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Public Notice - Town of Waterford

Town of Waterford

Warning is hereby given that no person or persons shall plow, shovel or otherwise deposit snow, or cause the same to be done, into the limits of any traveled public way.

Pursuant to MRSA 17A, Section 505, "Placing Obstructions on a Traveled Road" and MRSA 29A Section 2396 "Snow, a person may not place and allow to remain on a public way snow or slush that has not accumulated there naturally." Persons in violation of these laws shall be subject to legal action.



Town of Waterford

From November 15, 2023 – April 15, 2024, no vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m., as per MRSA 29A Section 2068-2069. Vehicles may be towed at owners' expense.

Cemetery Newsletter Fall 2023

Newell Andrews, Waterford's Cemeterian, has provided a Cemetery Update for Fall 2023.

Baker Hill Road reconstruction project to begin Monday, Sept 25. Expect traffic delays!

Baker HillThis project starts at the top of Baker Hill and runs to the easterly side of the pipeline, connecting two previously reconstructed sections of road.

New "Free" Building at Transfer Station.

After a several-year hiatus, the "free tent" is back but in a more permanent, attractive form.

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Waterford was featured in "My Maine Hometown" series on WGME 13's Good Day Maine morning show.

Host Johnny Maffei spoke with several people in Waterford. Videos can be seen here.

Parvo Virus Being Found in Area Dogs

According to Robert Larrabee a regional Animal Control Officer, the virus has been found in several area towns including Waterford. The gastrointestinal virus can be lethal if not promptly treated by a veterinarian. Dog owners should make sure their dogs - especially puppies - are up-to-date on their vaccinations. Get more information on the Parvo virus here.

New Transfer Station Windshield Stickers Available Now

These new stickers will be registered to a particular vehicle. You will need to fill out a registration form for each vehicle on which you want a sticker. You can pre-register for your sticker here. You can then pick it up at the Town Office or have it mailed to you. You can also pick up registration forms at the Waterford and Stoneham town offices, as well as the transfer station. There is no fee for these stickers.

Public Service Announcement

If your Old Glory is getting tattered and faded, proper disposal is available by dropping it off at the town office or giving it to an attendant at the transfer station.

Annual Town Meeting Summary

Whether you were able to make it to the town meeting or not, Select Board chair Randy Lessard has written this great summary of what took place. See it here.

Town Reports are here!

Stop by the town office and pick one up or view the digital copy here.

Waterford's Judy Green elected Chairperson of SAD 17 School Board of Directors

Read the story in the Lewiston Sun Journal here, and don't forget to thank Judy for her service and especially for stepping up to the Chair during what has been a chaotic and divisive time for the Board.

Congratulations to Colin Holme, LEA's Executive Director and Waterford's Planning Board Chair! Colin was recognized as one of Maine's Clean Water Champions by the Natural Resources Council of Maine! 

Colin has been with LEA for over 20 years, all the way from intern to executive director. His extensive knowledge of shoreland zoning laws and our watershed community make him an invaluable advocate for our lakes. 
NRCM recognized leaders in river, lake, coastal water, and drinking water clean-up in celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the Clean Water Act. 
                                                                                                                       - Lakes Environmental Assoc.

Purdy Bridge replacement a success!

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More photos and story here.

Town purchases new plow truck.

2022 Western Star with stainless steel dump body replaces 2011 truck with significant rust issues.


Waterford Echoes Are Here!

Almost 40 years of the Waterford Historical Society's newsletter "Waterford Echoes" are now available here or by clicking on the Echoes link above. 40 years of fascinating articles, stories, and photos!

The Mysterious 'This Is Waterford' Sign

Ever wonder what the story behind this sign is?
Charlie Tarbell attempts to unravel the mystery...

Remembering Bill...

Journalist, Fireman, Land Steward - by Colin Holme
August 16th, 1949 – March 8th, 2020