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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Permit Parking Applications now being Accepted!

Permit Parking Applications are now being accepted. You must create a user account first, then apply for the permit desired.

The link for permits is www.thepermitportal.com

To view the Permit Parking Summary-FAQ click here.

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Parks to receive fertilizer, weed and grub control

Athletic Field, Village Green, Agamont Park, Grant Park, Barker Park, Town Office.

Signage will indicate timeframe and any precautions that need to be taken in those areas.  Product labels and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information are available upon...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Public Hearing 6/18/19 on Shellfish Conservation Ordinance Amendment

The Bar Harbor Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building Council Chambers to consider the following amendment to the Town Code: 

Shellfish Conservation Ordinance AmendmentTown of Bar Har...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Charter Commission Public Hearing 6/24/19 at 7pm

The Charter Commission will hold a Public Hearing Monday, June 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers. The Commission will give an update on the status of their work and review proposed changes to the Charter. A public comment period will follow. Eac...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Annual Board and Committee Appointments

Town Council will make their annual appointments to boards and committees at their July meeting. To see the list of openings and for the application click the link below.

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

FY20 Clam Licenses available July 1, 2019

Bar Harbor FY20 Clam LicensesValid July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020Available July 1, 2019 

4                     Resident Commercial (Must hold State c...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Annual Town Meeting Election Results

For the official results click the link below.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Transfer Station / Recycling Center Summer Hours 2019

REMINDER - new hours of operation are in effect: CLOSED on Thursday afternoons and Sundays.

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

GLASS is to be deposited in household trash at Transfer Station

Effective immediately per Town Council, all glass now goes in the household trash & will be recycled later at the Fiberight plant. For clarity, windows are considered construction debris and go to Eastern Maine Recycling (EMR) in SW Harbor (fee charged).

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Free disposal of Bar Harbor bulky waste at EMR is discontinued

Per Town Council, effective immediately due to the high cost of the program, no-cost disposal of bulky waste (i.e., mattresses, couches, chairs) by Bar Harbor customers at EMR in Southwest Harbor is discontinued. Fees will be applied by EMR.

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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 you may find the ordinance by clicking below.

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Compost material is available at Public Works Facility

The compost yard is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM and on Saturday mornings from 8:00 AM to 12 noon.  Questions?  Call the Highway Division office at 288-4681.

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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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