News

  • Are you looking for a new birding spot? Do you have a question about a bird you might have seen on your last visit to the beach? Join us for this month’s KELT Untapped! The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) will be holding a happy hour event at Bath Brewing Company on Monday, Aug.

  • Popham Beach's annual Historic Parade celebrates the arrival of the colonists to the village in 1607. The parade is led by founder George Popham and his second-in-command, Raleigh Gilbert, portrayed by Popham residents in costume. Flare Night will take place on Friday, Aug.

  • The date is set for “Brewing Democracy: a Night at The Opera House,” part of a series of informal meet-ups across Lincoln County.

  • historic house, tidal mill, westport island

    The Westport Island History Committee and the town of Westport Island welcome the public to a rare tour of historic homes on Sunday, Sept. 16. The tour runs from 11 a.m.

  • Lincoln County Courts

    A Newcastle man who practices law in Damariscotta is out on bail and facing several charges connected with his alleged mishandling of funds from a Bath nonprofit. On Aug. 8, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Jonathan C. Hull, 72.

  • During 2018 The Eldercare Network of Lincoln County will be celebrating 20 years of service to Lincoln County’s older adults. Through special community based programs including an Age Positive

  • The week of Aug. 13, Alna property owners will learn the values the town proposes putting on their buildings and land, selectmen said Aug. 8. Owners can meet with John  E. O’Donnell & Associates if they want, before the new values become final, board members said.

  • The Popham Beach Library annual Fort Popham Concert featuring the Bath Municipal Band, under the direction of Kathy Downing has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. The original concert date was cancelled due to inclement weather.

  •  U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced Friday that staff from her Augusta Constituent Service Center will hold local office hours in Waldoboro, Newcastle, and Boothbay on Thursday, Aug. 16.

  • Local candidates invite voters to informal gatherings over coffee on Saturday mornings, 10-11 a.m. at various locations across the county.

  • The St. Philip's haddock chowder supper scheduled for Monday, Aug. 13, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, according to an email message to the newspaper from Gretchen Burleigh-Johnson.

  • The 2018 Sri Chinmoy Peace Run strode into its final laps in a four-month trip around the country Thursday, Aug. 9, landing for a sleepover at Chewonki Campground in Wiscasset.

  • You are invited to a party on Labor Day that will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, a lively band, and a silent auction of many valuable items.

  • Wiscasset Police Department

    Patrol Officer James Fisher of the Wiscasset Police Department has resigned, effective Aug. 10, to accept a job at the Brunswick Police Department.

  • Wiscasset School Department's finance director Shelley Schmal will announce her retirement at the Aug. 14 school committee meeting. Schmal said she is retiring after 33 years in education, and she plans to do something “not school-related,” part-time, after her retirement in December.