Boothbay Harbor Town Seal

Announcements

06/19/2020 Sample Ballot Municipal Election
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
05/15/2020 State Election Voting Guidelines
05/15/2020 Municipal Election Voting Guidelines
04/07/2020 Local Resources for Boothbay Region
04/01/2020 Town Recommendations on COVID for Residents
03/25/2020 COVID-19 Closure Update
03/23/2020 Public Notice - Public Hearing on proposed code changes
03/19/2020 Town Office Closed to foot traffic as of 1:00 pm 3/19/20
03/17/2020 Town Managers Provide Guidelines for Accessing Municipal Services

Upcoming Calendar Items See All

June
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Boothbay Harbor Fire Station
Municipal Election
Fri
19
June
9:00 am
Boothbay Region High School
TOWN MEETING
Sat
20
July
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Boothbay Harbor Fire Station
State Primary/Special Referendum Election
Tue
14
April
Town Office Holiday Closure April 20, 2020 in observance of Patriots' Day
Tue
20

Recent Documents See All

06/19/2020 PUBLIC NOTICE - Municipal Election
06/19/2020 Sample Ballots
05/26/2020 Board of Selectmen Agenda 5-26-20
05/21/2020 Planning Board Agenda 5-21-20
05/20/2020 Message from Secretary of State Matt Dunlap
05/19/2020 2020 Town Warrant
05/13/2020 Planning Board Agenda 5-13-20
05/11/2020 Agenda for Selectmen Meeting 5-11-20
05/11/2020 Board of Selectmen Minutes 5-11-20
04/28/2020 Casco Bay Broadband Report

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.