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  • 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.

  • Aug. 22, 5-7 p.m.

    The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours for First National Bank. The event will take place at The Gathering on Route 96, on Wednesday, Aug. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m.

  • Lincoln County Gleaners

    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.

  • The Southport Yacht Club held its 45th annual Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12.

    Manager Leal Brinegar said she was the third head of business in the sale's history. “I have been doing it for at least 20 years,” she said.

  • Boothbay Harbor Planning Board

    The Boothbay Harbor planning board took up three applications Aug. 8. Two proposed new businesses downtown.

  • 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.

  • Tuesday, August 21

  • The Twin Villages Business Forum returns to Lincoln County Friday, Sept. 28. The day-long event will take place in the newly renovated Central Lincoln County YMCA in Damariscotta.

  • As Cottage Connection celebrates its 25th anniversary, owners Audrey and Jeff Miller reminisced on its growth.

    “It grew by leaps and bounds. We didn't know how to handle it, so we had to sort of regroup … cut back and reorganize and hire more people,” said Audrey.

  • It’s here! Lincoln Arts Festival’s three-day event at Hodgdon Yacht Services on Southport Island returns for an eighth year with a reception and show preview from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9.

  • Bruce Burnham - Maine

    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.

  • On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation Farm Tour will hit the road. This year's tour puts the spotlight on farms in coastal Lincoln County.

  • 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.

  • Coral reefs are one of the most biodiverse and productive ecosystems on the planet. They are also one of the most threatened.