• BRHS Track and Field

    Seahawks excel in season opener

    Photo of Morgan Crocker

    With temperatures hovering around 40 F and a light wind, last Friday’s track season opener was a chilly one. However, the Seahawks were not deterred by the weather conditions, the tough roster of B school teams they faced or the fact that several of their teammates had headed south to get a jump on spring vacation.

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  • Red’s Eats set to appear on Travel Channel

    red’s eats

    A local landmark has drawn the eye of a national network.

    Red's Eats, the much-frequented and photographed Wiscasset lobster roll landmark, will soon have a few more cameras pointed its way, owner/manager Debbie Gagnon said.

    The longtime Wiscasset eatery will be the subject of Travel Channel cameras on Saturday, May 3, when a film crew will come to Red's Eats.

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  • Read All About It

    Random thoughts

    I’m in my office typing this out and outside the door the children’s story time is in process. Mary, our children’s librarian, and Barb, the program director, are leading the kids and their parents in song, with lots of stomping fee, clapping hands and shouts of joy thrown in. What a great service for our young families, and what a wonderfully positive way to introduce children to the wonders of the world as found in the library.

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  • From the Editor-at-Large

    Don’t miss the 41st Fishermen's Festival

    Dear Readers,

    If you spend any time in Maine, you can be overwhelmed by festivals and other events. Most are designed to reel in our friends from away and help them spend their hard earned money. Those events are good and deserve our attention and participation.

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  • Changes at the Boothbay Harbor Country Club

    The Boothbay Harbor Country Club will be opening a little later than anticipated.

    Chad Penman, head golf pro at the Boothbay club, said that because of obstacles due to inclement weather, the timeline for opening has been moved back. “We couldn't gain access to the course to get things like irrigation and draining done,” he said.

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  • Get to Know...

    On pointe with Ryland Rich

    Ryland Rich loves ballet. She loves to talk about it, perform it and watch others dance.

    At 14, she has been on pointe since the sixth grade. For a ballerina in training, moving up to pointe is a true right of passage; a special rite not many experience.

    Ryland still remembers the day she got her first pair.

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  • Boothbay Harbor Rotary Club

    Harry Pinkham receives Rotary's Lifetime Service Award

    "He's probably attended more meetings than everyone here combined," was one of the many statements made about Harry L. Pinkham at the ceremony held in his honor on Thursday, April 17.

    Pinkham, 87, was presented with the Boothbay Harbor Rotary Club's Lifetime Service Award for 2014 at Rotary's weekly meeting held at The Gallery on Route 96. Approximately 60 Rotarians, friends and acquaintances showed up for the presentation.

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  • This week at The Harbor Theatre: Wes Anderson’s new film

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Wes Anderson's new comedy-drama recounts the fictional adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

    The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune, and the concierge who, with the help of his trusted lobby boy, attempts to prove his innocence after he is framed for murder.

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  • New Business

    Local nurse goes ‘Above and Beyond’ for patients

    Juliette Cohen, who has been a registered nurse for 15 years, has started a new business called Above and Beyond Scheduling.

    “We act as a liaison between clients and caregivers,” Cohen said. “Patients need help to be in their homes sometimes. Maybe it's two hours a day or 24-hour care. We can provide both and any range in between.”

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  • Boothbay Region High School

    Good deeds on Good Friday

    The region got a small facelift on Good Friday, April 18, as dozens of Boothbay Region High School students cleaned up properties, lugged items, took water samples and more during the school’s annual Community Service Day.

    Rakes were the most visible tools, as the harsh winter dropped many limbs, leaves and twigs on the ground that needed to be cleaned up.

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  • Tim Sample: Stories I Never Told You

    Beetle mania

    I was perusing the latest issue of Hemmings Motor News over breakfast recently when I stumbled across an item that nearly had me choking on my Fiber One. The Arizona collectible car auction coverage included the following listing:

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  • Boothbay Elections 2014

    Stephen Ham seeks fifth term as Boothbay selectman

    Selectmen Stephen Ham said the people of Boothbay are as resourceful and diverse as the board he currently serves on, which is why he is seeking another term.

    Having been a Boothbay selectman for 12 years, Ham said he has learned a lot about his town, local government and its people.  

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  • Ford Taurus crashes into Damariscotta Rite Aid

    A red Ford Taurus careened into the Rite Aid on Main Street in Damariscotta at approximately 10:30 a.m. April 21.

    Damariscotta Police Officer Devin Polizzotti reported that Janet Wynne, 77, of Damariscotta was driving her car from the Coastal Car Wash, which is located near the Rite Aid, after she had a car wash.

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  • Curtain up at the Lincoln Theater: ‘Non-Stop’ with Liam Neeson and more

    Action, art, opera and Paris — what could be better? This week we launch our new series of occasional conversations, free to the public, that focus on the visual arts. It’s our hope that they will provide a more personal look into the world of artists and art. We are extremely pleased that Sharon Corwin has agreed to launch the series.

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  • Meeting Preview

    Edgecomb selectmen will discuss Route 1 plan tonight

    Lincoln County Planner Bob Faunce will be talking with Edgecomb selectmen at the board’s Monday, April 21 meeting.

    Faunce will be discussing the Midcoast Route 1 Corridor Management Plan (CMP).

    According to Faunce, in 2005 The Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) asked Lincoln County Commissioners to identify “corridors of regional economic significance.”

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