runner sets new Lobster Roll women’s record

    Pennsylvanian Laura Onderko just didn’t outrun every female runner during this year’s Lobster Roll 5k road race. She outran every female racer in the event’s five year history. Her time of 19:28 set a new course record on July 25. This was Onderko’s first Lobster Roll 5k. She is an avid racer who competes in most local 5k races. Onderko especially enjoyed running the Boothbay Harbor course.

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  • A Bird’s Tale

    Getting to know the neighbors

    As we mentioned in last week’s column, we had the amazing opportunity a few weeks ago to tour through one of America’s most famous natural areas, Yellowstone National Park. The popularity and accessibility of Yellowstone to human visitors and the success in conserving and growing populations of some of the large mammals that are gone from most of their North American range means that humans and these large animals come into close contact.

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  • Hope Haitian Children’s Choir performs locally

    Sixteen girls and boys from Haiti, singing and dancing in a high energy, meaningful concert, will be performing at various locations in the Midcoast this week.

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  • Lady Seahawks eliminated in Lobster Jam pool play

    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.

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  • MPBN schedules two viewings for ‘Getting Away Together’

    In September, the Maine Public Broadcasting Network will televise two showings of the “Getting Away Together” episode filmed in the Boothbay region.

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  • Boothbay Harbor

    Officer Nick Upham promoted to full-time

    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.”

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  • Two teenagers die in early morning Boothbay car crash

    An early morning car crash in Boothbay claimed the lives of two teenagers Wednesday, July 30. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has identified the driver as 19-year-old Casey Dalton of Boothbay. The sheriff’s office has chosen not to identify the 17-year-old passenger, of Boothbay Harbor, because of his age.

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  • From the Editor-at-Large

    Summer is in full swing

    Dear Readers,

    August is almost here and that means our summer season is in full swing, although our children and grandchildren are already looking forward to getting back into the classroom.

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  • Boothbay's 250th birthday celebration taking shape

    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.

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  • Checkers, by the river?

    gaming piece

    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.

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  • Boothbay Selectmen

    Boothbay board returns MMA ballot blank

    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.

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  • Lincoln County Healthcare update: Part I

    Photo of St. Andrews campus

    On Friday, July 18, Lincoln County Healthcare CEO Jim Donovan and LCH Board President Jeff Curtis sat down with the Boothbay Register to answer questions about programs, finances and plans for the coming year.

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  • Boothbay Railway Village hosts Christmas in July

    The Marine Corps Reserve and Family Holiday Wishes collaborated for the second consecutive year to bring the Toys for Tots program to the Boothbay Railway Village on July 25.

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