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09/09/2020: During the 9/22/2020 Selectboard meeting, the General Assistance Ordinance and Appendices will be updated to the 2020/2021 version. 
Dr. Robert Cummins and Frank Connors 1972
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: 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:
08/26/2020: 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
08/25/2020: “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: 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.

We are Hiring:

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.   

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.