New Residents

Welcome to Bowdoinham! 


We are so glad you have chosen to live here. Bowdoinham is a very active community with a lot going on.  The Bowdoinham News is mailed to each household every other month and includes a lot of information about various groups and events so you can keep up to date with all the happenings. If you use Facebook, you might want to check out the Town's pages: Town of Bowdoinham, Bowdoinham Recreation Dept., Age-Friendly BowdoinhamBowdoinham Fire/Rescue, Solid Waste Dept; or one of the community pages: Bowdoinham Public Library, Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham Historical Society, Bowdoinham Farmers' Market, Bowdoinham Food Pantry, Bowdoinham Community Development Initiative, and Everything Bowdoinham; or one of the community groups: Bowdoinham Friends and Families and Bowdoinham Community School for the discussions or to post questions, your neighbors will be happy to answer them.


We are very proud of our community and are delighted that you have decided to join us and look forward to what the future brings, welcome!  


We’ll be happy to help you with any questions you may have, just stop in and see us at the Town Office at 13 School Street, or give us a call at 666-5531.



Town Services 


Town Office -  Stop by the Town Office to: register your vehicles, boats, and trailers; get your hunting and fishing license; get a birth certificate or marriage license; license your dog; pay your property taxes or water bill; get trash tags; or just say hi.  The Town Office is open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30am to 4pm and Wednesday from 11am to 6pm at 13 School St.  Our phone number is 666-5531.

Trash Pick-up & Recycling - The Town provides a trash pick-up service on Thursdays.  Trash tags are $3.00 each and can be purchased at the Solid Waste Dept, Town Office, and the Country Store.  For more information about our solid waste and recycling programs, please visit our Solid Waste & Recycling web page, or give us a call at 666-3228.  

Age-Friendly Bowdoinham - The Town of Bowdoinham is committed to providing services and advocacy that enable older residents of Bowdoinham to live in their homes for as long as possible as well as providing programs geared to keeping older adults active and engaged in the community.  For more information about these services, please visit our Age-Friendly Bowdoinham web page.

Recreation -  Our recreation department offers a wide range of recreational opportunities for all ages.  For more information about all the wonderful recreational opportunities in Bowdoinham, please visit our Recreation Department's web page.