News

  • Wiscasset Municipal Airport

    A would-be ban on subleasing hangars may not fly with the panel drafting rules for Wiscasset Municipal Airport.

  • Capital Judicial Center

    The prosecution rested Wednesday following testimony in the trial of Kenneth Hatch III.

  • Capital Judicial Center

    Around 10 a.m. Thursday, Kenneth Hatch took the stand in his own defense.

  • Shorter days, cooler temperatures and colorful trees signal an end to boating season, meaning, it’s time to prepare your boat for winter.

  • This week’s At a Glance includes financial contributions made to two area food pantries, an old relic, a broken bridge, a Veterans Day tradition and a group of soon-to-be CNA graduates. Enjoy and we’ll be on the lookout for that “elusive” turkey this week for next week’s At a Glance.

  • Here we go again, folks. It’s that time! Get your Christmas lists ready for the Early Bird sales in Boothbay Harbor and Boothbay.

    The 29th annual Boothbay Area Early Bird sale is Saturday, Nov. 18, and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever.

  • Seawicks Candle Company in Boothbay Harbor is making and selling some new, pretty, blue candles.

  • Wiscasset selectmen

    Wiscasset selectmen’s 3-2 vote Nov. 7 to direct Town Manager Marian Anderson to hire a lawyer to file suit against the state to try to force it back to the bargaining table over parking and Haggett’s Garage came as a surprise.

  • Wiscasset School Committee

    Wiscasset Police Chief Jeff Lange asked Tuesday night about the school department’s plan to establish a special regional unit for special education, which could serve students as old as 20 and may serve students with behavioral needs.

  • Kenneth Hatch III, facing multiple charges of sexual assault and giving drugs to his alleged victims, will likely take the stand in his own defense, his attorney Richard Elliott said before court Nov. 14.

  • Wiscasset’s historic town clock and tower survived the powerful storm that slammed into the Midcoast region Oct. 30; but high winds gusting at times up to 60 mph left the clock temporarily stopped at 6:25.

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

    The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 334 calls for the period of Nov. 8 to Nov. 14, and year to date, LCSO has responded to 18,178 calls.

  • The second annual Boothbay Festival of Lights kicks off on Nov. 17 with a sparkling series. The Festival of Lights is a celebration of signature holiday events in Midcoast Maine’s quintessential seaside towns of Boothbay and Boothbay Harbor.

  • On Sunday, Nov. 12, seven Wiscasset Municipal Airport pilots and an airplane mechanic showed up with chainsaws in hand to help airport neighbor Maureen Wilkinson clean up after the Oct. 29-30 storm downed a number of trees on her property.

  • Wiscasset held a public hearing Nov. 9 to discuss the proposal for a grant to clean up the ash ponds on town-owned land adjacent to Mason Station. It is the second time a grant has been sought toward cleanup at the site.