News and Updates

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.
02/16/2021: At a meeting on Tuesday evening, February 16, the Bowdoinham Select Board voted unanimously to hire Nicole Briand as the town’s next Town Manager. Briand, who has served as Bowdoinham’s Director of Planning & Development for 10 years, has served as Interim Town Manager since August 2020.
02/16/2021: The Town Office and Recycling are closed today, Tuesday, February 16th due to the winter weather.     Stay Safe
02/12/2021: For the Waterfront Redevelopment Project we are seeking feedback from the public on which concept variation to pursue. Please visit our survey at https://www.bowdoinham.com/form/waterfront-redevelopment-survey to see the concepts and submit your input.

We are Hiring:

The Town of Bowdoinham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time 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, issuing licenses, permits and motor vehicle registrations as well as other office duties.