Dec. 1st City Council Meeting – CANCELED

In light of the fact that there is no new or old business to consider for the Tuesday, December 1, City Council meeting, the Mayor and City Council have unanimously decided to cancel this meeting. This notice will also be posted on our City facebook page, but please feel free to help spread the word…. Read more »

Parade of Lights


The 10th Annual Parade of Lights will be held on Friday, November 27 at 6pm. (In the event of inclement weather, the parade will be postponed to Saturday, November 28.) Downtown Waterville’s annual holiday parade, held the evening after Thanksgiving, has drawn thousands of families to Main Street for many years and serves as a fun and… Read more »

Shop Small on Saturday, November 28

shop small

We know you love our locally owned and operated small businesses, but here’s a way to show it to the nation: shop local on Small Business Saturday, November 28, and take a picture. Share it with the hashtag #shopsmall. Many of our local merchants have discounts and special gifts to share. Small Business Saturday is… Read more »

Paper Tigers – Free Showing 11/18

Paper Tigers

Waterville Senior High School presents an American Education Week screening of Paper Tigers followed by a panel discussion FREE and open to the public Paper Tigers is an intimate look into the lives of selected students at Lincoln High School, an alternative school that specializes in educating traumatized youth. Set amidst the rural community of Walla Walla, WA, the film… Read more »

Election results are in!

The election results are in! To view all of Waterville’s November 3, 2015, Election results: You can also read the post-Election article in the Morning Sentinel online at:

New Developments in Waterville

Update: November 4, 2015 Colby College has purchased another historic downtown building with plans to revitalize this space in addition to the 3 others that were purchased in July and August!  The latest building purchased is 13-15 Appleton Street. Read more at: others recently purchased were the former Levine’s building located at 9 Main Street, the Hains Building at 173… 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 »

Solarize Mid Maine Program

Sustain Mid Maine Coalition is going to sponsor and manage a Solarize Mid Maine project with the aim of reducing the cost of solar voltaic systems for residential and small businesses by arranging a bulk purchase agreement with one or two suppliers. We may also include heat pumps as part of this offering. This project… Read more »

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 »