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  • July 26 will mark the last time Boothbay Harbor letter carrier Ruth White delivers the mail. White is ending her U.S. Postal Service career that began 31 years ago in York.

  • Would you like to be surrounded by history and imagine what it was like to have lived in a house in the 1700s or 1800s yet still enjoy all the amenities of today’s world?

  • Each spring, millions of alewives migrate up Maine’s rivers and streams to spawn, and in the summer, their millions of offspring migrate back to the sea. A talk by Dr. Karen Wilson and Dr.

  • The Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay Harbor is a hidden gem in the Boothbay region. It is an attraction for its collection of Maine wildlife and holds an immense amount of Boothbay’s and Maine’s history.

  • On Saturday, Sept. 8, chefs from central and Midcoast Maine will compete in the 6th annual Celebrity Chef Challenge. This year’s event will be held with Spectrum Generations’ partner, the Central Lincoln County YMCA, at their newly renovated facility at 525 Main Street, Damariscotta.  

  • Boothbay Harbor Country Club made Architectural Digest’s list as one of the Most Beautiful Clubhouses in America. Our stunning clubhouse was chosen as the most beautiful clubhouse in the state of Maine. Architectural Digest is undeniably the preeminent authority on design.

  • Imagine an aquaculture product that could solve today’s biggest food supply challenges. It would be rich in essential nutrients, grow quickly, and require minimal natural resources. Instead of harming the environment, it would have a therapeutic impact.

  • Today Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. of East Boothbay specializes in the construction of steel and aluminum commercial vessels, but it began with discussions around a kitchen table over a design for a small dragger.

  • Boothbay Railway Village

    On July 7, guests of Boothbay Railway Village viewed stationary engines that innovated work on farms and in households of late 19th and early 20th century America.

  • ​During the upcoming months it is all hands on deck at the Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway Museum in Alna. We need your help to build a bridge!
     

  •  What is it like to study the ocean at a world-class research institute? Find out on Friday, July 20, when Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences hosts its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its East Boothbay campus.

  • The Black River Gallery (BRG) of Boonton, New Jersey is now of Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Artists Catherine Day and Sue Kenney have opened the gallery to feature their photographic art and the work of guest artists. Right now, the gallery features Bernadette DeCesare.

  • This season, visitors to the Maine State Aquarium may take a trip down memory lane. The aquarium has launched an interactive, walking, history tour and exhibit entitled “A Bygone Era.”

  • Local resident Heidi Leighton is selling hot dogs from her cart on the Boothbay Common on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. throughout the summer.

  • Microscopic plants in the ocean have a giant impact on the health of the planet. While these phytoplankton are currently facing numerous challenges from climate change, recent research has revealed that they are getting a surprising boost in the Arctic.