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  • Work Boats Under 24 Feet

    Class A, Skiffs 16 feet and under, Outboard up to 30 hp, operators up to 16 years old.

  • Boothbay Railway Village helped families celebrate Father’s Day by offering dads of all ages a free pass to enjoy the campus and ride the rails. Four generations of train buffs visited the museum on Sunday, June 16 with great-grandfathers taking train rides with infants in baby carriages.

  • Boothbay Region Health Center has added Jennie McNeil, FNP to its roster of medical providers. McNeil specializes in treatment for tick-borne disease.

  • The 34th annual Charles Begin Memorial Lobster Boat Races were held in Boothbay Harbor Saturday, June 15. Here are some scenes. Results will be published later.

  • On June 12, Boothbay selectmen re-appointed 42 of 43 municipal appointees. The only position left vacant was for animal control officers. Long serving ACOs David and Betsy Pratt declined another one year term. Selectmen left the position vacant.

  • The Lincoln County Democratic Committee (LCDC) invites the general public to purchase “A Treat For Two” raffle tickets for a chance to win a Maine excursion and Farm-to-Table meal, to be hosted Friday, Aug. 16 in the historic Turner Barn on North Haven Island.

  • All Saints by-the-Sea, Southport, and St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, Boothbay Harbor, are pleased to offer Your Life with the Psalms, a morning presentation at St. Columba’s, on Saturday, June 29, 9 a.m. to noon.

  • For years, Boothbay officials believed an in perpetuity clause kept them from seeking a better cable franchise agreement. In 1992, Boothbay entered into a franchise agreement with Cablevision, as the town’s exclusive cable television provider.

  • Gary and Joan Spurgat of Edgecomb, Maine, celebrated their golden anniversary and fifty wonderful years together this month. They were united in marriage at the Harvey Memorial Church in Point Pleasant, New Jersey on June 14, 1969.

  • Boothbay Harbor Planning Board

    Blasting and a potential project with Boothbay Harbor’s historic buildings and sites dominated discussion for the planning board June 12.

  • Monmouth Fair, June 13-16

    Northern Maine Fair, June 28-July 3

    Houlton Agricultural Fair, July 4-7

  • Margaret Hamilton will always be remembered as one of the most frightening witches of all time in the 1939 classic, "The Wizard of Oz." At the annual meeting of the Southport Historical Society June 10, facing more than 100 enthusiastic listeners, guest speaker Hamilton “Ham” Meserve painted a ve

  • The town of Wiscasset’s July 4th Parade committee has adopted “Yankee Doodle Dandy” as this year’s theme. Want some fun? Google “Yankee Doodle Dandy” original lyrics and see what pops up.

  • If you were thinking of celebrating this July 4 with a lobster or two, how about 10?

    Just in time for the holiday, the Community Center is selling raffle tickets for 10 lobsters – known as a pod.

  • Southport is looking to save some green by going green. At a special town meeting June 12, 57 voters unanimously authorized  appropriating up to $175,000 to buy and install a solar-powered array for municipal properties.