Oak Street Outdoors opens Saturday, May 18 in Boothbay Harbor. Owner Doug Roberts said he wanted an outlet to provide everything for the fishing enthusiast, including fishing rods, tackle and live bait.
The Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District would like to thank everyone who helped make our Spring Plant Sale and Fair at Union Fairgrounds such a great success. Over the weekend of May 4 and 5, we sold more than 2300 fruit trees and berries, (mostly) native trees, shrubs, and native perennials (organically grown in Maine).
As the result of an exceptional gift from local philanthropist Paul G. Coulombe, the Boothbay Railway Village was able to purchase a three-plus acre plot of land directly across from its location on Route 27 in Boothbay.
This gift assures the future growth of the museum with respect to overflow event parking and more. For instance, the hosting of a Day Out With Thomas in August generates the need for parking cars for the over 1,000 daily visitors.
The Lady Seahawks softball team's comeback from an 11-0 deficit after two and a half innings, where they cut the lead to 11-7 after five innings, fell short as they went on to lose to the Wiscasset Lady Wolverines, 17-7, in seven innings at Perkins Field. Boothbay dropped to 0-11 with the May 15 loss.
Wednesday Walkers is an open group of hikers that meet each Wednesday at a different preserve throughout Midcoast Maine. Everyone is welcome to hike Linekin and Burley Loop Preserve with BRLT Environmental Educator Tracey Hall and enjoy the woods and vernal pools that are coming to life this time of year. This hike is considered difficult in some sections and is approximately three miles in length. Registration is not required.