The Appalachian Trail Conservancy Conference

February 17, 2017

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) holds a conference every two years at different locations in the Eastern US. In 2017, the conference will be held right here in Waterville at Colby College August 4-11. This week-long event includes over 240 hikes, numerous workshops, and excursions to local areas of interest. The conference will also include ATC’s… Read more »

North Pond Hermit Story Book Launch Event!

February 15, 2017

Unless you have been living in the woods for the past several decades, you likely have heard of Central Maine’s North Pond Hermit. Author Michael Finkel has written a book about the North Pond Hermit called “The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit.” Mr. Finkel will share his new… Read more »

Battle of the Badges – Thurs., 3/9 @ 7pm

February 14, 2017

It’s almost time for the annual Battle of the Badges showdown to benefit the South End Teen Center! Get your tickets to see the Waterville Police Department and Waterville Fire – Rescue duke it out on the basketball court at 7pm on Thursday, March 9th at the Alfond Youth Center. This 9th year of this… Read more »

City Offices Closed – Presidents’ Day (2/20)

January 23, 2017

City of Waterville   HOLIDAY CLOSING NOTICE   In observance of Presidents’ Day, City offices will be CLOSED on Monday, February 20, 2017.   Rubbish and recycling normally collected on Monday will be collected on Tuesday.   This notice will also be published on our City facebook page.

MDOT Road Maintenance Projects in Waterville

January 13, 2017

The Maine Department of Transportation (MeDOT) has advised the City of Waterville of two (2) upcoming road maintenance projects They are currently working on the final design of the Wearing Surface Replacement Project for the Waterville Chaplin Street Bridge, carrying Chaplin Street over Routes 11, 100 & 202. MeDOT will be advertising for competitive bids… Read more »

Jan./Feb. City News – So much news!

January 7, 2017

The January/February 2017 issue of the City Newsletter, “City News,” is now available for your reading pleasure. There was so much news to report in this issue. We hope you enjoy it! To view/print:

November/December City News

November 1, 2016

The November/December edition of the City newsletter is now available! To view this issue, click here. See what’s happening here in the City of Waterville! If you’d like to receive future copies of the bi-monthly City newsletter right in your email inbox, sign up here. Currently, the City newsletter e-list is 358 subscribers strong! Don’t… Read more »

Annual Report now available!

September 20, 2016


The City of Waterville’s FY 2015-16 Annual Report is now available! View the Report online here: Annual Report 2015-16. If you would like a printed copy, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 207-680-4211 or by email  

Traffic Study Information

May 15, 2016

Downtown Sketch

On Monday, May 9, 2016, the City of Waterville held a public meeting regarding the Downtown Traffic Study. The City’s traffic consultant, Gorrill Palmer, presented the data collected to date regarding traffic volumes, parking spaces, etc. They also discussed expected increases for these items, as a result of growth in the downtown. The meeting was livestreamed online and… Read more »

Downtown Parking Regulations

April 23, 2016

A reminder for residents, business owners, and downtown visitors as parking regulations will be enforced: (Note: All day parking spaces in the Concourse, indicated with a star, will soon be repainted for better visibility.)