Westport Island History Committee Notice Of Monthly Meeting via Zoom Teleconference

Westport Island History Committee

Notice of Monthly Meeting via ZOOM Teleconference

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

6:30 pm

Where:  Participate from home using ZOOM video conferencing.  A phone-only connection is also possible.

 Register in advance for this meeting at:


This information is also available in the “News” section of the Town website:  http://westportisland.us/.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you have questions about how to participate, please email: wihistorycommittee@gmail.com or call Jeff Tarbox, 776-2015; or Gaye Wagner, 380-4476

Tentative Agenda

  1. Greetings and Introductions
  2. Approval of March meeting minutes
  3. Discussion of Committee activities:
    1. Maine Bicentennial “Pilgrimage” preparations
    2. Wright Landing House
    3. Website
    4. Collection software
    5. Friends of Westport Island History plans
    6. Other
  4. Planning for future meetings and activity given the COVID-19 emergency conditions

Westport Island Planning Board Monthly Meeting

The Planning Board will be meeting on Wednesday, April 8, at 7 pm via ZOOM Teleconference.

Click here to join the ZOOM meeting

Meeting ID:   515 666 042
Password:      010764

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Meeting ID:   515 666 042

Nomination Papers Available for Municipal Election June 2020


Nomination papers for candidates for town offices to be voted on June 9, 2020 will be available beginning on March 3, 2020. Signed nomination papers with a minimum of 25 signatures must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office, 6 Fowles Point Road, Westport Island by the close of business hours on April 9, 2020.

Office hours are: Tuesdays, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm and Thursdays, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Any questions regarding the nomination process shall be directed to the Town Clerk at (207) 882-8477 ext. 3 or in person.

Offices to be voted on are:

3rd Selectman for Term of 3 years

RSU #12 Board Member for Term of 3 years

My Island Home: Recollections of Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

The Westport Island History Committee has an exhibit, "My Island Home" at the Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME. The exhibit opened in the Showcase Gallery on November 8 and will be on view until April 25, 2020.