Trees removed from DeVaney park

Four pine trees have been removed from Royal DeVaney Park next to the swimming pool. Mayor Royal DeVaney said the trees were diseased and presented a hazard to the public.
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Swimming pool will open June 17

Town crews have been busy getting the Waterville swimming pool ready for the season for opening day, which is June 17.
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Library gears up for an expanded summer program

This year’s summer program planned by the Waterville Library includes much more than library programs and reading.
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Our Past | 1951: Boy Scout troop excels in ‘Camporee’

This article from the June 7, 1951 edition of Waterville Empire-Press tells about the local Boy Scout troop’s participation in a camping contest.
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Museum open for season

The Douglas County Museum opened for the season on May 23 and had a busy Memorial Day weekend. Lori Leming is the museum director.
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New projects at fairgrounds

The NCW Fairgrounds has been a busy place this spring as four improvement projects around the grounds are underway.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported May 24-29
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Our Past | 1978: Waterville athletes honored

This article from the June 1, 1978 edition of Waterville Empire Press tells about that year’s sports awards ceremony.
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Memorial Day at Waterville

After a weekend of rain, the sun was out on the morning of May 27 and a group of people gathered at Waterville Cemetery for the annual Memorial Day ceremony.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from May 10-23
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