Some folks have just about seen and done everything on this peninsula in the last half century, and Selectman Douglas Burhnam certainly fits that description.
Having served the town of Boothbay on municipal boards and committees since the 1970s, Burnham is seeking another three-year term on the Boothbay board of selectmen.
“I've been here my whole life, and I've seen a lot of changes in Boothbay,” Burnham said. “I'd like to keep serving and keep things moving.”
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced April 22 that Wiscasset is getting $1.2 million in federal funding to pay for a new clean-water project that will upgrade some of the town's pump stations and replace water and sewer lines on Birch Point Road and in downtown Wiscasset.
A Damariscotta man has been charged with domestic violence assault after a reported drunken confrontation.
Nathan Herald, 25, of Damariscotta was charged with domestic violence assault.
On April 15, Damariscotta Police Officer Ryan Chubbuck responded to Miles Memorial Hospital for a report of a man who had been hit in the head.
Robert McArtor’s legs were tiring on Heartbreak Hill in Monday’s Boston Marathon, and it was warmer than ideal, but the energy of the crowd carried him and other runners onward, the 75-year-old Southport man said.
The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the Boothbay Railway Village will host a Business After Hours with And Candy Too! on Wednesday, April 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will take place at the Railway Village in the 1847 Boothbay Town Hall (the large white building adjacent to the parking lot).
Audiences of the Midcoast should head to the Chocolate Church Arts Center for Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard," opening this weekend. The performers, directed by Howard Waxman, will draw you into their characters' lives, the laughter, the tears, troubles and fears, and hold you there until the final words are uttered and lights extinguished. The talented cast members have embraced their roles to create a moving experience for audiences, particularly those ages 13 and up.
If you haven’t heard it yet, chances are pretty good that you soon will. We’re talking about that rapid-fire rapping that arrives every spring. You may hear it from a tree or telephone pole; or, if the rapper is especially clever, you may hear it from a stop sign. Many a tired homeowner has even heard it from their own stove pipe or metal chimney.
Absentee ballots have arrived at the Boothbay Town Office. Anyone wishing to cast an absentee ballot can do so in person at the office, or take a ballot with them or have one mailed to their home, said Boothbay Town Clerk Bonnie Lewis.
Edgecomb selectmen approved the Midcoast Route 1 Corridor Management Plan on April 21.
Lincoln County Regional Planning Commissioner Bob Faunce spoke about the plan at the Edgecomb Selectmen's meeting, and asked for the selectmen's endorsement of the plan.
I’m wondering what the Boothbay Harbor Sewer District board’s agenda is, in allowing its manager to run for the office of trustee for the Boothbay Region Water District, its largest customer.
It seems that this is a conflict of interest. I am curious if any discussions dealing with the sewer district would consider the water district customers first, and not the sewer district’s.
With temperatures hovering around 40 F and a light wind, last Friday’s track season opener was a chilly one. However, the Seahawks were not deterred by the weather conditions, the tough roster of B school teams they faced or the fact that several of their teammates had headed south to get a jump on spring vacation.
I’m in my office typing this out and outside the door the children’s story time is in process. Mary, our children’s librarian, and Barb, the program director, are leading the kids and their parents in song, with lots of stomping fee, clapping hands and shouts of joy thrown in. What a great service for our young families, and what a wonderfully positive way to introduce children to the wonders of the world as found in the library.