April 2, 2020
Re: COVID-19 Update
On March 18, 2020 the Town of Bridgton closed all Municipal buildings to the public until April 6, 2020. On April 2nd an Executive Order, No. 28, issued by Governor Mills went into effect stating that “all persons living in the State of Maine are hereby ordered, to stay at their homes or places of residence except to conduct or participate in essential activities.” Therefore, excepting the Bridgton Transfer Station, Town facilities will remain closed to the public until Thursday, April 30, 2020. Town Staff will continue to work remotely and, on a staggered schedule, from the office.
Updates will be provided via our web-site http://bridgtonmaine.org and FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/bridgtontown. This situation is ongoing, and subject to change pending additional information and updates.
Board and Committee Meetings will be limited. However, if necessary, essential meetings will be conducted utilizing the services of LRTV and/or virtual meetings. Virtual meetings will be advertised in advance with a phone number and access code allowing the public to participate.
A secure drop box is located at the main entrance of the Town Office and can be used for payments, applications and General Assistance documents.
General Assistance applications will be processed by phone only, Tuesdays and Thursdays during the hours of 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. For more information on the application process and program requirements, please visit: https://bridgtonmaine.org/week-assistance or call Laurie Chadbourne, Town Clerk at 207-803-9950
Bridgton Recreation Department and Old Town Hall – The Town Hall is closed and all programs are cancelled through April 30th. Spring sports programs including pre-season baseball, softball and lacrosse and current after-school programs have all been suspended until further notice. The Recreation Department will still accept registrations for all summer programs. You can PenPal with Bridgton Rec Staff by simply sending them an email at email@example.com. Please visit https://bridgtonmaine.org/bridgton-recreation/ for on-line registration. For additional questions, please contact Gary Colello, Recreation Director, 207-647-1126 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bridgton Public Safety: The Iredale entrance will remain locked. If you have an emergency please call 911. For more information call the non-emergency number at 207-647-8814: https://bridgtonmaine.org/police/
Bridgton Public Services, 31 Willett Road: The facility is closed to the public. Public Services Personnel will be performing essential services as needed or necessary. Please contact David Madsen with questions or concerns at 207-647-1127 or by email: email@example.com.
The Transfer Station, 118 Sandy Creek Road, will remain open regular hours, 7:00 a.m.– 5:00p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Staff has implemented measures to limit potential exposure – staff have been directed not to assist in unloading vehicles. The store and bottle redemption donation area is closed to the public. Any questions call David Madsen, Public Services Director, 207-647-1127 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Town Staff are monitoring calls and emails and responding regularly. A full list of staff and department phone numbers can be found on-line at: www.bridgtonmaine.org and are listed below
Robert A. Peabody, Jr., Town Manager Georgiann M. Fleck, Deputy Town Manager
Todd Perreault, EMA Director Catherine Pinkham, Health Officer
Richard Stillman, Police Chief Tom Harriman, Fire Chief
Laurie Chadbourne, Town Clerk Brenda Day, Code Enforcement Officer
Charisse Keach, Finance Officer Linda LaCroix, Community Development
David Madsen, Public Services Director Gary Colello, Recreation Director
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