NEW SHARON, MAINE
Town Office Hours:
Monday 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 2-6 p.m.

Wednesday 1-7 p.m.                                               Friday 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 2-6 p.m.

Phone 207-778-4046

 

 

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Join the Community Improvement Team!

 

FMI contact: Don Waterhouse, 778-2791

Notices

 

NEW 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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PERSONAL PROPERTY REQUEST FORMS WERE DUE APRIL 1. IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED AND TURNED IN, PLEASE DUE SO ASAP. Download a form - just click here.

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The Town of New Sharon is looking for applicants to fill a VACANCY on the  RSU 9 SCHOOL BOARD of DIRECTORS.  The term will run from the end of the current fiscal year until a successor can be elected at the Annual Town Meeting to be held the first Saturday in March, 2016. Qualified applicants MUST be residents of the Town of New Sharon per Maine State guidelines before they can be sworn into office.

Please send letters of interest along with a current resume by May 15, 2014 to: Selectmen – School Board Search, PO Box 7, New Sharon, ME 04955.

You may also email your letter of interest and current resume to: town@newsharon.org; selectmen@newsharon.maine.gov; selectperson.nichols@gmail.com

Selectmen will review all letters and make an appointment at the first Selectmen’s Meeting in June, 2014.

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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 Don Waterhouse, 778-2791.

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.