News and Updates

05/27/2020: The Bowdoinham Board of Selectmen have approved effective May 27, 2020 that future interest being charged to overdue property taxes will be waived until January 1, 2021 in an effort to assist property owners impacted financially by the COVID19 State of Emergency.
05/22/2020: As a society that is used to coming and going as we please, this pandemic has created many inconveniences. This is a novel virus with many unknowns and we must not take it lightly.  Restrictions are in place for everyone's health and safety and we must trust the Dr.'s and scientists that guide these decisions.   The town office has assured me that needed services can be accessed on-line.  Many regulations have been waived during this outbreak,  Town officials are also available by phone and email.  
05/21/2020: You can re-register vehicles and boats using the State's online system, please go to our online services page and follow the appropriate link - https://www.bowdoinham.com/page/online-services. OR you can use the process for new registrations below. For NEW registrations:
05/06/2020: The recently instituted curbside assistance has been halted due to illness as of May 14, 2020. The illness does not appear to be COVID related.  This action was taken as a precaution. Our utmost concern is for the health and safety of municipal employees and the public.
05/01/2020: For the month of May no trash tags are required for curbside pick-up in Bowdoinham. This will eliminate the need for residents to leave home in order to purchase trash tags. The town will cover the cost of trash pick up through the month of May. For trash or recycling questions, please contact Bryan Benson, Director at recycling@bowdoinham.com or you can call and leave a message at 666-3228.
04/29/2020: From the Office of the Governor -  After months of tireless efforts and decisive action by people across Maine, our state appears to be flattening the curve against COVID-19. However, we should not expect life to return to normal. Instead, we have to embrace a new normal – a different way of doing business, shopping, traveling and recreating that keeps us all safe. To that end, the Mills Administration has prepared a plan to gradually and safely restart Maine’s economy.
04/17/2020: As you may be aware,  a monkey wrench was thrown into our plans for the annual Bowdoinham Library Plant sale, but we have found a way to move forward with an online sale:  https://bowdoinhamplantsale.com/  
04/16/2020: Due to the COVID19 health emergency we are all experiencing, Bowdoinham’s municipal offices are experiencing changes is how business is conducted.

We are Hiring:

The Town of Bowdoinham is accepting applications for an on call snow plow operator. The successful candidate must hold a valid Maine class B or C license. Also must be able to work long hours and be available during all winter storms. Applicant must submit to pre- employment drug and alcohol testing. Previous Plowing Experience preferred. Salary negotiable D.O.Q.   

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 30 hours per week and will be responsible for collecting taxes and fees as well as issuing license, permits and motor vehicle registrations as well as other office duties.