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Why a Maine Brewery’s Epic Christmas Display Shocked Some People
Here in Maine, we do Christmas decorations right. There are so many homeowners and businesses who go all out with their holiday decorations. Many of these displays rival the professional displays. Gardens Aglow, for example. I would hate to see their power bills!. One Maine brewery has taught us that...
Wiscasset Senior Center
The next Public Supper will be Wednesday, Dec. 20. Menu will consist of black bean soup, rolls, salad, roast beef, mashed potato with gravy, green beans, and mocha chocolate cake. Cost is $10 for members, $12 for non-members. Additional meals, for take away, may be purchased, at the same cost, when reserved. Please call (207) 882-8230 for information and reservations.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrests and Emergencies in Boothbay Harbor and Wiscasset
Between Oct. 28 and Nov. 26, the Boothbay Harbor Police Department made one arrest for violating a protection order. They also responded to a total of 340 emergencies during this period, including 911 checks, abandoned motor vehicle reports, criminal complaints, administrative matters, burglar alarms, assaults, citizen assistance, and property checks.
You Going? This is Maine’s Largest Christmas Festivity
Each year the events get larger and more spectacular. But there is one that sits on top in my opinion as Maine's largest holiday event to attend. Ladies and Gentlemen presenting Coastal Maine Botanical Garden's "Garden's Aglow." I had to highlight this event because it's truly the ultimate holiday experience here in Maine.
Wiscasset students earn ‘Crazy Hair Day’
Wiscasset Elementary School students arrived one recent morning with all manner of different heads of hair than their usual look. There were pipe cleaners, hair gel, spotted tops and spikey rows. Students were celebrating reaching their goal of earning pom poms for being Safe, Responsible, and Respectful with a Crazy Hair Day.
A midcoast paramedic visits people in their homes to prevent emergencies
Topsham is the latest Maine community to adopt this approach, in which specially trained paramedics provide a range of non-emergency services.
Randolph Man LifeFlighted After Jefferson Crash
A 29-year-old man was airlifted by LifeFlight to Maine Medical Center the morning of Saturday, Nov. 25 after sustaining injuries in a rollover crash on Route 32 in Jefferson. Zachary Perkins, of Randolph, was driving a 2003 Toyota RAV4 southbound on Route 32 when his vehicle left and then reentered the road before crossing the centerline, according to Lt. Brendan Kane, of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
Weekly Safety Report: Stabbing and Fire Incidents in Sagadahoc County, Maine
Two incidents occurred in Sagadahoc County, Maine this week. In the first incident, a man stabbed a woman to death, claiming he believed she was a witch and that demons instructed him to attack her. The second incident involved a fire at Bath Iron Works, where an employee was injured and a storage shed was damaged. Federal agencies are currently investigating the fire.
WMHS Principal Dismissal Hearing Set for Dec. 12
A hearing regarding the Wiscasset Middle High School Principal Gina Stevens will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 3:30 p.m., according to Wiscasset School Committee Chair Jason Putnam. The school committee will ultimately vote to decide if Stevens will be dismissed from her position as principal on Tuesday, Dec....
A great Lighted Boat Parade and Sparkle Fireworks
A storm-free night provided everyone great viewing for the annual Boothbay Harbor Lighted Boat Parade and Sparkle Fireworks Saturday, Dec. 2. Over one dozen boats paraded around the inner harbor as a packed footbridge provided a perfect setting for the show. Once again, the Boothbay Register thanks contributing photographer Mike Leonard for these shots.
Woolwich welcomes Christmas season
Woolwich, a town with many traditions, hosted its most colorful one Sunday evening – the annual Yuletide sing-along and holiday tree lighting. A good crowd turned out in the colonial-era Nequasset Meetinghouse as guests of all ages gathered to welcome the return of the Christmas season. The popular event also serves as an occasion to collect canned goods and cash donations for Bath Area Food Bank.
Adam Climo joins First National Bank
Tony C. McKim, president and chief executive officer of First National Bank and its parent company, The First Bancorp, has announced the appointment of Adam Climo as branch manager based in Boothbay Harbor. A Maine native, Adam graduated from Boothbay Region High School and New England College and previously worked...
Boothbay’s Holiday Spectacle: Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks
One of the best things about living in Maine is how we celebrate the Holidays. Between Thanksgiving and New Years there is something to do almost every weekend. Christmas tree lightings, parades, visits with Santa, shopping events, tree festivals, fireworks, and more. Nearly every town or city has their own...
Town of Wiscasset
The Wiscasset Planning Board will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on December 11, 2023, in the meeting room of the Town Office on amendments to the following ordinance to comply with LD2003:. • Article II Building Laws (lot size and setback requirements);. • Article II Building Laws (Affordable...
Lincoln County property transfers in November
Lincoln County Registry of Deeds provided the following information on property transfers recorded in November:. Alna: Crandall, Todd Cushman and Crandall, Ali to Rego, Jasmine; Kruk, Louise G to Donaghy, Aaron; Edmonston, Robert P and Edmonston, Sheri Celeste to Tisbert, Matt and Tisbert, Meredith; Bardo, Jon C and Bardo, Brittany M to Brewer, Katherine P; Trussell, Kathleen H and Trussell, Kathy to Trussell, Adam Z and Trussell, Jennifer R; Kistner, Melody Lee Pinkham, Pinkham, Kistner Melody Lee, Sirois, Melody and Sirois, Benjamin J to Willey, Tucker and Willey, Zoe.
Nobleboro Repair Shop Keeps Maine Sewing
A home workshop in Damariscotta Mills is providing new life for sewing machines of all kinds across the Midcoast and further afield. Oliver Butler, of Nobleboro, started Sewing Machine Services Repairs and Sales as a way to find work he enjoyed at home. With newly expanded regular hours, he has taken the business at 14 Main St. to a full-time occupation.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in topsham, ME
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around topsham..
Boothbay Harbor Rotary Club
The Boothbay Harbor Rotary Club welcomed Elizabeth McClellan, founder and executive director of Partners for World Health in Portland, to our meeting last week. Fifteen years ago, Elizabeth was working as an RN at Maine Med, and decided to do something about the perfectly good equipment and consumables that were being thrown out per U.S. law, ending up in our landfills as medical waste, when they could be repurposed and used in developing countries.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.45 and $3.49 in Topsham as of 2023-12-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Midcoast Railservice looks to forge on after equipment issue and Dragon Cement plant’s impending closure
Something did not feel as peppy, Midcoast Railservice Vice President and co-founder George Betke recalled an engineer saying after the last Coastliner passenger run in October, a Damariscotta Pumpkinfest excursion. Turned out, there was a problem with one of two engines on the reversible, self-propelled, low-emission car that had drawn riders’ praise from Wiscasset and elsewhere on the Rockland Branch this summer and fall.