• Wiscasset’s school committee made it official Tuesday night: Boothbay Region High School boys can participate on the Wolverine boys’ soccer team this season. Details of the agreement are being left to the schools’ athletic directors to work out.

  • Wally, the Red Sox mascot, is coming to Boothbay Harbor.

  • Are you looking for a new birding spot? Do you have a question about a bird you might have seen on your last visit to the beach? Join us for this month’s KELT Untapped! The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) will be holding a happy hour event at Bath Brewing Company on Monday, Aug.

  • The 2018 Sri Chinmoy Peace Run strode into its final laps in a four-month trip around the country Thursday, Aug. 9, landing for a sleepover at Chewonki Campground in Wiscasset.

  • LISA KRISTOFF/Boothbay Register

    Monhegan Island is definitely where it’s at. Every visit is an experience that touches your soul. The beauty, the serenity, the salt-laced air … the quieting of the mind and the feelings of contentment and freedom are nothing short of magical.

  • Midcoast Conservancy’s inaugural Love the Lake Regatta will be held this Saturday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Rolling Acres in Jefferson. Home to the Joseph A.

  • Kansan Daniel Palen and his family have been familiar faces in Wiscasset for decades, around their involvement with Chewonki Foundation, he said.

    Sunday, Aug. 5 found him on the waterfront taking a panoramic photo. He loves coming back to Wiscasset, he said.

  • In Westport Island Saturday, Wiscasset's Everett Oakes, 5, screamed, hugged mother Kellie Oakes, danced, ran across his grandmother Bertha Gardner's porch and gave Aleeya Jones, 15, of Wiscasset a high five, his mother said hours later.

  • Join Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District (KLSWCD) and the Maine Forest Service for a walk & talk “Identifying Woodland Shrubs,” on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 3-5 p.m. at Georges River Land Trust’s Appleton Preserve.

  • Calling all "person-powered" watercraft! The 25th annual Southport Rowgatta, which encompasses 12 nautical miles, is on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Town Landing at Newagen on Southport Island.

  • Thursday, Aug. 9

  • For adults wishing to learn the art and science of sailing, this is the course for you. The exact contents are customized to suit the knowledge and comfort level of the participants but will cover everything from why the sails work to the specifics of actually making them work.

  • Registration is now open for the 14th running of the Westport Island Shore Run, “Maine’s Best Little 10K Road Race.” 

  • The Kefauver Studio & Gallery, in cooperation with the Bristol Road Galleries, is hosting “The Garden Party” plein air event on Saturday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, Aug.

  • Girls soccer

    Wiscasset hosted its Mountain Valley Conference rivals from Monmouth Wednesday evening, July 25 in this summer’s final girls soccer game. After 80 minutes of play, the visitors came away with a 3-0 win.