The Waldoboro Rec Ski / Snowboard club will begin Wednesday January 24th, and continue every wednesday throughout the remainder of the season.
The lift tickets will be $15 a piece and be good from 4pm-8pm. You may also puchase a lesson for $15 for those ages 7+($25 for ages 4-6 and must call Snowbowl directly to arrange). Rental equipment will be available for $15 as well.
Payments can be made to the Waldoboro Recreation Department in the form of cash or check. Lift tickets will be dispersed at the mountain from the club leader the day of.
The deadline to register will be the Friday before each trip. So for the first trip on the 24th the deadline to register will be Friday January 19th. Registration and rental forms can be found at the Waldoboro Town office or click above. Any questions call Marcus at 832-5369!
Waldoboro K-2 Basketball Registration Opens, Coaches Needed.
The Waldoboro Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the K-2 youth basketball program. Volunteer coaches are needed. The program is open to boys and girls in Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade and focuses on the basic skills of basketball including ball control, passing, shooting and defense. Scrimmages will be worked in as the season progresses. Players will meet in the Miller School Gym on Saturday's beginning January 27th. (Kindergarten: 9-9:50am and Grade 1/2 from 10:00-11:15am).
The program ends on March 17th. Schedules will be provided on the first day. Cost of the program is $25 for Waldoboro residents and $35 for non-residents. Registration forms are available at the Waldoboro Town Office or on our website WaldoboroMaine.org
Completed forms and payment may be dropped off at the Waldoboro Town Office or mailed to the Waldoboro Recreation Department, P. O. Box J, Waldoboro, ME 04572. For more information, or if interested in coaching, please contact Marcus Benner at 832-5369.
The Town of Waldoboro is currently accepting applications for a regular, fulltime Paramedic for its Department of Emergency Medical Services. The EMS department currently responds to about 1,600 calls per year. Duties to be performed include emergency medical calls, inter-facility transfers and community paramedicine services. The ideal candidate will be currently licensed at the Paramedic level in the State of Maine, possess a valid Maine driver’s license and hold current certifications in PIFT, CPR, AVOC, ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS.
Town of Waldoboro
ATTN: EMS Director
P.O. Box J
Waldoboro, ME 04572
On Monday, December 11th, Glen Melvin and the Medomak River Taskforce were awarded the Senator George J. Mitchell award for "outstanding contribution by an external partner to sustainability research".
This award was given to acknowledge the efforts specifically of Glen for his help with the drifter project which is led by Gabby Hillyer.
These “bucket drifters” are packed with scientific instruments that take the measure of the tides—research aimed at better understanding the dynamics of the estuary’s ability to flush out harmful bacteria that, in the wake of rainstorms of more than an inch, close clam flats for a mandatory nine-day period.
Dog licenses for 2018 are now available at the Town Office. The State of Maine requires dogs to be licensed at 6 months of age, or within 10 days of ownership.
Renewal for dog licensing is due by December 31, 2017. A late fee of $25 will be applied after January 31, 2018.
- Male / Female dogs - $11.00
- Spayed / Neutered dogs - $6.00
- Kennel Licenses $42.00
Many exciting things are happening with the Medomak Project this summer. Gabrielle Hillyer a graduate student from University of Maine is deploying drifters in order to map tidal currents in the Medomak. These drifters will measure temperature, salinity, light intensity, pH and Dissolved Organic Carbon. This research will help better explain the currents of the Medomak and hopefully help us understand how any potential bacteria travels. This has a direct impact on not only the health of the river but those men and women who make their living off of the Medomak, and those who live and play on the Medomak. In order to track the currents and collect data Gabrielle will be releasing drifters, which float with tidal currents. These floaters can be monitored remotely, and map out how long it takes for them to leave an area. The drifters are pictures below, if you come across them please do not touch them (click image to enlarge).
IF YOU CALL 911… WILL WE FIND YOU QUICKLY WHEN SECONDS COUNT?
Unmarked or poorly marked addresses are causing response delays by Emergency Responders. Follow these tips to HELP US, HELP YOU when seconds count...
Homes and Businesses
- Address numbers should be large enough to be clearly seen from the road and set on a background of contrasting color. (Preferably illuminated or reflective at night).
- If your address numbers can’t be seen from the road, attach numbers to an additional sign of contrasting color and place close to your driveway entrance so they are easily seen by approaching rescue vehicles. Located them so they are not obstructed by snow in the winter or leaves in the summer.
- Mobile homes and apartments should also be identified with a number.
- If you live on a corner, make sure the house number faces the street named in your address.
- Reflective signs are the best and are available through the Waldoboro Fireman’s Association.
- Do not use your mailbox as the only means of identification for your home or business. Mailbox numbers can be confusing, especially if they are grouped together and there are multiple houses in close proximity.
- Put an additional address sign near your driveway to aid rescuers.
- Mark your mailbox on both sides. Make sure the numbers are in good repair and are of contrasting color that can be easily seen by approaching rescue vehicles.
- Keep clear of snow and ice in the winter.
Reflective Address Markers are available through the Waldoboro Fireman’s Association. Signs are double sided, measure 18” x 6” and have 3” white reflective numbers set on a blue reflective background. Cost is only $20.00 per sign.
The Town Office is carrying recycle bins for your convenience. Just like our compost bins, we will be passing these onto you at COST, if you choose to purchase them. You do not have to be a resident to purchase these.
We are stocking these recycle bins in response to many comments from residents who are looking for an easy way to sort their recyclables at home. Remember… recycling is required at the Transfer Station whether you bring your trash there or have someone else do it for you.
These bins are space saving, stackable (with or without the cover on), and have an easy access front flap which can stay open if desired. Each bin is 24” x 18” x 17”.
Set of 3 bins is $42.00 ‘cash and carry’ while in stock. These bins are in stock for your viewing. Stop into the Town Office or call us (832.5369) for more details.
The Town of Waldoboro, per the 2010 census, has a population of 5,075. There is a total land area of 73 square miles, making it one of the largest towns in the area. The total water area is around 7 square miles.
There are 103.18 miles of roads:
- 12.55 miles of State highways (maintained year round by the State),
- 29.97 miles of State aid roads (plowed by the Town and maintained by the State),
- 47.87 miles of paved Town roads (maintained year round by the Town),
- 9.79 miles of gravel roads (maintained year round by the Town), and
- 3.00 miles for the transfer station and parks (maintained year round by the Town).
The fiscal year 2016 total valuation is $493,214,500 representing 3,044 parcels at a tax rate of $15.30 per $1,000 valuation. The total appropriation is $7,410,141.90.
Clamming is Waldoboro's largest employer:
- Waldoboro sells more commercial clam licenses than any other Town in the State.
- In 2015, Waldoboro was the State's number one clam producing Town.
- In 2015, Waldoboro harvested 846,460 lbs of clams.
CLICK HERE for more Waldoboro facts.