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Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, United States. The population was 2,165 at the 2010 census. During summer months, the entire Boothbay Harbor region is a popular yachting and tourist destination; the ZIP Code is 04538, the community is served by the 633 telephone exchange in area code 207. The area was part of Cape Newagen. In 1666, Henry Curtis purchased the land from the sachem Mowhotiwormet known as Chief Robinhood, who lived at what is today Woolwich, but the settlement was attacked and burned during King Philip's War, resettled shortly afterwards destroyed again in 1689 during King William's War. It was abandoned for 40 years. In 1730, Colonel David Dunbar, the superintendent and governor of the Territory of Sagadahock, laid out a new town, named Townsend after Viscount Townshend. Despite predations during the French and Indian Wars, robberies during the Revolutionary War by marauding British sailors, the settlement was successful, not least because of its large and protected harbor.

During the Penobscot Expedition, in 1779 Townsend became a rendezvous point for the American naval fleet prior to its disastrous encounter with the British at Castine. Renamed Boothbay in 1842, the harbor continued to develop as a fishing center. In bad weather, it could hold at a time between 400 and 500 vessels Friendship Sloops, seeking shelter. By 1881, it had a fishery and fish oil company, an ice company, two marine railways, a fertilizer manufacturer, a factory for canning lobsters. On February 16, 1889, the community was set off from Boothbay and incorporated as the town of Boothbay Harbor. Frank L. Sample shipyard at Boothbay Harbor built minesweepers for the United States Navy during World War II and into the 1950s; some location filming for the 1956 movie version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, notably the "June Is Bustin' Out All Over" sequence, was done there. Each summer, Boothbay Harbor draws crowds of tourists. Attractions include the state aquarium, art galleries, boat tours to coastal islands and whale watching.

The town is in southern Lincoln County, at the south end of a peninsula in the Gulf of Maine, part of the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered to the east by Linekin Bay; the town center sits at the north end of Boothbay Harbor, which joins Linekin Bay to the south, past Spruce Point. Townsend Gut, to the southwest, separates the town of Boothbay Harbor from Southport Island; the town is bordered to the north and east by the town of Boothbay, to the south by the town of Southport, to the west, across the Sheepscot River, by the towns of Westport and Georgetown. The town is crossed by state routes 27 and 96. Route 27 leads north 13 miles to Wiscasset. Route 96 leads east 2 miles to the village of East Boothbay and 5 miles to its end at Ocean Point. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Boothbay Harbor has a total area of 9.22 square miles, of which 5.70 square miles are land and 3.52 square miles, or 38.17%, are water. As of the census of 2010, there were 2,165 people, 1,084 households, 550 families residing in the town.

The population density was 379.8 inhabitants per square mile. There were 2,175 housing units at an average density of 381.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 0.6% African American or Black, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.1% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races. Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population. There were 1,084 households of which 14.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.9% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, 49.3% were non-families. 41.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.90 and the average family size was 2.52. The median age in the town was 55.8 years. 11.6% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the town was 45.5% male and 54.5% female. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,334 people, 1,097 households, 627 families residing in the town.

The population density was 404.3 people per square mile. There were 1,993 housing units at an average density of 345.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 97.9% White, 0.2% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.34% from other races, 0.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population. There were 1,097 households out of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 42.8% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.67. In the town, the population was spread out with 17.4% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.2 males.

For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.9 males. The median income for a household in the town was $35,000, the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $21,000 for females; the per capita income for the town was $21,146. About 5.9% of familie

Robert J. Zydenbos

Robert J. Zydenbos is a Dutch-Canadian scholar who has doctorate degrees in Indian philosophy and Dravidian studies, he has a doctorate of literature from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. Zydenbos studied Indian religions and languages at the South Asia Institute and at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, he taught Sanskrit at the University of Heidelberg and taught Jaina philosophy at the University of Madras in India. Zydenbos taught Sanskrit and South Asian religions at the University of Toronto in Canada, he was the first western scholar to write a doctoral thesis on contemporary Kannada fiction. R. Zydenbos is a strong opponent to some writers, like Koenraad Elst or N. S. Rajaram, about the controversies pertaining to the Aryan Invasion Theory, which Zydenbos sees as driven by political motives. Zydenbos wrote review articles in the Journal of the American Oriental Society. Moreover, he has written the first comprehensive Western history of Kannada literature and translated Kannada literature into both German and English.

He translated Dvaitin and Jaina writings from Sanskrit. He has lived in India for 17 years. Mokṣa in Jainism, according to Umāsvāti The Calf Became an Orphan: A Study in Contemporary Kannada Fiction Jainism Today and Its Future Robert Zydenbos Journal of the American Oriental Society

Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality

Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality is a local municipality of South Africa. It is located on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, it was established after the August 2016 local elections by the merging of Ezinqoleni and Hibiscus Coast local municipalities. There is not much progress reported in this newly merged municipality; the municipal council consists of seventy-one members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Thirty-six councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in thirty-six wards, while the remaining thirty-five are chosen from party lists so that the total number of party representatives is proportional to the number of votes received. In the election of 3 August 2016 the African National Congress won a majority of forty-seven seats on the council; the following table shows the results of the election