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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Friday May 24 Permit Parking Update

Town staff is still testing the IPS Permit Parking software and debugging the system that will be utilized for the permit application process. It is anticipated that this Permit Application software will not be available until June 5th. Parking permit are...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

GLASS is to be deposited in household trash at Transfer Station

Effective immediately, all glass must go in the household trash, per Town Council on 5/21/2019. For clarity, be advised that windows are considered construction debris and are taken to Eastern Maine Recycling (EMR) in Southwest Harbor (fee is charged).

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Free disposal of Bar Harbor bulky waste at EMR is discontinued

Effective immediately, the practice of no-cost disposal of bulky waste (i.e., mattresses, couches, chairs) by Bar Harbor customers at Eastern Maine Recycling in Southwest Harbor is discontinued, per Town Council on 5/21/2019. Fees will be applied by EMR.

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

2018 Annual Reports Available Now

The 2018 Annual Reports are available in the Municipal Building at 93 Cottage St, Public Safety on Firefly Lane, Public Works Way and at the Jesup Library. To view online click below.

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Public Hearing 6/18/19 on Shellfish Conservation Ordinance Amendment

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building Council Chambers to consider the following amendment to the Town Code: 

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Charter Commission Public Hearing 6/24/19 at 7pm

The Charter Commission will hold a Public Hearing Monday, June 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers.

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Vehicles and Traffic Ordinance Amendment Adopted 5/21/2019

On May 21, 2019, Bar Harbor Town Council adopted the following amendment to the Municipal Code that takes effect June 20, 2019. Copies have been filed in the Town Clerk’s office

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Questions about Single Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

If you have questions about Bar Harbor's Single Use Carryout Bag Ordinance you may find the ordinance by clicking below.

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Job Opening for Mechanic

The Bar Harbor Highway Division has an opening for a Mechanic. For a full job description, click on the link below

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Compost material is available at Public Works Facility

The compost yard is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM and on Saturday mornings from 8:00 AM to 12 noon.  Questions?  Call the Highway Division office at 288-4681.

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Spring Clean-Up 2019

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 Finance ...

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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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