News

  • Indivisible-Boothbay is a nonpartisan group of citizen-activists in the Boothbay region. The July 24 meeting, from 5 to 6 p.m.

  • In June, Edgecomb residents authorized the purchase of a new fire truck. That was the easy part. During a June 4 special town meeting, 31 residents unanimously approved buying the $247,600 truck. Now comes the hard part, figuring out how to pay for the town’s first new fire truck since 1989.

  • For the fourth time, the Boothbay Region United Methodist Cooperative Parish will be hosting the Bike and Build group. Bike and Build is a group of young adults who are bicycling from Key West to Canada. They began their trip on May 20 and will finish on July 27.

  • Keepers of Burnt Island Light

    Nearly 200 years ago, Keeper Joshua Cushing lit the lighthouse on Burnt Island for the very first time. Since then, this symbol of hope has guided mariners safely into Boothbay Harbor.

  • Lincoln County District Attorney

    The following are indictments the grand jury reached for July in District VI. Indictments list charges. They are not convictions.

    Branden R. Belanger, 47, of Mexico, indicted for Trafficking in Prison Contraband, Class C; and Violations of Conditions of Release, Class E.

  • On July 10, the Maine Public Utilities Commission gave the company hired to audit Central Maine Power’s meter and billing system the green light to conduct an investigation into CMP’s communication and customer service.

  • Boothbay Harbor selectmen

    Dan Bannon of Baker Design Consultants presented footbridge reconstruction concepts to Boothbay Harbor selectmen and the public in a workshop July 12. The workshop is the second of two seeking public input for the design and feature. The first was in November.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 498 calls between July 10 and July 17. Year to date, LCSO has responded to 8,846 calls for service.

  • Children of the Boothbay r

  • The housing committee met at the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce office July 11 to hear from Bath Housing Executive Director Deb Keller.

  • Boothbay Region Land Trust has a new home and preserve. The trust welcomed over 200 members, donors and well-wishers during a July 14 ceremonial branch-cutting at Oak Point Farm in Boothbay Harbor.

  • A Manatee 10 kayak package with paddle and cockpit cover and a Specialized 10-speed adult bicycle will be auctioned off on Saturday, July 28 at the First Congregational Church’s annual Summerfest.  Other items in the silent auction include a new microwave oven, four day passes to Wiscasset Commun

  • On Monday, July 30 at 7 p.m., the Southport Island Association will sponsor a presentation on the “Public and veterinary health implications of tick- and mosquito-borne diseases on the Maine landscape” at the Southport Town Hall, 361 Hendricks Hill Road, Southport. Everyone is invited!

  • Would you like to be surrounded by history and imagine what it was like to have lived in a house in the 1700s or 1800s yet still enjoy all the amenities of today’s world?

  • You may have noticed the presence of young people from all over the world, though primarily from Eastern Europe, as you shop at Hannaford and other stores around town.