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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Boards, Committees and Commissions Ordinance Adopted 11/19/2019

At their meeting on November 19, 2019, the Bar Harbor Town Council amended the Bar Harbor Town Code by repealing and replacing Chapter 31, Boards, Committees and Commissions. The amendment takes effect December 19, 2019. With this amendment, the Parking &...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Streetlight Conversion to LEDs

The Town is now converting its streetlights that it recently purchased from EMERA to LED’s. Also included in the contractor’s work will be the conversion to LED’s the lights which are located in the Town’s Parking l...

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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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