Thanksgiving is over for this year, but McSeagull's proprietor Ralph Smith is still thankful for what transpired that day at his restaurant.
For the past six years, McSeagull's has hosted a huge Thanksgiving meal for anyone who wanted it — and it's all free. People can eat to their hearts' content and pay nothing, or leave a cash donation if they choose.
The holidays are a joyous time of year, especially when you're a kid. Time off from school, the house gets all festive, there are parties and concerts and isn't it fun?
Well, many of us are adults now (supposedly) and now we know all that joy and holiday spirit doesn't just magically appear. It takes hard work and effort to make happen. Shopping, decorating, planning — it all can be stressful, and stress can take a toll on your health and your ability to make healthy choices.
Half the fun of the Harbor Lights is the last minute scrambling to get bulbs, wires, zip ties and electricity flowing before showtime. It’s what keeps lobsterman Rusty Brewer coming back every year to the lighted boat parade.
“I always try to add something new,” Brewer said. “This year it’s a serpent on a surf board.”
Due to today’s weather, the Boothbay Region Elementary School seventh and eighth grade basketball games scheduled at home and in Wiscasset have been canceled. Also, all after school activities have been canceled.
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Due to today's storm, the forum on consumer fraud with Attorney General Janet Mills and Sen. Chris Johnson scheduled for tonight, Monday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln County Communications Center in Wiscasset has been canceled and will be rescheduled.
UPDATE: Boothbay Region High School has announced that all afterschool activities have been canceled for today.
The Lady Seahawks varsity and junior varsity home basketball games scheduled for tonight, Monday, Dec. 9, have been rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 11 due to the weather.
The Lady Seahawks are now scheduled to open the season at Lisbon on Tuesday, Dec. 10, with the junior varsity game at 5:30 p.m. followed by the varsity game at about 7 p.m.
Seeing even a single snowy owl is an exciting moment for just about anyone. But can you imagine seeing 10 in one place? Amazingly, a Maine birder had just that experience last week in Biddeford Pool, and at least six were seen at both Monhegan and Popham Beach.
In just a few weeks’ time, one of the most amazing influxes of snowy owls in recent history has been underway in Maine and beyond. Birds have been seen from Newfoundland to North Carolina.
The final Boothbay selectmen’s meeting of 2013 is scheduled for December 11 at 7 p.m.
Town Manager Jim Chaousis is planning to present the town budget for fiscal year 2015, and the selectmen will review a proposal from the Boothbay Region Land Trust for the Cross River Center property.
The Wiscasset man Gardiner police want to question about a December 7 shooting in their town have a meeting scheduled with the man, Gardiner Police Chief James Toman said December 9.
The meeting was set for later Monday morning, Toman said in a telephone interview. He would not say where police were meeting the man, whom Toman would not identify.
This is a night for all ages. The 10th anniversary season at the Opera House in Boothbay Harbor comes to a close this month against a backdrop of twinkling lights, with music and food and an evening of celebration at the annual Community Potluck and Carol Sing on Wednesday, Dec. 18.