• Sheepscot River at Head Tide Dam in spring

    Tue, 05/01/2018 - 9:00am

    Alna's concrete Head Tide Dam once powered a lumber mill and in recent years has continued to draw paddlers, swimmers and others, including those manning the traps used in salmon research each spri

  • Opening day at Wiscasset Speedway 2018

    Sun, 04/22/2018 - 6:45am

    Opening day got sun, wind and clouds against blue skies Saturday at Wiscasset Speedway.

  • Spring 2018

    Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:00am

    It’s spring in Maine. The snow is melting, and buds are getting ready to burst forth on trees. A few of us have already seen daffodils’ bright smiling faces.

  • Global School Play Day

    Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:00am

    Global School Play Day is a research-based initiative to bring play back into schools and our children's lives. Scientists have tracked the decline in play, in both schools and homes.

  • Winterfest in pictures

    Mon, 02/05/2018 - 7:30am

    Wiscasset’s Winterfest at the community center had fundraiser meals, learning and other fun, including

  • Rivalry basketball

    Thu, 01/04/2018 - 11:15am

    The Boothbay/Wiscasset, or Wiscasset/Boothbay, basketball rivalry has been going on for decades. Wednesday night, Jan.

  • 2017 Men’s Night

    Sat, 12/23/2017 - 8:00am

    Though called “Men’s Night,” shops saw a great deal of men, women and children wrapping up last minute shopping before Christmas.

  • Wiscasset Halloween parade-party highlights

    Sun, 11/05/2017 - 7:45pm

    From adorable to frightful,  the costumes were all in good fun Nov. 3 in the Wiscasset Community Center gym. After the Oct.

  • Wolverine Soccer 2017

    Mon, 10/30/2017 - 1:15pm

    This season’s Wolverine soccer season at Wiscasset Middle High School is in the books, with one team, the girls, making it to the semi-finals.

  • Want art? We’ve got it!

    Sun, 10/15/2017 - 6:30pm

    Now that another Columbus Day has sailed into the past, some folks think the Boothbay region and Wiscasset area roll up the sidewalks. Not so!

  • Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta 2017 II

    Tue, 10/10/2017 - 5:15am

    More images from Pumpkinfest and the Regatta.

  • Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta 2017

    Sat, 10/07/2017 - 8:15am

    The Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta includes giant pumpkin-decorating on Main Street and the parade.

  • Watershed moments

    Sun, 07/09/2017 - 9:30pm

    From picking out the plate to keep and what went on it for salad ingredients, to throwing clay or watching an artist throw, the activities were many at the 23rd annual

  • Sheepscot River Race

    Wed, 07/05/2017 - 9:00pm

    The Sheepscot River Race on July 4 had paddlers racing from Newcastle to Wiscasset.

  • Wiscasset July 4 celebration

    Wed, 07/05/2017 - 8:00am

    Wiscasset had sun and people clad in red, white and blue July 4. Here’s a closer look at the parade and other parts of the celebration.

  • Wiscasset Art Walk and Alive on the Common

    Fri, 06/30/2017 - 9:15pm

    The weather was dry and gray for the first nights of Summer 2017’s Wiscasset Art Walk and Alive on the Common co

  • PIE’s ice cream social

    Tue, 06/20/2017 - 7:30am

    The rainbow sprinkles proved popular Monday night, June 19, at Wiscasset Community Playground, where Partners in Education (PIE) hosted an end of the school year, ice cream social.

  • Have a seat in our towns!

    Mon, 06/19/2017 - 8:15am

    From benches that honor our veterans to a gazebo that offers shade, we found seats in all forms Sunday afternoon, June 18, on stops in Wiscasset, Newcastle, Damariscotta and Alna.

  • Wiscasset Middle High School spring athletics

    Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:00am

    Another season has reached the finish line for Wiscasset Middle High School sports. Student-athletes, coaches and families–thanks for the memories. Here are some of those moments, in pictures.

  • WMHS graduation 2017

    Fri, 06/02/2017 - 9:45am

    What a night in Stover Auditorium Thursday, June 1–a floor and bleachers full of families and friends, and on stage Class of 2017 members reflecting and being reflected on in speeches and song.