Boothbay Harbor Town Seal

Announcements

08/03/2020 Absentee Ballot Applications Available
07/10/2020 Help Wanted Parking Enforcement
07/07/2020 Position Available Per Diem/Part Time Front Counter Support
07/06/2020 Volunteer Wanted for Water Protection Supply Group
07/03/2020 Town Office Closed July 3 for Independence Day Holiday
06/30/2020 TOWN OFFICE CLOSED JUNE 30
06/13/2020 Help Wanted Boothbay Harbor Police Department Administrative Assistant
06/12/2020 Boothbay Harbor Annual Reports
06/08/2020 Town Recommendations on COVID for Residents
05/20/2020 Message from Secretary of State Matt Dunlap
05/19/2020 Help Wanted EMA Director
05/19/2020 Help Wanted Assistant EMA Director
05/19/2020 2020 Town Warrant
05/18/2020 Boards & Committees Vacancies
05/18/2020 Last Year for Waterfront Park Bricks

Upcoming Calendar Items See All

August
7:00 pm
Municipal Meeting Room
Planning Board Meeting
Wed
12
August
6:30-8:30 pm
High School Gymnasium
CANCELLED Footbridge Renovation Project Workshop
Thu
13
August
7:00 PM
Municipal Meeting Room
Selectmen Meeting
Mon
24

Recent Documents See All

08/13/2020 CANCELLED Footbridge Project Renovation Workshop
08/12/2020 Agenda for Planning Board 8-12-20
08/10/2020 Selectmen Agenda for 8-10-20
08/07/2020 2020 Tax Bills
08/03/2020 November 3, 2020 Absentee Ballot Application
07/27/2020 Fee Schedule
07/27/2020 Board of Selectmen Agenda 7-27-20
07/13/2020 Selectmen Minutes 7/13/20
07/13/2020 Selectmen's Agenda 7-13-20
07/10/2020 Help Wanted Parking Enforcement

Town of Boothbay Harbor

The earliest attempts at settling the Boothbay Harbor region were made by fishermen, but these settlements were ravaged by King Phillip’s war in 1675 and Indian forays in 1690. The area remained uninhabited until 1729. At that time, the entire Boothbay Harbor region became the settlement of Townsend, which included present day Boothbay Harbor, Boothbay and Southport. In 1746, the settlement petitioned the general Court of Massachusetts for incorporation. Governor Bernard signed the act of incorporation, naming the area Boothbay. The first town meeting was 1765, and the first school established in 1767. The Town of Southport split from Boothbay in 1842, followed by Boothbay Harbor in 1889. On February 16, 1889 the Town of Boothbay Harbor was formed by act of the State Legislature.