Pickleball a new option on Bethel, Maine, court

BETHEL — Pickleball has joined basketball on Bethel’s public basketball court. What is it? The sport, invented in 1965, combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, according to the USA Pickleball website.It can be played indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net. Equipment includes a paddle and

Busy meeting serves up volley of emotions, in Boothbay, Maine

Posted:  Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 4:30pm Selectman Mike Tomko, left, is now chair of the board. Tricia Warren, right, is vice chair. From left, newest member Ken Fitch, Wendy Wolf and Denise Griffin. JOSEPH CHARPENTIER/Boothbay Register Selectmen welcomed newcomer Ken Fitch to the board and elected a new chair, Mike Tomko, and

Bangor, Maine, park could get Pickleball courts.

The tennis court in Williams Park in Bangor. Gabor Degre | BDN By Emily Burnham, BDN StaffMay 11, 2019 1:32 am Two new amenities — one of which has been in the works for close to a decade — will be coming to two Bangor parks this year, provided budgets and building

Pickleball players compete in Caribou

Pickleball was the sport of the day at the Caribou Wellness Center. The second annual Patriot's Day Tournament was held today. It was a chance to get a workout and have some fun. WATCH THE VIDEO (Matt Bouchard):" This is just a fun tournament for folks to get out and play a