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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Transfer Station / Recycling Center Hours of Operation

Until further notice:

MONDAY through FRIDAY - 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM

SATURDAY - 8:00 AM to 11:45 AM

SUNDAY - CLOSED

Stay tuned for the opening of the renovated Transfer Station

Transfer Station Phone 288-5201

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Job Opening for Town Assessor

The Town of Bar Harbor, (5,235 pop.) is seeking experienced candidates to fill the position of Town Assessor overseeing 3,500 tax parcels.

The preferred candidate shall be a Certified Maine Assessor with at least four years’ experience in municipal work. &...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Bar Harbor Town Council Notice of Public Hearing June 19, 2018

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The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing, pursuant to Bar Harbor Land Use Ordinance, Chapter 125, section 125-9, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 93 Cottage Street to consider...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Vehicles and Traffic Ordinance Amendment

Vehicles and Traffic Ordinance Amendment

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An amendment to clarify the designated area of prohibit parking on Federal and Streets and create Kennebec Street one-way the entire length of the street.

The Town of Bar Harbor hereby ord...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

2017 Town of Bar Harbor Annual Reports available

The 2017 Annual Reports are currently available at the Municipal Building, Public Works Way, the Harbormaster's office, Public Safety on Firefly Lane and the Jesup Library. You may also view it online by clicking the link below.

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Ranked Choice Voting

The Maine Secretary of State's office has created a resource page for Ranked Choice Voting (RCV). RCV will be used in the primary election on June 12, 2018. To learn more click on the link below.

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Ferry Terminal Property Business Plan - May 14, 2018

Bar Harbor Town Council held a special meeting on Monday, May 14th to present the proposed business plan and take public comment.  

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Spring Clean-up 2018

The Town Council has adopted a plan to assist residents who do not have the means of transporting their bulky wastes.  Brush will NOT be accepted.  Bar Harbor residents can arrange for pick-up by paying a $15 fee per item at the...

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Spring Clean-up Request Form Home Page News Flash
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Marijuana Moratorium Ordinance

On February 6, 2018 the Bar Harbor Town Council adopted a Marijuana Moratorium Ordinance on retail marijuana establishments, retail marijuana stores, and retail marijuana social clubs for period of 180 days.

Marijuana Moratorium Ordinance

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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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