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 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.

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.

Town of Trenton

April 12, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.

The Trenton Planning Board will hear an application for 40 residential units from Gateway Estates Subdivision, Map 33, lots 24 and 26, Route 3, Trenton on April 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Town of Southwest Harbor

Liquor License Permit Renewal

The Board of Selectmen will hear a request for:

Liquor License Renewal for the following:
The Lindenwood Inn
118 Clark Point Road
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679

Bottle Club Liquor License Renewal for the following:
American Legion Post 69
22 Village Green Way
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679

Public comment will be taken at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on
Tuesday April 11, 2017, at 6:00pm at the Southwest Harbor Town Office.

City of Ellsworth


A special meeting of the Ellsworth City Council will be held on Monday March 27, 2017 at 5:30 PM in the Ellsworth City Hall Council Chambers


1. Call to Order.

Unfinished Business.

2. Council Order #031709, Request of the City Manager to approve and execute an agreement between the City of Ellsworth and the Maine Department of Transportation to cost share the necessary drainage improvements in the State Street/Forrest Avenue vicinity. (Tabled from 3/20/2017 Council Meeting).

3. Council Order #031710, Request of the City Manager to approve engineering services with Hedefine Engineering for the necessary drainage improvements in the State Street/Forrest Avenue vicinity. (Tabled from 3/20/2017 Council Meeting).

4. Adjournment.

Town of Mount Desert


Absentee ballots are now available for the Annual Town Meeting Candidate Election. Please see the Town Clerk during office hours (8:30 am to 4:30 pm) or call to have a ballot mailed to you. The Town Clerk will also conduct absentee voting at the Town Office the evening of April 27, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. after which any request for an absentee ballot must be done in person with a Special Circumstances application. Special Circumstances are defined as: unexpected absence from town; physical disability; incapacity or illness; or inability to travel to the polls because of residency on a coastal island (access by water only).

The Annual Town Meeting for the Town of Mount Desert will commence at 7:45 a.m., Monday, May 1, 2017 at the Somesville Fire House, 1157 Main Street, Somesville. Following the election of Moderator, the polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. for voting on the election of officers.

The open floor Town Meeting is scheduled to resume at the Kelley Auditorium, Mount Desert Elementary School, 8 Joy Road, Northeast Harbor at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Prior to the Meeting, come socialize with a “Special Edition” supper from the Neighborhood House Community Café. Food will be served beginning at 5:00 p.m. and is free to the public.

Copies of the Town Report and Warrant will be available at the Town Office and on the Town’s website at

If you have any questions about Absentee Voting or the schedule for Annual Town Meeting, please call the Town Office at 276-5531.

Town of Hancock

There will be a public hearing on April 5th, 2017 at
7:00 PM at the Hancock Town Hall to review the proposed Ordinance Prohibiting Retail Marijuana Establishments and Retail Marijuana Social Clubs
in the Municipality of Hancock

Copies of the proposed ordinance can be viewed at, at the town office, or by requesting a copy emailed to you and will be available at the hearing.