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Frigid COLD weather ALERT

With the impending frigid cold temperatures predicted Castine will have warming shelters available. If you need assistance or a place to get warm, please contact the Castine Fire Rescue Dept at 207-326-8767. There will be staff monitoring the phone from

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Transfer Station & Witherle Memorial Library NOTICE – Closed Saturday 2/4/2023

Transfer Station & Witherle Memorial Library CLOSED Saturday, February 4, 2023.  Due to the severe cold predictions on Saturday (windchill temps of -45 degrees) the transfer station & Witherle Memorial Library will be closed.  We apologize for any inconveniences this

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MMA Pier & Waterfront Renovation Community Informational Mtg

Link supplied by MMA for tonight’s Informational Mtg at 6PM: live.mainemaritime.edu

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2022 Maine Income Tax Info Sheet

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Castine Town Dock Food Vendor RFP

Town Dock Food Vendor RFP 2023 Written Proposals can be sent or dropped off to: Shawn Blodgett, Manager Town of Castine 67 Court Street, PO Box 204 Castine, ME 04421 (207) 326-4502 shawn@castine.me.us Written proposals must be received by 2:00pm

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Town Office CLOSED

  Town Office: Monday, 2/20/23 due to the President’s Day Holiday. Please NOTE: Curbside Trash & Recycling Pickup: Curbside Trash pickup will take place on Tues, 2/21/23 due to the President’s Day Holiday; Curbside Recycling pickup will take place on

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Recycling Update

Recycling Update: There are STRICT changes in the recycling program going forward. Brochures are available at the Town Office and on the Town’s website. Please note: 1) ACCEPTED items ONLY; 2) recyclable items MUST be CLEAN; 3) cardboard must be

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Help Protect Castine Elms

Surging tree disease threatens Castine’s historic elms   If you would like to donate to the Elm Trees, send your check, payable to Town of Castine and note “Elms” in the memo line. The mailing address is PO Box 204

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Castine Boards/Committees Volunteers Needed

Utility Board: 2 alternate members, 1-year terms Recreation Committee: 1 regular member, 3-year term; 2 alternate members, 1-year terms If you are interested and able, please contact the Town Office at 207-326-4502 or email Susan Macomber at sue@castine.me.us Thank you.

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2023 Dog Registrations & Rules

2023 Dog Registrations were due by 1/31. There is now a $25 late fee applied to the $6 Spayed/Neutered or $11 Non-spayed/Non-neutered registration fees. Proof of Rabies Vaccination is required. REMINDER: Please remember that dogs need to be leashed or

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Emerson Hall Drop Off Box

There is a Drop Off Box near the front doors of Emerson Hall for your convenience to drop off water/sewer payments, tax bill payments, paperwork, etc. The Town Office staff will be checking it regularly.  Thank you.   DURING ELECTION

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Castine Area Relief Fund (CARF)

CARF flyer 1. Due to the pandemic of COVID-19 and in response to the growing needs of area residents, a group of concerned citizens has formed the Castine Area Relief Fund. 2. If you or someone you know, as a

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Current News

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 6
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, February 6  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, February 6  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg Monday, February 6  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
    AGENDA:    

    ·        Callto Order – Gordon MacArthur, Acting-Chair

    ·        Additions,deletions or corrections to the agenda

    ·        SignWarrant(s) and Abatements; review Budget vs. Actual, Trial Balance Sheets, BankReconciliations and Excise Tax Collections

    ·        ApproveMinutes of previous meeting(s)

    ·        Business:

    1.     ApproveNEW Liquor License – Justin & Lynn Cooper; 76 Battle Ave, LLC

    2.     Reappointmentto the CHPC

    3.     Approvethe 2023 Mooring Site, Dock and Launch Ramp Rules & Fees Policy as recommendedby the Harbor Committee

    4.     TownManager’s Report

    5.    OtherBusiness as Required

    ·        Communications

    ·        Acknowledgemembers of the public and address their requests, if any.

    ·        PastActions

    ·        SelectboardComments   

    ·        Schedulenext meeting(s): [Selectboard Mtg(s): Tuesday, 2/21/23 (due to the President’sDay Holiday) at 4PM]

    ·        Adjourn

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  • MMA "NSMV Waterfront Permitting" Informational Mtg Monday, February 6  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Maine Maritime Academy
    A College of Engineering, Management, Science, and Transportation

    PIER AND WATERFRONT RENOVATION

    COMMUNITY INFORMATIONAL SESSION

    HOSTED BY MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY

    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2023 - 6PM EMERSON HALL

    AGENDA

    I.                 Introduction

    II.               Timeline& Milestones

    III.             Design Schematicsof the Project

    IV.             Site LogisticsDuring the Project

     

     

     

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Tuesday, February 7
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, February 7  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • CHPC Mtg Tuesday, February 7  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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  • Witherle Memorial Library Dungeons & Dragons Tuesday, February 7  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Every other Tuesday starting September 21st at 5PM
    in the Library Reading Room

    All Playing Levels Welcome
    Join the Adventure!

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Wednesday, February 8
  • Castine Comprehensive Planning Committee (CCPC) Mtg Wednesday, February 8  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Transportation Chapter Review

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Thursday, February 9
  • Planning Board Mtg Thursday, February 9  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    To review the followingapplications: 
    1) Lovett Family LLC, M16 L14, 125 Wilson Point Rd, shoreland stabilizationstructure; 
    2) Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT), M20 L8A, construct 150’X8’trail sub along Right of Way on western 50’ portion of this lot.

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Monday, February 13
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, February 13  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, February 13  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Castine Shawl Knitting Ministry Monday, February 13  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish

    The ministry meets in the vestry of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 1 - 3 pm.

     

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Tuesday, February 14
  • Castine Town Dock Food Vendor RFP DUE DATE Tuesday, February 14  8:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Written proposals can be sent or dropped off to:

    Shawn Blodgett, Manager Town of Castine
    67 Court Street, PO Box 204
    Castine, ME 04421
    (207) 326-4502
    shawn@castine.me.us

    Written proposals must be received by 2:00pm on Tuesday, February 14, 2023.

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  • Harbor Committee Mtg Tuesday, February 14  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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  • Witherle Memorial Library Dungeons & Dragons Tuesday, February 14  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Every other Tuesday starting September 21st at 5PM
    in the Library Reading Room

    All Playing Levels Welcome
    Join the Adventure!

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Wednesday, February 15
  • Castine Comprehensive Planning Committee (CCPC) Mtg Wednesday, February 15  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Economy Chapter Review

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