The first of several planned upgrades for 11 local cemeteries was completed this spring. The Evergreen Cemetery on Barters Island Road received a new road and sign. The project was partially paid through a $10,000 donation from the George McEvoy Foundation.
In a recent article in the Boothbay Register titled “Stone Workers Symposium Seeks Use of Boothbay Common,” Maine Coast Stone Symposium Treasurer and Event Chairman Dick Alden and Margaret Hoffman appeared before the Boothbay Selectman to request use of the Boothbay Common for the region’s second
Bill Ellsworth was 80 when he died in a motor vehicle accident in Nobleboro Dec. 6. He’d recently been ill and had been considering retirement, according to Lt. Rand Maker of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
Stephanie McSherry has a vision for the Merry barn in Edgecomb. And after receiving approval from the town’s planning board Dec. 6, what once was a local dance hall will now be a literacy center for the area’s writers, educators and schoolchildren.
A schooner specially designed for Arctic exploration has returned to the Boothbay region once again. In 1921, the Bowdoin was built by Hodgdon Brothers Shipyard and later made 29 trips to the Arctic circle.