January is Stalking Awareness Month: Maine
  • New Empowered Patient series launches Feb. 9

    Join us on Monday, Feb. 9 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library for the first session in our new monthly series of free Empowered Patient Forums.

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  • Wrapped up in ribbon

    Capt. Terry Lewis and Leon Tibbetts, who are no longer with us, were both very ingenious.

    Many years ago, Terry, a merchant marine, brought home a slew of interesting things from his trips around the world. On one trip, he brought home a truckload of merchandise.

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  • Winter 2015

    More and more snow

    Just when the region finished digging out from one storm, another moved in.

    And then maybe one more after that.

    Just days after a blizzard blanketed the Midcoast with up to 25 inches of snow, a Friday, Jan. 30 storm piggy-backed and could add up to 10 inches more.

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  • Volunteer Opportunity

    Drivers needed to transport cancer patients to treatment

    Getting to and from medical treatments is one of the greatest concerns cancer patients face during treatment. To ensure patients get to those much-needed treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.

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  • Boothbay Region Educators Association

    Teachers work seven months without a contract

    Every three years, a new contract is made between the school board and the teachers at Boothbay Region Elementary and High schools.

    These contracts cover the agreement between the teachers and the board including wages, benefits, hours, leave polices, and more.

    Last August, that contract expired.

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  • GoPro takes 2300 photos of Boothbay Harbor storm

    As the snow falls in the season’s next snow storm, enjoy a video of Monday evening, Jan. 26 at the inception of that winter storm, while folks were getting ready.

    The compiled video uses almost 2,300 separate photos.

    A GoPro camera was set up in the second floor of the Boothbay Register office building facing the intersection of Union Street and Townsend Avenue.

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  • Grow It In Maine

    To start a garden

    At any time of the year, one can begin to garden.

    Tasks and projects change with the seasons, but there’s always something to do.

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  • Six schooners confirmed for Windjammer Days 2015

    Come Tuesday, June 23, we'll be seeing visiting Schooners American Eagle, Heritage, Alert and Bowdoin, along with local schooners Eastwind, Lazy Jack sailing in Linekin Bay for Windjammer Days 2015.

    At the Jan. 13 Friends of Windjammer Days meeting, Pete Ripley announced that he had received confirmation from the schooner captains.

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  • Lincoln County Superior Court

    Car vs. fire hydrant collision leads to sex offender registry arrest

    A Woolwich man has been charged with failure to register as a sex offender, failure to report an accident and driving after revocation, after he allegedly rammed his car into a fire hydrant.

    Edward Bruno, 35, of Woolwich was arrested Jan. 21 by the Wiscasset Police Department after he reportedly drove into a fire hydrant, then left the scene of the crime, and failed to register as a sex offender.

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  • Boothbay Region High School Basketball

    Lady Seahawks now 16-1

    The Boothbay Region High School Lady Seahawks basketball team improved to 16-1, with one regular season game remaining, with a 45-32 win at Hall-Dale on Thursday, Jan. 30.

    The host Bulldogs hung around but Boothbay's strength under the basket proved too much for Hall-Dale.

    Top scorers for Boothbay were Page Brown with 12 points, Morgan Crocker with 11 and Cagney O'Brien with 10.

    Hall-Dale, which dropped to 9-6, was led by Dani Sweet with eight points.

  • Wound Care staff recognized for education outreach

    LincolnHealth Wound Care Center staff will be honored as one of Healogics, Inc. top performers in its 2014 diabetes campaign.

    A partnership between LincolnHealth and Healogics, a national leader in wound care and research, the LincolnHealth Wound Care Center in Boothbay Harbor features highly trained local providers using the latest technology to ensure every wound heals as quickly as possible.

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  • Boothbay Region High School Basketball

    Seahawks stuff Bulldogs

    The regular season is winding down with just two games remaining for the Seahawks after another convincing win on Thursday night as they defeated Hall-Dale 63-47 at Porter Memorial.

    Evan Hepburn scored 10 of his game high 15 points in the first period as the Seahawks jumped out to a 19-10 lead. Julian Aponte added seven points in the period including a three-pointer as he finished with 11 points on the night.

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  • Southport planning board: February 2015

    At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, the Southport planning board will hold its regular monthly meeting at the town offices to consider:

    Update on progress at 40 Town Landing Road, Map 8 Lot 35. There is no pending application.

    Discussion for the 6 p.m. Public Hearing on Feb. 11 at the Town Hall.

  • And the beat goes on

    The Boothbay Region Health and Wellness Foundation is a grassroots, community based organization that was chartered to work with the residents of the Boothbay Region to identify health and wellness needs.

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  • Grow It In Maine

    January’s finale

    Perhaps we’ve come through the darkest days of winter.

    Now we can look forward to stronger sunlight and extra minutes of it in mornings and afternoons.

    Make certain there’s extra humidity in the house. It’ll help you and the house plants. Whatever means is used: pot on the wood stove; porous spheres standing in water by a radiator or in a sunny window; or any of a variety of humidifiers — be sure the moisture doesn’t dry out.

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