Tuesday, 10:30 – 7:00
Wednesday, 8:30 – 4:30
Thursday, 8:30 – 3:00
Friday, 9:00 – 1:00
Saturday, 9:00 – 12:00
Photos by Bob Runes
The Maine Department of Transportation will be closing Heald Bridge on Redding Road from 8AM to 4 PM daily beginning June 26, 2017 for 2 to 4 days . The road will be closed to conduct a geotechnical survey. NO VEHICLE OR PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC WILL BE ALLOWED TO PASS AT ANY TIME. There will be a signed detour route around local roads.
Fields Bridge will be closed from 8 AM to 4 PM weekdays beginning June 28 to June 30, 2017 and will be closed for 2 to weekdays. The bridge will be open on weekends. NO VEHICLE OR PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC WILL BE ALLOWED TO PASS AT ANY TIME. There will be a signed detour route around local roads.
2. You may re-register ATV’s, Boats, and Snow Machines as well as purchase Hunting and Fishing Licenses Sumner is in Wildlife Management Districts 12 and 15. For more detailed information go to the Hunting or Recreational Vehicle tab at www.mefishwildlife.com.
ROAD ISSUES: If you have any issues in regards to the Road conditions in Town, please call Road Commissioner Andrew Wickson directly at phone #515-1124.
CHANDLER BRIDGE THAT CARRIES RIVER ROAD WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC AS OF June 1st, 2017
Based on a bridge inspection and recommendation from MaineDOT, the Chandler Bridge that carries River Road will be closed to all traffic in the next few weeks. Replacing the bridge would be costly and not appropriate for a public road at this time.
The following Board and Committee positions are open:
* Code Enforcement Officer/Licensed Plumbing Inspector & Alternates
* Planning Board Members and Alternates
* Scholarship Committee Members
* Appeals Board
* BUDGET COMMITTEE
If you are interested in any of these vacancies, please submit a letter or send an email of interest to the attention of the Select Board. Thank You.
Building Notifications – please come into the town office(form downloadable via link on website) and file your building notification prior to work being done, thank you!
Transfer Station permits – We have stickers available. When registering a new-to-you vehicle, we will be happy to issue you a new sticker!
Sumner Post Office, tel. 388-2066; the window hours are as follows:
Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8-11 a.m.
Burn permits are available on-line. See www.maineburnpermit.com There is a $7 fee for an on-line permit. You can still contact our local firemen and receive a permit at no cost.
Property Record Cards are in the Planning Board Room in Map Order folders. Tax maps and the Commitment Book are also in the Planning Board Room. For copies or to see the working property cards, please ask in the Office.
The Animal Welfare Society and the Cleo Fund are offering services with participating local veterinary clinics to spay/neuter, health exams and rabies shots at a reduced rate for income-qualified cat owners with a $20.00 contribution requested but not required. Feral and community cats will be spayed or neutered at the clinics for no charge. To obtain vouchers, please call the Cleo Fund at (207)773-6221.
Select Board 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Planning Board 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Fire Department 2nd and 3rd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Sumner Volunteer Firefighter Training: 2nd Thursday in the Fire Barn at 6:30 p.m.
Comprehensive Plan View Here: Comprehensive Plan Update
Planning Board Agenda:PB AGENDA
Select Board Agenda: SB AGENDA
Buckfield/Sumner Transfer Station, tel. 336-2700
Wednesdays and Saturdays Year Round Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Swap Shop: Wednesday 9 a.m. to Noon; Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; during winter, weather permitting
Oxford County Sheriff’s Department 1-800-733-1421
Animal Control Officer Ozzie Hart 357-2818
Kozy Kennelz Animal Shelter 212-6677
Maine’s Job Bank free service www.mainecareercenter.com