Memorial Day Info

City of Waterville HOLIDAY CLOSING NOTICE In observance of Memorial Day, City offices will be CLOSED on Monday, May 30, 2016. Rubbish and Recycling* normally collected on Monday will be collected on Tuesday, May 31st. *PLEASE NOTE: This is a Courtesy Recycling Pick-up Week (Tuesday-Thursday only). The City’s Public Works Department provides this courtesy recycling pick-up for those… Read more »

Community Cultural Blueprint Public Meetings

Cultural Blueprint Public Meetings

Waterville Creates is hosting four (4) public meetings regarding creating a Community Cultural Blueprint for the Waterville area. The first meeting “Data Findings & Initial Recommendations,” was held on Thursday, May 19 at 12:00 pm in City Council Chambers (93 Main Street, 3rd Floor, downtown Waterville). Additional meetings are as follows: Data Findings & Initial… Read more »

Safe Biking in Waterville

Congested Business Area Waterville

As the weather gets warmer we see a lot more bicyclists out and about. Bicycles are an environmentally friendly and inexpensive form of transportation, as well as being a great way to exercise. However, according to the CDC, in 2013 in the U.S., over 900 bicyclists were killed and there were an estimated 494,000 emergency… Read more »

Traffic Study Information

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 »

Status of the 470?

470

Did you see the New England Steam Corporation on Bill Green’s Maine? If you didn’t get to see the coverage, here is a link to “Bill Green’s Maine” and the story of what they are doing to bring back Waterville’s own Maine Central 470 and why: http://on.wcsh6.com/24u5KCx. Enjoy! Also, save the date June 11, 2016:… Read more »

Honoring Fran Purnell

On Saturday, April 23, 2016, over 300 people gathered at Purnell Field to honor Fran Purnell: Waterville’s Champion of Youth Baseball for Everyone! He, along with his family and numerous volunteers, spent the last 45 years coaching, developing the field, and providing leadership for Little League, Cal Ripken & Challenger Baseball programs for youth &… Read more »

Downtown Parking Regulations

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.)

Proposed Riverwalk at Head of Falls

The Waterville Rotary Club will celebrate Its Centennial Anniversary with a Grant of $150,000 for the Kennebec Riverwalk at Head of Falls initiative! This innovative project, a collaboration between the City of Waterville and the Kennebec Messalonskee Trails organization, is designed to encourage greater public use of the waterfront area known as Head of Falls… Read more »

Waterville’s SCALE Designation

  Waterville is the only SCALE community in Maine! Waterville was chosen among 200 applicants to participate as one of 20 Pacesetter communities in the USA. Waterville is in the first wave of a bold plan to reach 1000 communities and to improve 100 million lives by 2020. The national spotlight is on Waterville and… Read more »

Repair to City Hall Front Steps

City Hall Blizzard 1-2015 -3

The front steps at City Hall, facing Castonguay Square, are expected to be closed for repairs starting Friday, January 22nd.* It is anticipated that they will be under repair for a one (1) to two (2) week time period. The side entrances and back (elevator) entrance will still be open.   *Note: Originally this had been… Read more »