Water

Drinking Water Infrastructure Article by George Motykca – Part 1
Drinking Water Source Article by George Motycka – Part 2

Utility Board
See Boards and Committees page

Employees
Shawn Blodgett, Town Manager
Karen Motycka, Finance Officer
Adam Clark, Operator
Noah Clark, Operator Assistant

Contact Information
For questions or problems regarding water service, call the Water Department at (207) 326-8540.
If you have billing questions, call Karen Motycka in the Town Office at (207) 326-4502.

Rate Schedule
State of Maine, Public Utilities Commission
Schedule of Rates of the Castine Water Department
Effective January 1, 2017.
Quarterly and Seasonal Rates for Water to Metered Customers.

Quarterly Rate
A minimum meter charge for 800 cubic feet as listed below.
For the next 1600 cubic feet per quarter: $12.60 per 100 cu. ft.
For all in excess of 2,400 cubic feet per quarter: $14.70 per 100 cu. ft. Quarterly billing occurs in April, July, October, and January.

Meter Size Quarterly
5/8″ $126.00
3/4″ $138.00
1″ $150.00
1 1/2″ $193.00
2″ $242.00
3″ $386.00
4″ $879.00

Seasonal Rate
A minimum meter charge for 1,100 cubic feet as listed below.
For the next 1,600 cubic feet per season: $12.60 per 100 cu. ft.
For all in excess of 2,700 cubic feet per season: $14.70 per 100 cu. ft. Seasonal billing occurs in April for minimum water and in December for any water overage and sewer.

Meter Size Quarterly
5/8″ $504.00
3/4″ $552.00
1″ $600.00
1 1/2″ $772.00
2″ $968.00
3″ $1,544.00
4″ $3,516.00

Minimum Charges

Meter Size Quarterly Seasonal
5/8″ $126.00 $ 504.00
3/4″ 138.00 552.00
1″ 150.00 600.00
1 1/2″ 193.00 772.00
2″ 242.00 968.00
3″ 386.00 1,544.00
4″ 879.00 3,516.00

Annual Rates Fire Protection – Private Service
For each fire hydrant installed on owner’s premises: $1,920.

For each service main entering a building for the supply of standpipes or sprinklers, an annual charge according to the diameter of the service as follows:

2″ service $640.00
4″ service 1,280.00
6″ service 1,920.00
8″ service 2,560.00

Beginning in 1998, the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act requires all community water systems to distribute an annual Water Quality Report or Consumer Confidence Report. The reports are filed and distributed by July 1 for the previous year (see below).
Castine Consumer Confidence Report 2019

Current News

Upcoming Events

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

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Castine Shawl Knitting Ministry Monday, July 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, July 14
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, July 14  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Primary/Referendum Election Tuesday, July 14  8:00 am - 8:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    The June Election has been rescheduled for Tuesday, 7/14 due to COVID-19 with polls open from 8AM to 8PM. 
    Our polling place will be set up and practicing social distancing requirements outlined by the State and all other public safety measures. 
    Please be prepared to wear a mask and/or gloves (we anticipate that we will have some supplies available) at the polls. 
    We also encourage Absentee Voting. There are no Absentee Voting deadlines for this Election.
    If you would like to request an Absentee Ballot, contact the Town Office at 207-326-4502 or email the Town Clerk, Sue Macomber at
    sue@castine.me.us

    Absentee Ballots are now available, contact the town office to request your ballots.

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Wednesday, July 15
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Wednesday, July 15  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Wednesday, July 15  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Thursday, July 16
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Thursday, July 16  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Thursday, July 16  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Friday, July 17
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Friday, July 17  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Friday, July 17  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Saturday, July 18
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Saturday, July 18  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Saturday, July 18  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Sunday, July 19
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Sunday, July 19  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Monday, July 20
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, July 20  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, July 20  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, July 20  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Tuesday, July 21
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, July 21  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • "Give Em Hell, Harry" - A One-Man Play Tuesday, July 21  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Delano Auditorium at MMA

    Richard Figge, a nationally known actor, will present “Give Em Hell, Harry”, a one man play about President Harry Truman. Dr. Figge has previously performed in Castine in the one-man play, "Clarence Darrow" and again in a two-person play, “Love Letters”.

    Tickets $30

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Wednesday, July 22
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Wednesday, July 22  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Wednesday, July 22  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Thursday, July 23
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Thursday, July 23  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Thursday, July 23  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Friday, July 24
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Friday, July 24  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Friday, July 24  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
Saturday, July 25
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tour Saturday, July 25  10:00 am - 11:00 am Castine Historical Society - 17 School Street

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 


    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

    See more details
  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Saturday, July 25  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

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  • Annex Arts Fundraising Gala Saturday, July 25  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Annex

    Details to follow.

    For more info stop by Gallery B or email gallerybgallery@gmail.com

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Sunday, July 26
  • Downeast Junior Sailing Association (DEJSA) 420 Regatta Sunday, July 26 - Tuesday, July 28  
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  • Castine Uncovered Walking Tours Sunday, July 26  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Free, one-hour walking tour of historic Castine. Tours are limited to 10 people, and face coverings are required. Meet at the Castine Historical Society at 17 School Street. 

    The staff and volunteers of the Historical Society lead Castine Uncovered Walking Tours, a fun, informative, outdoor learning experience.

    July 8 through Labor Day:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM and 4 PM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    September 9-October 11:

    • Wednesday-Saturday at 10 AM
    • Sundays at 2 PM

    Meet your guide in front of the Abbott School, and take in the sights and sounds of Castine while learning about our beautiful town and its historical significance.  The tour takes approximately one hour, and will give you an overview of Castine’s history, identify buildings of architectural significance, show you several of our beautiful Elm trees, and point out Fort George, the earthworks of a Revolutionary War British fortification.

    In line with Covid-19 protection protocols, all tour attendees must wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and give name and contact information to their guide for potential contact tracing. Face coverings will be provided to those without one. Please wear good walking shoes. The tour is a little over 1/2 mile long and involves some inclines.  Please note that public restrooms are not available at the Historical Society, but are available at the Castine town dock.

    For more info visit https://www.castinehistoricalsociety.org/walking-tours/ 

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