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08/22/2019: Each year the Merrymeeting Arts Center hosts a show of art created by members of the greater Merrymeeting Bay community. The theme of each show centers around one of the sculptures in Bryce Muir’s Local Myths Collection. This year’s show is "The Heron".
08/22/2019: The theme for this years parade is.... The Wild Wild West to The Roaring 20's! 1880 to 1930’s  There will be prizes awarded to the best decorated and on theme float, group or vehicle.  To join the parade please contact Missy Halsey at the Town Office (207) 666 - 5531  The Parade line up starts at the fire station at 9am. 
08/22/2019: The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) is excited to partner with the town of Bowdoinham to invite the public to the grand opening of Red Rose Preserve in Bowdoinham on Saturday, September 14th at 1:45pm. There will be horse draw wagon rides leaving from Cathance Meadows and returning from the Preserve from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. Attendees will join KELT staff and supporters for a guided tour of the property’s trails and learn the land’s conservation story. This is a free, family-friendly event. Red Rose Preserve will be KELT’s first public preserve in Bowdoinham. 
07/29/2019: Nomination papers will be available at the Town Office starting Monday, July 29, 2019 to Friday, September 6, 2019 for the following positions:  
07/29/2019: The Town of Bowdoinham invites Artists to join our annual Celebrate Bowdoinham event.
07/09/2019: Winning the ConnectME grant allows LCI & the Town of Bowdoinham to work together to build an advanced fiber optic network that will serve over 200 addresses that currently have very limited, or no, Internet service.  But before LCI can begin building the fiber optic network, we need  to receive at least  100 signed applications.  We need your application TODAY! … so we can build the network beginning this fall.  50 Megs – only $49.95/month  -- OR – 100 megs – only $69.95/month
07/03/2019: The Town of Bowdoinham now offers a “Tax Club Plan” that allows property owners to pay their annual property tax bill in monthly installments without incurring interest. This plan was first authorized by a vote at the Town Meeting in June of 2014 and is re-authorized each year.
07/03/2019: The Town is currently seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year. This award is presented to the selected nominee at the annual Celebrate Bowdoinham event in September and the criteria for this award are as follows: