Due to expected weather and road conditions the Town Office will be closed on 3/8/18. The Town Office will reopen 8am Friday 3/9/18
There will be a parking ban in Bridgton From Wednesday 7:00 p.m to Friday 7:00 a.m.
The Town of Bridgton Roads are now posted in accordance with MRSA Title 29A Section 2395. This is done to protect our roadways from damage during the thaw cycle.
The following roads will be posted. For more information please contact Jim Kidder, Public Works Director, 207-647-2326 or 207-647-1127
Burnham Road, Willis Park Road, Ingalls Road, Fosterville Road (to end), Winn Road, Swamp Road, North Road, Raspberry Lane, and Camp Pondicherry Road, Wildwood and Moose Cove Lodge.
Mountain Road, Hio Ridge Road, Sam Ingalls Road, Whitney Road, Highland Pines Road, Millbrook Road, Harmon Road, Issac Stevens Road, Kilgore Road, and Cedar Drive.
Highland Road, Chadbourne Hill Road, Upper Ridge Road, Middle Ridge Road, Monk Road, Kimball Road, Highland Point Development.
Kansas Road, Pond Road, Dugway Road, Mt. Henry Road, Zion Hill Road.
The Town of Bridgton will be closing at noon Wednesday February 7, 2018 due to inclement weather.
Town of Bridgton
Nomination papers will made available on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Town Clerk’s Office located at 3 Chase Street, Suite 1, in Bridgton for the following offices:
Two (2) Selectman/Assessor/Overseer of the Poor for three (3) year term;
Two (2) Planning Board Member for a three (3) year term;
One (1) Planning Board Member for a two (2) year term;
One (1) Planning Board Alternate Member for a three (3) year term;
Two (2) MSAD 61 Director for a three (3) year term;
One (1) Trustee of the Water District for a three (3) year term;
The nomination paper filing deadline is the close of business hours on Friday, April 13, 2018.
Picturesque Bridgton is best known as a resort town in Maine’s Lakes Region. Located at the western end of Cumberland County, Bridgton is home to the renowned private prep school Bridgton Academy, Pondicherry Park and Shawnee Peak Ski Area. The town of 5,000 inhabitants saw a 14.29% increase in the number of homes sold from 2016 to 2017. Along with this increase, the average sale price rose from $166,750 to $176,750. Click here to view article.
The Board of Selectmen’s meeting has been cancelled for January 23, 2018 due to inclement weather. The meeting has been rescheduled to January 31, 2018 4:oo p.m for workshop and 5:00 p.m for regular meeting.
If you are in need of a warming shelter please contact 207-647-8814 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to inclement weather the Town Office will be closing at 2:00 p.m Friday December 22, 2017
The Planning Board Public Hearing for December 12, 2017 has been cancelled due to inclement weather. A new Public Hearing will be scheduled for January 9, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. for B & B Cultivation, LLC
The Board of Selectmen meeting has been postponed from Tuesday December 12, 2017 to December 19, 2017
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING AND INTENT TO FILE A WASTE DISCHARGE LICENSE AMENDMENT
The Municipal Officers of the Town of Bridgton will hold a Public Hearing at 6:00p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in the Downstairs Meeting Room located at 10 Iredale Street in Bridgton, Maine to take both written and oral comments regarding the Town’s intent to file with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (“MDEP”) an application to renew its waste discharge license.
The Town in compliance with 38MRSA has notified the abutters of the proposed public hearing and filing.
A copy of the application will be made available for public inspection at the Town Office during regular business hours Monday through Friday from 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. The Town intends on submitting the application to MDEP the week of December 2, 2017.
Robert A. Peabody Jr.
Warning is hereby given that no person or persons shall plow, shovel or otherwise deposit snow, or cause the same to be done, into the limits of any traveled public way within the Town of Bridgton.
It is permissible to plow the snow bank left by the street plow directly in front of a driveway to each side of the driveway onto the snow bank.
Pursuant to MRSA 17A, Section 505, “Placing Obstructions on a Traveled Road” and MRSA 29A Section 2396 “Snow, a person may not place and allow to remain on a public way snow or slush that has not accumulated there naturally”. Persons in violation of these laws shall be subject to legal action.
From November 20, 2017 – April 15, 2018 no vehicle shall be parked on any public street or way from 11:00p.m. to 7:00a.m. as per MRSA 29A Section 2068-2069 and the Bridgton Traffic Ordinance adopted January 10, 1995 and amended August 27, 1996 and October 25, 2005. A town-wide parking ban may be called for with notification. Vehicles may be towed at owner’s expense.
Please be advised the Town of Bridgton is soliciting applications for the TOWN OF BRIDGTON MAINE & CUMBERLAND COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT CDBG PROGRAM for FFY 2018. Applications are due January 22, 2018 on or before 4 PM. Applications are for Public Service. Applications must be for programs serving those with low/moderate income or for the elimination of slum and blight. Applications will be reviewed by staff and forwarded to the Community Development Committee for a recommendation and then forwarded to the Select Board for approval. It is not known as of this writing the amount of funds the town will receive. Applications are available in the Municipal Office at 3 Chase Street, Bridgton, Maine 04009, or on the town’s website: www.bridgtonmaine.org. Applicants are required to attend one MANDATORY “workshop” with Community Development staff to review requirements and project eligibility. There will be two opportunities to attend a workshop:
Tuesday December 12, 2017 at 10 A.M. OR Thursday December 14, 2017 at 10 A.M. Other questions may be directed to Audrey Knight, Community Development Director, or Brenda Day, Administrative Assistant at the town office (207-647-8786.) For Public Service Program Application click here.
The Town of Bridgton is seeking financial reimbursement from the Federal Government for the recent storm event. To assist us in this process, please send photos of downed trees on Bridgton public roads to Todd Perreault, EMA Director, at email@example.com AND don’t forget to include the street location of your photo. Thank you