Departments & Staff

Town Office (Emerson Hall)
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
(207) 326-4502
Town Manager: Shawn Blodgett
Town Clerk & Registrar of Voters: Susan Macomber
Finance Officer, Tax Collector & Treasurer: Karen Motycka
Code Enforcement Officer: Shawn Blodgett
CEO Office Hours: by Appointment

Harbor
On-Duty Cell Phone: (207) 266-7711
Harbormaster: Scott Vogell (207) 266-9392
Monitors Channels 09 and 16
A Dock Attendant is on duty daily 8 AM -5 PM from July 1 – Labor Day.

Health Officer
Ingrid Scott:  (207) 610-9193

Permits
Code Enforcement Officer (CEO): Shawn Blodgett
Local Plumbing Inspector (LPI): Peter Vogell, (207) 326-9334 (home)
Alternate CEO & LPI: Dale Abernethy
Burning Permits: Issued by the Fire Chief, Randy Stearns

Castine Fire Rescue Department
Station Non-Emergency Phone: (207) 326-8767
Fire Chief: Randy Stearns, (207) 326-4997 (home)
Assistant Chief: Jack Spratt (207) 812-2705 (mobile)
Assistant Chief/Medical Services: Tom Gutow (207)-266-8331 (mobile)
Castine Fire Rescue Department Webpage
firedept@castine.me.us

Public Works
Henry Erhard
Animal Control Officer: Henry Erhard, (207) 326-8509 (home)
Transfer Station Attendant: Nina Desmond
Transfer Station Webpage
Changes in the Recycling Program: Changes in Recycling 10-2018

Pollution Control Facility
(207) 326-4845
Operator: Aaron Zurek
Utility Operator: Noah Clark
Sewer Department Webpage

Water Department
(207) 326-8540
Operator: Adam Clark
Utility Operator: Noah Clark
Water Department Webpage

Adams School
(207) 326-8608
Principal: Sheila Irvine
Superintendent: Mark Hurvitt
Union 93 Offices: (207) 374-9927
Adams School Website

Witherle Memorial Library
(207) 326-4375
Library Director: Anne Romans
Witherle Memorial Library Website

Current News

Upcoming Events

Friday, December 13
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Friday, December 13  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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  • Home & Away Program Friday, December 13  10:00 am - 1:00 pm Wilson Museum Hutchins Education Center

    Back by popular demand, the Home & Away homeschool program by the Wilson Museum will return on October 11 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Structured for ages 4 to 14, each three-hour session is inspired by the Museum's worldwide collection and local history as well as the community's educational resources. Included will be a break for lunch (please bring your own). Some sessions will include a local field trip and some sessions will include a guest presenter.

    Reservations are required ($10 per child) in advance of each session and space is limited. Reserve a spot up to three weeks before each month's session or sign-up in September for a seven-session series pass at $70 per child. Only six series passes are available. Make reservations and get your pass by calling 207-326-9247 or by emailing info@wilsonmuseum.org.

    Home & Away will occur on the second Friday of each month from October through April. Unless otherwise noted, sessions will begin in the Wilson Museum's Hutchins Education Center located at 112 Perkins Street, Castine, ME.

    Information on this program is available on our website and on our Home & Away event page on Facebook. Feel free to share the information on this program with other homeschool families.

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Saturday, December 14
  • Dan Leader: Living Bread Saturday, December 14  4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Compass Rose Books

    Inspired by his time in Paris as a young man, Daniel Leader has been in pursuit of quality bread ever since. One of the first champions of artisinall bread baking in the United States and a true devotee of the art and science behind it, Leader went on to create Bread Alone. This iconic Woodstock, New York bakery quickly became known for its signature techniques and was soon one of the country’s most beloved artisan bread companies.Dan joins us at Compass Rose Books with his new cookbook, LIVING BREAD: Tradition and Innovation in Artisan Bread Making  to Castine.  His latest book offers accomplished profiles of some of the most knowledgeable, skilled, and innovative craftspeople working in bread today, with more than 60 recipes that contain expert advice -- the simple secrets that the best professional bakers know -- for achieving professional results at home.

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Monday, December 16
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, December 16  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Monday, December 16  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, December 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, December 16  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tuesday, December 17
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, December 17  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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Wednesday, December 18
  • T/G Mtg Wednesday, December 18  8:00 am - 9:00 am 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Wednesday, December 18  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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Thursday, December 19
  • Adams School Winter Concert Thursday, December 19  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Emerson Hall
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Friday, December 20
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Friday, December 20  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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Saturday, December 21
  • Caroline Bicks: Shakespeare, Not Stirred Saturday, December 21  4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Compass Rose Books

    An evening of Shakespeare-inspired cocktails, hosted by Compass Rose Books and Caroline Bicks, Professor of English and Stephen E. King Chair in Literature at the University of Maine. She has published widely on Shakespeare, gender studies, and the history of science- and on a good cocktail inspired by Shakespeare!

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Monday, December 23
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, December 23  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Monday, December 23  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Castine Shawl Knitting Ministry Monday, December 23  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, December 24
  • Town Office CLOSE at NOON - Christmas Eve Holiday Tuesday, December 24  8:00 am - 12:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Wednesday, December 25
  • Town Office & Transfer Station CLOSED - Christmas Holiday Wednesday, December 25
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Wednesday, December 25  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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