News and Updates
08/25/2020: “If thou of fortune be bereft, and in thy store there be but left two loaves, sell one, and with the dole, buy hyacinths to feed thy soul.” ― John Greenleaf Whittier In this year of Covid, be all need ‘bread'…. But we all also need some ‘hyacinths', as well… Something lovely to enjoy to ‘feed our souls’. Sunday afternoons 1-5pm August 23, through September
08/13/2020: Town of Bowdoinham Select Board Meeting August 13 at 5:30 p.m.
08/11/2020: At the Bowdoinham Select Board meeting on August 11, 2020, the Select Board voted to accept Town Manager Thomas Woodin’s resignation. Pursuant to his employment contract, Tom has provided 45 days notice to the Board, and will work closely with the Board and Town staff to ensure a smooth transition. The Select Board wishes Tom well in his future endeavors.
08/11/2020: The library reopened on June 2nd, with limited hours – Tuesdays 10-2 and Fridays 2-6.
08/05/2020: Labbe completed the installation of the 18” culvert yesterday. They are starting on the southern(old landfill road) arch today, but encountered some high ledge in the road bed on the northern side. They will have to hammer out the ledge in order to install the footings.
07/30/2020: 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 2014. To be eligible to participate in this plan, the property owner must be current with their property taxes, must enroll no later than August 14, 2020 and must abide by the requirements of the plan.
07/30/2020: The Town is currently seeking nomi- nations for Citizen of the Year. The criteria for this award are as follows: • The Citizen of the Year award recipient shall be an outstanding individual recognized for their impact on the lives of Bowdoinham citizens, a special individual who shows dedication and spirit beyond what is considered regular duty. • The following characteristics will be considered: present activities, previous activities, charitable/philanthropic efforts, improvement in the quality of life for Bowdoinham residents, and commitment to the community.
07/30/2020: Nomination papers will be available at the Town Office starting Monday, July 27, 2020 to Friday, September 4, 2020 for the following positions: 2 (two) Select Board Members, Assessor and Overseer of the Poor for a 3 (three year) term. Papers are to be picked up at the Town Office and are to be returned by Monday, September 4, 2020 at 4:00pm. The Municipal Election is November 3, 2020. If you have any questions please contact Pam Ross, Town Clerk at 666-5531.
07/21/2020: The Bowdoinham Public Works Department will be replacing several long culverts on Dingley Road on Thursday and Friday (7/23 & 7/24) of this week. Due to the length of the culverts the road will have to be closed to through traffic between the hours of 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM. There are access roads on each side of the construction so people will be able to get in and out unrestricted. Thank you for your patience.
We are Hiring:
Interested in making a difference? Like work that is active, multi-faceted and challenging? The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of Recreation Director and Older Adult Services Coordinator.