• Damariscotta Selectmen

    Flags coming soon to Twin Villages’ downtown

    The plan to steep the Twin Villages in patriotism reached a major milestone Wednesday, April 16.

    The American Legion’s Richard McFarland was on hand to present the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen with a check for $1,000 to offset the cost of insurance to hang 60 American flags in town during the summer.

  • Damariscotta board OKs salt plan

    During its Wednesday, April 16 meeting, the Damariscotta Board of Selectmen approved a pair of amendments that will change who can use the town salt and sand sheds.

    The amendments will allow Hagar Enterprises to use the salt and sand sheds. In return, Hagar, which holds the snowplow contract for the downtown area, will plow several parking spots that the town previously had to pay extra for.

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  • Local Business

    Two Salty Dogs going for second year as 'Best Maine Pet Store'

    Two Salty Dogs, located at the corner of Boothbay House Hill and McKown Street in Boothbay Harbor, won “Best Maine Pet Store” in Downeast Dogs News' reader poll in 2013. They are hoping to take the award again in 2014, and to do so, they need the help of customers.

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  • New Business

    Joanne Gilmartin’s growable art

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    Whether it's paint or pansies, Joanne Gilmartin knows that colors matter.

    While various shades of purple and magenta might seem like a fit, one can't be sure until they are laid side-by-side.

    Soon, Gilmartin, through Gilmartin Design and Landscape in Newcastle, will able to show off her arrangements in person.

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  • Heartwood presents comedic chestnut, ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’

    A perennial favorite takes the stage at Heartwood Regional Theater Company in Damariscotta, as farce, melodrama, absurdity and horror blend smoothly into a delicious concoction that has delighted audiences for over 70 years. “Arsenic & Old Lace,” by Joseph Kesserling, opens May 2 in the Poe Theater, at Lincoln Academy.

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  • Southport School 4-year-old/kindergarten registration

    Southport School is having a 4-year-old/kindergarten registration on Wednesday, May 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. Please call the school (207-633-3132) to set up an appointment for your child. To qualify for the 4-year-old program, your child must turn 4 before October 15, 2014. To qualify for the kindergarten program, your child must turn 5 before October 15, 2014.

  • Maine State Music Theatre 2014: ‘One-Man Star Wars Trilogy,’ ‘Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story’ and more

    Maine State Music Theatre’s 2014 season will explode on stage on Wednesday, June 4. While season tickets have been and remain currently available, single tickets to individual shows are on sale, April 30 starting at 9 a.m. Many shows will sell out, so call to get your tickets today. Tickets will be available online at www.msmt.org, over the phone by calling 207-725-8769, or in person by visiting the Box Office located at 22 Elm Street in Brunswick.

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  • Bristol man LifeFlighted to Lewiston hospital after Route 27 accident

    An accident on Route 27 backed up traffic for more than 40 minutes at approximately 6:52 a.m. on April 18.

    Crews from Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single car accident on Route 27 near Jason Circle and Hardwick Road after a red Ford pickup truck left the road and hit a tree.

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  • Bristol students prepare for overnight at Plimoth Plantation

    The Friends of Colonial Pemaquid is offering the sixth graders of the Bristol Consolidated School a chance to experience living history at Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts.

    With proceeds from the Howell Fund, an endowment established in the name of founding president Jan Howell, the Friends are funding this initial trip.

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  • YMCA revises tree harvest under planning board’s conditions

    The Boothbay Region YMCA has agreed to replant and restore a clearing of trees at Camp Knickerbocker, as mandated by the Boothbay planning board. 

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Don't skimp on branding signage

    Dear Editor:

    It was with great interest that I read in today's Boothbay Register online edition of the Walkability Study and new "branding" of the region effort. I couldn't agree more with the purpose of the study as I perceive it: to put a consistent and impressive face on the region for the purpose of attracting more visitors and in general, just improving the quality of life of the region.

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  • Get your Alumni Banquet tickets before May 28

    The Alumni Banquet, sponsored by the Boothbay Region Alumni Association, will be held Sunday, June 1 in the gymnasium of the Boothbay Region Elementary School. We will feature a guest speaker at the banquet, so please join us. The members of the senior class will be guests of the Alumni Association and will be admitted free of charge.

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  • LCSO

    Detective Terry Michaud named '2013 Deputy of the Year'

    On April 4, the dining common at Lincoln Academy was once again host to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office annual awards banquet. Each year, for the past nine years, Sheriff Todd Brackett and his command staff have hosted a dinner and awards ceremony honoring staff, as well as community members and service organizations that support the mission of the sheriff’s office.

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Wishing Rep. MacDonald a fine retirement

    Dear Editor:

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  • Wiscasset Speedway set to open for 45th season

    Maine's fast oval track is ready to embark on its 45th season on Saturday afternoon, April 19 at 2 p.m. It also marks the second full season under the ownership and guidance of Richard and Vanessa Jordan on Kingfield.

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