News

  • Lincoln County Courts

    Shawna Gatto, 43, of Wiscasset, charged with the murder of her fiance’s granddaughter, 4-year-old Kendall Chick, made her first court appearance Friday.

  • Town of Boothbay Harbor

    Continued talks about the marine and water-dependent zoning on the east side of Boothbay Harbor drew about 130 people to the planning board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 13.

  • A new baker in Wiscasset is making some mouthwateringly delectable bread and sweet treats.

  • The panoramic view from 124 Deck House Road in Edgecomb is breathtaking. One sees an amazing overhead scene of the Sheepscot River winding its way through Lincoln County. But the view isn’t the main reason hundreds of teenage boys from around the country have traveled  to Edgecomb since 1978.

  • A 10-foot shot from the lane was good and Page Brown became only the third female Boothbay Region High School basketball player to score 1,000 points in a career. The milestone basket was scored with just 21 seconds left in the third quarter in the Seahawks’ 65-40 win at Mt. Abram tonight.

  • State Police have arrested a Wiscasset woman and charged her in connection with the death of a 4-year-old girl last Friday. Shawna Gatto, 43, was arrested by detectives at her home just before 6 p.m. and taken to Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset.

  • BRHS girls basketball

    There will be only one Boothbay Region Seahawk girls basketball game at Mt. Abram tonight, Dec. 14. The varsity-only game will begin at 6 p.m., according to BRHS Athletic Director Allan Crocker.

  • Anywhere shellfish are harvested, Maine’s Department of Marine Resources regularly tests bacterial levels to make sure the shellfish are safe for eating.

  • Town of Boothbay

    The town of Boothbay has announced that the Boothbay Board of Appeals meeting, postponed on Tuesday, has been rescheduled for Monday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. in the Boothbay Town Office.

  • Maine State Police

    The death of a 4-year-old Wiscasset girl is under investigation by Wiscasset police and the Maine State Police’s Major Crimes Unit, according to Public Safety Spokesman Stephen McCausland, though he cautioned that the death had not been identified as suspicious.

  • Bob Webster is the incoming interim Superintendent of Alternative Organizational Structure (AOS) 98 schools while the board seeks replacement candidates for Eileen King, outgoing superintendent.

  • Although there are no longer reservations available for the Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway Museum’s Victorian Christmas trains on Dec. 16 and 23, a limited number of walk-up passes are still available for those who were unable to make reservations.
     

  • All Saints by-the-Sea, Southport, will celebrate Christmas with a special service on Christmas Eve at 10 p.m., weather permitting. Allow five to eight minutes to walk the path from the parking area on Route 238, and dress warmly as there is no central heat.

  • Where have we been? Sorry, but the At a Glance editor took a vacation at the end of November into December. We’re back at it and this week’s offering includes programs involving children and adults, a nice snow scenic and more. Enjoy!

  • The Boothbay Railway Village has been overwhelmed by the response to both the North Pole Express and new Candlelight & Cocktails on Rails events. Even after adding a fifth day and later than planned departure times the events still sold out well in advance and the phone calls keep coming.