News and Updates
05/06/2020: The recently instituted curbside assistance has been halted due to illness as of May 14, 2020. The illness does not appear to be COVID related. This action was taken as a precaution. Our utmost concern is for the health and safety of municipal employees and the public.
05/01/2020: For the month of May no trash tags are required for curbside pick-up in Bowdoinham. This will eliminate the need for residents to leave home in order to purchase trash tags. The town will cover the cost of trash pick up through the month of May. For trash or recycling questions, please contact Bryan Benson, Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call and leave a message at 666-3228.
04/29/2020: From the Office of the Governor - After months of tireless efforts and decisive action by people across Maine, our state appears to be flattening the curve against COVID-19. However, we should not expect life to return to normal. Instead, we have to embrace a new normal – a different way of doing business, shopping, traveling and recreating that keeps us all safe. To that end, the Mills Administration has prepared a plan to gradually and safely restart Maine’s economy.
04/17/2020: As you may be aware, a monkey wrench was thrown into our plans for the annual Bowdoinham Library Plant sale, but we have found a way to move forward with an online sale: https://bowdoinhamplantsale.com/
04/16/2020: Due to the COVID19 health emergency we are all experiencing, Bowdoinham’s municipal offices are experiencing changes is how business is conducted.
04/07/2020: Augusta, MAINE - Governor Janet Mills is encouraging Maine small business owners to consider applying for assistance with payroll, rent, and other operational expenses through the new federal Paycheck Protection Program. The program, administered by the U.S.
04/04/2020: The Planning Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed revisions to the Land Use Ordinance to address marijuana definitions, uses and standards and Select Board Licensing.
04/04/2020: For the time being, the Town of Bowdoinham will be conducting public meetings via video conferencing. This is in accordance with emergency legislation (PL 2019, c. 617) enacted by the Maine legislature on March 17, 2020, which temporarily authorizes remote participation at municipal board and committee meetings by board members and the public. The Select Board has arranged for the public to safely view or listen to various municipal board meetings such as the Select Board, Finance Advisory Committee and Planning Board via Zoom. Joining by Computer
04/01/2020: Update Regarding COVID-19 Impact on Trash and Recycling in Bowdoinham