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Changes in the Recycling Program

Please READ: Coastal Resources Recycling Guidelines 10-16-18

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Broadband Committee in Castine

A small group is needed to work with Penobscot on Broadband internet for off-neck.  Please read HERE:   Broadband Committee 2018-07-16    

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Disposal of Prescription Drugs Notice:

Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs – Recently our Waste Water Treatment (Sewer) Facility Operators noticed that a fairly large number of prescription pills had made their way to the facility. (Yes, what you flush down the toilet can be identified…) 

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Paperless State ATV & SNOWMOBILE Law Books

State of Maine Department of Inland Fishies & Wildlife has gone to paperless ATV & SNOWMOBILE Law Books Please go to http://www.mefishwildlife.com to obtain and print a copy.

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Notice regarding retail marijuana establishments and retail marijuana social clubs

Click on the following to review Notice: Marijuana Notice

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Curbside Trash & Recycling Pick-Up NOTICE

Now that Castine is a one man Public Works Crew, it is extremely important to make sure that your items are curbside by 7:30AM whether on or off neck. Please review and follow procedures, which are posted on the Town’s

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Scoop the Poop Notice

It is noted that there has been more than usual doggy poop remains left around town. Castine is a pet-friendly town but please be courteous and clean up after your dog especially in areas of public sidewalks & roads, Fort

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Town of Castine WiFi NOTICE

The Town has “open” wifi acess at the Town Dock.  It should appear on your device as “Castine WiFi”. All other possible Castine connections are not affiliated with the Town. Thank you.

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Castine-opoly

Castine-opoly makes a great gift idea to share a bit of Castine with family & friends.  This custom game is a fundraising event sponsored by the Castine CED Committee.  Castine-opoly is available to purchase at the Compass Rose Bookstore and Four Flags. Price = $20/game.  If you are out

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Curbside Trash Pick-up

September • Monday, 9/16/19; Monday, 9/23/19 and Monday, 9/30/19.

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Current News

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 16
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, September 16  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Cruise Ship Independence - In Port Monday, September 16  9:00 am - 12:00 pm Castine Town Dock

    American Cruise Lines Ship the Independence (capacity approx. 100 passengers) arrives in Castine each Monday morning at 9am (June 10 - September 23). The ship anchors in the harbor and ferries passengers to the Town Dock. Passengers enjoy the sights, shops and eateries of Castine for about three hours, until the ship departs at noon.

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, September 16  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, September 16  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    AGENDA:
    • Call to Order – Peter Vogell, Chair
    • Additions, deletions or corrections to the agenda
    • Sign Warrant(s) and Abatements; review Budget v. Actual, Trial Balance Sheets, Bank Reconciliations and Excise Tax Collections
    • Approve Minutes of previous meeting(s)
    • Business:
    1. Approve annual General Assistance Appendices A-D & Appendix H (2019-2020)
    2. Town Manager’s Report
    3. Other Business as Required
    • Communications
    • Acknowledge members of the public and address their requests, if any.
    • Past Actions
    • Selectboard Comments
    • Schedule next meeting(s): [T/G Mtg: Wednesday, 9/18/19 at 8AM in MMA Leeward RM; Selectboard Mtg(s): Monday, 10/7/19 at 4PM and Monday, 10/21/19 at 4PM]
    • Adjourn

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Tuesday, September 17
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, September 17  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Shawl Ministry Tuesday, September 17  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish

    Every Tuesday
    FMI: Molly Marks 374-5242

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Wednesday, September 18
  • T/G Mtg Wednesday, September 18  8:00 am - 9:00 am MMA Leeward RM
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Monday, September 23
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, September 23  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Cruise Ship Independence - In Port Monday, September 23  9:00 am - 12:00 pm Castine Town Dock

    American Cruise Lines Ship the Independence (capacity approx. 100 passengers) arrives in Castine each Monday morning at 9am (June 10 - September 23). The ship anchors in the harbor and ferries passengers to the Town Dock. Passengers enjoy the sights, shops and eateries of Castine for about three hours, until the ship departs at noon.

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, September 23  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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Wednesday, September 25
  • Fall Supper Club to Benefit Calvineers Wednesday, September 25  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Watermark - 26 Water Street (under MarKel's Bakehouse)

    Fall Supper Club - A benefit dinner for the Adams School Calvineers

    As the cool temps of fall arrive, we hope you will join us for a delicious Fall Feast.
    This special fall menu will include warm, hearty, comfort food and $20 from each ticket will go towards the Calvineers fundraising efforts as we help them reach their final fundraising goal. Throughout their summer vacation the Calvineers have been working hard on raising funds so they can attend the 2nd World Marine Mammal Conference in Barcelona, Spain, to present their work on the critically endangered North Atlantic Right Whale.

    Cocktails begin at 5pm and dinner promptly at 6pm.

    For reservations and to order your entree choice from the menu please call (207) 664 8547 or email calvineers@gmail.com

    Menu
    To begin:
    Mixed Green Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette
    Entrees:
    Garlicky Braised Lamb Shanks with
    Sweet Peppers, Roasted Baby Red Bliss Potatoes and Local Chard OR
    Grilled Salmon with
    Cider Bacon Bourbon Glaze, Roasted Sweet Potato and Haricot Verts To Finish:
    Lemon Blueberry Cake
    $70.00 per person
    includes tax, gratuity and donation to the Calvineers.

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