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"Jonesport combines the traditional ways of a true working waterfront with the inspirational beauty that captures the imagination of artists, craftsmen, and visitors alike."

Did you know that in all of the United States there is only one town named Jonesport? Well, in just one visit you'll find that Jonesport is as unique as its name. To read the account of where the saying "Jonesport America" got it's beginning click here.


Upcoming Events

To realize cost savings, the Board of Selectmen have decided to reduce the staffing at the Town Office from three to two over the course of the next three months.  At that time, the board will review the service provided to the town and make a decision if the changes will become permanent. There will be no changes to the office hours during this period.


Cemetary Meeting Wednesday July 6th, 6 PM at the Town Office


Planning Board Meeting Tueaday July 19th, 7 PM at the Town Office.

Planning Board Agenda

  • Application #645 Owner/ Applicant: Paul Hauser
  • Proposes to renew his permit #943 originally issued 6/21/2011.
  • Application #646 Owner/Applicant: Cynthia Cavaney Trust
  • Proposes to renew permit #1077 originally issued 8/18/2015.


  • Application #647 Owner: Tony Cascino; Applicant: Dana Altvater
  • Proposal for shoreline stabilization and re-vegetation at his property located on Ice Hill South.
  • Application #648 Owner: James and Octavia Cooper; Applicant: Dana Altvater
  • Proposal for shoreline stabilization and re-vegetation at their property located on Old Town Road.


Paul Iossa for Terry Rubenstien  reason: Creation of a new lot.


Town of Jonesport
Selectmen’s Meeting

Date:   July 6, 2016                                                                                  Time:  4:00 p.m.
Place:  Town Office, 70 Snare Creek Lane
Opened by:  Selectman Alley and Fish
 Attended by: Donnie Woodward, Irene Rogers, Assistant to the Board of Selectmen and Nancy Beal

Approval of Minutes:  June 22 and June 29, 2016  Selectmen’s Meetings:  Motion to accept by S Fish, Seconded by Alley, all in favor.   Approved.

  • Signatures:
    • Warrant
    • Local Road Assistance Program  report



  • Update on Head Harbor roads:  Selectman Milliken was not in attendance.  This item was tabled until the next meeting.


  • Crosswalk Lights:  Irene has contacted the City of Bangor and is waiting for a reply as to where they purchase their lights.
  • Waterfront Grant:  The Working Waterfront Access Committee has received a Public Access Planning for Commercial Fishermen Project grant in the amount of $30,000. These funds will be used to find a proper location for a new marina.


  • Page Complaint:  Selectman Milliken will report on his correspondence with the Town Attorney at the next meeting.


  • Sandy River Beach:  Tim Look of Jonesboro will be doing work on the shore in the area of the Town-owned park and wondered if the Town would like work done on its shore access .



  • Salt bids: WCCOG will be soliciting bids for 2016-17 salt.  Jonesport will need 220 tons for the upcoming winter.


  • Plowing problems:  These complaints will be directed to Bimbo Look, who plowed during the past winter.
  • BikeMe Request:  The request was to put potties out at the Mason Bay Park for the morning of Sept; 12th.  A motion was made by Selectman Fish, seconded by Selectman Alley to allow placement of port-a-potties with the understanding that this will be at no cost to the Town.











Please call 497-5926 or stop by the Town Office at 70 Snare Creek Ln., Lower Level for info.


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