News

  • Arrests

    On Sept. 22 at 4:52 p.m. on Eastern Ave., Officer Chryplewicz arrested Adam Giles, 25, Boothbay, for violation of conditions of release.

    On Sept. 23 at 12:10 a.m. on the By Way, Officer Chryplewicz arrested Adam Brewer, 30, Edgecomb, for operating under the influence.

  • Dresden selectmen picked Gerald Lilly Sr. as assistant fire chief Monday, Oct. 16. Lilly had been serving as the interim assistant after Assistant Fire Chief Ron Theriault quit in August.

  • Shelley from Shelley’s Flowers and Gifts in Waldoboro, will demonstrate ways to arrange the spectacular colors of fall through her flower arranging presentation at The Lincoln Home.

  • The Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Boothbay Harbor One Design Association, is pleased to announce the construction this fall of a new Sailing and Education Center on its property in West Boothbay.

  • Voters in Boothbay Harbor will have the chance to decide which, if any, of the legal business uses of recreational marijuana will be permitted in the town of Boothbay Harbor on Nov. 7.

  • On Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27 and 28, the Boothbay Railway Village will once again be cloaked in mystical moonlight and creepy candlelight for the Ghost Train. Totally re-imagined by a new, all-volunteer committee, the Ghost Train will now have some new features.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

  • The Lincoln County Republican Committee is presenting a public forum on Referendum Question 2, Medicaid Expansion in Maine.

  • On Thursday, Oct. 19, Midcoast residents are invited to eat out at local restaurants as part of United Way’s “Extra Helping” event. A portion of the participating restaurants’ revenue will go to support the community through local United Way-funded programs.

  • The Lincoln County Budget Committee approved the budgets for several departments Oct. 12.

  • The Oct. 10 monthly meeting was lively and full of information with 10 members and three guests in attendance. Plans are firming up for next month’s special luncheon, on Saturday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day) to celebrate 85 years of patriotic service in Lincoln County.

  • The Joint Economic Development Committee master plan workshop on Thursday, Oct. 12 discuss findings from stakeholder interviews conducted early last month. The interviews centered around building an overall economic development strategy for Edgecomb, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor and Southport.

  • All veterans and their spouses, active duty personnel and Blue Star families are invited to a special dinner given in their honor.

  • The Edgecomb Community Church, UCC, will be holding a Community Harvest Supper beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21. The menu will consist of a variety of delicious home cooked harvest casseroles, salads, rolls, and dessert.

  • The Boothbay ice rink may have a new home this winter.  During the Oct. 11 selectmen’s meeting, town officials and Boothbay Civic Association discussed moving the 130-foot by 70-foot rink to the Boothbay Common.  The rink has been at the fire station and maintained by the BCA for 12 years.