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School Union 76 is seeking bids to supply snow removal, sanding and plowing services to Deer Isle-Stonington CSD #13 Schools, and/or Sedgwick School, for the 2016-2017 school year. Interested parties may contact the Superintendent’s Office at (207) 348-9100 for bid sheets. Sealed bids will be received at the School Union 76 Office in Deer Isle, ME until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. The School Committees reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to accept other than the low bid in the best interest of the schools. School Union 76 schools are equal opportunity employers.

The Town of Deer Isle will hold a Special Town Meeting on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7 p.m., at the Deer Isle Town Hall to see if the Town will authorize the Board of Selectman to make changes on the proposed amendment to the Inland Zoning Ordinance and set fees for building and use permits. Amendments can be reviewed at the Deer Isle Town Office.

Deer Isle-Stonington
Shellfish Committee Meeting

Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2016, 6 p.m.
Second Floor, Stonington Town Hall
(Meetings are the 4th Wednesday of every month)

Island Nursing Home
Accepting Indications of Interest The Island Nursing Home is soliciting general contractors interested in the project of refinishing resident rooms and common areas. Interested contractors should contact Scott Blanchard, Eric A. Chase Architecture, at  (207-326-9339) to discuss the scope of the project and to be included on the bid list. The Island Nursing Home is a community-based non-profit facility with 70 residents, which is located in Deer Isle, Maine. Interested contractors should contact Scott Blanchard by September 30, 2016.

Curbside Trash Pick-up: Monday, September 26.
Recycling Pick-up: Tuesday, October 4.
Please visit or Cable Channel 7 for additional Town notices & postings.
Upcoming Meetings in Emerson Hall:
Monday, October 3 - Public Hearing at 4 p.m. to discuss the Traffic Ordinance.
Monday, October 3 - Selectmen /Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Meeting immediately following the Public Hearing.
Tuesday, October 4 - CHPC Meeting at 4 p.m. Application deadline is Monday, September 26.
Wednesday, October 5-Thursday, October 6 - Town Office closed. Town Office staff will be attending the annual Maine Municipal Association Convention in Bangor.
Monday, October 10 - Town Office closed due to the Columbus Day Holiday.
Thursday, October 13 - Planning Board Meeting at 7 p.m. Application deadline is Monday, September 26.
Monday, October 17 - Selectmen /Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Meeting at 4 p.m.
Property Taxes Due Date: Reminder Castine property taxes are due Friday, September 23. Interest begins accruing on September 24.
Nomination Papers: Nomination papers are now available for the office of Selectman/Assessor & Overseer of the Poor, 3-year term; School Committee member, 3-year term; and Witherle Memorial Library Board of Trustees member, 5-year term. The filing deadline is Friday, September 23. Please contact the Town Office if you wish to take out nomination papers for any of the above offices.
Mandatory Water Conservation: Because of the ongoing drought, the Castine Selectmen, following the recommendation of the Utility Board and Water Department, have enacted a Mandatory Water Conservation Order effective September 19, 2016. We ask all Castine Water Department customers to limit daily consumption in bathing, dishwashing, laundry and general usage. No outdoor watering, washing of vehicles or boats is allowed under this Order. Thank you.
Request for Bids: The Town of Castine seeks bids for Winter Ice Sand. Bid forms are available on the Town website (, by email town-, and at the Town Office. Bids are due by 3 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2016.
Scoop the Poop Notice: It is noted that there has been more than usual doggy poop remains left around town. Castine is a pet-friendly town but please be courteous and clean up after your dog especially in areas of public sidewalks & roads, Fort Madison & Fort George. Scoop the Poop!!
Town/Acadia Float Removal: The Town Dock float & dinghy floats are scheduled to be removed for the season on Wednesday, October 26. The Acadia floats on Tuesday, November 15. Please make sure your dinghies are removed by these dates.