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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Nomination Papers Available Now

At Annual Town Meeting on June 11, the Town of Bar Harbor will elect 2 Town Councilors, 2 Superintending School Committee members and 1 MDI School District Trustee.  All offices are for three-year terms. Nomination papers are now available for th...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Public Comment on Vacation & Short-term Rentals

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hear public comments at their meeting on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:00pm in the Municipal Building Council Chambers on the topic of vacation rentals and short-term rentals.  All residents are encouraged to express th...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Warrant Committee for 2019-2020

The Nominating Committee for the Warrant Committee will meet to select 22 voters to be nominated for election by the Annual Town Meeting on June 4 to serve as Warrant Committee Members for 2019-2020. The term is for one year. If you are interested in serv...

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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 #2019-01 you may find the ordinance by clicking below.

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Heavy Load Limit Posting 2019

Effective Monday, February 25, 2019, 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: 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: November 15, 2018

Winter Parking Ban

Parking shall not be permitted on any public street or in any municipal parking lot between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from November 15 to April 15.

If vehicles interfere with snow removal operations they can be towed at the owner's expense.

For m...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Transfer Station / Recycling Center - WINTER HOURS 2018

Effective Sunday, October 7, 2018 - WINTER HOURS (through mid-May)

MONDAY through FRIDAY - 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM

SATURDAY - 8:00 AM to 11:45 AM

SUNDAY and HOLIDAYS - CLOSED

 

Office phone:  288-5201

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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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