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02/24/2021: The Town of Bowdoinham seasonally posts Town roads in order to prevent damage from heavy truck traffic when the roads are "soft".  This occurs when the roads are partially thawed and the solid material under the road is wet.  With the recent warm weather and the forecast of above freezing temperatures for most of the extended ten day forecast, Town roads will be posted effective Friday, February 26th.  
02/21/2021: Planning & Development Director Town of Bowdoinham  
02/16/2021: At a meeting on Tuesday evening, February 16, the Bowdoinham Select Board voted unanimously to hire Nicole Briand as the town’s next Town Manager. Briand, who has served as Bowdoinham’s Director of Planning & Development for 10 years, has served as Interim Town Manager since August 2020.
02/16/2021: The Town Office and Recycling are closed today, Tuesday, February 16th due to the winter weather.     Stay Safe
02/12/2021: For the Waterfront Redevelopment Project we are seeking feedback from the public on which concept variation to pursue. Please visit our survey at https://www.bowdoinham.com/form/waterfront-redevelopment-survey to see the concepts and submit your input.
02/10/2021: The Maine Community Foundation’s Richard Ferrier Scholarship: offers financial assistance to Bowdoinham residents between the ages of 13 and 18 as of June 1, 2021, to pursue their artistic, academic, athletic and vocational or life’s passion outside of the traditional school environment. Eligible applicants must be residents of Bowdoinham who clearly demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Preference is for applicants who have resided in Bowdoinham for at least one year. Awards are not retroactive; the student’s program must start after June 1 of the application year.
02/08/2021: We are very excited to bring you The Ice & Smelt Festival this year! This year Ice & Smelt is going to be a week-long Festival, February 15th-20th. We have events that are going to be located throughout town, with the goal of getting you and your family outside for a safe winter festival! We are excited to offer programs sponsored by the Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham Public Library, and the Recreation Department!  
02/01/2021: The Town Office and Recycling will be closed on Tuesday, February 2nd, due to the winter storm.  The Solar Project meeting is still planned as scheduled for 6:30pm via zoom. Be safe!
01/25/2021: Watercraft storage rack spaces are now available for the 2021 boating season!