News

  • The Monmouth Academy Mustangs will play for the girls Class C state basketball championship as the Mustangs took the Class C South title Saturday night, 51-47 at the Augusta Civic Center.

  • Scientists from the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center recently traveled to Portland, Oregon, to present research findings at the annual Ocean Science Meeting (OSM).

  • Sarah Riggens, 41, of Wiscasset, who was arrested Jan. 9 on sex charges involving minors, has been ordered to undergo a competency examination to determine if she can participate in her defense.

  • The Boothbay Harbor Board of Selectmen are to meet on Monday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Boothbay Harbor Town Office.

  • On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received information that a dance instructor at Midcoast Dance Studio in Newcastle was allegedly involved in a sexual relationship with a female student who was 14 or 15 at the time.

  • It’s a game Seahawk Nation has waited for since Feb. 23, 2017. On that day, Monmouth Academy defeated Boothbay in the Class C South Girls semifinal round and went on to win the state championship.

  • Over the past year a group of local, youth-serving organizations have been working collaboratively on the development of a county-wide network supporting the development of mentoring communities across Lincoln County.

  • The Popham Colony was established in 1607, just a few months after the Jamestown Colony in Virginia. The site was rediscovered in 1994 and much of it is located in the present day Popham Beach State Park.

  • 27 percent increase in deaths due to illegal fentanyl and fentanyl

    AUGUSTA — The State of Maine saw 418 drug-induced deaths in 2017, according to figures released today by Maine’s Attorney General, Janet Mills. Drug overdose deaths increased by 11 percent in 2017 over 2016. The data was collected and analyzed by Marcella H.

  • BRHS basketball

    The sixth-seeded Boothbay Region High School boys varsity basketball team lost to the second-seeded Winthrop Ramblers, 61-60  in the semifinal round of the Class C South state basketball tournament at the Augusta Civic Center Thursday evening.

  • BRHS basketball

    The top-seeded Boothbay Region High School girls varsity basketball team defeated the fourth-seeded Madison Bulldogs, 53-45 in the semifinal round of the Class C South state basketball tournament at the Augusta Civic Center Thursday afternoon.

  • For the second time in as many months, the Boothbay Planning Board tabled Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens’ expansion application. The board voted 5-0 Feb. 21 after hearing Code Enforcement Officer Jason Lorrain report that a request was made to postpone the application indefinitely.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Alex Vise of Boothbay Harbor are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kahla McIntyre Vise to John Dale Grover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Grover of San Antonio, Texas.

  • Lincoln County Commissioners

    Lincoln County Commissioners agreed to an audit contract with Berry-Talbot Royer of Falmouth, which turned in a bid of $5,000 for three years.

  • On Friday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m., the Charles Lilly Post 149 American Legion will host a benefit bingo at its hall in Waldoboro for the Giles family of Boothbay. The Giles family of eight, including three children with special needs, lost their home in a fire on Jan. 30.