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  • Edgecomb Community Church resurrects the church choir

    Have you been looking for a place to lift up your voice to sing? Do you enjoy getting together with people to sing a variety of music? Well, here is your chance! The Edgecomb Community Church, UCC is pleased to announce the resurrection of the church choir.

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  • Medieval banquet serves up laughs, chicken tenders at BRHS

    Merriment abounded at a medieval banquet Thursday, Jan.

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  • Romar Bowling Lanes slated for demolition

    The bowling alley at 19 Bridge Street in Boothbay Harbor, owned by Charlie Rowe and his family for 70 years, will be going through some major changes soon. Since Rowe’s death in 2011, the space has been empty.

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  • Boothbay teams vying for Busline titles

    The Boothbay Region Elementary School Wildcat basketball teams will begin the Busline League playoffs on Monday, Jan. 23 and Wednesday, Jan. 25.

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  • Coin and stamp show

    A coin and stamp show will be held in the Exhibition Hall at the Topsham Fairgrounds in Topsham on Sunday, Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Coin & Stamp Club of Brunswick, the event is free.

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  • Updated: Victims identified in Whitefield, Portland fatals Friday

    State Police say Robert Frith, 62, of West Gardiner died Friday afternoon, Jan. 20, after the dump truck he was driving overturned in Whitefield. Frith worked for BHS Inc. of Farmingdale.

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  • Spencer-Austin wedding

    Sarah Elizabeth Spencer, daughter of David M. Spencer of Dresden, and Daniel Thomas Austin, son of Faith Huntington of Farmingdale were married August 6, 2016 at Sarah’s grandparents' home on Sawyer's Island in Boothbay.

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  • Grants available for Lincoln County nonprofits

    Nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that draw on the strengths of the community and foster collaboration are encouraged to apply to the Lincoln County Fund through the Community Building Grant Program of the Maine Communi

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  • Local families open homes to LA’s international students

    For most, Christmas is a special time. But for 15-year-old Shuyu Pang, Christmas 2016 was a unique experience. It was the Chinese teenager’s first time celebrating the Holy Christian event.

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  • Ice continues cratering on Cross Point Road

    Ice buildup and cratering continue to make passage along Edgecomb’s Cross Point Road difficult, but selectmen reported Jan. 17 that the situation was improving.

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  • Weeding through marijuana legalization

    With marijuana legalization shortly to be a reality in the state for people over the age of 21, towns have been left to grapple with the issues of where to allow retail establishments, what kinds of restrictions could or should be placed on the enterprises, how to prevent newly legal products fro

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  • LCHA winter lecture series begins Feb. 5

    The Lincoln County Historical Association will hold four Sunday lectures in February and early March. They will be held in Wiscasset in the Communications Building behind the County Court House on Route One, beginning at 1 p.m.

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  • At a Glance

    The Y-Arts group in Atlanta, a sunken lobster boat in Cundys Harbor, an accident in Boothbay Harbor, two team photos and two scenic photos are included in this week’s At a Glance. At a Glance includes the photographs that appear in the newspapers but not published online immediately.

  • Quest for BRES playground continues

    As the Maine representative for Miracle Recreation Equipment, Eric Welzel designs playgrounds and travels all over the state. Recently, he put together a playground for Wiscasset Elementary School.

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  • Service brings us together

    The Boothbay Harbor Congregational Church was the setting for a Tuesday, Jan. 17 Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast honoring community volunteers who serve under the umbrella of the Boothbay Region Community Resource Council (BRCRC). East Boothbay General Store prepared the breakfast.

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