Sports

  • This time of year brings many visitors to our beloved state of Maine and that includes lots and lots of birding enthusiasts. Many come with family and combine traditional seafood-eating, swimming, canoeing, sailing, fishing, and hiking with adventures to look for birds.

  • Wiscasset Speedway

    Wiscasset Speedway brought the action under the lights Saturday night (Aug. 12) with Group 1 in action plus the Nelcar Legends.

  • Stephen Rubicam photo

    The 13th Annual Boothbay Region Fish & Game Association Saltwater Fishing Tournament was held this past Saturday and Sunday, August 12th and 13th, and the nice weather drew a small crowd of enthusiastic entrants.

  • Hidden Valley Nature Center, Jefferson, ME

    On Saturday, Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon, join Midcoast Conservancy for “Mosses and Friends: Identifying Common Bryophytes,” led by Ralph Pope.

  • Wiscasset Park and Recreation’s track and field team sent a small but spirited team to the Maine USATF State Championship on Saturday, Aug. 12 at Massabesic High School in Waterboro.

  • On Aug. 6, I took a walk down Cross Point Road and through Singing Meadows, in Edgecomb.

    Enjoy these photos and a short video from that balmy summer day.

  • The CLC YMCA has announced that the 11th annual Sanford Open and Auction is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15 and 16. Members of the community are welcome to attend the event, this year with a French-inspired theme. Details will be forthcoming.

  • Wiscasset Speedway

    There was little doubt that the rain was coming last Saturday evening. The question was if Wiscasset Speedway's race program would go on as planned or if it would happen at all.

  • Every year without fail, on the second Saturday of August, the delicious smell of barbecued chicken wafts through the air in North Nobleboro, accompanied by the rollicking sounds of friends and community members enjoying great food and music in the summer sun.

  • Maine Coast Gymnastics & Activity Center, located at 30 Manktown Road in Waldoboro, is offering three weeks of camp this August:

  • Aleeya Jones returned home to Wiscasset July 24 after achieving her highest level of training and competition to date. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida trip continued her work toward the same goal the Suki Lane teen has always had — to make the Olympic volleyball team.

  • The Boothbay Region Fish & Game Association will sponsor its 13th annual Saltwater Fishing Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12 and 13.

  • On Saturday, Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon, join Midcoast Conservancy for “Mosses and Friends: Identifying Common Bryophytes,” led by Ralph Pope.

  • On Friday, Aug. 11, from 9:30-11 a.m., take a guided walk through the forested land at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson, a beautiful piece of woodland with a variety of interesting native plants.

  • A new public place to hike, run, ski, and explore! The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) is pleased to invite the public to the grand opening of the Carl and Barbara Segerstrom Preserve at Squam Creek on Westport Island, Sunday, Aug. 6 at 1 p.m.