Temporary Hours Change


The Town Office days and hours will change temporarily from 08/26/19 to 01/02/20

  • Monday – 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday – 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday- CLOSED
  • Thursday – 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Friday – 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The following services and hours are not changed:

  • Tax Payments
  • Town Clerk Hours
  • Selectman’s Meeting
  • Planning Board Meeting
  • Vehicle Registrations

Thank you for your patience and understanding

Updated (9/9/19) Comcast Expansion Update

Updated Timeline – Colors represent status

(Completed | In-Progress | Waiting)

  • Pre-Work: 3 to 5 Months – Late 2018 thru Early 2019 – Completed
    • Pre-Work is the planning phase. Budget approvals, work approvals, etc.
  • Design Work: 1 to 2 months – Early 2019 thru Spring 2019 – Completed
    • Design Work is planning on which poles needs replacement, which roads need service, where and how service is to be run, etc.
  • Materials Purchased: 1 month – Summer 2019 – Completed
    • Materials purchased is when Comcast has finalized their budget and purchased all necessary equipment (fiber, nodes, hardware, etc.)
  • Make-Ready: Summer 2019 – Fall 2019 – In-Progress
    • Make-Ready is when Comcast works with the Utility companies who own poles (CMP, Consolidated Communications, etc.) to prepare the poles for the attachment of Comcast’s equipment. This is the longer part of the process as Comcast is at the mercy of the other utilities.
  • Expansion Work: Summer 2019 (30-60 days once started) – In-Progress
    • Expansion work is when Comcast will begin to build out and lay new lines on the poles and to customer sites. Work is expected to take 60 days.

Request for Bids – Lease of a Loader

  • More specific information will be available with the bid forms at the Bowdoin Town Office, 23 Cornish Drive, Bowdoin, ME 04287. You may phone the Town office at 207-353-6949.
  • All bids are for the period from October 15, 2019 to May 15, 2022.
  • All bids should be sealed and submitted to the Selectmen’s Office at the Town Office in Bowdoin no later than August 26, 2019 at 6:25 PM.
  • Bids will be opened after 6:30 PM on August 26, 2019 at the Selectmen’s Meeting.

Lease of a Loader

(Click Here to Download Forms)

Details: The Town of Bowdoin is requesting bids for the lease of a Loader. The minimum requirement for this loader is 3-yards. This contract calls for the lease of a loading between October 15th and May 15th of each season starting October 15, 2019 and ending May 15, 2022. This Loader is to be maintained at the Bowdoin salt shed for the use of plowing and sanding contractors. 

Interested bidders should quote a price which includes fuel and maintenance for each 7 month season. Payment to the winner of this contract will be in 4 equal installments seasonally.


Thank You for your bids.

 Marc J. Bernier | Michelle K. Keleher | Deborah M. Marquis
Board of Selectmen

Spirit of America Award

The Town of Bowdoin is looking for community members to nominate Bowdoin resident(s) for the Spirit of America Award.

An ideal candidate will have dedicated their own time, energy, and enthusiasm to better our community!

NOTICE: Temporary Office Hour changes. Review Notices for details.