Town of Winter Harbor


The Town of Winter Harbor is accepting bids for snow removal and ice control on its roads and sidewalks.

Bidders must furnish the Town with copies of the following: Certificate of Worker’s Compensation Insurance, Certificate of Liability Insurance, Certificate of Equipment Insurance and must submit proof of a program which is in compliance with mandatory drug and alcohol testing laws for all employees who are required to have a commercial driver’s license

A copy of the bid specifications may be obtained at the Winter Harbor Town Office.

Bids will be accepted at the:

Winter Harbor Town Office
P.O. Box 98, 20 School Street
Winter Harbor, ME 04693

until 4:00 pm, Monday, May 1, 2017

The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Town of Trenton

Please be advised that the Trenton Board of Assessors will be in the office at the Municipal Building, April 10, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The following forms available at the Assessors’ Office:
Veterans who have reached the age of 62 and are eligible, including those who are receiving a form of pension or compensation for total disability, service connected, or non-service connected, may be eligible for a property tax exemption, surviving spouses of eligible veterans must reapply in their own name in order to continue receiving the exemption.
Applicants must be residents of the Town of Trenton, and they must have proof of entitlement by April 1 of the year in which the exemption is first being claimed.
Assessors’ Office, Town of Trenton
59 Oak Point Road
Trenton, ME 04605

Town of Southwest Harbor


The Southwest Harbor Water & Sewer District intends to file an
Application for Federal assistance with the United States Department
of Agriculture Rural Development. This assistance is needed for
financing upgrades to the District’s raw water pump station. Any
interested parties can attend the Board of Trustees meeting on
April 13, 2017 at the Southwest Harbor Town Hall, 6:00 PM.

The Jackson Laboratory

Please take notice that The Jackson Laboratory intends to file an Air Emission License Application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A., Section 590 on or about March 29, 2017. JAX is submitting a 06-096 CMR 115 application to permit the conversion of the existing structure at 21 Kingsland Crossing Ellsworth, Maine (formerly the Lowes building) into a high barrier vivarium that will supplement and expand their current mouse production capacity in Bar Harbor. According to Department regulations, interested parties must be publicly notified, written comments invited, and if justified an opportunity for public hearing given. A request for a public hearing or for the Board of Environmental Protection to assume jurisdiction must be received by the Department, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is accepted by the Department as complete for processing.

The application and supporting documentation will be available for review at the Bureau of Air Quality DEP offices in Augusta, (207) 287-2437, during normal working hours. A copy of the application and supporting documentation will also available at the municipal office in Ellsworth, Maine.

Written public comments may be sent to Lynn Muzzey at the Bureau of Air Quality, State House Station #17, Augusta, Maine 04333.

County of Hancock

Auditing Services RFP

The Hancock County Commissioners are accepting RFP’s (Request for Proposals) for Auditing Services regarding the County finances. A copy of the RFP and its’ requirements may be requested by mailing or picked up at:
Hancock County Commissioners; Re: Audit RFP; 50 State Street, Suite #7; Ellsworth, ME 04605.
Or email the County Treasurer:
A copy is also available on the County website:
The due date for submissions is Friday, May 12th @ 4:00 p.m. with an anticipated opening date of Tuesday, May 15th during the Commissioner meeting.
The County of Hancock reserves the right to reject any / or all bids

Town of Sedgwick

The Municipal Officers of the Town of Sedgwick will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at7:00 p.m. at the Sedgwick Town Office 719 N. Sedgwick Road, to hear public comment on the following:

Shall the Town of Sedgwick reinstate a school budget validation referendum process according to Title 20-A of the Maine State Revised Statutes, Section 2307, to take effect in the new fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018.

Hancock County Probate Court

Hancock County Ellsworth, ME
Notice is hereby given by the respective petitioner, that he/she has filed a petition in the following estate. These matters will be heard at 10:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as they may be, on April 11, 2017, in the Hancock County Probate Court located at 50 State Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605. The requested actions may be taken on or after the hearing date if no sufficient objection.

2017-095 ELIJAH QUINN GARETH WOODYE-MILLAY, Petition for Change of Name filed by Elijah Quinn Gareth Woodye-Millay, requesting his name be changed to ELIJAH QUINN GARETH WOODYE, PO Box 153 Blue Hill, ME 04614, 115 Ellsworth Rd., Blue Hill, ME 04614.

2017-101 APRIL TIFFANY ARRINGTON MACLELLAND, Petition for Change of Name filed by April Tiffany Arrington MacLelland, requesting her name be changed to APRIL TIFFANY ARRINGTON, 4 Breakneck Rd, Bar Harbor, ME 04609.

2017-102 MEGAN KATHLEEN LEVEILLE, Petition for Change of Name (Minor) filed by Harmony Jellison, 715 River Rd., Bucksport, ME 04416, requesting that her name be changed to MEGAN KATHLEEN LEVEILLE-JELLISON, 715 River Rd., Bucksport, ME 04416.

2017-114 LILLIAN G. ANDERSON, Petition for Change of Name filed by Lillian G. Anderson, requesting her name be changed to LILLIAN G. LINDQUIST, PO Box 901, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679, 18 Ridge Acres Lane, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679.

Date: March 27, 2017 /s/Gale S. Coughlin
Gale S. Coughlin
Register of Probate

Town of Mariaville

The town of Maraiville Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 6:00pm, at the Mariaville Town Office. As requested by: Karen Boudreau Regarding: the property located on Mariaville Tax Map R13, Lot 49. Nature of Appeal: To request a variance to build a garage.

Town of Mount Desert

April 12, 2017
6:00 PM
Town Hall Meeting Room, Northeast Harbor

Conditional Use Approval Application(s):

Conditional Use Approval Application # 002-2017
Owner(s): Harbor Watch Yacht Club, LLC
AGENT: Christopher Murray
LOCATION: 14 Harbor Watch Lane, Northeast Harbor
TAX MAP:024 LOT:130 ZONE(S): Shoreland Residential 2 (SR2)
PURPOSE: Section – 3.4 – Non-Commercial – Indoor Recreational Facility-
40’ x 15’ one story, Fitness/Gym Building

Town of Bar Harbor

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building Council Chambers to consider the following request for Special Amusement permits:

Atlantic Oceanside Hotel, 119 Eden Street, request for a Class 3ad, three or more musicians with mechanical amplification and dancing, as submitted by Donna Mitchell.
Stewman’s Lobster Pound Downtown, 35 West Street, request for a Class 3ad, three or more musicians with mechanical amplification and dancing, as submitted by Patrick Walsh, Young’s Pier, LLC.
West Street Hotel, 50 West Street, request for a Class 3ad, three or more musicians with mechanical amplification and dancing, as submitted by Michael Walsh, West Street Hotel, LLC.
ImprovAcadia, 15 Cottage Street 2nd floor, request for a Class 4, other entertainment or amusement, as submitted by Jennifer Shepard.