News and Updates

05/18/2021: INVITATION TO BID Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope or package with the type of bid clearly indicated on the outside: "Bid For: 2021 Roadway Improvements — Bowdoinham, Maine" TO: Nicole Briand, Town Manager Town of Bowdoinham 13 School Street Bowdoinham, Maine 04008 The bids will be opened and read aloud at the Town Office on June 10, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
05/11/2021:  Library Hours(Changed due to Covid-19 as of Nov. 1, 2020) Tuesday: 10 am-2 pm Wednesday: 2pm-6pm Friday: 2-6 pm Saturday: 10 am-2 pm Visit the Library Website:  https://bowdoinhamlibrary.org/
04/28/2021:   The Select Board will hold a public hearing on May 11, 2021, at 5:30pm remotely via Zoom to hear public comments on the proposed Town Meeting Warrant. The Zoom login information for the meeting along with all the meeting documents are available at https://www.bowdoinham.com/event/select-board-meeting-50.      
04/15/2021: Due to the possible incoming winter storm the Earth Day celebrations will be postponed to April 24th   For more information and to get ready to participate on April 24th see the original post here:https://www.bowdoinham.com/news/april-17th-bulky-waste-and-roadside-clean    
04/12/2021: The Bowdoinham Community Development Initiative (BCDI) has launched a new website for linking farmland owners and aspiring farmers in the town of Bowdoinham. The website is part of a larger Farmland Inventory Project aiming to help map the availability of farmland in town (current use, use restrictions, etc.) and identify and support landowners interested in making their land available for farming.   
03/11/2021: The Town will be hosting a Roadside Clean Up and Bulky Waste Collection Day on April 17th in celebration of Earth Day. Roadside Clean Up is from 8am to 1pm and Bulky Waste is collected from 8am to 4pm all at Public Works on 121 Pond rd.
03/02/2021: Bowdoinham Recreation T-Ball, Rookie Baseball, and Softball Registration
03/01/2021: The Comprehensive Planning Committee (CPC) is presently studying how to preserve one of Bowdoinham’s most important and fast-disappearing resources: its scenic rural views. We are asking for public input to identify the rural views that are most distinctive and what they would like to see the town focus on preserving. Scenic rural can be any rural views along roadway corridors, or areas of the town where open spaces still dominate. Specific viewsheds like the panoramic view of the bay from Bay Road and views from trails will be taken up in later studies.
02/24/2021: The Town of Bowdoinham seasonally posts Town roads in order to prevent damage from heavy truck traffic when the roads are "soft".  This occurs when the roads are partially thawed and the solid material under the road is wet.  With the recent warm weather and the forecast of above freezing temperatures for most of the extended ten day forecast, Town roads will be posted effective Friday, February 26th.     Please contact the Maine State Police for enforcement, 207-624-7076.
02/21/2021: The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Planning & Development Director. This is a professional and administrative position responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the Town’s planning, economic and community development goals and objectives. This position works closely with the community, Town committees and community organizations to support Bowdoinham businesses, coordinate community events, create Town plans and manage projects. Work includes grant administration and budget management. This position is also responsible to maintaining the Town’s website and Facebook page and producing The Bowdoinham News.

We are Hiring:

The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of administrative assistant at the Town Office. This position is for 20-25 hours per week and primary duties include motor vehicle registration, collection of property taxes and providing clerical assistance to the Town Manager.