Tag Archives: Sabbathday Lake

Purple House closing, Bresca and the Honeybee opening for season

Krista Desjarlais, owner of The Purple House at 378 Walnut Hill Road in North Yarmouth, has announced the popular breakfast and lunch spot will close early for the season this year. Mother’s Day – May 12 – will be the restaurant’s last day before Desjarlais moves to her seasonal job baking and making ice cream at Bresca & the Honeybee, her summertime snack shack on the shores of Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester. The Purple House will re-open in mid-October with a new format, Desjarlais wrote in a post on social media. Keep reading Meredith Goad’s column in the Portland Press Herald.

Bystanders credited with saving boy who almost drowned

Emergency responders are crediting bystanders who trained in CPR with saving the life of a 4-year-old Portland boy who nearly drowned Monday afternoon while swimming in Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester.

The boy was swimming at a floating dock about 150 feet off Outlet Beach wearing inflatable armbands.

The boy, whose name was not released, was listed in stable condition Tuesday at a local hospital.

Janelle Alpizar of Lewiston said she was about to jump into the water off the float in the midafternoon when she noticed a woman cradling her young son. The woman repeated the boy’s name, asking whether he was joking. Keep reading

And here is the SunJournal’s report

Child expected to recover after near drowning in Sabbathday Lake

Authorities say a 4-year-old Portland boy is expected to recover after he nearly drowned at Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester on Monday afternoon.

The boy and his mother were on a family outing when he jumped off a dock at Bald Hill Beach and failed to resurface, Capt. Scott Stewart of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Keep reading

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Sabbathday Lake Association Potluck Dinner & Meeting

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