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

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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