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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Clerk's Office Closed Election Day 11/5/2019

The Bar Harbor Town Clerk’s Office will be closed on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019. All staff will be at the polls during the election. The office will reopen November 6 at 8:30 am.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Public Hearing 11/19/19 - Boards, Committees and Commissions Ordinance Amendment

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Municipal Building Council Chambers to consider the repeal and replace of Chapter 31, Boards, Committees and Commissions of the Town Code.  The ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Charter Commission Public Hearing 11/18/2019

The Charter Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Municipal Building, Council Chambers to hear public comment on the recommended revisions to the Town Charter. Each person will have three minutes to speak and ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Addressing Ordinance Enacted 10/15/2019

On October 15, 2019, the Bar Harbor Town Council amended the Bar Harbor Town Code by enacting Chapter 5, Addresses, Street Ordinance. The ordinance takes effect November 14, 2019. A full copy of the ordinance may be viewed at the Town Clerk’s Office or by...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

General Assistance Ordinance Amendment adopted 10/15/19

On October 15, 2019, the Bar Harbor Town Council adopted the annual amendment of the maximum benefit levels for Chapter 102, General Assistance, of the Town Code. The changes take effect retroactive to October 1, 2019. The complete copy of the amendment m...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Housing Policy Framework

This Housing Policy Framework was unanimously adopted by the Town Council at its October 1, 2019 meeting. It outlines goals and strategies to address housing-related issues in the town in the coming years. Click here to view the document.

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Bar Harbor Fall Clean-Up Program 2019

The Town Council has adopted a plan to assist residents who do not have the means of transporting their bulky wastes.  Bar Harbor residents can arrange for curbside pick-up by paying a $15 fee per item at the Finance Office in the municipal build...

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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: September 12, 2019

Job Opening for Driver / Laborer

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

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Job Opening Deputy Code Enforcement Officer

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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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