A fresh, new exhibit livens the walls of the Damariscotta River Grill as part of The Art at The Grill series. Opening on Monday, Oct. 27, this exhibition showcases five Maine based artists working with encaustics. An opening reception will be held Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 4-6 p.m., with appetizers by Chef Rick Hirsch.
All artwork by artists Diane Green-Hebert, Lola Baltzell, Barbara Cone, Otty Merrill and Victoria Pittman is for sale and will be exhibited through Dec. 8.
The Kenniston house at Boothbay Center is often in the news recently because of the fundraising effort to move it from its location. The Kenniston family homestead is a good example of the age-old pattern of land ownership here. The vast majority of transactions depended upon ties and bonds, mostly among family, but at times, among very close friends.
The Maine Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD) has awarded its 2014 Maine’s Health Teacher of the Year award to Boothbay Region High School teacher Bryan Dionne.
As a part of St. Patrick’s Church’s bicentennial celebration in 2008, the Craft Group decided to decorate and sell Christmas wreaths.
This has become a tradition that has continued to this year. As in past years, the wreaths have been purchased from Bill Karas, owner of Evergreen Nurseries in Waldoboro.
The Boothbay Region High School Seahawk football team’s struggles on the gridiron continued on Friday, Oct. 17 as the football team dropped to 2-4 with a 31-8 loss at Winthrop/Monmouth.
The second win of the season for Boothbay came on a technicality as Traip Academy had to forfeit its wins because of the use of an ineligible player who was in his ninth semester.
Each October, cooperatives all across the country celebrate the role, accomplishments and contributions of our nation's cooperatives. Damariscotta’s own natural foods cooperative, Rising Tide Community Market, is a full-service retail grocery store, distinguished from other local businesses in that it’s owned by over 3,000 local and seasonal residents of the greater Damariscotta area.
The Maine Tennis Association (MTA) is partnering with the Boothbay Region Y and CLC Y as well as all the indoor tennis facilities throughout the state to sponsor the first Maine Tennis Week.
The week runs from Sunday, Nov. 2 through Saturday, Nov. 9.
Arlo Guthrie performed for an enthusiastic, sold-out crowd at the Boothbay Harbor Opera House on Oct. 18 — for some of us, and, yes, I mean me, it was a long-awaited event!
He played a bit of everything — some of his old songs, including “Riding on the City of New Orleans,” and “Motorcycle Song;” and songs by: his father, Woody Guthrie; long-time friend Pete Seeger; Leadbelly; Elizabeth Cotten; and Ramblin' Jack Elliot.
An Edgecomb couple claim noise from a nearby dog kennel is a nuisance.
Mike and Kate Kastelein told the Edgecomb Board of Selectmen on Oct. 20 that barking dogs from The Coastal Dog disrupts the neighborhood throughout the day and night.
The Kasteleins maintain the barking consistently generates noise levels that exceed the town’s land use ordinance.
The couple’s property abuts the kennel.
Members of the Boothbay Region Fish & Game Association voted at their monthly meeting on Oct. 15 to purchase and donate 30 Hannaford Food Boxes to the Good Shepherd Food Bank at the Congregational Church at 1 Townsend Ave.
Our Town Clerk Claudia Coffin has let me know that the time is upon us all to start early voting. Go to the Edgecomb Town Hall on Mondays, 7 to 9 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 to 5 p.m., or call her at 207-882-7018 during those hours, for more details. As nearly everyone knows, Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4, and since it is of national scope, the hours will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.