Friends and supporters of Central Lincoln County Adult Education students came together at Skidompha Public Library on Thursday, June 23 to recognize and honor this year’s Adult Education graduates.
The Harbor Fest Booth will welcome internationally known resident artist, Tony van Hasselt, as the featured guest of the week at the Boothbay Farmers Market, Thursday, July 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. Boothbay Farmers Market is the official Harbor Fest home for the summer season.
“Be kind” were Dwight Swisher’s parting words as he completed his term as president of the Boothbay Harbor Rotary Club at the club meeting last Thursday, June 25. His point was that club officers, directors and committee chairs are all volunteers and amateurs, doing the best they can, so we should appreciate their successes and not dwell too much on the occasional fumble.
The Lincoln County Republican Committee held its June meeting in Wiscasset. Mike Violette, co-host of the “Mike and Ken Show” weekday mornings from 5 to 9 a.m. on WGAN, kicked off the June 17 meeting with an entertaining but informative talk about the political scene. He said he had zero hope for what is going on in Washington.
The Southport Planning Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1 at the town offices for the application of Robert Jones and Cynthia Estes for work on a cottage on Map 19, Lot 34 on Capitol Island.
On Wednesday, July 8, the Boothbay Region Garden Club welcomes John Jenkins, creator of “Healthy Gardener – Healthy Garden,” a wellness program based on the principles of yoga, meditative relaxation and Tai Chi developed specifically for a happy and healthy gardening experience. It is important, in Jenkins' view, to prepare one’s body and mind for gardening just as we would prepare our garden environments for good growth and balance.
The governor, along with those of us in the legislature, are all elected by the people, to bear a responsibility of public service, making laws and governing for the people of Maine. Elected office is not a license to play partisan games or find new and clever ways to attack and demean Maine people. We are not elected to make life harder for working Mainers while benefiting corporations and our most wealthy.
When Sumner and Pam Price Richards moved to Damariscotta in 1985, they had no clue that they would be starting a business that would survive for 25 years.
"I had an idea to open up an old-fashioned country store," said Richards who, with his family, friends and former regulars, celebrated Fernald’s Country Store’s quarter century mark on Saturday, June 27.
Gleason Fine Art of Boothbay Harbor has two shows running concurrently now through July 28: Kevin Beers: The View from Here and Jean Swan Gordon: Selections from the Estate. The public is invited to an opening reception for the shows on Friday, July 3 from 5-7 p.m.
Deb Boucher makes quilts.
She's also an artist, though she humbly denies it.
Boucher has a studio in Edgecomb, where she makes her own lovely, artful quilts, and puts the finishing touches on quilts for customers all over the United States.
Originally from Plymouth, Massachusetts, Boucher has lived in Edgecomb with her husband for 13 years.
Mark your calendar! The University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) in Walpole marks its 50th anniversary this year.
To celebrate, the center is offering a full line-up of summer activities, including Wednesday Walking Tours, Science on Tap Seminars, and an open house.
Take a self-guided tour of fine art exhibits, receptions and demonstrations in galleries and studios on the Boothbay peninsula (some by car) on Friday, July 3.
BOOTHBAY REGION ART FOUNDATION — 207-633-2703
First Friday Reception: 5-7 p.m. with refreshments and lively conversation