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Vienna (Vy-enna) a town in Kennebec County was settled in 1786 and incorporated on February 20, 1802 from portions of Goshen and Wyman's plantations. The community was named for what is now Vienna, Austria. (see History of Vienna).
Small, quiet and picturesque, Vienna is located on the northwesterly corner of Kennebec County, 22 miles northwest of Augusta the state capital and just 12 miles down Rt. 41 from Farmington the Franklin County seat.
Vienna lies within the foothills of the western Maine mountains. On a clear day McGaffey Mountain — the highest point in Kennebec County—which is located in Vienna, provides views of Mount Washington, Mount Blue, the Camden Hills and Mount Katahdin.
The Board of Selectmen of the town of Vienna, Maine is accepting bids for the purchase of the municipality’s interest in five (5) tax-acquired properties. Each bid must be in writing and in a sealed envelope marked “Tax Sale Bid” on the outside of the envelope. Each bid shall be for one property only. Any person wishing to bid on several properties must submit a separate bid for each one. Each bid must also include the bidder’s name, mailing address and phone number and must be accompanied by a Bank Treasurer’s Check made payable to “Town of Vienna, Maine” in the amount of 10% of the bid as a deposit of the bid. Each successful bidder’s deposit will be credited to the total purchase price of the parcel. Deposit checks will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders. Any bid that does not contain the proper deposit will be rejected. Submit bids to Board of Selectmen, P.O. Box 38, Vienna, ME 04360.
Voting for the Mt. Blue Regional School District proposed 32 million dollar budget will take place at the Vienna Community Center on June 9 between 1:00 and 6:00 PM.For more details see the Daily Bulldog Article here
The new June/July 2015 Vienna Record may be found here
The meeting convened at the Town House at 7:00 PM. Regular members present were Waine Whittier, Alan Williams, Ed Lawless, and Creston Gaither. Minutes of the January 28, 2014 meeting were read and accepted.
Waine noted that he will not be at the March Town Meeting.
The Union Hall Association has launched an online campaign to raise funds to improve the "restroom" facilities at Union Hall.
You can find it at Indiegogo here.
It features a great video starring some of our local talent.
The Kennebec Jounrnal ran a recent story on this effort. Check it out here
And George Smith has an article in the Bangor Daily news here
The original letter and deed from Joseph M. Whittier granting the land for the Town Hall of Vienna: here
The new April/May 2015 Vienna Record may be found here
The 2014 Town Report has incorrect 2014 property values.
The corrected report may be found here