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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Temporary Vehicle Registrations

See the attached State DMV document that may be used as a ‘temporary registration’ if a vehicle owner is unable to register their newly purchased vehicle due to the existing declared emergency.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Tax Payments During Emergency Closure

The due date for property taxes has been extended to April 30, 2020. During the emergency closure, the preferred method of payment is by US mail.  However, the town has set up a drop box in the main lobby of the Municipal Building. You may deposi...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Annual Spring Building Permit Review

The Assessing office is currently conducting its annual spring building permit review. Due to the declared COVID-19 pandemic they will only be performing an exterior review of properties from the vehicle at this time. This is being done to protect both st...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Heavy Load Limit Posting 2020

Effective Monday, February 24, 2020, the Bar Harbor Highway Division announces that certain roads will be posted for weight limits to prevent damage during the spring thaw.

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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: 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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