Sports

  • A couple of familiar faces returned Aug. 19 to the local ball field. Former Red Sox player Bill Lee and retired local umpire Bob Pascal participated in a celebrity softball game benefiting the Boothbay Region Ambulance Service.

  • Registration is now open for the 18th annual Midcoast Maine Tour de Farms, scheduled for Sept. 30. Enjoy an early fall bike ride while supporting local farmers and producers.

  • Tuesday, August 29 

  • Maine's fastest track, Wiscasset Speedway, was back in action Saturday night with Group 2 divisions plus the Wicked Good Vintage Racers. The show turned out a pair of first-time winners plus a pair of drivers grabbing their first wins since opening day.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    Last year was a rebuilding year for the Boothbay Region Boosters Club as we worked to rebuild our bank account back into the black after an unfortunate setback.  We were able to get back on track after a great season of concessions and donations from the community.

  • The BHYC Junior sailors just capped off their ninth week of the summer with some friendly competition against Christmas Cove Improvement Association (CCIA) sailors, their annual Pirate day and the awards dinner.

  • Central Maine Board #20 is offering a 5-week rules course for people interested in becoming a certified basketball official.

    The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. beginning Sept. 25 in Room 106 at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle. The cost is $65.

  • Todd Lytle, PGA, will be returning as the student golf coach this year and the teams will play on the course at the Boothbay Harbor Country Club.

  • Itty Bitty Soccer Boothbay ME

    Itty Bitty Soccer returns for kids aged 4-6 on Wednesdays at 4:15 p.m., Sept. 14 - Oct. 26  (eight sessions) at Clifford Park on Back River Road, Boothbay.

    Ben Powell, Boothbay Region High School girls varsity coach, runs the program with assistance from some of the BRHS players.

  • Bill “Spaceman” Lee

    Boothbay Regional Ambulance Service (BRAS) is holding a benefit softball game Saturday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. at Sherman Field.  Members of the BRAS Squad will host a team of former Boston Red Sox. 

  • All 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls interested in playing soccer for Boothbay Region Middle School this season may pick up paperwork for physicals and proof of insurance in the BRES office. Practices begin before school starts and will run the week of Aug. 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Clifford Field.

  • This time of year brings many visitors to our beloved state of Maine and that includes lots and lots of birding enthusiasts. Many come with family and combine traditional seafood-eating, swimming, canoeing, sailing, fishing, and hiking with adventures to look for birds.

  • For those who like blueberries, St. Columba’s Episcopal Church in Boothbay Harbor on Aug. 12 was the place to be. The church hosted its 12th Annual Blueberry Festival with a pancake breakfast, baked good sale, boutique and silent auction.

  • The Southport Yacht Club was abuzz with activity last weekend as we hosted the annual Arts and Crafts show and sale. We were able to accommodate 40 talented artists and crafters.