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01/10/2022: The Bowdoinham Select Board's meetings scheduled for Monday, January 10th at 4:30pm and Tuesday, January 11th at 5:30pm will both be held online via Zoom.  This is in accordance with the Town’s Remote Meeting Policy which authorizes remote participation at municipal board meetings by board members and the public.  Due to the high transmission of COVID-19 this meeting will be held online via zoom only.
01/07/2022: The Bowdoinham Public Library will be Closed on Friday, January 7th due to winter weather.
01/04/2022: Watercraft storage rack spaces are now available for the 2022 boating season!
12/22/2021: The Library is closed today December 22,2021 due to inclement weather.
12/13/2021: Cote's Hardware has tags left for this year's Giving Tree. 
12/13/2021: As of November 29th public sand is now located at Mailly Waterfront Park.    
12/09/2021: As you know, Carding Machine and Dingley Roads were contracted with All States Construction by the end of October, unfortunately due to uncooperative weather All States Construction was not able to pave Carding Machine Road.  We still have a contract with them to complete this project, which we expect to happen once the weather permits in 2022. We apologize for the inconvenience this delay has caused. We know this has been very discouraging for everyone and we thank you for your patience.
12/09/2021: As you may have noticed the Homestead and Veteran exemptions have been reduced on your tax bill.  Instead of receiving the full exemption amount, Bowdoinham can only offer 91% of the exemption amount.  The highest the Board of Assessors could declare for the Town’s FY2022 certified ratio was 91%. The certified ratio is determined by Maine Revenue Service through analysis of assessed values and sales data.
12/09/2021: As we get into the Fall please keep your culverts in mind! Clogged culverts can result in flooding or even a road collapse! Please do not shovel snow or deposit yard trimmings and other debris that would disrupt the flow of water or otherwise obstruct the way.
12/09/2021: The Bowdoinham News is published six times per year (January, March, May, July, September and November) by the Bowdoinham Department of Community and Economic Development. It is mailed directly to all households in Bowdoinham and placed on our website. For more information, contact Jenn Curtis, Director of Planning & Development at planning@bowdoinham.com.

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.