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"Often called 'Maine's Prettiest Village'" --by whom? Sounds pov-ish, and it, and a few other things, need sources (a common problem with Maine town articles). On the whole, though, it's a very good Maine town article. JamesofMaine 21:14, 23 April 2006 (UTC)
Who calls it that? Why, Wiscasset itself does. When entering the town (from Rt.1) you can't miss the sign proclaiming Wiscasset the "Prettiest Village in Maine". Been there as long as I can recall (30+ years)...although I do recall some pranksters 'whiting out' the R one year (making it Pettiest Village in Maine) ;-) Greg
is there really a need for the "(town)"? can't this be moved to Wiscasset, Maine where most things point to, anyway?
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Residents / Birthplace?
Juliana Hatfield was born in Wiscasset, but all references seem to reveal that she has nothing to do with the place besides being born there. That said, is it appropriate to list her under "Residents"? Obviously it seems to be wrong, but I don't know if it's Wikipedia practice to include those who were born in a place under Residents. Thank You --Omarcheeseboro (talk) 15:14, 22 July 2008 (UTC)
- Comment Note that the densely populated town center is listed as a census-designated place (see Wiscasset (CDP), Maine). But I agree with you that the town should take precedence over the CDP and is the primary meaning of "Wiscasset, Maine". --Polaron | Talk 22:48, 23 October 2008 (UTC)