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Posted on: January 28, 2020

BHPD / BHFD building renovation phone shutdown

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 the BHPD (and BHFD) will be moving some of their equipment in preparation for a building renovation project. They will experience some downtime with electronic systems which will include a brief period without phone system. As...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Seeking Members for the Task Force on the Climate Emergency

At their meeting on January 21, the Bar Harbor Town Council created the Task Force on the Climate Emergency. The Task Force shall consist of 9 residents of Bar Harbor with one member being a Town Councilor. Bar Harbor residents interested in serving on th...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Public Hearing 2/18/20 Proposed Land Use Ordinance Amendments

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building Council Chambers, pursuant to Land Use Ordinance Chapter 125 section 125-9, to consider placing the following five amendments t...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Public Hearing 2/18/20 Fire Prevention Ordinance Amendment

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 7:00pm in the Municipal Building Council Chambers to consider an amendment to Chapter 85, Fire Prevention of the Municipal Code. A full copy of the amendment may be vi...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

2020 Dog Licenses are now PAST DUE!!

Register your dog now before the $25 per dog late fee gets assessed by the State of Maine. Click below for more info.

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Transfer Station / Recycling Center Winter Hours 2019 / 2020

REMINDER: New hours of operation are in effect: CLOSED on Thursday afternoons and Sundays.

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Posted on: January 7, 2014

Sign up to Receive Your Property Tax Bills Electronically

The Finance Office is pleased to offer an exciting service to property owners – electronic tax bill delivery. Stop receiving your annual property tax bills and any tax reminder notices in the mail and securely receive them in your email. Go paperless to...[Read on...]

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

History of the Town

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The Town encompasses the entire northern and northeastern section of Mount Desert Island.  Its land is comprised of 114 square miles; the 3rd largest island in the continental United States, which, ironically, is shaped very much like a lobster c...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Living Here

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The Town is a suburban-urban coastal community with highly developed shore areas.  It is comprised of the Villages of Bar Harbor, Salisbury Cove, Hulls Cove and Town Hill with total land area embracing 44 square miles and approximately 34 miles o...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Present Day

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The population of Bar Harbor rises from its 5000 census to a summer seasonal peak of over 15,000 residents.  The neighboring Acadia National Park hosts just under 3 million visitors each year; many of whom visit the Town’s fantastic restaurants, ...

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