Sports

  • A small but energetic field of runners showed up for the third annual Wiscasset Parks and Recreation Department four-mile run on Saturday, April 21.

  • WMHS baseball and softball

    The Mountain Valley Conference baseball and softball seasons got underway Friday afternoon. The field conditions forced the Wolverines to move their home opener from Wiscasset to Farmingdale. Hall-Dale won both games that were called after four and half innings due to the mercy rule.

  • A year and a half after selectmen approached the then-new Midcoast Conservancy for a contribution in lieu of taxes, the nonprofit has proposed paying the town $1,425 a year, plus full taxes on one parcel the nonprofit could choose to sell.

  • High school softball 4 p.m. 

    April 20: Home vs. Hall Dale HS 11 a.m.
    April 23: @ Monmouth (depart 1:45)
    April 25: Home vs. Mt. Abram
    April 27: @ Spruce Mtn. (depart 1:30)
    April 30: Home vs. Winthrop

  • Despite winter's efforts to hold its grip on the northeast region, spring is in fact upon us. Wiscasset Speedway is once again ready to embark on a busy and diverse schedule beginning with Group 1 Opening Day this Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m.

  • The reopening of Wiscasset Yacht Club on Sunday morning, April 29 means the summer boating season is near. WYC members will meet at the waterfront at 11 a.m. for the clubhouse’s annual spring cleaning and re-installation of the floats and docks.

  • Friday the 13th proved a lucky day as far as the weather was concerned. The predicted rain held off long enough to get in the first ever alumni meet, featuring current and former high school athletes from Wiscasset and Boothbay.

  • Midcoast Conservancy

    Midcoast Conservancy will be hosting the annual Hooked on Fishing event, Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,  where kids get out on the water and experience the fun of fishing!

  • Join Hildy Ellis,Coordinator at Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District, as she leads participants on a walk along the margins of the bog at Midcoast Conservancy’s Hidden Valley Nature Center (HVNC) Friday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to noon. 

  • The Wiscasset Heat competition cheering team finished third out of seven teams in its division in the Classic Invitational Championship in Woburn, Massachusetts on April 8. Less than one point separated first place from third place.

  • It appears spring may finally be taking hold in Midcoast Maine. Damariscotta River Association (DRA) is offering two opportunities in the coming weeks to get outdoors and explore signs of the changing season.

  • The first-ever Wiscasset-Boothbay alumni track meet is being planned for Friday, April 13 beginning at Wiscasset Middle High School.

  • The 2018 edition of the boys Wolverine track team has a solid core of upperclassmen, three seniors and five juniors, but can they compete for a Mountain Valley Conference title?

  • Several members of the Wolverine girls track team are on the verge of setting new records at Wiscasset Middle High School this spring.

    “These kids are going to be a lot of fun to watch,” promises Josiah Winchenbach, returning for his third season as the Wolverines’ coach.

  • On Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m., Skidompha Library and Chats with Champions welcomes South Bristol expert on pest control, Bob Emmons, who will speak about the Browntail Moth and its hazards to humans.