News and Updates

11/25/2020: Sign up here to receive text alerts from the Town of Bowdoinham! Be alerted when there is a closure or change in business hours due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
11/25/2020: The giving season is coming quickly and we have already started preparations here at the Town Office. There will be three different businesses hosting our giving tree: Three Robbers Pub, Bowdoinham Country Store and Cote’s Bowdoinham Hardware Store.
11/25/2020: Effective November 1st: Recycling operations, including curbside pick-up are suspended, a trash tag is required for all curbside pick-up.     Recycling 
11/07/2020: Interested in making a difference? Like work that is active, multi-faceted and challenging?  The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of Recreation Director and Older Adult Services Coordinator. 
11/03/2020: Join us in decorating for our Holiday Lights Contest! While many of our usual festivals and fairs have been canceled for this year, it’s a perfect year to go look at holiday lights. We’ll be offering prizes for: best decorations, best lights, most creative, best traditional and Facebook favorite.  Voting will take place for the month of December; winners will be announced in January.
11/03/2020: Merrymeeting Arts Center's Holiday Pop-Up 2020 is right around the corner and MAC is finalizing plans to open at the Town Hall on Saturday, Nov. 21st. The “store” will be open Thursdays to Sunday through December 20th. Last year over 30 vendors – artist, artisans and businesses – participated in this highly successful event. We know that Covid-19 limited opportunities for business this past summer and fall and we hope that creating an inviting and safe shopping experience will benefit shoppers and businesses alike.
10/25/2020: Effective November 1st, the Town’s recycling operations will be closed at the Recycling Barn. We are working to re-open our recycling operations at a temporary location by December 1st. We will provide information about our temporary location as soon as we have the necessary details. Our curbside recycling pick-up will also be suspended as of November 1st until further notice. 
10/21/2020: The Town of Bowdoinham will receive sealed bids marked “Higgins Replacement System” on the bid proposal form, at the Bowdoinham Town Office, 13 School Street, Bowdoinham Maine 04008 until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at which time bids will be opened and read. There will be a scheduled site visit on October 29, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. This is to ensure there is a full understanding of project.

We are Hiring:

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 32 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.

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The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Code Enforcement Officer and Local Plumbing Inspector.