NEW SHARON, MAINE

 

 

 

 

207-778-4046                                                                                                                                                                   Town Clerk ~ Pamela Griswold

Town Office Hours: Monday (closed to the public for training), Wednesday 1-7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 2-6 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Sharon History Links:

Pictorial History

New Sharon Bridge

Growing Up In New Sharon

Past Residents of New Sharon

Back In The Day

Historic Bridge Demise

Videos courtesy of The New Sharon Historical Society, Spencer Thompson and Darlene Power.

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Sharon Village Elders

Click Here FMI

 

JOIN THE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT TEAM. 

FMI contact Wendy Pond 778-9025 or Anisa Welch 778-3748

Notices

 

08.22.15

To order Vital Records (birth certificates, marriage records, death certificates, divorce records - use the State of Maine's VitalCheck site.

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08.14.15

The Town of New Sharon is excited to welcome Pam Griswold as the new Town Clerk/Tax Collector. Pam officially begins Monday, August 17 having previously served as Deputy Clerk and Tax Collector from 1990-2008.

The Town Office will be closed the week of August 17 through 21 to allow Pam and other staff to attend mandatory training as required by the State of Maine.

Office hours starting the week of August 24 will be: Monday’s (training day, closed for public business); Wednesday’s 1-7 p.m. open to the public; Friday’s 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2-6 p.m. open to the public.

Updates will be posted here with any cancellations due to additional training requirements mandated by the State of Maine. We ask for your patience and understanding during this transition.

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07.29.15

RSU 9 School Budget Vote Results

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03.21.15

State of Maine Unclaimed Property

List of Unclaimed Property for residents of New Sharon

03.19.15

Assessor's Agents and Single Assessors

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TOWN OFFICE HOURS EFFECTIVE 4/7/14

Monday 10 am-1:30 pm; 2-6 pm

Wednesday 1 - 7 pm            

Friday  10 am-1:30 pm; 2-6 pm

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NEW! To better serve our residents, Town Ordinances and Forms are being scanned and added to this site. Please check back often for additions. You'll find these resources by clicking here.

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OCTOBER 15 thru JANUARY 31

Open Dog Licensing for residents in the Town of New Sharon. Please provide dog information including rabies vaccination and alteration details when licensing your dog.

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DUE 4/1/15: PERSONAL PROPERTY REQUEST FORMS. Download a form - just click here.

A note about Personal Property Tax from the Maine Municipal Association

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IF YOU ENJOY SINGING AND/OR PLAYING AN ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENT: 

Join in Wednesday evenings 7 PM at the town office building for the weekly singalong.  Sing, play along, or just listen.  FMI contact Carlton Kaherl, 778-9803.

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JOIN THE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT TEAM. 

Meetings are held at 5:30 at the Town Office, second and fourth Mondays of each month, May through September.  Projects include community flower gardens, vegetable garden, and more. 

FMI contact Co-Chairs Wendy Pond 778-9025 or Anisa Welch 778-3748

    Welcome to New Sharon, Maine


     

    Welcome to our official website, used to communicate with our residents, businesses and visitors.   We will strive to provide up-to-date information on town services and events. Check back often for updates.

     

    New Sharon, located in southern Franklin County, is a rural community with a rich history. The town was granted to the early settlers in 1791 by the state of Massachusetts and was incorporated in 1794. It encompasses an area of approximately 28, 600 acres. 

     

    The town once boasted of 16 school houses, 4 churches, 3 sawmills and a gristmill, along with chair, shoe, shovel-handle, carriage, and clothing factories. Today, there is an elementary school, three churches, a fire station and a post office, along with numerous small businesses.  

     

    New Sharon, with its scenic hills, pastures, ponds and woodland offers numerous opportunities for year-round recreation, including fishing, hunting, canoeing, ATV riding, snowmobiling, skating, scenic photography, and the annual New Sharon Days.