The 18” x 24” black and white photographs lining the top of the wall entreat you to step back in time … back to the days when four and five-masted schooners were regular visitors to the Boothbay region. These photos depict schooners picking up ice from the West Harbor Ice Company.
With Lincoln County Sheriff’s Sgt. Mark Bridgham retiring at the end of the month and Sgt. Aaron Beck resigning to join Boothbay Harbor Police Department, deputies Kevin Dennison and Jared Mitkus have been promoted to sergeant and were honored at the June 18 commissioners’ meeting.
Friends of Wiscasset Village on June 14 floated the possibility of an “Orange Barrel Festival” to celebrate the construction process. They discussed holding it later this summer when most of the striped barrels will be gone.
A study that will consider the pros and cons of consolidating Central Maine Power and Emera into a single consumer-owned utility has received approval from the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee. The new entity, if it happens, would be called the Maine Power Delivery Authority.
The Woolwich Select Board on Monday night unanimously approved new rates for the town’s ambulance service. The increase will bring the town more in line with Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements, said Chairman David King Sr. EMS Director Brian Carlton recommended the change.
If you don’t live in Wiscasset, Alna, or Westport Island, but you pay property taxes there, should you get to take trash to the Wiscasset transfer station? And should summer populations be figured into towns’ shares?