News

  • CAMDEN — The Points North Institute and the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St., Camden, will continue their CIFF Selects series on August 29 at 7 p.m. with a screening of the festival hit, The King by award-winning director, Eugene Jarecki.

  • Townsend Avenue in downtown Boothbay Harbor has now been reopened after an accident occurring at 4 p.m.

  • Lincoln County Commissioners

    Lincoln County Dental on Tuesday asked Lincoln County commissioners to help it buy the former Wiscasset Dental building at 93 Churchill St.

    LCD asked for $100,000, nearly a quarter of the cost, according to Commissioner Hamilton Meserve.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 373 calls from Aug. 14 to Aug. 21. Year to date, LCSO has responded to 10,832 calls for service.

  • Who doesn't love a chance to look around a shiny fire truck, a big dump truck, or a speedy race car?  There’s going to be the opportunity to explore those and many other vehicles at Wiscasset Speedway on Sunday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • BRES: Routine maintenance and cleaning; annual inspections of fuel tanks, elevators, asbestos, boilers and fire systems; fire panel devices updated, per code.

  • Times listed are approximate and subject to change after school begins on Aug. 29.

    Edgecomb

    Bus departing from Edgecomb a.m.

    6:40 Depart Edgecomb Eddy, turning right onto Rte. 27.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 29 is the first student day for Boothbay Region schools grades Pre-K-9, Southport Central School, and Edgecomb Eddy School. BRHS students in grades 10-12 will begin Thursday, Aug. 30.

  • On the third Sunday in August for the seventh straight year, Boothbay Region Community Resource Council held Set for Success in the field house of the Boothbay Region YMCA.

  • Maine has the oldest population in the U.S., according to last year’s U.S. Census Bureau report. 

    The good news is a program created in 2014 was designed for seniors to make living at home easier.

  • Pemaquid Chapter DAR

    Yes, it seems that Martha and George Washington enjoyed Parmesan ice cream as one of the popular flavors of their day. This information was part of a presentation on the history of ice cream in America given by Polly Bartow, Honorary State Regent from Biddeford on Tuesday, Aug.

  • Marketing your business these days is so much more than newspaper ads, street signage, emails or updating your website - it’s become a social media experience.

  • Boothbay Harbor Planning Board

    The Boothbay Harbor Planning Board will be holding a workshop at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23 in the town office at 11 Howard Street. The workshop will explore possible amendments to recommendations on changing the maritime/water dependent district.

  • Westport Islander David Grant, 32, won the 14th Westport Island 10k Shore Run on Sunday with a time of 47 minutes and 14 seconds. The other resident among the 21 entries was Dr. Edward Kitfield, 71, who finished in 1.05.54. Leslie Couper, 55, of Falmouth was the first woman to finish.

  • Arrests

    On July 31 at 10:38 p.m. on Atlantic Avenue, Officers Polizzotti and Snyder arrested Jose Nieves, 28, of Bath, for aggravated assault and violation of conditions of release.