• For Your Health

    Ebola virus is scary but that doesn’t mean we should be fearful

    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.

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  • Boothbay Region Health & Wellness Foundation

    Get ready for ski season

    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.

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  • ‘Maine Fresh Sea Farms’ entrepreneurs at FARMS Community Kitchen

    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.

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  • Accounting firm hires three employees

    Perry, Fitts, Boulette and Fitton CPAs, located in Bath and Oakland, recently hired George Woods as the chief operating officer, Jennifer Hight, CPA as a senior manager, and tax professional, Elaine Lefaivre.

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  • Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office: Deer cause several accidents

    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.

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  • Maine Technology Institute announces new round of funding

    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.

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  • Y partners with Bigelow Lab for Fill the Y Bus Food Drive

    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.

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  • Student auditions ‘The Neverending Story’ Dec. 1-2

    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.

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  • Early Bird 2014 is another rousing success

    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.

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  • Grow It In Maine

    Flowers in November

    November isn’t a popular month for garden tours. Yet for people curious about happenings in the out-of-doors, there’s still plenty to explore.

    Even one’s own backyard has surprises, if you know where to look.

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  • Neighbor says kennel noise level ‘significantly decreased’

    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.”

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  • Y Arts Singathon Live on Dec. 5

    Y Arts Kiddie Choir Boothbay ME

    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.

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