• Shellfish changes coming

    After several weeks of debating whether or not to continue with the interlocal agreement between Newcastle and Damariscotta, the two towns decided to enter into another joint agreement.

    Sort of.

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  • Authorities name missing Edgecomb woman

    Authorities would like to hear from anyone with information on the whereabouts of an Edgecomb woman whose husband reported her missing Saturday, according to a press release Sunday afternoon from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Lynn Crink, 74, of 30 Quarry Farm Road has been the focus of a weekend search.

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  • Isle of Springs: It won’t be long now!

    The minute it really felt like spring, we headed to the island! Scott and I, Amanda and Micaela, Max, his fiancée Xan with Xoe and cousin Kai met at Sawyer's on Sunday morning.

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  • Chamberlin joins staff of New Hope for Women

    New Hope for Women is pleased to announce the addition of Doreen Martel Chamberlin to its staff as a legal advocate for Sagadahoc and Lincoln counties.

    Chamberlin is responsible for providing information and support to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking. She’ll help victims learn skills and identify resources available to them within their own networks and in the community.

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  • Boothbay Harbor Police, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

    Area fugitive apprehended in California

    Photo of Drew Bibber

    Drew Bibber, 23, convicted of Class B theft in connection with the August 2010 burglary of Enchantments in Boothbay Harbor, has been apprehended in Arcata, California, authorities said.

    After his conviction for theft, Bibber failed to appear for his sentencing in March 2012 and was believed to have fled the state.

    Since that time, local law enforcement has continued to search for Bibber.

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  • Genealogy series in Damariscotta

    On April 23 at 2:30 p.m. at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center in Damariscotta, in this monthly genealogy series "Building the Generations," local missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS Church) will demonstrate how to transfer information from other genealogical sites to www.familysearch.org.

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  • ‘America’s Boating Course’ set to sail

    If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating safety course, Central Lincoln County Adult Education is offering America's Boating Course beginning Tuesday, April 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The course will run for seven weeks and be held at Great Salt Bay School in Damariscotta.

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  • Movie Review

    ‘Woman in Gold’: A compelling portrait of justice

    “I want to keep the memories alive — People forget, you see.”

    The latest film about Austrian-American Maria Altmann and her fight to regain her family's Klimt paintings stolen by the Nazis is “Woman in Gold.”

    British super actress Helen Mirren portrays Maria and Ryan Reynolds portrays Randol Schoenberg, her young attorney with his own familial ties to Austria.

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  • Boothbay Special Olympians compete at state swim meet

    Over 400 Special Olympians arrived at Bates College on Thursday, April 16 to participate in the state swim meet. Included in that group were 21 athletes from Boothbay, who brought home a total of 48 medals and ribbons.

    They included 14 golds, 13 silvers, three bronzes, 10 fourth places, two fifth places, four sixth places, and two sevenths.

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  • Southport library gets ready for spring

    The witch hazel is blooming outside the window of the Southport Memorial Library, and we’re busy doing spring cleaning inside.

    Librarian Linda Brewer has weeded out all the old cassettes from the audio section, making it much easier to find books on CD to listen to in the car. And thanks to the Squirrel Island Library that gave us a lovely wooden bookshelf, Linda has expanded the large print section (more and more of us need it).

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  • Water district prepares 75 miles of lines for seasonal service

    Jon Ziegra, general manager of the Boothbay Region Water District, updated trustees at their meeting on April 14 concerning preparations for service to seasonal customers.

    “Half the system has been filled with water and chlorine. By the end of the week, the system should be flushed,” said Ziegra. 

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  • Spring 2015 drug take back day is April 25

    Law enforcement officials and Lincoln Country Triad volunteers will be on hand at several locations in Lincoln County for the twice yearly medication/drug take back day on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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  • James Taylor in Portland July 7

    James Taylor

    James Taylor and his All-Star Band will play the Cross Insurance Arena (formerly the Civic Center) on Tuesday, July 7 at 8 p.m.

    Tickets are $92.50 (price includes $2 facility fee per ticket) go on sale Friday, April 24 at 10 a.m. at www.ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000; or the arena box office, 207-775-3458. All seats reserved.

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  • National Volunteer Week

    Honoring the gift and talents of Lincoln County Healthcare volunteers

    Every Tuesday around noon, Rich Limouze sits down in the Milestone Café on the Miles Campus of LincolnHealth with his acoustic guitar and plays from a song list that includes The Beatles, Celtic music and light jazz.

    The music is melodic and soothing. Limouze plays with the smooth fluency born of a lifetime of practice and a deep love of music. His passion for volunteering has more recent roots, but is just as profound.

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  • Charlie Ault set to run his first Boston Marathon

    The 2015 Boston Marathon will be both the first and last one for long distance runner Charlie Ault of Damariscotta. Ault, 60, ran his first marathon in 1978. He has ran in nine including ones in Chicago, Montreal and New York City. For most marathoners, running from Hopkinton, Massachusetts to the Boston Public Library’s entrance on Boylston Street is the ultimate race.

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