• Gleason Fine Art

    'A Season of Color: Paintings by Andrea Peters and Tom Curry’

    Andrea Peters’ “The Old Tree in Summer”

    Beginning Thursday, Sept. 3, “A Season of Color: Paintings by Andrea Peters and Tom Curry” opens at Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor. The public is cordially invited to the opening reception on Friday, Sept. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be Monhegan Brewing Beer and music under the gazebo. The show runs through Oct. 13.

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  • The Studio 53-RISD Alumni Show opens

    Paula Ragsdale

    Studio 53 Fine Art of Boothbay Harbor presents a group show of over 30 Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) alumni and faculty artists opening Sept. 2.

    A casual meet and greet will be held on Friday, Sept. 4, from 5-8 p.m. with a formal reception the following evening, Sept. 5 during the same timeframe. The public is invited to both events.

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  • The check’s (almost) in the mail

    Maine Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Jody Breton informed the Boothbay Register/Wiscasset Newspaper Tuesday afternoon that a long-anticipated payment for operations at Two Bridges Regional Jail would be mailed no later than Friday, Sept. 15.

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  • Lady in Red Cloak at Harbor Fest

    Sally Lobkowicz

    The mysterious Lady in the Red Cloak, often seen leading lantern-lit haunted history tours in Boothbay Harbor, will be adding a bit of the supernatural to the 2015 Harbor Fest celebration. The Lady will make appearances at three walking tours, a storytelling at a student benefit event, and a trip around town as part of the “Harbor Crawl.”

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  • Boothbay Region Community Center opens

    It was to a massive crowd that the ribbon was cut at the new Community Center at the Meadow Mall in Boothbay Harbor on Saturday, Aug. 29. Cutting the ribbon were Trudie Seybold and Lucille Machon, both 98 years old.

    The many rooms of the Community Center were packed with people enjoying desserts, hors d'oeuvres, and talking about the benefits the center would bring to the area as Danny Beal played the donated organ.

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  • The Impossible Dream comes to Boothbay Harbor

    A sailboat motored its way through pea soup fog into Boothbay Harbor at around 4 p.m. on Aug. 20. On board were the captain, three crew members, two of them in wheelchairs, and a yellow lab named Winter.

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  • ‘The Winter Garden’ by John Vander at Gold/Smith Gallery

    John Vander

    During the winter of 2014-2015, John Vander continued his series of acrylic collage paintings in his winter studio near Lucca, Italy. The elements were painted to suggest, not describe, natural landscape — grass, sky rain clouds, buildings, water, figures, but with no preconception of how they would be used in the final composition.

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  • DaPonte plays at Old Walpole Meetinghouse

    DaPonte String Quartet

    Experience the 18th century in the glow of flickering candles for a unique DaPonte String Quartet concert held at the all-original, pre-Revolutionary, Old Walpole Meetinghouse on Sunday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m.

    The DaPonte String Quartet is made up of Lydia Forbes and Ferdinand Liva on violin, Kirsten Monke on viola, and Myles Jordan on cello. This year's special performance celebrates works by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Erwin Schulhoff.

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  • Edgecomb Eddy begins new school year

    At the Edgecomb Eddy School, it’s more than reading, writing, and arithmetic.

    The staff also teaches the three B’s: Be respectful, be responsible, and be safe. Principal Lisa Clarke reminded the new and returning students of these daily expectations during the school year.

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  • One-third of child pedestrian fatalities occur during after-school hours

    As 55 million children across the country begin heading back to school, AAA urges motorists to slow down and stay alert in neighborhoods and school zones, and to be especially vigilant for pedestrians during before-school and after-school hours. The afternoon hours are particularly dangerous for walking children. Over the last decade, nearly one-third of child pedestrian fatalities occurred between 3 and 7 p.m.

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  • First-ever Harborside Bead Retreat coming to Rocktide

    Laura McCabe’s “Duo-Plicity”

    Internationally-recognized bead artist and teacher Laura McCabe will be in Boothbay Harbor Sept. 25 through 27, to teach three full-day workshops as part of the first-ever Harborside Bead Retreat, sponsored by Beauty & the Beads of Sarasota, Florida.

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  • Creative Maine

    An adventure every time

    Debbie Beam is a performer.

    The Edgecomb woman's debut performance was playing the lead in “Li'l Abner.”

    “Like a lot of us, I fell in love with being on stage,” she said.

    Beam sings and performs throughout the region, doing mostly music theater, but also choral singing, acting and more.

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  • Logan competes in 2015 World Rowing Championships

    Two-time Olympic gold medalist Eleanor Logan of Boothbay Harbor will again represent the United States National Rowing Team and row at the 2015 World Rowing Championships in Lake Aiguebelette, Savoie, France, Aug. 30-Sept. 6.

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