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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.


Holiday Hours at Town Office

Wednesday November 25th - Closing at 1 PM. No Selectmen's Meeting.
Thursday, December 24th - Closing at 1 PM
Thursday December 31st - Closing at 1 PM




Interested parties should be willing to receive necessary training needed for the Clam Warden position.  The job shall remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  Anyone interested should provide the Town Office with contact information and any training they may have for the position.


Date:   Nov. 4, 2015                                                                            Time:  4:00 p.m.
Place:  Town Office, 70 Snare Creek Lane
Opened by:  Selectman Alley and Fish
 Attended by: Bruce Patten, Donnie Woodward, Irene Rogers, Assistant to the Board of Selectmen and Nancy Beal

Approval of Minutes:  Oct. 28, 2015 Selectmen’s Meeting:  Motion to accept by S Fish, Seconded by Alley, all in favor.   Approved.

  • Signatures:
    • Warrant
    • Payroll


  • Working Waterfront Access Committee: There are no plans to meet in the near future.  No response from the Sawyer family to previous correspondence.


  • Big Heart Award:  At the annual Town meeting in March, there will be an article asking the Town’s people to approve the handling of funds for the scholarship.


  • Shellfish Training:  At present, the Clam Warden has resigned and a new Warden hasn’t been appointed so there is no one to attend the training.
  • Deterioration of Dobbins Hill Road:  Selectman Alley will take a look and see what needs to be done before winter.


  • Fire Dept., Boyde Crowley: Boyde wanted permission to sell the old pumper and to make an offer on a utility truck.  A motion was made by Selectman Fish, seconded by Selectman Alley to give permission to Fire Chief Crowley to purchase a truck and sell the pumper.


  • Veteran’s Day: There will be no Selectmen’s meeting on November 11th in observance of Veteran’s Day and the Town Office will be closed.
  • WCCOG annual dues:  A motion was made by Selectman Fish, seconded by Selectman Alley to pay the 2015-16 annual membership dues to WCCOG.


  • Paper Talks ad:  Because of the cost of the ad, a motion was made by Selectman Alley, seconded by Selectman Fish to not purchase an ad this year in the Paper Talks.
  • FYI – Motor Vehicle training for next year will be in Calais, May 25, 2016.


  • BikeMaine:  A motion was made by Selectman Alley, seconded by Selectman Fish to have Irene contact the 4th of July Committee to see if there is any interest in coordinating the biking event for September of 2016.

A motion was made by Fish and seconded by Alley to adjourn the meeting at 4:40 p.m.



















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


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