Your comments (Over 100 letters sent to council) and engagement have convinced the town leaders to take a deeper dive into this project. They are currently conducting a Market Survey to determine the needs of the community. After this survey is complete, and results are shared, there will be another public survey to ask for direction on this site. Stay tuned to this site and our FaceBook page for updates! 

Some comments from residents

I have been living in Lisbon Falls, part time for 20 years. I remember the large building that housed the Mill and was amazed by the breath taking view revealed once the ole building was razed. In my opinion it would be borderline criminal to erect a large structure of any kind that would block the amazing view we now have the privilege of enjoying. I raise my voice against the proposed large structure being built.

This view is something the town should be highlighting, it's an asset. Why aren't we getting a little green space? Some extra parking, space for a farmers market, extra space to use for moxie day and all kinds of other things.

This space offers the beauty of the river not seen by the public since the days of the Worumbo baseball team. It could also be used to support a variety of events (Car Shows, Craft Fairs, Music Festivals, etc.) resulting in the town becoming a destination hot spot benefiting existing businesses and town residents alike.

I would like to preserve the view and would prefer the location be for local activities, to help build our community. Similar to the park in Brunswick. We could host music events, plant some grass, support local farms with a farmers market and food trucks!

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History of the Worumbo Site

We envision a future at this site that can be used for public gatherings, festivals, fairs and other events. It will continue to​ draw visitors to Lisbon to attend these events and experience the beauty of the river.

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Communities that embrace green space as an economic 

development tool tend to attract new residents and business growth around the community space.

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This development is being promoted as “a great way to support the downtown businesses”. The downtown businesses however are not unanimous in their support. Please see the testimonial section below to hear the thoughts of local business owners.

Feedback from local businesses

Local Business Owners Speak Out

Sandy Harkins & Mike Wilding


The Railroad Pub

If apartments are added to the site, we will not only lose the view, but we will also lose the ability to run our business and provide a valuable resource to those in need. 

Read Sandy and Mike's Story

The Austin Family


Frank's Restaurant & Pub

Why should we save the view? Because our community just discovered it in 2016. As owners of Frank's, everyday comments are made when people are seated by our floor to ceiling windows that face the river ..."this is a stunning view" and "these are the best seats in the house"

Read The Austin's Full Statement

Fern Larochelle


Fern's Body Shop

The Worumbo site is a beautiful piece of property that could be so incredibly beneficial to our town. I have very serious concerns about residential use. 

See Fern's statement

Statement From 207 Edibles

Statement from Lisbon Cannabis