News and Updates

12/02/2021: Holiday Festival begins December 3rd, starting Friday evening when Santa comes to Town and joins the community for our annual tree lighting and carols at the Fire Station.  The Bowdoinham Guild of Artisans' Annual Show and Sale begins Friday evening at the Town Hall and runs through Sunday afternoon.  Check our Town Calendar for Holiday events all month long. View various homes as they decorate for the Holiday Lights Contest, enjoy a special holiday farmers market, craft fair and a cookie swap.
12/01/2021: Voting is now open for the 2021 Holiday Lights Contest! Check out the voting boxes around town or vote online.
11/30/2021: The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time 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, issuing licenses, permits and motor vehicle registrations as well as other office duties.  
11/29/2021: As of November 29th public sand is now located at Mailly Waterfront Park.    
11/18/2021: The 2022 dog licenses are now available at the Town Office. Fees are $6.00 for a neutered/spayed dog and $11.00 for a “fully equipped” dog. Please license your dog(s) annually on or before January 1st. A $25 late fee will be charged after the grace period.
11/18/2021: Light Decorating Contest Participants are requested to have lights up by December 1st.  Here is a suggested driving route to see all of the contestant's displays: VIEW IN GOOGLE MAPS
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11/18/2021: The Citizen of the Year award is to recognize an individual that goes above and beyond for the people of the community of Bowdoinham. Bowdoinham’s Citizen of the Year is equally ready to lend a hand or lead the charge. Through many years of service to both the causes and citizens of Bowdoinham, they have never asked for, or sought, recognition.
11/18/2021: Holiday Giving Tree  The giving season is coming quickly and we have already started preparations here at the Town Office. There will be three businesses hosting our giving tree: Three Robbers Pub, Bowdoinham Country Store and the Bowdoinham Hardware Store.
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11/18/2021: News from the Bowdoinham Guild of Artisans There is a lot of energy and excitement among the members of the Bowdoinham Guild of Artisans as we plan our sixteenth annual holiday show.  The guild has evolved from a group of five artisans in 2004 to twenty-one members whose work includes fine art painting and photography, encaustic painting, fiber arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass and woodworking.