News and Updates
09/30/2020: The Town of Bowdoinham is accepting applications for an on call snow plow operator. The successful candidate must hold a valid Maine class B or C license. Also must be able to work long hours and be available during all winter storms. Applicant must submit to pre- employment drug and alcohol testing. Previous Plowing Experience preferred. Salary negotiable D.O.Q.
09/29/2020: The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of assistant town clerk/assistant tax collector at the Town Office. This position is for approximately 30 hours per week and will be responsible for collecting taxes and fees as well as issuing license, permits and motor vehicle registrations as well as other office duties.
09/23/2020: Thank you for all that you do!
09/22/2020: Residents who need to register to vote or update their address are encouraged to take care of this task in September, if possible. Due to anticipated crowds on election day, it is recommended these services be taken care of well in advance. Residents can go to the Town Office at 13 School Street on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:30am – 4:00pm and Wednesday 9:00am – 6:00pm, to register to vote.
09/15/2020: The Recycling Barn is closed to the public, however the Solid Waste Department will remain open for the collection of recyclable materials. We will be utilizing "Silver Bullet," recycling dumpsters for the collection of the following items:
09/09/2020: During the 9/22/2020 Selectboard meeting, the General Assistance Ordinance and Appendices will be updated to the 2020/2021 version.
09/01/2020: “Two dozen people meeting in the Town Hall on a warm evening in April, 1970, formed what was soon to become our Bowdoinham Historical Society. Dr.
08/26/2020: Economic Recovery Grant Open. Apply by September 9! Are you a Maine business or non-profit who: Has 50 or fewer employees (at any time during the year), Experienced a 20-percent loss, And are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and related public health response? For more information, please visit our website: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MEDACF/bulletins/29b8cdb
08/26/2020: Presidential Election and Municipal Election is November 3, 2020. You can begin requesting absentee ballots as of August 10th, but ballots will not be available for mail or pick up until 30 days before the election (around October 5th). You can request an absentee ballot:
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