Winter 2020 Notices:
The Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, January 20th due to the Martin Luther King Jr Day Holiday.
The Town Office will be CLOSED on Monday, February 17th due to the President’s Day Holiday.
Christmas Tree Disposal:
Christmas trees will be picked-up by Public Works if left by curbside for the next week or two.
Recycling – CAUTION – WE NEED YOUR HELP!
On Thursday, January 9, Coastal Resources of Maine suffered mechanical damage to a key piece of equipment caused by a fire. The Hampden Fire Department acted quickly, and the fire was contained.
Thankfully, no one was seriously injured, but two Coastal Resources employees working in the area at the time of the incident were affected with one suffering minor injuries that required immediate medical attention.
The root cause of the fire appears to be a propane tank that exploded during processing.
Hazardous Waste such as propane tanks, including camp stove canisters and the like, ARE NOT accepted at Coastal Resources. Due to the gas and pressure inside, these tanks cannot be recycled with household waste or single stream recycling and are a danger to all who handle waste.
As MRC Members, it is our responsibility to make sure the household waste and recycling sent to Coastal Resources for processing is free of unacceptable materials, especially Hazardous Wastes.
It is the MRC Members’ responsibility to educate their residents on what CAN NOT be disposed of in household waste and recycling.
Please post notices on your Municipal websites and social media pages. It is essential that we encourage our residents to properly dispose of all waste, so they do not risk injuring themselves or sanitation workers.
We cannot risk endangering the lives of sanitation workers by sending dangerous and unacceptable waste to the Coastal Resources of Maine facility.
Please review and reiterate the unacceptable waste list to your residents at:
Thank you for help in keeping everybody who handles our municipal waste safe.
HELP WANTED – CASTINE VISITOR CENTER DIRECTOR
The Castine Merchants Association is seeking a Director to oversee the seasonal operation of the Visitor Center and to work on various annual projects. This is a year-round, part-time contract position with flexible hours. The ideal candidate will live in or very near Castine, is self-motivated, and has excellent organization, communication, and people skills, and is comfortable with computers. Job duties include, but are not limited to communicating with merchants, volunteers and visitors; scheduling, clerical work, light bookkeeping, marketing, posting on social media, and attending and organizing meetings. The Director must have a desire to help Castine’s visitors as well as the members of the Castine Merchants Association.
For more info or to apply, email email@example.com or call Alyssa Radcliff at 207-610-2056.
The CMA is an EOE.
Position will remain open until filled.
2020 Dog Registrations are due by January 31st. If paid after January 31st a $25 late fee will be applied to registration fee.
Overnight Parking Ban:
in effect from November 1st until April 30th.