Community Development Director
(207) 647-8786 (main)
(207) 803-9956 (direct)
(207) 595-3560 (mobile)
(207) 647-8786 (main)
(207) 803-9960 (direct)
Bridgton participates in, collaborates with, and learns from a wider community of planning and community development organizations, both locally and nationwide. Here are a few of our favorites:
In 2014, Bridgton voters adopted a Comprehensive Plan for the town, around which much of the current Community Development Department work is focused. You can view the Comprehensive Plan here.
Main Street Streetscape Project – History / Phase I
The early stages of this project were documented on a blog available here.
Phase I of the project was completed on November 10, 2016. Phase II is now underway.
About Bridgton Community Development
The Bridgton Community Development Department oversees and directs all planning and development activities.
“A process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems” ~United Nations
BRIDGTON ECONOMIC AND MARKET ANALYSIS
Economic and Market Analysis Summary click here.
Economic and Market Analysis Full Report click here.
New Small Business Grant Opportunity
MaineStream Finance is offering $1,000 grants to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. These grants are aimed at helping businesses sustain and adapt during the crisis. To be considered, businesses will need to complete the online grant application below. To save your progress and return to your application, please use the save feature with a valid email address – a link to your application will be emailed to you. The application period will be open from 11/2-11/15. Completed applications must be submitted by midnight on 11/15 to be considered. If you need assistance or have questions, please reach out to a business advisor in your area.
Main Street Streetscape Project Focus Areas
Main Street Streetscape Project – Phase II
Renovation and improvements to the upper portion of Main Street from Pondicherry Square to the Monument.
Lower Main Street Reconstruction Project
Reconstruction, renovation, and improvements to the lower portion of Main Street from Pondicherry Square to Cross Street.
Street Light Details
Diagrams: Lamp Post, Brackets, and Luminaire
MAIN STREET STREETSCAPE – RENY’S ROADWAY WIDTH EXHIBIT
Updated design drawing of the portion of roadway near Reny’s (Focus Area 3). Existing road widths, curbing, striping, and sidewalks are show in red; proposed show in black.