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March 8th | GENERAL

MDOT Litigation update


On March 5 attorneys for the Town of Wiscasset filed the following Motion to Dismiss and Special Motion to Dismiss with the Business and Consumer Court in Portland.

On March 2, the following Motion for Preliminary Injunction was filed with the Business and Consumer Court in Portland. To view the Motion for Preliminary Injuction click here

On February 16, 2018 the Maine Business Court granted the Town' motion for enlargement of time in the above case over the objecton of the MDOT. To view the decision click here.

On February 14, 2018 the Maine Department of Transportation filed the following affirmative defenses and counter claims in the case Town of Wiscasset v. State of Maine Department of Transportation. Click on the following link  for complete details: Town of Wiscsset v. State of Maine Department of Transportation.

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February 28th | GENERAL

Road Closures

The Town of Wiscasset has authorized the closing of ALL town ways to any nonexempt vehicle or combination of vehicles registered for a gross weight of over 23,000 pounds.

The roads will remain closed until at least April 30, 2018 unless otherwise posted. Any violation of the rules is a traffic infraction punishable by  a fine of not less than $ 250.

Two axle trucks between 23,000 and 34,000 pounds transporting Special Commodities are exempt from this closure. 

Any questions please contact the Wiscasset  Public Works Department at  882-8220.

Special Commodities are exempt from this closure.

Special Commodities are defined as follows:

  • Home delivered heating fuel (oil, gas, coal, stove size wood that is less than 36” in length, propane and wood pellets)
  • Petroleum products
  • Groceries
  • Bulk milk
  • Bulk feed
  • Solid waste
  • Animal bedding
  • Returnable beverage containers
  • Sewage from private septic tanks or porta-potties
  • Medical gases.
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October 2nd | GENERAL

Live Streaming

The Board of Selectmen's meetings and other committee meetings are now being live streamed via YouTube Live.  The live streaming requires the most recent web browser version to be installed. If your Internet Explorer browser does not support watching the live stream. Consider using the following browsers, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Opera or Apple Safari. To watch the live stream click on the link below.

Live stream broadcast

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February 1st | GENERAL

Town Office Hours

Our Municipal office hours are:

Monday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed on Holidays
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March 22nd | GENERAL

Board of Selectmen

If you would like to receive the Board of Selectmen's agendas and  supporting documents by email, please send a request to

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January 5th | GENERAL

Town of Wiscasset - Committee Vacancies

VOLUNTEER   Interested in joining a Town Committee?? We'd love to have you!!

The Town currently has openings on several committees. If you are interested in volunteering we have openings on the Airport Committee, Board of Appeals, Conservation Commission, Ordinance Review Committee, and Community Center Scholarship Committee.  Contact Kathy Onorato at 882-8200 ext 103 for more information.

Committee Volunteers: If you would like to join a committee, we ask that you fill out a Board and Committee application. The Board of Selectmen will consider all applications. Once the form has been submitted to the Town Manager's office, an informal meeting will be set up for you to meet with one of the Selectmen.  


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