Boothbay, ME

Phippsburg restaurant and guest house sell for $2.15M

An engineer in Portland branched out his interests with the purchase of a historic restaurant and lodging property on the shorefront at 987 Popham Road in Phippsburg. Christopher Bartlett bought Spinney's Restaurant and Guest House from Glen Theault and Diane Benson for $2.15 million. John McCarthy of Legacy Properties Sotheby's...
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The 10 Best Liberal Arts Colleges

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Damariscotta Lake Water Quality Alert

A Facebook page connected to the Midcoast Conservancy reports a water sample collected from the Damariscotta Mills area of the Damariscotta Lake Thursday, Aug. 4 exceeded the Environmental Protection Agency’s cyanotoxin 10-day health advisory thresholds for infants and school-aged children. The sample was collected from shore during the morning....

Women to Watch: Kristine Logan is piloting Brunswick Landing toward new destinations

In January, Kristine Logan began work as executive director of the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, a municipal corporation that’s guiding transformation of the former Naval Air Station Brunswick into a thriving community of businesses and homes, Brunswick Landing. But Logan’s commitment to that mission goes deeper than her new job.

Why Is This Bride “Selling” A Complete Maine Wedding?

We are not entirely sure what prompted this bride to post her wedding on Uncle Henry's Buy, Sell Or Swap Facebook group, but we hope everything is okay. Even though it does not appear to be the case, we hope that she and her significant other just decided to bail on the idea of having a big wedding in favor of eloping to a tropical locale.

USCG Boothbay Harbor appoints new officer-in-charge

Ryan Smith, 39, was appointed officer-in-charge of USCG Boothbay Harbor last month after the retirement of the previous commander Adam Smart. Smith has been in the Coast Guard for almost 20 years and is coming off a job as operations manager at the South Portland station. This will be his first command position.

Handmade Monhegan Book Finds Its Way Home after Over a Century

A handmade anthology of articles about Monhegan Island made its way back to the plantation 113 years after first being compiled on Saturday, July 23. “This is wonderful,” Jennifer “Jenn” Pye, director and chief curator of the Monhegan Museum of Art & History said upon receiving the book. “It’s so exciting when things like this find their way back to Monhegan.”

29th annual Boothbay Region YMCA Rowgatta Aug. 13

Calling all "person-powered" watercraft paddlers and rowers to the 29th annual Boothbay Region YMCA Rowgatta! The event, which encompasses approximately nine nautical miles is this Saturday, Aug. 13. We start at 9 a.m. from the Knickercane Landing on Barters Island Road to circumnavigate the island finishing back at Knickercane. The...

Characters of the County: For Larry Burridge, It’s Always Been Cars

Larry Burridge loves automobiles. A skilled mechanic with encyclopedic knowledge and an artist’s eye, Burridge retired to Maine 10 years ago and landed what can only be described as an ideal job for a man of his inclinations. Since 2015 he has been employed more or less full time...

50th Annual North Nobleboro Day

Each year on the second Saturday of August, the delicious smell of barbecued chicken fills the air in North Nobleboro, accompanied by great music, and family and friends from the community and beyond. This year, North Nobleboro Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13 at the community grounds on Upper East Pond Road in North Nobleboro.

Iconic Maine Business Posts They’re ‘Now Hiring Blueberry Pies’

According to Indeed, there are well-over 36,000 jobs up for grabs in the entire state of Maine. From being a utility pole inspection foreman, to a work-from-home healthcare customer service representative, to an administrative assistant and so much more, the jobs are out there for those Mainers willing to work.

The 25 Best Hikes to Beaches in the U.S.

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‘Surroundings’ exhibition closing Aug. 13

The Maine Art Gallery’s fourth show of the season, Surroundings, comes to a close on Saturday, Aug. 13. Artists Liz Hoag, Justine Lasdin-Springer, Lin Lisberger, and Paige Taylor, were asked to present paintings and sculpture that illustrate the ways in which they view their surroundings. Their works range from photographic representations to abstract interpretations of everyday scenes in the world around us.


You may have noticed two new bylines in our pages over the last few weeks. Aiden Jacobs and Iris Pope are both soon-to-be seniors at Lincoln Academy who also happen to be staff members of The Eagle’s Talon, the school’s newly reestablished student newspaper. I had the pleasure of helping out with the publication last year, during which I got to know these two students pretty well. When they reached out asking if there was any possibility that they could write some features for us over the summer – around their full-time jobs, mind you – the answer was a pretty quick yes.