• Animal House expands south to Westbrook

    When the Animal House first opened its doors in 2005, Aubrey and Dan Martin ran the business from the house they were living in.

    Now, almost 10 years later, the healthy pet food store and animal supply store has expanded just as the Martin family has. When the store opened in 2005, there was just Dan and Aubrey in a house where they lived. Now, there's three kids, 4,000 square feet, and coming soon, a second location.

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  • Used Bookstore now open three days a week

    Our year is winding down at the Friends of the Library Used Bookstore. The fall schedule is now in effect with the store being open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until the end of November (hours 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

    As always, the porch is open 24/7 until the store closes. At that time remaining books are discarded, so take advantage of the many great porch books available for a small donation.

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  • Trunk or Treat at Boothbay Baptist Church

    Community children and their families are invited once again to Trunk or Treat at Boothbay Baptist Church on Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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  • Selectmen want update on Edgecomb property clean-up

    The Edgecomb selectmen want to know why a Gleason Point resident hasn’t fulfilled the terms of a consent agreement.

    The town won a $25,000 court judgment against Timothy Stephenson in September 2013 to clean his property. Stephenson paid $5,000 after the verdict.

    Under the agreement, Stephenson could avoid further payments if he removed debris by certain deadlines. He met the first deadline of Dec. 15, 2013.

    But he missed the second deadline on April 15.

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  • Youth ‘Deer Day’ is Oct. 25

    This Saturday, youth deer hunters across the state get their own day to hunt deer.

    Hunters who possess a junior hunting license and are 10 or older and younger than 16 (either resident or non-resident) can hunt deer on this day if they are under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian or a qualified adult.

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  • Kenniston Hill Inn fundraising continues

    The deadline for moving the Kenniston Hill Inn in Boothbay is looming.

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  • Weather Report

    Rainy nor’easter peaking

    Rain and wind were making an unpleasant Thursday, but the slow-moving storm producing them was failing to cause flooding in Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties.

    That’s because the rain has been off and on, and the nor’easter is only a moderate one, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.

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  • Lincoln County Commissioners: Compensation plan moving forward

    The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners received news at its Oct. 21 meeting that the county’s new compensation plan is moving forward on schedule. The plan is expected to be completed in tandem with the county’s current budget process.  

    “We had good information to start with,” Human Resources Consultant Laurie Bouchard assured the commissioners.

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  • The Oratorio Chorale announces new season

    The music of the Oratorio Chorale’s 2014-2015 season is a blend of traditional and contemporary, with beloved compositions by Mozart and Bach, a celebration of the winter holidays, a recital of German songs and finishing the year with a “Bang,” all under the baton of Emily Isaacson, music director.

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  • Early November classes at Adult Ed

    During early November at Boothbay Region Adult Ed you can knit a sparkling ruffled scarf, make music on a ukulele, sample pilates, or take a basic Excel course. If you are interested in local history, there's still time to sign up for Tidal Mills of Midcoast Maine on Oct. 28.

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Thanks to our patrons

    Dear Editor:

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  • Damariscotta Police Blotter: Fireworks, alarms and a missing person

    Tuesday, Oct. 14: Chief Ron Young assisted a truck driver with a boat get onto Route 1.

    Officer Jason Warlick responded to Blue Haven Lane, along with Central Lincoln County Ambulance, on a report of a medical emergency.

    Warlick and Officer Erick Halpin responded to Route 1 on a report of an erratic operation.

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  • Western Maine Cross-Country Regionals

    No on-site parking for cross-country meet in Cumberland

    Due to the amount of rain Maine has received this week, officials at the Twin Brook Recreational Facility in Cumberland where the Western Maine cross-country regional meets for Classes C, A and B will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, have announced that there will be no on-site parking for spectators.

    Spectators will be made to park at Greely High School, 303 Main Street, Cumberland Center.

    Shuttle buses will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be handicap parking on-site.

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  • Boothbay Community Schools

    Committee unveils $4M track and field plan

    BRHS track plan

    Track and field is the largest Boothbay Region High School athletic program, in terms of student participation, and growing in popularity each year.

    However, because there are no track facilities at the high school, track athletes practice in hallways, in parking lots and vie for limited space on fields and in the school’s gymnasium.

    For several years, the Community on Track committee has been working to change that.

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  • Lincoln County Community Theater

    LCCT launches new play reading series Oct. 26

    Lincoln County Community Theater (LCCT), the resident theater company of Damariscotta’s Lincoln Theater’s new series will be "Sundays without Scenery: Actors, A Script, and Your Imagination.”

    Sundays without Scenery presents a live reading of a contemporary play, which may or may not go on to become a full scale production at the theater.

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