News

  • The Lincoln County Registry of Deeds provided the following information on property transfers recorded in May:

  • Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity for the week of June 4-10:

    Arrests

  • Lincoln County Commissioners

    Lincoln County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a move to a fiber optic internet system that would improve upload and download speeds at the courthouse, communications center, and sheriff’s office.

  • The Rev. Charles Carrick will lead the first service of the summer season at the Wilson Chapel, Ocean Point, Boothbay on Sunday, June 24. The service is at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome. Clarissa Brown will serve as organist.

  • In a statement to the newspaper on Wednesday morning, the Boothbay Civic Association has announced that its Fourth of July Celebration on the Boothbay Common has been canceled.

  • Ten Edgecomb Eddy sixth graders said farewell to elementary school on Tuesday. They are the school’s 2018 graduating class.

  • The International Oyster Chef Competition kicked off the first-ever Damariscotta Oyster Celebration on Thursday, June 14.

  • The end is near for the Route 27 Redevelopment project. Boothbay Town Manager Dan Bryer told selectmen during the June 13 board meeting, once three days of surface paving (June 18-20) were done, the project would be almost finished.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 380 calls between June 12 and June 19. Year to date, LCSO has responded to 6,986 calls for service.

  • Cathy Orne, genealogist of the Edgecomb Historical Society, will give a presentation at the Edgecomb Town Hall on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m.

  • Things are heating up at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church as many volunteers are working on final plans for the 66th annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 30.

  • Boothbay Region Historical Society

    New this year! Mark your calendar for the Boothbay Region Historical Society’s summer fundraiser. Silent auction items and bid sheets will be on display in the museum at 72 Oak St., Boothbay Harbor, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., July 18-21 and July 25-28.

  • The Boothbay Farmers’ Market will return to Boothbay Town Common on Thursday, June 28. They will set up on the Common from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursdays through Oct. 4. The market on June 21 is canceled to accommodate the final paving operation on Route 27.

  • On July 16, the Friends and Trustees of the Hendricks Hill Museum on Southport invite all to join the 30th anniversary celebration of the original opening of the museum on July 16, 1988. The summer-long celebration will officially kick off at the Southport Town Hall at 7 p.m.

  • Dom Henry O’Shea, OSB will be in residence at Our Lady Queen of Peace in Boothbay Harbor for the month of July. Dom Henry will assume pastoral duties for the month and will offer a full-day retreat at St.