There will be a Republican Caucus on Tuesday, August 9th in City Council Chambers. The meeting will start at 5:30pm and a representative from the City Clerk’s office will be present starting at 5:00pm, for 30 minutes, to give unenrolled voters the opportunity to enroll as Republicans.  Items on the agenda are the Wards 3 and 5 City… Read more »

Waterville Rocks! Summer Concerts

  Waterville Rocks! is a free, family-friendly outdoor concert series being held in downtown Waterville’s Castonguay Square this July through September. Free parking is available at the Head of Falls plaza, off Front Street. For all the details: All concerts are held in Castonguay Square (downtown Waterville, across from City Hall and the Opera… Read more »

Summer Lunch Program

Waterville Parks and Recreation will once again be participating in the summer lunch program offered through Waterville Public Schools from June 20th-August 19th. This year marks the 10th year of this federally funded program, which provides the opportunity to continue with a child’s physical and social development while providing nutritious meals. All children 18 years of… Read more »

Public Meeting: Downtown Planning

Downtown Planning

A public meeting was held on  Monday, June 6, at 7:00pm at the Hathaway Creative Center to summarize prior meetings held over the past few months regarding plans, ideas and hopes for downtown revitalization.  An effort was made to focus on certain key themes which came about during the planning process. Although this was not the final meeting scheduled to review… 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 »

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 »