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  • Friday night was Weston Green’s first softball game.

  • The first Damariscotta Oyster Celebration continued into the second day with tours of local oyster growers and the Ira C. Darling Center. The day ended with a multi-course dinner featuring Maine harvested seafood. 

  • The Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce met in its new office for this month’s Business After Hours gathering Thursday evening, June 14. The Chamber is sharing space at the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission building on Route 1.

  • Wiscasset selectmen on June 14 picked Judy Colby as chair again, and Ben Rines Jr. as vice chair.

  • No bottles of champagne were broken over the bows, but a small cannon was fired as the first boat hit the water when Woolwich Central School and Maine Maritime Museum of Bath celebrated their 10th annual Discovery Boat Launching.

  • Woolwich celebrated Flag Day, Thursday, June 14 by dedicating its newly painted pedestrian tunnel to longtime resident and community volunteer Robert Meade.

  • Friends of the Wiscasset Library

    Bands for Books, the annual fundraising event of the Friends of the Wiscasset Library, will be celebrating its fifth year this fall.

  • David B. Soule Jr. and William W. Logan, partners in the firm of Soule, Soule & Logan, are pleased to announce that Jeffrey S. LaCourse is now associated with the firm.

  • Tickets - $30/advance and $35 on tour day - for the Boothbay Region Garden Club’s Home and Garden Tour, “The Sea Around Us” on Friday, July 20 are available at the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce, 192 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor (633-2353) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Wiscasset School Committee

    Outgoing Wiscasset Superintendent of Schools Heather Wilmot on June 12 received the school committee’s appreciation and a local gift to help her remember Wiscasset.

    Wilmot opened a bag from BIRCH containing napkins with whales, and a throw pillow with the town’s name and coordinates.

  • Voters passed every article on the Wiscasset budget warrant June 12

    Question 1, the school budget article, passed 560-329. Question 2 on revenue projections passed 575-323.

     

  • The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites birders of all abilities to join KELT and Maine Audubon Staff for a walk at KELT’s Sewall Woods Preserve on Saturday, June 16 at 8 a.m. to learn about these two organizations’ collaboration for the Forestry for Maine Birds Program.

  • Wiscasset Town Manager Marian Anderson released the following statement via email Wednesday afternoon:

    "It is always difficult to announce the resignation of a trusted, valued member of the Town’s leadership team.

  • UPDATE: With all of Sheepscot Valley Regional School Unit 12’s towns now reporting, the district has passed all three questions: the budget, with 68 percent going yes, a capital improvements bond, with 67 percent approval; and a change in how Alna does school choice, winning with 64 percent of th

  • Boothbay Railway Village

    The Artisan Days program at the Boothbay Railway Village is getting a big boost this season because of grants from the Davis Family Foundation and the Belvedere Traditional Handcrafts Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.