Neighbor Tales

Each issue of Yarrow & Cleat features a pair of Neighbor Tales highlighting particular persons from the Boothbay Region and their stories.


COVID-19 makes house cleaning a new experience for Ginnie.

As an alpaca farmer, Anne is always prepared, pandemic or not.

Bar sees both challenge and opportunity in a world transformed.

Hardship and growth go hand-in-hand for Maddy this graduation year.

As Boothbay Region High School’s new principal, Tricia has found herself in a leadership position at a critical moment.

For frontline healthcare workers such as Cindy, caregiving has become a call both challenging and fortifying. 

Janet has been coming to Southport for more than 80 years; she wonders now if this will be the summer she does not make it home.

As the pandemic and its economic impact hit the Boothbay Region, Breanna is helping others, and receiving much in return.

As Interim Minister for the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor, Peter found himself in a leadership position at a time of crisis.

Dylan Bredeau

Dylan is discovering new ways to experience fellowship, something he and others in recovery understand as vital for wellbeing.