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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Secretary of State Video Message Regarding the July 14, 2020 Election

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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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News Flash

Posted on: January 29, 2018

Town Manager Weekly Newsletter

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

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News Flash

Posted on: May 21, 2020

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

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WELLS OCEAN RESCUE WILL BE ON DUTY BEGINNING SATURDAY MAY 23rd from 9am to 4pm.

Coverage will be "Beach Walks".

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

Wells Fire Department 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

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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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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

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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

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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: July 10, 2020

Wells Beaches Rules and Parking Information

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Review the Wells Beach Rules, Parking Information, and Permitting Activity Details.

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Absentee Ballot Return Made Easy

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The Town Hall Absentee Ballot Secure Return Box is now available to drop off your completed Wells / State absentee ballot envelope at the rear of Town Hall by the entry door and tent.  

Please do not place the envelope in any other container. Only...

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Wells Home News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

2020 Summer Concert Series at Wells Harbor

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Please join us every Saturday evening 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM for Live Music at the Hope Hobbs Gazebo at Wells Harbor!

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

2020 Information Video for July 14th Town Meeting

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Please watch the informational video prepared by the Town of Wells for the upcoming July 14th Town Meeting.

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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.

Wells Home News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

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

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WELLS OCEAN RESCUE WILL BE ON DUTY BEGINNING SATURDAY MAY 23rd from 9am to 4pm.

Coverage will be "Beach Walks".

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

Wells Home News
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.

Election Message Video Wells Home News
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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Wells Home News
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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Wells Home News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

UPDATE: Vehicle Registration Information

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Update:

Under Maine Governor Mills’ Executive Order 53-A, the Wells Board of Selectmen voted July 11, 2020 as the deadline for vehicles that need to be re-registered from January through June 2020 to get registered without penalty. The Town of We...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Celebrations for Maine turning 200 have been moved to 2021

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A calendar of special events originally planned for this year to celebrate the state’s bicentennial has moved to 2021. 

 

The Town of Wells will have bicentennial events offered during the same time period as we help to celebrate...

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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: www.WardensReport.com

Burn Permit Website Wells Home News
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Citizen Guide to Wells - Volume 2, Issue 1 Now Available

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Citizen Guide to Wells

View the Guide Book here.

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Citizen Guide 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!

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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: 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

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.

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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.

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.

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