Two hundred years ago, thousands of Atlantic salmon traveled up Maine’s rivers to lay their eggs each fall. Now, Atlantic salmon are endangered, and there are very few places where they are found in the state. The Kennebec and Sheepscot rivers are both important places for Maine’s salmon.
The flavors are as exotic as the name of the company behind them: Radiant Red Zingerberry, Cosmic Cold Brew, and Night Blooming Jasmine. They’re the offerings of Wild Island, a Boothbay Harbor-based ice cream company that sets up Thursdays at the Boothbay Farmers’ Market.
On two very hot mornings Aug. 6 and 8, the Lincoln County Gleaners trekked out to Clark Farm in Nobleboro to get food for area food banks, churches, libraries, senior citizen homes and senior centers, Head Starts, and other places people receive free produce.
Boothbay Harbor Country Club was named the Best Private Course in Maine by Northeast Golf Magazine. The 2018 Best in Northeast Golf Awards were finalized through a public survey that received thousands of entries, national lists, and expert opinions.
Bruce Burnham’s photography exhibit will be on display in the lobby throughout August and September and can be viewed during normal banking hours. The show, at 77 Oak Street in Boothbay Harbor, is sponsored by the Boothbay Region Art Foundation.
Elizabeth Berg, the best-selling author of more than 30 books, including novels and short story collections will visit Skidompha Library’s Chats with Champions program on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. in the library’s Porter Meeting Hall. Please allow time for parking.