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10/17/2019: State and Municipal Referendum /Annual Election November 5, 2019 Polls are open 8:00am – 8:00pm  Bowdoinham Town Hall, 13 School Street  
10/09/2019: In an effort to keep everyone informed, here is an update on the improvements needed on Carding Machine road and the estimated time table for completion. The work necessary includes drainage, multiple culvert replacements, adding materials to the road bed, grading and paving. Several things negatively impacted the progress of this project which had been slated for Fall 2019. One significant issue was that there was a change in Town Management which directly impacted the guidance of Public Works and momentum of the project.
09/20/2019: This is to follow-up on the memo on the back of your Tax Bill, (attached below). There has been a number of questions about the 20% increase on Building Values. Why? In order to maintain our certified ratio of 100% and comply with State Statues. This directly affects exemptions and reimbursements from the State. Shouldn’t the Mil Rate Come Down?
09/17/2019: Dear Bowdoinham Residents in the ConnectME Fiber Optic Internet project area.  
08/26/2019: The Town of Bowdoinham has hired Thomas Woodin as its next Town Manager. Woodin will start September 9, filling the position left vacant by the resignation of William Post in July.
08/23/2019: On Saturday, September 21st from 9am to 4pm at the Meeting House located on the corner of River (Rt. 24) and Brown’s Point Roads the BHS will be hosting its annual Super Yard Sale! Last year the sale made over $6,000 and all proceeds go to Merrymeeting Hall, our up and coming Community Center!
08/23/2019: We’ve all done it - judged a book by its cover. Debuting Nov. 2nd through Nov. 30th, 2019, The Merrymeeting Arts Center in cooperation with the Bowdoinham Public Library, will be hosting a show all about books! From the artistry of book making to the beauty of book covers, illustrations and fonts to the telling of a story, books enrich our lives in many ways. This show will encourage you to stretch your mind and consider forms and uses for books other than simply reading them.
08/23/2019: The Shakers of Sabbathday Lake ‘Tis the gift to be simple, ‘tis the gift to be free ‘Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, And when we find ourselves in the place just right, ‘Twill be in the valley of love and delight.’