News and Updates

citizen of 2021
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.
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
11/16/2021:   The Town of Bowdoinham is soliciting bids for the removal of the Structure located at 84 Ridge Road, Bowdoinham Maine 04008 (Tax Map R02, Lot 001-A), as well as any debris, rubble, or trash remaining from the fire that destroyed the Structure. Proposals will be received by the Town at the Bowdoinham Town Office until 4:00 PM on November 29, 2021. Each proposal shall be submitted in a sealed envelope, clearly marked “Dangerous Building Cleanup RFP” and addressed as follows: Town of Bowdoinham Attn: Town Manager
11/16/2021: https://www.bowdoinham.com/town-document/newsletter
11/03/2021: State Referendum Election Results* November 2, 2021*Please Note: these are not statewide results, just the local totals
10/29/2021:   Bowdoinham Parent Partnership presents
10/27/2021: The deadline to request an absentee ballot without a reason for the November 2, 2021 Referendum Election is the close of business on Thursday, October 28, 2021.   After this deadline, voters may request an absentee ballot by completing and signing a Special Circumstances Application. (linked below)   On the Application the voter must indicate which of the four allowable reasons to request an absentee ballot after the deadline applies to them, as follows:
10/27/2021: State and Municipal Referendum /Annual Election November 2, 2021 Polls are open 8:00am – 8:00pm  Bowdoinham Community School, 23 Cemetery Road  
10/26/2021: Visit the link below to request an absentee ballot by October 28th.   https://apps.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl

We are Hiring:

The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for an on-call snowplow operator. The successful candidate must hold a valid Maine CDL license and be able to work long hours and be available during all winter storms. Previous plowing experience preferred. Successful applicant must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  Wages are negotiable based on qualifications.

The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Public Works Driver/Operator.  This position is responsible for snow removal and sanding/salting operations, road, sidewalk and drainage construction and maintenance, park and cemetery maintenance, vehicle maintenance and other duties as assigned.  Preference will be given to applicants that hold a… more