News Flash

Posted on: February 11, 2020

Nominations Papers for Various Candidates Available Starting Feb. 28, 2020

Notice of Nomination Papers for 6-9-20 Municipal Election

Deadline

The deadline for filing papers is April 10th, 2020.  

Filing Nomination Papers

Nomination Papers are available in the Town Clerks Office starting on February 28th, 2020

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Town Clerk
Posted on: September 19, 2019

June 9, 2020 Election Deadlines

ELECTION DEADLINES

June 9, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

Date of Election:                                   &nb...

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Town Clerk

News Flash

Posted on: January 29, 2018

Town Manager Weekly Newsletter

Town Manager Newsletter

Visit the Town Manager's web page to see his weekly Newsletters

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News Flash

Posted on: March 16, 2020

Burn Permits no longer at Public Safety

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To obtain a Burn Permit, be do so online using: www.WardensReport.com

Burn Permit Website Wells Fire Department News
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Wells Ocean Rescue Now Hiring

Wells Ocean Rescue Hire Flyer 2020

Hiring Lifeguards for Summer 2020

Applicants must be 16 years or older.

CPR/ AED and Lifeguard Certifications through American Red Cross or American Heart Association.  Course may be conducted prior to season if necessary.

For more information pleas...

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Wells Fire Department News
Posted on: April 25, 2016

Sky Lanterns Illegal in Maine

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Sky lanterns (often known as floating, paper or Chinese lanterns) are made from thin paper stretched on a frame. A candle or other fuel source is held in a holder in the frame, and the burning fuel provides heat and lifts the lantern into the air. These l...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Wells Swears In New Fire Chief, Mark Dupuis

Chief Dupuis Swearing In Ceremony Pictures

On Monday, October 21st the Town of Wells swore in Mark Dupuis as the new Fire Chief. Chief Dupuis suceeds Chief Wayne Veter, who died this summer after a yearlong battle against lung cancer.

ARTICLE: "Wells swears in new fire chief" Wells Fire Department News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Wells to Swear In New Fire Chief

Mark Dupuis to be Sworn In Image

The Town of Wells will swear in the new Fire Chief on Monday, October 21st, 2019. Mark Dupuis will take an oath of office. The ceremony shall be held at the Town's new Public Safety Facility located on Route One at 9:30 AM.

ARTICLE: "Wells to Swear In New Fire Chief" Wells Fire Department News
Posted on: July 7, 2019

Wells Honors Fire Chief Vetre after his passing

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After a year long battle with lung cancer, Fire Chief Wayne Vetre passed away on Friday, July 5th, 2019 at a Boston hospital. The Town of Wells is planning to offer their thanks for his three years of service.

ARTICLE: "Wells Honoring Fire Chief Wayne Vetre Wells Fire Department News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

October is Fire Safety Month

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The 8th of October is the anniversary of the day that the City of Chicago in 1871 burned for 27 hours. This was the first major conflagration in the United States. Three hundred people died; 90,000 people were left homeless and 17,400 structures were dest...

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Wells Fire Department News

News Flash

Posted on: April 6, 2020

Wells Food Pantry

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St. Mary’s Ecumenical Food Pantry continues to provide assistance to those in the Wells/Ogunquit community in need of food assistance, even during the COVID-19 crisis. 

The pantry is in the activities center at St. Mary Church located at...

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Wells Home News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles Notice

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NOTICE:March 20, 2020

 

Please be aware that during this time of civil emergency, all Bureau of Motor Vehicle services will be delayed.

Motor vehicle and trailer registrations, including all temporary registrations and any fuel use decals that expir...

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Wells Home News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Maine is 200 years old

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Maine is 200! And we’re celebrating all year long! 

There are many Maine200 events planned and all Town events will have a Maine 200 theme! 

See all Maine200 events, Shop Maine200 merchandise, and Donate to Maine200 at: www.Maine...

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Wells Home News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

All Wells Beaches Closed Effective March 25th, 2020

Wells Beaches Closed

Important Updates Regarding the Town of Wells and COVID-19

As part of our continued effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 and protect our community, the Town of Wells will be CLOSING ALL BEACHES to the public until further notice, effective Wednesday, M...

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Wells Home News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

All Municipal Buildings Closing

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Important Updates Regarding The Town of Wells and COVID-19:

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Town of Wells will be closing all municipal buildings, with the exception of essential services, until further notice (effective 3/23/2020 at 12:00pm EST)...

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Wells Home News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Town of Wells COVID-19 Statement

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Important Announcements Regarding the Town of Wells and COVID-19: 

The Town of Wells is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our community. In response to recent updates on COVID-19, the Town of Wells is now implementing containment ...

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Wells Home News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Burn Permits no longer at Public Safety

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To obtain a Burn Permit, be do so online using: www.WardensReport.com

Burn Permit Website Wells Home News
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Review the Parking and Traffic Report

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The Wells Parking and Traffic Committee has completed their Report, dated February 2020. Review the report for recommendations regarding parking, ordinance changes, barrier systems, traffic flow, way findings signs, beach use brochures and policies.

Parking and Traffic Committee Report - Feb 2020 Wells Home News
Posted on: July 15, 2015

Watch Meetings on Cable TV

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Channels

Citizens with a Cable Box: the channel is 3 & 1302.  Citizens with Direct to a Digital TV, with QAM tuner: the channel is 121-2.

Schedule 

The schedule may change without notice or may deviate due to observed holidays. ...

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Meeting Air Schedule Wells Home News
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Stay Notified

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Sign up to receive notifications from the Town of Wells regarding issues important to you! Road Closures, Bid Postings, Meeting Agendas, News and More!

Notify Me Sign Up Here Wells Home News
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Wells Ocean Rescue Now Hiring

Wells Ocean Rescue Hire Flyer 2020

Hiring Lifeguards for Summer 2020

Applicants must be 16 years or older.

CPR/ AED and Lifeguard Certifications through American Red Cross or American Heart Association.  Course may be conducted prior to season if necessary.

For more information pleas...

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Wells Home News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Clam Licenses On-Sale

Clam Licenses Go On Sale 11-26-19

Sale starts November 26, 2019 at the Town Clerk's Office during regular office hours (8AM to 5PM).

Wells Home News
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Wells Harbor Jetty Camera

Old harvor at sunset

Watch a LIVE feed of the Wells Harbor here.

Live Video Stream Wells Home News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Volunteer

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Volunteers are a vital and essential part of the Wells community. We currently have volunteers assisting on a number of Boards, Committees and Program.

Additional Info... Wells Home News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Beach Parking Passes

People at the beach enjoying the sun

Beach Parking Passes are needed from the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through the Monday of Columbus Day.

Additional Info... Wells Home News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Rental Facilities

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Reserve a Town Facility for an upcoming event or function.

Additional Info... Wells Home News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Parks & Recreation

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The Wells Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of recreational programs for the community members of all ages.

Additional Info... Wells Home News