• Two Wiscasset Road residents strongly supported  the addition of a new plumber to the neighborhood. Chuck Cunningham and Victoria Runyon spoke at the Oct.

  • ORONO — The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine Composites Center) received $500,000 from the Maine Technology Institute to form a technology cluster to help Maine boatbuilders explore how large-scale 3D printing using economical, wood-filled plastics can provide

  • Although Monday, Oct. 22 is the deadline for submitting political letters to the editor for Election Day 2018, the Boothbay Register and Wiscasset Newspaper will accept paid political advertisements for the Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 editions and online.

  • Molly King, Boothbay Region Elementary School, special education, new teacher

    Molly King, the new special education teacher for fourth through sixth grades at Boothbay Region Elementary School, didn’t have to search far for her career path.

    It was right there in the house where she grew up in Windsor.

  • Meredith White, head of Research and Development at Mook Sea Farm, will speak at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center on Friday, Oct. 12 at 11 a.m.

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


    Spinney, Jeffry Alan to Olson, James G and Olson, Christopher; Quimby, Pauline to Spinney, Jeffry A.    


  • On Aug. 12, Deanne Tibbetts, a resident of Boothbay Harbor, invited a small group of area residents to meet and discuss concerns about the potential loss of working waterfront and, along with that, an important part of their local identity and their maritime heritage.

  • Wiscasset Public Library

    As the daylight hours shrink, it’s time to curl up with a good book during the long fall and winter nights. The Friends of Wiscasset Public Library are offering a wonderful opportunity to stock up on your reading material.

  • Along with other towns, Edgecomb is considering its options for implementing the recreational marijuana law voters approved in 2016. The town’s ordinance review committee discussed it Oct. 4.

  • UPDATE: This event has been rescheduled to Thursday, Nov. 1.

  • A field course on old barns will be offered by MSAD #40 to begin on Oct. 16 in Waldoboro. Future classes will be at the barns of class members. The course will be taught by Les Fossel, who will donate his portion to the Morris Farm in Wiscasset.

  • Soon, Joe and Lisa McSwain will say goodbye to the high life.

  • The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours for the Boothbay Harbor Rotary Club. The event will take place at The Rotary Clubhouse on Montgomery Road, on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m.

  • Doug Peck wins 13 blue ribbons

    A Boothbay Harbor man’s flowers had the sweet smell of success at the Maine Organic Farmers’ and Growers’ Association Fair. Doug Peck, a professional gardener, earned 13 blue ribbons during the annual fair Sept. 21-23 in Unity.

  • The sweet, tangy flavor of fresh-pressed apple cider is always an autumn treat and the 1761 Pownalborough Courthouse in Dresden was a perfect setting for Sunday’s cider-pressing sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Association.