News and Updates
04/19/2019: One new feature of this redesigned website is the Weekly Digest. This feature will send you an email once per week (on the weekend) and inform you of new events and meetings for the coming week. It also will provide you with any new posts on the website. To sign up to receive the Weekly Digest, go to the "Home" menu and click on "Signup for the Weekly Digest". We hope you like this new feature!
03/12/2019: Advisory Committee on Aging – 6 members and 2 alternates Board of Appeals – 1 alternate member
03/08/2019: The Second Half of your 2019 Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes are due APRIL 16, 2019 You can pay your taxes online at www.bowdoinham.com/online-service/property-tax-payment.
03/08/2019: Believe it or not, it’s that time again to donate and shop the Rummage Sale! Thank you to all of those who have donated to make our rummage sale very successful yearly! We love the variety of items of that come but as a reminder we do not accept TVs, or large appliances. Our Sale will be Friday, April 26th from 5pm-7pm $1 entry fee (no early birds), Saturday, April 27th 9am-noon. Our donation times will be by appointment. All proceeds benefit the school’s field trips and additional learning opportunities throughout the year.
03/08/2019: The Clothes Closet will be opening again on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 6pm beginning March 13th. We will have spring and summer clothes out. Donations of clean clothes in good condition can be dropped off during those hours. Anyone is welcome to “shop” at the Clothes Closet. The clothes are free, but donations are welcome and help with expenses. The Clothes Closet is located at the Nazarene church on the corner of School and Main Streets (7 School St.).
03/08/2019: We gather Monday mornings from 9-12 to continue to make Merrymeeting Hall ready for use. All are welcome. Just stop by and take a look at what is going on. Though it will be unfinished, we would love to to have Merrymeeting Hall open in mid-late March. To help out or inquire about using Merrymeeting Hall, please contact
03/08/2019: We are so excited for our second season at Peary’s Garden to begin! We’re taking applications—come join your neighbors and grow your own food and flowers this year in Bowdoinham’s community garden, located on Sadie Lane (behind the Farm Cart).
02/20/2019: The Maine Community Foundation’s Richard Ferrier Scholarship offers financial assistance to Bowdoinham residents between the ages of 13 and 18 as of April 1, 2019, to pursue their artistic, academic, athletic and vocational or life’s passion outside of the traditional school environment. Eligible applicants must be residents of Bowdoinham who clearly demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
02/05/2019: After many months of planning and work, the Town is pleased to launch its new website. There are some new features that you may enjoy, including a link to reserve a meeting room at the Coombs Municipal Building or to rent the Town Hall and Gazebo at the Mailly Waterfront Park and a "Weekly Digest" of new announcements and events that you can sign up to receive by email. Every part of the website is new and revised in hopes that you will fin the information you are looking for easier and faster.
01/10/2019: We are once again recycling glass and all plastics numbered 1 through 7. If using curbside pick up, please separate your items in accordance with the recycling guidelines. Remember not all plastics are recyclable, if it does not have a number it cannot be recycled.