• WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 p.m.  Snow heavy at times this morning. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

  • The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce held a Festival of Lights recap meeting Jan. 10 at the Boothbay Harbor Opera House.The many business owners and local patrons enjoyed a plethora of food from many of the businesses staying open for the festival. 

  • It was “Let’s go racing boys and girls” Jan. 11 a Boothbay Baptist Church. Twenty youth racers converged on the church to compete in the annual FASCAR event.

  • A small increase in Boothbay Region Refuse Disposal District’s fiscal year 2019 operating budget likely will still have a big impact on its four member towns.

  • Boothbay Planning Board

    The Boothbay Planning Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 17 has been postponed until Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m., according to the Boothbay Code Enforcement Office. The agenda will remain the same with applications from the David Brett family and Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

  • The Boothbay Region Interact Club has been holding a hat, mitten, and scarf drive to donate to local resource closets. The end date of the drive has been extended to Friday, Jan. 26.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 397 calls between Jan. 10 and Jan. 16, and year to date, LCSO has responded to 796 calls.

  • Wiscasset Police Department

    Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity for Jan. 7-13.


     On Jan. 11, a summons was issued to Phillip Harrington, 30, of Wiscasset, for leaving the scene of an accident.


  • Lincoln County Commissioners

    The federal government has issued a declaration of disaster in the wake of the October windstorm that caused massive power outages, tree downings and other damage to Lincoln County.

  • Lincoln County Courts

    Shawna Gatto, 43, of Wiscasset, accused of murdering her fiancee’s 4-year-old granddaughter, Kendall Chick, in December, pleaded not guilty to the charge at her arraignment Jan. 12.

  • The Boothbay Town Republican Committee will be holding its bie

  • The new Boothbay Region Health Center is now providing affordable, walk-in, and by appointment primary care seven days a week. On Sunday, Jan.

  • Boothbay Harbor Planning Board

    The planning board advisory workgroup met for its second time on Jan. 10 to discuss resolution of permitted uses, a zoning approach, and residential density and location to the current maritime waterfront district along Atlantic Avenue.

  • Kara Griffin and Dustin Cyr were married Sept. 23 at Barrett’s Park, Boothbay Harbor. The ceremony was performed by Chip Griffin. An outdoor reception followed at the home of Mike and Susie Giles.

  • Lincoln County Republicans will conduct caucus training for upcoming Republican caucuses on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at the Newcastle Community Center, 86 River Road.