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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Wells Beaches Open

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The Board of Selectmen opened the beaches for active recreation on Monday, May 11, 2020 and voted at their May 19th meeting to open the beaches on May 26th to full recreation.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Wells Ocean Rescue will be on duty beginning Saturday May 23rd

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Coverage will be "Beach Walks".

Full coverage, with all stands in place, will begin 06/30/2020.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

July 14, 2020 Election Video Message

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Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap, Maine's chief elections official, talks directly with voters about the July 14, 2020 primary election and encourages absentee voting as a proven and safe way to vote as we all try to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Having Trouble Paying Rent due to COVID – 19?

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ARE YOU HAVING TROUBLE PAYING RENT BECAUSE YOU LOST YOUR JOB DUE TO COVID – 19?The MaineHousing COVID-19 Rent Relief Program is for renters who cannot afford to pay their rent due to circumstances related to the Coronavirus pandemic. The program...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Work Situation Changed? You may be eligible for assistance.

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York County residents who are no longer working due to the coronavirus pandemic, or who have had their work hours cut, may now be eligible for fuel assistance through York County Community Action Corporation’s Home Energy Assistance Program (HEA...

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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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Posted on: March 30, 2020

UPDATE: Temporary Vehicle Registrations - Letter for Private Sales

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Update:May 26, 2020

On May 26, 2020 the Governor signed Executive Order 53-A, which means if a person can register normally through their municipality or Bureau of Motor Vehicle Office they must do so immediately. If your municipality is NOT accep...

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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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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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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:

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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.

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

Watch Meetings on Cable TV

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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.


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

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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!

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Wells Ocean Rescue Now Hiring

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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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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Wells Harbor Jetty Camera

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Watch a LIVE feed of the Wells Harbor here.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019


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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.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Beach Parking Passes

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

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Rental Facilities

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Reserve a Town Facility for an upcoming event or function.

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