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  • Press release

    The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce our most recent effort to promote and bolster local businesses and the communities we serve. This valuable new resource is a visitor information center on Route One, just north of the Wiscasset/Edgecomb bridge.

  • From the editor

    We all have them. Days when everything seems to go smoothly and then there are the days when you want to pull your hair out because of unexpected problems that come your way.

  • From the assistant editor

    Remember the party line? My grandparents had one, on their rotary dial phone. Remember rotary dial? The party, or shared, line meant they and someone else had different rings to answer. I think theirs was two short rings and the other person's was one long ring.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • From the editor

    Tuesday into Wednesday winter storms are not conducive to tiptop weekly newspaper production.

  • From the assistant editor

    Good calls as usual, Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce, on this year's picks for your annual awards. I can't go downtown without running into Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission's Mary Ellen Barnes, newly named volunteer of the year..

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • From the editor

    Margaret Hamilton cried, "I'm melting," when Dorothy threw a pail of water on her in the "Wizard of Oz."

  • From the assistant editor

    If this week's refreshingly mild temperatures over the Midcoast were not enough for spring dreamers to cling to, here are more reasons to hope:

    Pennsylvania's Punxsutawney Phil broke with his usual shadow-seeing and predicted an early spring. Thank you, Phil, thank you.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • From the editor

    Come Monday, 53 Super Bowls will have been played. The New England Patriots will have played in their third straight, fourth out of the past five, and 11th overall. It is no wonder there are Patriot haters.

  • From the assistant editor

    Hit Wiscasset’s Winterfest this Friday night and Saturday day, Feb. 1 and 2, at Wiscasset Community Center for some indoor and a lot of outdoor fun. If we all have to endure winter's frigid side, we may as well enjoy the season's better side, too – its recreation and sparkling beauty.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor: